Archive for ‘February, 2011’


Botanica San Antonio

Botanica San Antonio

photo by John Sandel It was closed when we went for Slaw Dogs the other night. But Botanica San Antonio looks inviting, even if the world it’s inviting you to is a little sideways to your own. Check out the 5-star Yelp reviews. If you go, you don’t have to tell me the details of […]

Marriage the Spousonomics way – do more dishes, have more sex & go to bed angry

Marriage the Spousonomics way – do more dishes, have more sex & go to bed angry

The problems that plague your marriage may finally have been solved – not by a relationship expert, not by Oprah, but by…economists. "Spousonomics" written by Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson, posits that a marriage is an economy, a business with two partners (usually) and finite resources (also, usually), all of which need to be managed […]

No More DOMA, says Obama

No More DOMA, says Obama

In a sweeping policy shift today, the Obama administration announced its decision to discontinue enforcement of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which heretofore invalidated same-sex marriage at the federal level. Speaking on behalf of the administration, Attorney General Eric Holder called DOMA unconstitutional; citing that “classifications based on sexual orientation” merited the use of […]

Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas

Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas

Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas   By John Bates – Special to Beacon Media In 2010 at CES the buzz was definitely about 3D, like it has been for the last few years. However, it seems that this year something big has changed, and that big something is the movie Avatar. James Cameron’s blockbuster has […]

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Kidspace

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Kidspace

Kidspace is hosting a celebration to honor what would have been Dr. Seuss’s 107th birthday as part of its Read Across America event. Kids can join in storytimes and Seuss-inspired crafts and games all day, and if they share their collection of Seuss books or dress up as their favorite character, they’ll have a chance […]

A Former Fair Oaks Jazz Club – Shrouded in Mystery

A Former Fair Oaks Jazz Club – Shrouded in Mystery

The Club Onyx, at 109 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, was a jazz and blues venue in the black-owned Hotel Carver, once part of the historic Doty Block and still standing today across from the Hotel Green. Accounts vary as to what part of the building the club occupied, but it was either on the first floor […]

Archetypes

Archetypes

I can never decide the best part about this vantage point … the classic bungalows in the foreground, or the water tower on the hill. (Is it too much to mention that the parrots love to hang out in the trees here?) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Guest Post: Des Zamorano and "Human Cargo"

Guest Post: Des Zamorano and "Human Cargo"

I’m excited to host my first local writer guest post! Please welcome Des Zamorano, an Altadena author who has just published an engrossing detective mystery set in familiar surroundings. cover art by Simone Rein Isn’t it fascinating, that while even from childhood we viscerally know life isn’t fair, we still crave justice? We want a  […]

Allan Wasserman Jazz Ensemble @ Pinocchio’s Saturday

Allan Wasserman Jazz Ensemble @ Pinocchio’s Saturday

… details in the flyer. Click to enlarge! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

La Bella Rouge

La Bella Rouge

This quaint boutique has a cohesive vibe, with everything in the same category of “upbeat casual.” You can create a put-together look without spending a lot. There is a great jewelry selection at amazing prices—check out the cocktail rings, which look like they’d cost many times what they actually do. Besides the season’s big, bold […]

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