Archive for ‘July, 2013’


Farmers Market Opens in Old Pasadena

Farmers Market Opens in Old Pasadena

Organic fruit and locally grown vegetables. Orchids in a pot and cut flowers and bouquets. Artisanal jams and chutneys. Fresh baked goods and homemade tamales. Gourmet olive oils and spreads. All of this and more will be found at Old Pasadena’s first Farmers Market at Holly Street and Fair Oaks Avenue. Another Farmers Market? Well, […]

Clean Out Your Art Supplies for Room 13

Clean Out Your Art Supplies for Room 13

Hopefully, you read our post a couple of weeks ago about art supplies needed for the new Room 13 for students at San Rafael Elementary School. Saturday, August 3rd is the last and Grand Receiving Day for donations and will also entail continuing clean-up. Clean out those closets, boxes, shelves, and bins. Help nurture the […]

Real Food Devotee

Real Food Devotee

Who learns how to make yogurt from a grandma on a farm who lives out in the sticks of Poland on a property with chickens and rabbits, and the tiniest cow ever seen, then somehow sneaks it—er, replicates it—once she gets home? Highland Park’s Monica Ford. Her two-year enterprise, Real Food Devotee, offers nutrient dense foods and […]

SMArt Walk

SMArt Walk

Sierra Madre is not one to be left behind. After Pasadena’s ArtNight and South Pasadena’s Art Crawl, this little nook nestled up in the hillside above the 210 will hold its own celebration of everything art with the Sierra Madre Art Walk or SMArt Walk. Formally launched by local businesses, artists, and musicians, S.M.’s art […]

Leibeslieder means Love songs

Leibeslieder means Love songs

A chamber singing group is a fairly small group of singers. While a good sized concert choir might have anywhere from 30-100 voices an average chamber signing group has 16-24 voices.  That’s 2-3 people singing per part. The former can be an experience in vocal dynamics – great energy, dense lines, and lots of volume. […]

Old Echo Park bank gets a new paint job

Old Echo Park bank gets a new paint job

Echo Park Bank of America gets an update/Photo by Scott Fajack The Bank of America branch at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard is going from a shade of gray to a cream color. Now if they could only get rid of those big, red plastic signs, which detract from the decorative […]

Rhythms of the (Altadena) Village

Rhythms of the (Altadena) Village

Altadena Chamber board members welcome Rhythms of the Village in a ribbon-cutting Saturday afternoon. From left, Meredith Miller, Daniel Harlow, Onochie Chukwurah, Chamber President Ed Meyers, unidentified employee, and Marilyn Chukwurah by Timothy Rutt With drumming, color, and pageantry, Rhythms of the Village, a new shop dealing in African diaspora arts, held its grand opening […]

Sponsored Post: Unveiling the two hottest homes in Glassell Park & Highland Park this weekend

Sponsored Post: Unveiling the two hottest homes in Glassell Park & Highland Park this weekend

Dossier Capital heats up the summer real estate game in NELA! G&L Real Estate is pleased to introduce the newest Dossier Capital creations to Northeast LA! 2820 Frederick Street, Glassell Park  2820 Frederick St, Glassell Park: A breezy open flow and practical amenities blend to create this unique Dossier Capital exclusive in up-and-coming Glassell Park. […]

Town council taking applications for vacant seat

Town council taking applications for vacant seat

by Timothy Rutt Altadena Town Council chair Bernardean Broadous has sent out an email notice announcing that the council will consider applications for the vacancy in Census Tract 4603.02. No one ran for the open council seat in last month’s elections. Resident Ron Adams had submitted an application for the seat after the election and […]

Do long distance relationships work?

Do long distance relationships work?

Is this too close for comfort? Do long distance relationships work better?; Credit: Flickr/BaileyRaeWeaver An estimated three million married couples in the U.S. live far away from each other, even though they rather live together. But a recent study published in the Journal of Communications, found that the  separation actually doesn’t have a negative impact on […]

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