Archive for ‘December, 2013’


Savor the Flavor

Savor the Flavor

WHY A terrific selection of gifts for food lovers; good samples, too. WHAT This storybook shop in storybook Sierra Madre specializes in edibles, with some tableware and cookbooks thrown in for good measure. They love building custom gift baskets or helping you decide between the Chardonnay brittle, blueberry-acacia gummy pandas, and locally made dry rub […]

Another opening, another show at McGinty’s

Another opening, another show at McGinty’s

Gallery McGinty features many vintage items – including the sign from Ben McGinty’s previous gallery. by Timothy Rutt Gallery McGinty held a holiday celebration and grand opening Friday night, Dec. 20, which was also a fundraiser for ArtAIDSArt. It was the scene Friday night, a chance to scope out the latest effort from owner Ben […]

Patisserie Chantilly

Patisserie Chantilly

WHY Flawless French pastries with Japanese flair. WHAT Keiko Nojima’s creations are as cross-cultural as they are classic: delicate and refined pastries that seamlessly balance tradition and intercontinental innovation. Take the mactha roll, for example, alternating layers of green tea chiffon cake and chestnut cream topped with sweet azuki beans. Or the fabulous cream puffs […]

Fire scorches Silver Lake garage

Fire scorches Silver Lake garage

Photo by Colleen Paeff Firefighters quickly put out a car fire in a Silver Lake parking garage on Glendale Boulevard early this evening, according to residents and the LAScanner Twitter feed. The fire broke out at about 5:30 p.m. in what appears to be an apartment garage in the 2300 block of Glendale Boulevard, said […]

Sen. Max Baucus tapped to serve as US ambassador to China

Sen. Max Baucus tapped to serve as US ambassador to China

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus(D-MT) speaks during a hearing on health insurance exchanges on November 6, 2013 in the Dirksen Senate Office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.; Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Max Baucus, the senior Democratic Senator from Montana who has served since 1978, was set to retire at the end of his […]

Obituary: Barbara J. Pearson, Altadena Library District Director

Obituary: Barbara J. Pearson, Altadena Library District Director

from Pauli Dutton, Principal Librarian Altadena Library District On Saturday, December 14, at 10 PM., Barbara J. Pearson, Director of the Altadena Library District for the previous nine years, passed away. She had been at Pomona Valley Hospital recuperating from pneumonia. Barbara J. Pearson While at Altadena Library, Ms. Pearson updated its integrated library system, […]

Casting Light Upon the Darkness: A Solstice Blog Hop

Casting Light Upon the Darkness: A Solstice Blog Hop

photo: Robert & Mihaela Vicol at publicphoto.org The Dark Ages fascinate for many reasons. First of all, they were really, really dark. Imagine living without street lights to show your way or a lamp to read by–not to mention a computer screen. I once read a book about the dark and how it felt to […]

The Vroman’s E-Book Card by Livrada

The Vroman’s E-Book Card by Livrada

We’re so excited for you to discover the new Vroman’s E-Book Cards by Livrada! Click here to view the embedded video.  Vroman’s has partnered with Livrada, a local Pasadena business, and now you can purchase wonderful new releases in e-book form directly from Vroman’s!  They recently posted that wonderful video to their blog— we just […]

Carousel

Carousel

WHY Lebanese mezzas (small plates) galore, including creamy hummus, spicy muhammara, fattoush salad and frogs legs with lemon and garlic. Plus, it’s just steps from the Alex Theatre. WHAT Delicious food, speedy service and an attractive décor make Carousel one of Brand Boulevard’s most reliable and rewarding dining options. Don’t miss the fatteh oberjhin (toasted […]

Filmweek: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Her, Walking With Dinosaurs 3D and more

Filmweek: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Her, Walking With Dinosaurs 3D and more

Will Ferrell speaks to a VIP Newseum audience at a special evening with the “Anchorman” star at Annenberg Theater on December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Larry French/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Her, Walking With Dinosaurs 3D and […]

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