Archive for ‘March, 2015’


OSKA Pasadena

OSKA Pasadena

The prices are not for the feint of heart but the quality of materials, manufacturing, and the interesting styles of OSKA cannot be denied. Classic, casual, traditional, and slightly out of the box, OSKA has a treasure trove of goodies to look at, feel, ogle, though if one catches your fancy, make sure you’ve brought […]

Free/For All at ArtNight

Free/For All at ArtNight

Muse/Ique is having a free-for-all, but it shouldn’t come to blows. Street sounds of classical, Latin, and pop fusion collide for a dance party with QUATTRO and soul singer/songwriter Chris Pierce. Family audiences and urban revelers alike are invited to dance, groove, and enjoy food and drinks on the bustling grounds of the Civic Center […]

2225.Day Six, Day Seven, Day Eight

2225.Day Six, Day Seven, Day Eight

Powell’s City of Books, first thing in the morning.  What a joy.   Courtesy http://ad-chemistry.com/2012/06/04/portland-outing-03-powells-books/ A department store’s worth of books – new, used, English, Russian, picture books, antiquarian’s delights.  For those haven’t been,  imagine Vroman’s on steroids – in the best way.   Courtesy – http://daltonchadeverett.com/2011/08/09/flashback-neil-gaiman-2006/ Directory and maps needed and supplied.   They are […]

Cultural Monument #411: Hathaway-Sycamores’ House Tour

Cultural Monument #411: Hathaway-Sycamores’ House Tour

On January 18, 1989, the Robert Edmund Williams House at 840 N. Avenue 66 in Highland Park was designated a Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument. It is listed as no. 411 out of, currently, 1069. The two-story, boulder-based craftsman house was built by owners and prominent local architect, Robert Edmund Williams and features stained glass […]

Changes in store(s) for Echo Park Avenue

Changes in store(s) for Echo Park Avenue

Echo Park News Sponsor • Masa of Echo Park ECHO PARK — Echo Park Avenue’s relatively small retail scene is in the midst of change, with the recent closure of a designer shoe shop, the upcoming departure of a pet supply store and a possible replacement for the shuttered Red Hill restaurant. Here’s the run […]

DC wants to nix marijuana prescreening for job applicants. What are CA’s laws?

DC wants to nix marijuana prescreening for job applicants. What are CA’s laws?

; Credit: Micah Balwdin/Flickr In the wake of a ballot measure that legalized the use of marijuana in our nation’s capital, a D.C. Council committee has advanced a bill to ban employers there from prescreening job applicants for the drug.   But employers can still test for pot and other drugs after they offer the […]

Monday Recommends! – For the Non-Fiction Lover…

Monday Recommends! – For the Non-Fiction Lover…

It’s that time of the week again! I tend to read way more non-fiction than fiction. It’s not that I don’t like fiction, it just has to be a very specific type of fiction. I love non-fiction for the same reasons I love documentaries –  I always learn something new. At times it can be […]

To Charles Bukowski: About Poems

To Charles Bukowski: About Poems

We welcome Thelma Reyna and thank her for contributing a poem to “Write Here.”         “To Charles Bukowski: About Poems” by Thelma Reyna “if (a poem) doesn’t come bursting out of you… if it never does roar out of you… unless it comes out of your soul like a rocket… don’t do […]

Kidspace Greenhouse

Kidspace Greenhouse

The Galvin Physics Forest, Little Sprouts Garden Club, Caterpillar Adoption Days and the Grand Butterfly Release. These are just of the few arenas, workshops, and events that Kidspace Children’s Museum offers on a yearly basis. Starting March 11th, add one more to the list: the Kidspace Greenhouse. We’re told it will be “a mix of […]

“Poets & Verse: An Exploration of Life’s Journey”

“Poets & Verse: An Exploration of Life’s Journey”

“Poets & Verse: An Exploration of Life’s Journey” includes nine poets and a flutist on Sunday, March 15th, 4-6 p.m. Part of the proceeds from the event’s sales of books and artwork will benefit the Cancer Support Community Pasadena. Regular readers of Hometown Pasadena will recognize the name Gerda Govine Ituarte as she has contributed […]

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