Archive for ‘August, 2014’


Lost in Silver Lake: Long Haired Chihuahua Mix Named Monster

Lost in Silver Lake: Long Haired Chihuahua Mix Named Monster

-8/20/2014 around 5pm -Directly outside the Silverlake Dog Park, on Silverlake Blvd -Small, 8lb, neutered male, Papillion/Long Haired Chihuahua mix -6 years or older, slightly grey muzzle -Brown fur with white and black, fluffy fox tail -White paws with speckles -Answers to MONSTER -Is chipped ***He got spooked outside the park and ran out of […]

Real Food Daily

Real Food Daily

WHY The Ciao Bella—roasted veggies with pesto on hemp bread. WHAT Chef/owner Ann Gentry serves enticing meat-free and dairy-free fare in her casual café. The faux Reuben and mock club try too hard to mimic their meat counterparts, so try instead the seasonal vegetables in a wasabi vinaigrette, the Yin Yang veggie salad with peanut-sesame […]

Egads and glorioski

Egads and glorioski

Last weekend was jam-packed! It actually began on Thursday (Friday vigil?). I helped work the registration table for Third District Supervisorial candidate, Sheila Kuehl.  The Board of Supervisors has a huge, long-lasting impact on our region, so I think it’s beneficial to support those who view it as such and who have shown by their […]

Ready to fork over some money to save the Cindy’s Coffee Shop sign?

Ready to fork over some money to save the Cindy’s Coffee Shop sign?

Courtesy Cindy’s Coffee Shop EAGLE ROCK — After Monique King and Paul Rosenbluh purchased Cindy’s Coffee Shop  earlier this year, the couple updated the menu but decided to keep and preserve as  much of the Mid-Century features of the Colorado Boulevard restaurant, including the Naugahyde booths, countertops and wallpaper. One of the most challenging  and costly […]

Death of James Foley highlights plight of journalists working in Syria

Death of James Foley highlights plight of journalists working in Syria

Yesterday, ISIS released a video showing the beheading of the 40-year-old Foley, who was kidnapped in Syria in 2012. ; Credit: Steven Senne/AP President Obama today condemned Islamic militant group ISIS’s (also known as ISIL) murder US journalist James Foley. In a strongly worded statement, the president called the group a “cancer” that must be […]

Brew Dogs and Best Bars in America come to L.A.

Brew Dogs and Best Bars in America come to L.A.

Esquire Network’s drink-centric TV shows Brew Dogs and Best Bars in America will have their season finales on Wednesday, August 27th, and they’re both taking place in Los Angeles. Proving, once again, that we are a great drinking city. Brew Dogs is a beer competition where hosts James Watt and Martin Dickie battle home brewers […]

A Journey of Discovery

A Journey of Discovery

Mystery, compelling connections, dedication that can not be denied.  Those are phrases that come to mind when I think back on the docudrama – “Weaving the Past.   It premiered last Friday and it’s showing at the Laemmle Playhouse 7 for two more days. I’ve known Walter Dominguez, the director, producer, and writer,  for 5 […]

Getting Out There

Getting Out There

Thanks to Ralph DeFelice for allowing Hometown Pasadena to re-publish a few of his stunning photos from the many adventures he’s taken with his two kids. We’re going to let him speak for himself with text from his blog Day Trips LA: I’m a single dad living in Pasadena with my two kids, a 5 […]

Rooftop Cinema on South Lake

Rooftop Cinema on South Lake

A baking parking lot under a hot sun is nobody’s idea of a fun place to be. But once the sun sets and the stars come out, a car park rooftop—along with some beach chairs, blankets, a picnic a basket of goodies, and a big screen for a nighttime flick—may be just the ticket as summer comes […]

Feasting at the Ranch & Claud’s Duck

Feasting at the Ranch & Claud’s Duck

For the second year, Chef Claud Beltran of The Eatery leads a group of local chefs in creating a menu consisting of local and seasonal dishes at “The Feast at Baldwin Ranch” to be held on the Meadowbrook Lawn at the Arboretum on September 28th. The chefs will include Sushi Chef Ota-San of Japon Bistro […]

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