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“Happy 125th Birthday Pasadena Event” at Pasadena Museum of History

“Happy 125th Birthday Pasadena Event” at Pasadena Museum of History

You’re invited to attend this Saturday, June 11 at the PMH! What better way to honor Pasadena’s 125th birthday than with a community-wide party spotlighting the City’s richly diverse population, organizations and talent? On Saturday, June 11, Pasadena Museum of History, … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

24-Hour PhoCiti Signs Now Up at Kawada Hotel in Downtown LA

24-Hour PhoCiti Signs Now Up at Kawada Hotel in Downtown LA

You can never get enough pho (pronounced “fuh”) right? And Downtown LA is getting another one called Pho Citi, which is a small but growing LA-based chain with 5 other locations. Pho is the new American comfort food. Hot and … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Rush Snack Bar Coming to 7th/Metro Subway Station in Downtown LA

Rush Snack Bar Coming to 7th/Metro Subway Station in Downtown LA

There is, to the best of my knowledge, only one retail space that is actually inside a subway station in the LA metro system. This unique retail space sits underground by the Hope Street entrance of the busy 7th/Metro subway … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Arroyo Monthly: Arroyoland’s Next Hot ‘Hoods by Brigham Yen

Arroyo Monthly: Arroyoland’s Next Hot ‘Hoods by Brigham Yen

In the June 2011 Arroyo Monthly magazine, check out my latest predications on what will be real estate’s next hottest neighborhoods in “Arroyoland” (a term meaning all the cities the Arroyo Monthly covers, which includes Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Sierra … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

LA Graffiti Art from Concrete to Canvas at Pasadena Museum of California Art

LA Graffiti Art from Concrete to Canvas at Pasadena Museum of California Art

Have you been past the PMCA lately in the Playhouse District? For those who have, you may have been pleasantly surprised to see the entire facade of this Californian art museum covered in graffiti (art, that is). Many have wondered … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

BUY-1-GET-1-FREE at Ocho Mexican Grill in Downtown LA for BrighamYen.com Readers*

BUY-1-GET-1-FREE at Ocho Mexican Grill in Downtown LA for BrighamYen.com Readers*

*Here’s how to get your FREE entree at Ocho Mexican Grill: 1) Ocho Mexican Grill–the best new fast casual restaurant in Downtown LA–is now open on Saturdays for lunch until 3PM, so you must go downtown to take advantage of … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

The Changing Face of “Old Town Los Angeles” (LA’s Historic Core in Downtown LA)

The Changing Face of “Old Town Los Angeles” (LA’s Historic Core in Downtown LA)

For as long as anyone can remember, Downtown Los Angeles has been a 9-to-5 CBD. Workers drove into downtown, filling in the new skyscrapers built in the 80s in the Financial District, and a mass exodus ensued at 5pm. After … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

The Changing Face of “Old Town Los Angeles”: LA’s Historic Core in Downtown LA

The Changing Face of “Old Town Los Angeles”: LA’s Historic Core in Downtown LA

For as long as anyone can remember, Downtown Los Angeles has been a 9-to-5 CBD. Workers drove into downtown, filling in the new skyscrapers built in the 80s in the Financial District, and a mass exodus ensued at 5pm. After … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Pita Jungle Now Open in Pasadena

Pita Jungle Now Open in Pasadena

Pita Jungle is another great restaurant added to the list in Old Pasadena. This one is from Arizona as you may have heard. I had the chance to partake in the soft opening this past Friday and the service and … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

May 21, 2011: Red Bull SoapBox Race in Downtown LA

May 21, 2011: Red Bull SoapBox Race in Downtown LA

What better way to spend a Saturday morning by attending (either watching or racing) a FREE soapbox race in Downtown LA? 🙂 What exactly is a soapbox race you ask? “Ever wanted to speed past a crowd of thousands as … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen