Archive for ‘March, 2013’


Marmalade

Marmalade

WHY A vibrant range of prepared dishes, salads and baked goods to take out. WHAT This flagship of the Marmalade mini-empire doesn’t have the seating of its siblings but has loads of tempting choices for takeout. Salads range from herb chicken ravioli in pesto to roasted beets with oranges and candied walnuts in rosemary vinaigrette; […]

The Plachinta Melt: A tasty Romanian twist on lunch

The Plachinta Melt: A tasty Romanian twist on lunch

By Valentina Silva Not too far from Verdugo Bar, hiding under a “Bakery #1″ sign in a Glassell Park strip mall, is a breakfast and lunch spot that should be packed every day. It’s not, and selfishly I’d like to keep it that way, but I believe in restaurant karma. So, here it goes: Lemon […]

Big Hat announces summer cowboy & western concerts

Big Hat announces summer cowboy & western concerts

by Timothy Rutt Marie and Bob Mann have announced The Big Hat Promotions summer series of Altadena house concerts. It will start with award-winning artist Juni Fisher performing in a CD release party at Altadena Stables on Saturday, May 11. "A Very Special Evening with Juni Fisher" will also include the release of her new […]

When Garfield Promenade Was Cabrillo Place

When Garfield Promenade Was Cabrillo Place

Stand at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and East Colorado Boulevard. Now face south looking into the Paseo Colorado toward the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The shopping lane before you, which leads to a sunny plaza and proceeds to an impressively wide Green Street crosswalk, is the Garfield Promenade. In the early 20th century this relatively […]

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be hidden around the grounds of Kidspace Gardens in the wee hours of Easter Sunday, March 31st, just waiting for egg hunters—basket provided, thirty minutes to hunt (10-10:30 a.m.), maximum tally 5 eggs. Kids can also enjoy making “EGGceptional” art, and even personalized bunny ears. Registration is required and available […]

Zen Monday #236

Zen Monday #236

I’m not going to touch this one. On Zen Monday, that’s your job, and I appreciate the help. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Arlington Garden: A Moment of Lovely

Arlington Garden: A Moment of Lovely

The California poppies—with the sun at their backs—literally glowed orange as we drove along Pasadena Avenue just south of “The Fork in the Road.” We missed the right turn, thought about continuing home, but the left hand flicked the blinker while the right hand pulled on the steering wheel. We drove around the block, parked, […]

Thick & Thin by Luis Ituarte

Thick & Thin by Luis Ituarte

Officially, the exhibit of Luis Ituarte‘s new works is called “Alambriques y Alambrones.” For those of us not that advanced in Spanish, this is translated as “Thin and Thick Wires.” Luis Ituarte was born in Tijuana in 1942. After attending law school and art school, he was “involved in the 1968 student movement (Tlaltelolco), which […]

Photography Classes: Free (& CSC Gala)

Photography Classes: Free (& CSC Gala)

Capturing light trails. With long exposures. Light-emitting diodes. This all adds up to…photography. A free photography class, to be exact. The Cancer Support Community-Pasadena is offering a six-week photography course for cancer patients and their caregivers. Free of charge. No previous experience necessary. All materials provided. “Explore how to photograph light using long exposures to […]

Altadena Junction: this ‘n’ that

Altadena Junction: this ‘n’ that

Just a lot of short items in this week’s column, but we’re happy Shakespeare is coming! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

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Flintridge Books

Lyd and Mo Photography

Louis Jane Studios

Homage Pasadena

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