Archive for ‘March, 2009’


Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Here is your chance to take a piece of this amazing garden home with you. The Spring Plant Sale allows you to buy clippings from Descanso plants and bring them to your own backyard. This includes clippings from the famous rose gardens, as well as “warm weather lilacs developed at Descanso,” which sounds pretty darn cool. […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/23/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/23/09

Hardcover Fiction Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Fool, Christopher Moore Drood, Dan Simmons Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese Private Patient, PD James Me Cheeta My Life in Hollywood, Cheeta the Chimp The Associate, John Grisham Heart & Soul, Maeve Binchy Corsair, Clive Cussler Manual of Detection, Jedidiah Berry  Hardcover Non-Fiction A […]

Art Along the Arroyo

Art Along the Arroyo

If you’re still relying on your old edition of Hometown Pasadena, here’s just one example of why you need to upgrade to the 2009.2010 edition: A new piece by Susan Futterman exploring the roots of the artistic community that developed along the Arroyo Seco in the late nineteenth century. Look for an exhibit on Frances […]

South Pasadena for Food Lovers

South Pasadena for Food Lovers

Every month, our sister site Eat-la.com posts a profile of one of L.A.’s Good Food Neighborhoods, drawn from the book EAT: Los Angeles. This month’s good-eatin’ neighborhood is our own South Pasadena. Click here to read all about it.

Coffeehouses for Working

Coffeehouses for Working

In those first couple months after college, there’s a lot of sitting around wondering what a bachelor of arts will get you. So at first you sit at home – then you get bored. So then you sit around coffeehouses with your similarly degreed friends looking for jobs and reworking resumes. This is a lot […]

Beautiful Science

Beautiful Science

I have been going to the Huntington for my entire life. In high school my friends and I would borrow my family’s membership card and study for finals on the lawns. Perfect place to study and procrastinate. I’ve been there a million times, so I’m pretty used to it. So you can understand my excitement […]

Pasadena Heritage Spring Home Tour – The California Style

Pasadena Heritage Spring Home Tour – The California Style

This coming Sunday, half a dozen beautiful, privately owned California houses will open their doors for the annual Pasadena Heritage spring tour., which this year celebrates “the quintessential California style of the 1920s and 1930s.” In each house you will find a docent-guided tour.  Sunday, March 29 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Locations provided with tickets — […]

Esotouric's Pasadena Confidential

Esotouric's Pasadena Confidential

Esotouric bills itself as “the eclective bus adventure company.” Sounds interesting, right? Awesome. This weekend they bring their knowledge of Los Angeles County crime to the east side. Our beloved Pasadena is full to the brim with true crime, something that Esotouric wants us to remember. Tour guide Kim Cooper says, “I believe every neighborhood […]

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Lesson 14

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Lesson 14

Tom Gammill Lesson Fourteen Tom gives us insight into the artists’ mind. Have fun!

Sam Hyde Harris Show & Signing

Sam Hyde Harris Show & Signing

Although born in England, painter Sam Hyde Harris was a true Southern Californian, a California impressionist and one of the leaders of the plein air movement of the first half of the 20th century. Perhaps best known for his paintings of Chavez Ravine, Harris was an Alhambra resident who taught at Chouinard and world as […]

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