Archive for ‘July, 2013’


The Fork in the Road to collect funds for Prescott firefighter families

The Fork in the Road to collect funds for Prescott firefighter families

by Timothy Rutt The folks behind the Fork in the Road will be collecting donations this weekend on behalf of the families of the 19 Prescott, Arizona hotshot firefighters who perished fighting the Yarnell fire last month. The Fork Foundation with the cooperation of the Pasadena Fire Department, City of Pasadena, Los Angeles Firefighters and […]

The Art of Ralli

The Art of Ralli

The art is called ralli. The products are quilts. Traditionally, these quilts are made by women in the areas of Sindh, Pakistan and western India. Some are patchwork quilts, applique, or embroidery. No designs are written down, but rather passed down from generation to generation, mother to daughter. Naina is a textile artist and will […]

Saving the Season | A post by Head Book Buyer, Sherri Gallentine

Saving the Season | A post by Head Book Buyer, Sherri Gallentine

Learn about canning, pickling, and preserving and celebrate summer all year long! Today’s post comes from our Head Book Buyer, Sherri Gallentine.  Sherri has wonderful taste in books and food, so she knows a great cookbook when she sees one! Saving the Season: A Cook’s Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving by Kevin West […]

Free Training for Kids

Free Training for Kids

Former St. Louis Rams running back and Super Bowl XXXIV Champion Justin Watson says playing in Super Bowl XXXIV in 1999 was “surreal” and “equates the feeling of playing such a close and significant game with constantly holding your breath in anticipation of the outcome.” The Rams beat the Tennessee Titans 23-16, though it came down to […]

6th District City Council candidate reveals past sexual abuse

6th District City Council candidate reveals past sexual abuse

Nury Martinez revealed she was sexually abused as a child. ; Credit: clcv/Flickr Creative Commons In the midst of what has become a heated race to replace former 6th District City Councilman Tony Cardenas, one of the candidates has revealed that she was sexually abused as a child. Nury Martinez, one of the two top […]

News & Notes From Echo Park, Elysian Valley And Mt. Washington

News & Notes From Echo Park, Elysian Valley And Mt. Washington

Marilyn, Highland Park | Caroline Carrigan/Eastsider Flickr Pool 5 Freeway lanes reopened as repairs continue at fire-damaged interchange. L.A. River suffered minimal damage as a result of fiery fuel spill. A look back at the Mt. Washington railway. Echo Park writer takes an entrepreneurial approach to story telling. The Eastsider thanks Joshua Joy Kamensky of […]

Summer Drinks with Matcha

Summer Drinks with Matcha

Thank you to Flour + Tea for their contribution to this week’s Mangiamo. These delicious summer beverages highlight the use of our premium matcha powder (sold in store). As you know, the many health benefits and uses of matcha is enticing for healthy living. There are many interesting ways to incorporate matcha into your family’s lifestyle—use […]

Tall Men Group

Tall Men Group

Severin Browne, Jeff Kossack, John Stowers, Ed Tree, Jimmy “Muffin” Yessian, and Marty Axelrod meet once a month to enjoy Jimmy’s cooking. Oh yeah, and to bring in new songs they’ve written…based on an agreed-upon theme of the month. The best of those songs will be performed by them, the Tall Men Group, Saturday, July 20th […]

Another Larry Tale

Another Larry Tale

Up close  and personal.

The Long Table

The Long Table

Dine under nature’s canopy right on Green Street…sans the swoosh and veering of cars. Replacing cars for one entire block, The Long Table will have its Playhouse District Food & Wine Celebration inaugural debut Saturday, August 24th. Communal tables will be set up and diners will experience “epicurean fare, refreshing drinks, and wonderful music” from seven […]

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