Archive for ‘April, 2009’


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 […]

Fatal Accident in La Canada

Fatal Accident in La Canada

A car carrier (a big rig carrying vehicles) lost control coming down Angeles Crest Highway early last night and crashed into several cars and finally Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse. Two people are dead and many injured. Click here to read the story on the Pasadena Star-News, and here to read the Valley Sun’s report.

Bono at the Bowl

Bono at the Bowl

Forgive us while we regress a few decades…. OMG, U2 is coming to the ROSE BOWL! And it’s their only stop in the western U.S. on their global 360 Tour! And some of us practically live next door to the Rose Bowl! So October 25th will be hell for some Pasadenans, but heaven for those […]

Matisse at the Norton Simon

Matisse at the Norton Simon

It’s hard not to love a little Matisse. The Norton Simon is currently exhibiting a series of illustrations the artist put together for a collection of love poems. He selected and updated poems by the French master Ronsard and proceeded to illustrate the text. The culmination of seven years of work, Florilege des Amours de […]

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