Archive for ‘May, 2012’


Two men stabbed after leaving Echo Park bar

Two men stabbed after leaving Echo Park bar

Two men were stabbed early Thursday morning in Echo Park following an altercation with two suspects they had seen earlier in the evening at a nearby bar. The two victims in their mid 20s were transported to a hospital with minor knife wounds after they were assaulted as they waited for a bus near Echo […]

Those men in black are back

Those men in black are back

Barry Sonnenfeld .attends the “Men In Black 3” New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theatre on May 23, 2012 in New York City. Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Today, Earth will once again be reunited with Agents J, K, and aliens from all over the galaxy. In “Men in Black 3,” Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones […]

West Hollywood nightclub, The Abbey, boycotts bachelorette parties

West Hollywood nightclub, The Abbey, boycotts bachelorette parties

Sonora Chase (L) and Dasha Snyder (2ed L), and Matthew Krumlick (2ed R) and Sawyer Snowden (R) participate in a symbolic group commitment ceremony for same-sex couples to kick off National Gay Pride Month at The Abbey bar and restaurant on June 4, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Brad Pitt and […]

The Weekend Go Go: Memorialize This, L.A.: Degenerate Prom, Sunset Jubilee, and Free Art

The Weekend Go Go: Memorialize This, L.A.: Degenerate Prom, Sunset Jubilee, and Free Art

Here’s a conundrum: it’s officially still spring but somehow this weekend has been dubbed the start of summer.  Which makes Memorial Day weekend the brunch of the season. So far, so good. Perhaps you were planning to celebrate the usual way with flags, barbecues and/or parades but Ms. Go Go has a few suggestions to […]

Flower Interlude (#2)

Flower Interlude (#2)

I’m spending the next few days wandering around gardens. Join me. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

We Mosey

We Mosey

Slow is the new normal for our walks with Boz. He’s never been the fastest canine on a leash, but now his pace is positively regal. He can spend a good deal of time with his nose in a bush, delicately licking its boughs. (Some things we don’t allow him to lick.) He’s always considerate […]

A Pub Just Around the Corner

A Pub Just Around the Corner

Joe can’t say exactly how many customers in his first six days of business have said, “This place is great; it’s just around the corner from me,” but it’s enough to make him smile. This place is Griffins of Kinsale: an Irish pub on Mission Street in South Pasadena. There are no flat screen TVs, no […]

Altadena Farmers Market announces grand opening Wednesday

Altadena Farmers Market announces grand opening Wednesday

from the Altadena Farmers Market Next Wednesday, May 30, 3-7 PM, the certified Altadena Farmers’ Market (sponsored by Altadena Heritage) will fill verdant Loma Alta Park with farmers and food vendors, bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to Altadena. "The launch of our (Sub)Urban Backyard Farmer Project has been a huge success thanks to the Market’s […]

Greetings from life in the slow lane

Greetings from life in the slow lane

I hadn’t planned to write while I was on my mini sabbatical.  Going off to do research isn’t technically a vacation, but it is a way of refreshing my energies.  But here I am and I have net access today. So yesterday I’m on the road to Santa Clara and I see the signs for […]

Start Your Weekend with a Friday Food Fair

Start Your Weekend with a Friday Food Fair

Well, now that we’ve been informed that Food Truck Wednesdays, a fundraising event for the Pasadena PTA, is on a hiatus until the fall, we thought we’d re-direct you to the Chefs Center’s Food Truck Fridays—or more accurately, but much more of a mouthful, the “Spring Friday Food Fair & Artisanal Marketplace.” Chefs Center on […]

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