Archive for ‘December, 2013’


Primera Taza

Primera Taza

WHY A place to hang in bitchin’ Boyle Heights. WHAT This funky, rather cramped coffeehouse is emblematic of the gentrification of Boyle Heights (in case you didn’t know, it’s the new Echo Park, which in turn was the new Silver Lake only yesterday), thanks in part to the newish Metro station out front. It has […]

Gallery McGinty

Gallery McGinty

Hey, All, we’re doing it again! New location just around the corner from Gallery at the End of the World. You can even take a trip down memory lane and be amazed at how small the old space was! Would love for you to drop by and see the new Gallery McGinty. So speaks Ben […]

Let Us Eat Cake!

Let Us Eat Cake!

Ready for a sugar buzz? And, by the way, what’s the story behind our infatuation with this addictive crystalline substance? Explore how sugar influenced the history and culture of France, England, and America in an art gallery discussion led by Maite Gomez-Rejón from ArtBites. Afterwards, participants will head to the kitchen to bake up some […]

Aladdin & Winter Wonderland

Aladdin & Winter Wonderland

Before every performance of Aladdin and His Winter Wish at the Pasadena Playhouse, kids and parents are welcome to make crafts, play games, and listen to holiday carolers in the winter wonderland courtyard. Aladdin is this year’s Panto at the Playhouse production, a brand new musical following last year’s successful panto A Snow White Christmas. […]

The life span of a Highland Park mural

The life span of a Highland Park mural

Nov. 23: New mural on Monte Vista near Avenue 52/Photo by Katrina Alexy Dec. 10: Mural after it was tagged and painted over/Katrina Alexy It’s tough being a Highland Park mural.  Only a little more than two weeks after it first appeared,  a new Highland Park mural on Monte Vista Street near Avenue 52 had […]

Tamale Lunch

Tamale Lunch

Grassroots Natural Market & Kitchen in South Pasadena is having its annual Tamale Lunch on Friday and Saturday, December 20th and 21st. Chicken, pork, vegan jackfruit, green chile cheese, and sweet corn cheese tamales will have been made, filled, steamed, and ready to consume. Along with a tamale or two, hungry diners may choose from […]

Arroyo Food Co-op proposes to start with "pre-order" model

Arroyo Food Co-op proposes to start with "pre-order" model

Members of the Arroyo Co-op Board of Directors explain the prepay preorder proposal to members at the Co-op’s annual meeting December 14. by Timothy Rutt The directors of the Arroyo Food Co-op proposed starting the long-birthing community market up as early as next month, using a "prepay pre-order" model leading up to the eventual opening […]

Was AP right to publish CIA agent exposé despite government objections?

Was AP right to publish CIA agent exposé despite government objections?

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) logo is displayed in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on August 14, 2008.; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images It’s being described as the only secret kept hush in Washington for years. Last week, the Associated Press unveiled the alleged CIA connections of Robert Levinson, an American who disappeared […]

Sites of the Season

Sites of the Season

Lately, while we’ve been out and about in our car, we find ourselves effortlessly deferring an errand, a “should”, or a “next on the list”, and, instead, cutting down a side street to see what holiday decorations might await us. During these lapses in duty to work, parenting, the household, etc., when we succumb to […]

Float of Hope

Float of Hope

City of Hope will exhibit its 40th float in this year’s Rose Parade on Wednesday, the 1st of January. If you’ve never had a chance to get up close and personal, consider signing up for a shift to help decorate their float, which is called “Turning Hopes and Dreams into Reality.” Inspired by the wishing trees […]

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