Archive for ‘June, 2012’


Farnsworth Park summer concert series opens next Saturday

Farnsworth Park summer concert series opens next Saturday

by Timothy Rutt The Sheriff Support Group of Altadena’s Summer Concert series kicks off next Saturday with good music, great food, beer and wine, and great times with friends and family every weekend in the summer. This year, El Patron Mexican Restaurant will be selling food at the site if you don’t bring your own […]

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Submitted by R. Keszek I found the sweetest dog this evening hiding in a corner behind the house of a dog I was visiting for a walk. He doesn’t have a chip or collar and he doesn’t look like he was well taken care of so I’m actually not really interested in trying to track […]

Gingergrass

Gingergrass

WHY Vast bowls of delicate noodles crowned with flowering basil tops and mint; char-grilled meats arranged over hillocks of raw greens; shrimp rolled around sugarcane sticks; sweet-tart jackfruit salad with pickled lotus roots; and more such crowd-pleasing dishes. WHAT Vietnamese cafés are hip and happening—the light, intensely colorful, vividly flavorful food perfectly suits the L.A. […]

time enough

time enough

“The butterfly counts not months, but moments, and has time enough.” –Rabindranath Tagore Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Tradition

Tradition

When the original Zinke’s shoe repair was torn down at Madison and Colorado, an old sign was revealed. How fitting that it’s for a “time shop.” Helen’s? I couldn’t find anything about it on the web. This might be a question for the archives at the Pasadena Museum of History. Zinke’s has moved to a […]

Where’s Waldo, you ask? In Pasadena, of course!

Where’s Waldo, you ask?  In Pasadena, of course!

          Not much makes me feel older than my impending birthday on Tuesday, except for the fact that this July, Waldo (as in your favorite red-and-white-striped traveler) turns 25 years old.  25!  I remember being absolutely frustrated by each puzzle; the beach, the museum, the  amusement park- each one tricking me with the strategically placed […]

Cultural Sunday #1: two plays by Leslie Perry

Cultural Sunday #1: two plays by Leslie Perry

by Timothy Rutt The Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake, will present play/readings of two original one acts by Leslie Perry on Sun., July 1. Performance starts at 2 PM, and admission is free. "The Muse" features Ty France and Kathy Kennedy. "The Storm" features Dargin McWorter, King, Jose Turner, Sue Ware, and Jeril Grant […]

Tofu Chilaquiles & Walnut Sausage Florentine: Vegan brunch now serving in Echo Park

Tofu Chilaquiles & Walnut Sausage Florentine: Vegan brunch now serving in Echo Park

Vegan tacos. Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva I’m glad I live in a city where the mention of “vegan brunch” actually brings to mind more than a few delicious possibilities. Echo Park and Silver Lake, alone, have more full-on vegan restaurants (that are actually good) than most states in this country. It’s pretty […]

Affordable Care Act hopes to undo ‘Job Lock’

Affordable Care Act hopes to undo ‘Job Lock’

Credit: Jerry Bunkers/flickr/Creative Commons Hate your job but feel like you’re stuck because you want to keep your health insurance? The Affordable Care Act might come to your rescue. If you or a dependent on your health plan has a pre-existing medical condition, and you’re worried you’ll lose your coverage if you leave, the health […]

Ruen Pair

Ruen Pair

WHY Don’t miss the papaya salad and authentic dishes like shredded fish salad, fried rice with Chinese sausage and stir-fried morning glories. WHAT The homey, reasonably priced restaurant is cash only with no liquor, but it’s worth it for excellent, cheap Thai dishes, which are served until 4 a.m. WHO Locals and, in the midnight […]

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