Archive for ‘March, 2013’


How will a new Pope impact the future of the Catholic church?

How will a new Pope impact the future of the Catholic church?

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki addresses a mass service to mark the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI at the St. Hedwig’s Cathedral in Berlin on February 28, 2013. Credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images With Pope Benedict XVI now officially retired, the Catholic church is without a full-fledged world leader. How will this impact the status quo? This […]

A Hard Day’s Flight: Dawn Achieves Orbital Velocity

A Hard Day’s Flight: Dawn Achieves Orbital Velocity

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Dear Impordawnt Readers, The indefatigable Dawn spacecraft is continuing to forge through the main asteroid […]

Smoke House

Smoke House

WHY Famous for the garlic bread, the Smoke House is best at old-school dinner-house fare like steak Sinatra, prime rib and shrimp Louie. A popular brunch buffet on weekends, early-bird specials and live entertainment in the lounge also draw fans. WHAT Judy Garland is no longer dining at the Smoke House, but the faux-Tudor restaurant […]

Charlie Bubbles

Charlie Bubbles

The Green House Gift Shop that has volunteer employees so that all their net proceeds (after rent and utilities) can be donated to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles are holding a book signing event with actor, writer, and director Paul Carafotes who’s promoting his first children’s book Charlie Bubbles! “Charlie Bubbles! is soon to be […]

Handcrafted Modern

Handcrafted Modern

Another mid-century architecture lecture? Not really. On March 9th, local artist Leslie Williamson will examine the private worlds behind famed personalities who broke the mold in the 50s and 60s when it came to architecture, art, and design. Williamson will share her compelling collection of photographs that show the homes now—iconic personalities such as Jerome and […]

Theme Day: Cafe Chairs

Theme Day: Cafe Chairs

I didn’t get a shot of cafe chairs until the last minute, when yesterday afternoon I had coffee with a friend at Fiore Market Cafe in south Pasadena. We considered other spots, but my friend told me Fiore had the best chairs. The chairs on the outside patio are painted a bright, lime green. I […]

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