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The Weekend Go Go: Hikes-giving, A Krampus Catwalk, Star-Powered Laughs + More

The Weekend Go Go: Hikes-giving, A Krampus Catwalk, Star-Powered Laughs + More

The Weekend Go Go: Epic Hike, A Christmas Devil, and Comic Star Power. Read on for ways to de-stress your weekend…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

The Lost Knight prepares to ride into Echo Park’s dining & drinking scene

The Lost Knight prepares to ride into Echo Park’s dining & drinking scene

The former Barragan’s is being remade into an English-style tavern ECHO PARK — A crew of workers are busy inside the former home of Barragan’s, transforming the interior of the former Mexican restaurant into a sprawling English-themed tavern and restaurant known as The Lost Knight. The new Sunset Boulevard restaurant and bar is scheduled to […]

Hotbox Vintage

Hotbox Vintage

Delilah Rabina is celebrating ten years in business in possibly the smallest store in the Valley – Hotbox Vintage. She actually calls it “closet-size” and it is surprising when one expects a “regular” size store to walk through the door and be within ten feet of the back wall. One is also quickly charmed. We […]

Derek Goldberg – Artist on the Stairwell!

Derek Goldberg – Artist on the Stairwell!

Introducing Our New Artist on the Stairwell, Derek Goldberg!  It was a cold winter day in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., back in the mid-1970s, and I was heading to a local Lincoln car dealership in order to shoot my first roll of film. I was just a school kid then, taking my first class […]

Last minute Thanksgiving tips from LA’s top chefs

Last minute Thanksgiving tips from LA’s top chefs

This is a traditional American feast but some other countries around the world also celebrate Thanksgiving.; Credit: It’s almost Thanksgiving, that meal that can be utterly daunting for many of us. Whether you’re cooking for the first time or looking to spice up some old favorites, call, tweet or write us with your questions on […]

A Bag o’ Fruit, a Box of Veggies

A Bag o’ Fruit, a Box of Veggies

Muir Ranch is an operating farm on a mere 1.5 acres of land on the campus of John Muir High School. Begun in 2011, this urban farm grows flowers, vegetables, and fruit that are used in the school cafeteria, as well as in weekly CSA boxes. Besides the opportunities for students to learn, the community […]

Giving Tuesday, and More

Giving Tuesday, and More

Art as therapy. It’s not a new idea, but it continues to be a worthy idea as an emotional outlet, and for mental health and creative expression. Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services offers therapeutic services at many area schools, right on campus. This year, students involved with these services at Pasadena’s Webster and Longfellow Elementary […]

Snow, Cocoa, Sing-Along, Santa & Leftover Cuties

Snow, Cocoa, Sing-Along, Santa & Leftover Cuties

Holly Street in Old Pasadena will receive 20 tons of snow for “Home for the Holidays,” to be held on November 28th, and just around the corner at One Colorado, a “Holiday Kick Off” party will include cookies, cocoa, and Santa photo bombing. Holly Street will have snow, Santa & Mrs. Claus, and holiday card […]

The Perfect Gift: A Book

The Perfect Gift: A Book

One of our favorite things to do, and we mean favorite of all time, is to make a cup of Irish Breakfast tea, let is steep until it’s dark and rich, then add a pinch of whole fat milk, followed by wrapping our hands around our favorite mug—which at the moment is one from local […]

Potato Vegetable Soup

Potato Vegetable Soup

What to do with those post-Thanksgiving leftovers? If you included a ham on your table, save the bone, and check this out… I’ve been hesitant to share this recipe because it looks intimidating with the multi-steps, but it is seriously easy-peasy. Trust me. This is a HONKIN’ sized recipe perfect for a house full of […]

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