Archive for ‘September, 2012’


Party Like You’re 10

Party Like You’re 10

That’s what the Pasadena Museum of California Art will be doing on Saturday, September 22nd, as they celebrate their 10th anniversary. Come around lunchtime and nosh with  Nom Nom, Pie & Burger, and Cool Haus. Lube your gullet at the beer garden with Stone Ale, Brouwerij West, and Crispin and Fox Barrel Ciders. Once properly […]

A Cocktail Finale

A Cocktail Finale

It’s been a long, grueling 6 weeks. Competition has been fierce. Cocktails have been concocted and paired against one another. Seemingly harmless margaritas and sangrias have gone head-to-head. Now, it all comes down to… the live taste-off. Of course, we’re talking about Pasadena’s inaugural SIP-tember: a Celebration of the Cocktail. Sixty-four cocktails entered the arena […]

Magic Hour: Mission near Arroyo

Magic Hour: Mission near Arroyo

Just another in a series from our recent dramatic skies… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Pretty Hall

Pretty Hall

Just because Ann Erdman is no longer Pasadena’s public information officer doesn’t mean she’s no longer a fountain of Pasadena information. Yesterday, Ann led a group of local bloggers on a tour of City Hall. We got an earful of history and an eyeful of one of our city’s most beautiful buildings, if not the […]

Ian Whitcomb goes uke-ular in his latest book

Ian Whitcomb goes uke-ular in his latest book

Ukulele musician, music historian and radio host Ian Whitcomb in his Altadena home in his back house office and library where he wrote his last book. Photo: Tim Berger, Pasadena Sun By Kirk Silsbee Pasadena Sun Singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, bandleader, music historian, author and broadcaster Ian Whitcomb is a true Renaissance man. A 1960s British […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Stairwell, Heritage Square, Montecito Heights | Photo by Jennifer Daking/Flickr Fire damages Eagle Rock home on Hartwick Street. Patch Sock Puppet, Sitcom Theater moves to Echo Park. Culture Monster Co-founder of Dangerbird Records leaves Silver Lake indie music label. Pop & Hiss Happening Today: “Cut Both Way”s exhibit opening, Los Feliz. Save the Date Read […]

Domaine LA

Domaine LA

WHY Because you’re tired of the same old, same old. WHAT Wine enthusiast Jill Bernheimer started selling wine online, then dove into retailing with this small shop, which has become a cult favorite. Her low-key friendliness has endeared her to many who find wine shopping intimidating, and she loves to seek out esoterica; on a […]

El Centro After the Rain

El Centro After the Rain

A simple street corner, a little rain, a setting sun. Nice how something so ordinary can seem so … extraordinary. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

The Map of Lost Memories

The Map of Lost Memories

It’s been a great week here on the blog. I hope you’ll vote for your favorite photo in the Camelot Where You Are contest from this week’s entries. The ballot is over there at the top left and you can vote until midnight Sunday. Easy to vote and easy to enter! Each week’s winner gets […]

Final Altadena Visioning Report says it’s up to residents to create change

Final Altadena Visioning Report says it’s up to residents to create change

by Timothy Rutt Los Angeles County has released a final draft of the Altadena Community Visioning Process document, the culmination of many interviews, three community meetings, and hundreds of comments gathered at the meetings and online in an attempt to create a direction for Altadena’s future. While it says that the document will serve as […]

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