Archive for ‘September, 2014’


Eastside Property: Buyer focuses on Frank’s Highland Park Camera building

Eastside Property: Buyer focuses on Frank’s Highland Park Camera building

Frank’s Highland Park Camera was once the Kress Department Store HIGHLAND PARK —  It has been known for decades as the home of Frank’s Highland Park Camera shop. But three-story brick building in the 5700 block of Figueroa Street  was once served as the Highland Park outlet for the discount Kress Department Store. The 1928 […]

Cheers to Mr. & Mrs. Nails

Cheers to Mr. & Mrs. Nails

Bleakness took its final breaths. Bowed gracefully from my life asyou stepped smiling in. Your lack of punctuation meant something, andI finally understood the significance of rosy-cheeked. It is the glow andhealthy circulation of one who is well and thoroughly loved. The broken elevator faced us. We wondered for a while together. Puddle hopped the niceties required of new acquaintances […]

Auntie Em’s Cookbook Signing at The Last Bookstore

Auntie Em’s Cookbook Signing at The Last Bookstore

The Last Bookstore is thrilled to host Terri Wahl, LA-based musician and chef-owner of the popular Eagle Rock restaurant Auntie Em’s Kitchen this Thursday, October 2nd.  She will discuss and sign her recently released Auntie Em’s Cookbook: A Musician’s Guide to Breakfast & Brunch, which showcases her simple and beloved recipes for breakfast, brunch, and dessert paired […]

Cookbook Swap at Altadena Farmers’ Market

Cookbook Swap at Altadena Farmers’ Market

Joseph Shuldiner of the Institute of Domestic Technology is partnering with the Altadena Farmers’ Market on October 1st, to present the inaugural Fall Cookbook Swap. Every type of cuisine-related books are welcome: cookbooks, cooking reference books, and even food memoirs. Whatever number of books are donated are the number that one is allowed to swap out. […]

Senate control at play in fast-approaching midterm election

Senate control at play in fast-approaching midterm election

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (2nd R) (R-KY) answers questions with Republican leaders following the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol September 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. McConnell answered questions about the midterm elections and the remaining legislative agenda for the Senate. Also pictured (L-R) are Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. John Thune […]

New HOTB on the Tumblr!

New HOTB on the Tumblr!

It’s Monday morning, everyone. We’re all a little sleepy from our weekend and you probably are too. There’s a new #HOTB on the Tumblr to soothe your Monday Morning blues. Mike the Poet has been around Vroman’s and L.A. for quite some time. He’s got a great soul and it just an all around good […]

Honoring the Fallen

Honoring the Fallen

Some of you may know that I serve on the Citizen Support Group for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Center in Pasadena—2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, commonly known as 2/23. The center will be open to the public Thursday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m. for the dedication of a memorial to fallen U.S. Marines who made the ultimate […]

Limited Use, Discard Thereafter: Finding Pasadena’s Past in Old Receipts

Limited Use, Discard Thereafter: Finding Pasadena’s Past in Old Receipts

Rarely do I save grocery receipts. As soon as possible, I shred and recycle those slick strips of white thermal paper that some magical tabulating machine generated with a click and a whir and a generic, “ Thank you. Please visit our website at….” These seemingly bland records of purchase are nonetheless bits of true […]

Singing Scientists

Singing Scientists

Have you heard the singing scientists? Fifty-three JPLers gather every Wednesday evening to rehearse under the tutelage of Donald Brinegar, the Pasadena Symphony’s Director of Choruses. These men of the lab, who actually include scientists, engineers, administrators, software and business folks, tackle tunes by Bernstein and Sondheim, Alan Menken, and Rodgers and Hart. On October 4th, the […]

Girl Friday Book Club

Girl Friday Book Club

Common Thread Studio wants you to “exercise your creativity.” How about “Sip and Sew” on October 17th, where the Japanese art of tie-dyeing called Shibori may be learned while sipping complimentary wine and noshing on cheese. Or sign up for classes like “Poolside Dress,” “Slouchy Pants,” “Honeycomb Ottoman,” and “Woodland Pals.” Or, mix the literary with […]

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