Archive for ‘March, 2010’


Red Hen at Boston Court

Red Hen at Boston Court

If you believe what you read, poetry has been in crisis for a decade or two, or three or four, or nine. There’s too much of it, or it’s not any good, or it’s really weird. While it’s true that the volume of contemporary verse can be intimidating to initiates, there is a fairly straightforward […]

Best Drinks in Town

Best Drinks in Town

Some of us around Hometown Pasadena like a proper drink every now and then, so we talked amongst ourselves and came up with a short list of personal favorites. We’re saving wine bars for another post. If we’ve missed your favorite cocktail, please let us know! Aviation. Palate bartender Antoine makes this historic, gin-based cocktail […]

The Smoke House

The Smoke House

My not-so-secret vice is a plate of baby back ribs and an order of the neon-orange garlic cheese bread at Burbank’s Smoke House Restaurant, but the price of that dinner has crept up in recent years. Happily, this Toluca Lake mainstay, founded in 1946, is currently offering some specials that make dinner out much more […]

Passageway

Passageway

Today is the first of the month, and that means it’s Theme Day for participating City Daily Photo bloggers. This month’s theme is Passageway. What better subject that the heavily traversed crosswalk on Mission at Meridian? I may be over analyzing, but I think there is a lesson to be learned from that happy little […]

Theme day: Passageway

Theme day: Passageway

This is one of my favorite passageways in town. It’s at the Huntington Library and Gardens, and for several years I didn’t even know it was there. On either side of this alleyway are some of the oldest original orange groves in the San Gabriel Valley, part of the ranch acquired by Henry Huntington over […]

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