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It's Time For Dodger Baseball!

It's Time For Dodger Baseball!

I grew up to the sound of Vin Scully’s voice. This man is an extra grandfather to every Dodger fan. He’s a legend. I am not the only kid who grew up with this man – he has been broadcasting Dodger games for half a century. He started more than 50 years ago when the […]

Egg Hunts!

Egg Hunts!

It’s spring time and Easter time — and that means it’s time to get your egg on! Here are three of the best egg hunts happening around town this weekend. Happy hunting! Egg Hunt at Descanso Gardens Saturday, April 11, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (every 45 min.) 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge What […]

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

Vroman’s kicks off National Poetry Month with a group reading. At the event we will hear from four fantastic women writers. Collete LaBouff Atikinson will be reading from her debut, Mean. Marcia Arrieta presents her newly published work, An Uncommon Accord. Carine Topal shares from her third collection, In the Heaven of Never Before. Finally, Kim […]

Designing Great Gardens Lecture

Designing Great Gardens Lecture

Get design tips from award-winning landscape architect Heather Lenkin, whose own home gardens were selected as one of the “Top Ten Gardens in the United States.” Lenkin will share design principles that you can use to create the garden of your dreams. Although she is world renowned, around these parts Heather Lenkin is president of Lenkin […]

The U.S. Economy in Crisis

The U.S. Economy in Crisis

Tell us something we don’t know. No, seriously, we’d love an explanation right about now. “What Happened? What Now? The U.S. Economy in Crisis” will try to provide the answers to your questions and analyze just what went wrong. Join All Saints Church and the Armory’s awesome series “Conscientious Projector” for a screening of Capitalism […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 04/06/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 04/06/09

Hardcover Fiction Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Long Fall, Walter Mosley Revenge of the Spellmans, Lisa Lutz Long Lost, Harlan Coben Execution Dock, Anne Perry True Detectives, Jonathan Kellerman The Host, Stephenie Meyer Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, Wells Tower Shadow & Light, Jonathan Rabb In the Courts of the Sun, Brian […]

Pasadena Pro Musica

Pasadena Pro Musica

If you’re looking for something to do Sunday afternoon, how about heading over to the Neighborhood Church for some music? The concert is brought to you by Pasadena Pro Musica, a non-profit organization committed to bringing infrequently-performed masterpieces for chamber chorus and orchestra now in their 36th season. In Sunday’s performance the women of PPM […]

Happy Hour Deals

Happy Hour Deals

Right about now we all need a drink. We also need to watch our wallets as we enjoy Mr. Economy’s Wild Ride (right next to Mr. Toad’s at your friendly neighborhood theme park). As you may imagine, many places are sensing this desire and giving us exactly what we want — good deals for happy […]

The Novel Café

The Novel Café

I love that everyone has an opinion about coffeehouses. It seems to always be a way to get people riled up. In my recent post on coffeehouses, a commenter pointed in the direction of the Novel Café, a new joint on Colorado near PCC. My boss said there’s a branch in Venice that’s delightful, so […]

The 6th Annual Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

The 6th Annual Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

This self-guided journey through some of the San Gabriel Valley’s most beautiful native gardens is a fine option to consider for this spring weekend. Each home contains at least 50% California native plants and showcases the region’s most creative homeowners and garden designers. Tours take place both Saturday and Sunday, but the east side is […]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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