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Not So Famous Views & Drink L.A.

Not So Famous Views & Drink L.A.

Pasadena’s Prospect Park Books invites the public—libation enthusiasts and L.A. County advocates will be particularly interested—to a reception on November 8th, to celebrate two new releases, 100 Not So Famous Views of L.A. by Barbara A. Thomason and Drink Los Angeles. Created by the folks behind the very successful Eat: Los Angeles guidebook, Drink: Los Angeles is the essential flexibound pocket guide to […]

Homeless man takes over Echo Park stairway

Homeless man takes over Echo Park stairway

ECHO PARK — The Clinton Street Stairway across from Echo Park Lake is often littered with broken beer bottles and trash despite ongoing clean ups and even a grass-roots restoration effort.  But conditions have worsened in the past month after a homeless man began to pile items at the base of the southern flight of […]

Listeners remember Tom Magliozzi of ‘Car Talk,’ dead at 77

Listeners remember Tom Magliozzi of ‘Car Talk,’ dead at 77

Ray Magliozzi, left, and his brother Tom Magliozzi, hosts of National Public Radio’s “Car Talk” show, are photographed with their cartoon likenesses in Cambridge, Mass., on Thursday, June 19, 2008. The brothers announced Friday, June 8, 2012 their plans to retire from the program. ; Credit: AP/Charles Krupa Tom Magliozzi, one of the hosts of […]

Field of Poppies

Field of Poppies

I am the light that lives in me. The only voice I need tonight is here inside. Travis Dow, The Light That Lives   “Let’s go for a ride and show your mom the desert. April is the best time to see the poppies.” My husband Ralph was excited. I was tired. My head ached. […]

Holiday Market in Old Pasadena: Calling All Vendors

Holiday Market in Old Pasadena: Calling All Vendors

Artisanal L.A. began four years ago with spring and fall shows featuring creators of edibles from all around the country. The Artisanal Holiday City Market expands on that idea and will be held in Old Pasadena with six vendor areas sprinkled along the streets and along the pedestrian alleys. Apparently, 150 independent businesses and 150 […]

Curried Veggie Stew

Curried Veggie Stew

This is my take on curry made with whatever seasonal vegetables I have, coconut milk or coconut cream (depending on how decadent I’m feeling), some raisins and an apple for a bite of sweetness and warm spices that are perfect for a chilly day. About 5 years ago, I ate a coconut curry at the […]

TBT delayed or Definitely not Día de los Muertos

TBT delayed or Definitely not Día de los Muertos

Couple of conclusions –    I was fascinated by the idea and the technique of wax resist. I guess I had seen too many Halloweeny movies by fifth grade.

Wonderful Water: A Neighborhood Fest

Wonderful Water: A Neighborhood Fest

Once upon a time… It all began with butterflies. The Butterfly Fair, in fact. “Then we went underground for the Wiggly Worm Fair.” Now, The Farmer’s Yard, Northwest Pasadena Community Gardeners, and the Trailer Trash Project presents “Wonderful Water” on November 15th. Appropriately for a day of water appreciation, everyone is welcome to come and “enjoy […]

Weekend Bite: Sweet treats in Hermon

Weekend Bite:  Sweet treats in Hermon

Who can resist? | Eastside Food Bites/Instagram HERMON — Perhaps the star of this tiny neighborhood’s dining scene is Monterey Donuts, where you can satisfy your craving for sweets and Lotto tickets.  “Damn good doughnut,” said Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites after treating herself to the doughnut pictured above. Got a favorite a favorite […]

Halloween Sale THIS WEEKEND!

Halloween Sale THIS WEEKEND!

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