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Simply Fresh

Simply Fresh

Eclectic and original come to mind upon entering the ivy-covered door of Simply Fresh. The boutique carries everything from charm bracelets to books, baby clothes to home and garden decor. Whether you are looking for a birthday or thank-you gift, or maybe a good summer read, Simply Fresh will have you covered. Every inch of [...]

Redistricting Forum

Redistricting Forum

After years of being self-proclaimed politicians at dinner parties and social functions, Californians (specifically Pasadenans) are finally getting the chance to voice their opinions concerning the shaping of their political districts. The League of Women Voters: Pasadena Area is offering an opportunity for voters to participate in a free public forum at KPCC. The forum, “Dueling Maps: How [...]

Michael Gerard, Chef & Oven Builder

Michael Gerard, Chef & Oven Builder

Since 2002, Michael Gerard has not only been designing and building wood-burning ovens and churrasqueiras for his company, Wildwood, he’s been teaching cooking, too. But he took a roundabout way to create his dream job. The Eagle Rock native began his professional life as electrical engineer and contractor who specialized in TV studios and worked for [...]

Wood-Fired Wednesdays

Wood-Fired Wednesdays

Ciao summer! To welcome the summer months, June gloom or no, Wildwood Ovens & BBQs in Eagle Rock is offering a series of pizza-making classes using its own outdoor wood-burning ovens. Attendees will learn how to make authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas with owner and proprietor Michael Gerard, who will share his dough recipe, give tips on cooking [...]

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

At this colorful, preppier-than-prep store, customers browse the newest (and brightest) Lilly Pulitzer prints. Lady Bird, a Lilly Pulitzer signature store, offers everything Lilly—from summer shifts to wrapping paper, kids clothes to boldly printed overnight bags. The tiny store is a breath of pink-and-green air with its floral prints and welcoming employees. Along with the perfect [...]

Happy 125th Birthday, Pasadena!

Happy 125th Birthday, Pasadena!

Put another candle on the birthday cake, Pasadena is celebrating its 125th birthday. The quasquicentennial celebration will be held on June 11th at the Pasadena Museum of History, whose location is on the corner of Walnut and Orange Grove. Along with the City of Pasadena, the museum has teamed up with local individuals, businesses, and community organizations to host [...]

Lawnmower Exchange

Lawnmower Exchange

Cool down those engines—the South Coast Air Quality Management District is bringing its Electric Lawnmower Exchange program to Pasadena. It allows participants to trade in their old gas-powered mowers for non-polluting electric models. It provides a great way to save money while helping clean the air. Rechargeable, cordless electric mowers will be available for purchase at [...]

Angeles Crest Reopens

Angeles Crest Reopens

After months of fighting with nature, Angeles Crest Highway is finally being reopened to the public. Today, Friday, June 3, officials are set to reopen the section of California Highway 2 between La Cañada Flintridge and the Angeles Forest after a morning news conference just outside of the Angeles National Forest entrance. The Angeles National Forest reopened [...]

Gamble House Tour

Gamble House Tour

Haven’t quite had your fill of the Gamble House? Then join them for a Behind the Velvet Ropes Tour for those of you who are still curious about what lies beyond the velvet barrier. On this tour participants are welcomed behind the scenes to visit parts of the house not available on the regular one-hour [...]

Old Pas Restaurant Week 2011-Extended!

Old Pas Restaurant Week 2011-Extended!

Foodies all over Old Pasadena can rejoice, Restaurant Week has been extended for another week. Due to the great success of the first week (it helped to raise funds for many of Union Station Homeless Services‘ clients) they have decided to extend the event for an extra 7 days. Here’s what we wrote last week: It’s that [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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