Archive for ‘August, 2015’


Play Music on the Porch Day

Play Music on the Porch Day

August 29th is Play Music on the Porch Day. Worldwide. How many porches is that? Will yours be one? Highland Park artist Brian Mallman founded Play Music on the Porch Day in 2014. We’ll let him “speak” for his event: Throughout history, it has been common to hear live music played on porches, as well […]

Pasadena Antique Mall

Pasadena Antique Mall

The most important tenet to remember before heading into the Pasadena Antique Mall at Paseo Colorado is that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. One, because it’s imperative to be well fed (without overindulging and wanting to crawl back under the covers) and to be caffeine-infused before stepping through the front door. […]

The pastor of an Atwater Village spiritual start-up seeks to bring the “de-churched” back into the fold

The pastor of an Atwater Village spiritual start-up seeks to bring the “de-churched” back into the fold

Pastor Nick Warren | Northland Village Church By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL ATWATER VILLAGE —  At a time when churches across the United States are shuttering, one humble contender has emerged – Northland Village Church in Atwater Village. Headed by pastor Nick Warnes, NVC spreads its message of reconciliation to the de-churched, or people who no longer […]

Emmy 2015 Unstructured Reality: A&E’s ‘Intervention’

Emmy 2015 Unstructured Reality: A&E’s ‘Intervention’

“Emmy Award”; Credit: Hans Splinter via Flickr The controversial premise of A&E’s “Intervention,” a nightmarishly realistic portrayal of addiction recovery, may be what’s propelled the show to its 14th season. It’s certainly part of what’s garnered it another Emmy nomination for best Unstructured Reality show this year. Reality TV began as a kooky trend at […]

Books, Books and more Books! This Week’s New Releases!

Books, Books and more Books! This Week’s New Releases!

We’ve got another great week of New Releases! We’ll be highlighting a few Children’s & YA releases as well as a TON of new releases that we will be having events for. Be sure to mark your calendars for that one! Hardcover:  X (A Kinsey Millhone Novel) by Sue Grafton Mystery Of #1 New York […]

Books, Books and more Books! This Week’s New Releases!

Books, Books and more Books! This Week’s New Releases!

We’ve got another great week of New Releases! We’ll be highlighting a few Children’s & YA releases as well as a TON of new releases that we will be having events for. Be sure to mark your calendars for that one! Hardcover:  X (A Kinsey Millhone Novel) by Sue Grafton Mystery Of #1 New York […]

Colonial Kitchen

Colonial Kitchen

It’s a building we’ve driven by more times than we can count and it registers fleetingly because of the name Colonial Kitchen rising up above the roofline and the Union Jack that flies out front, alongside the Stars and Stripes (well, to be accurate, they each take a corner). It’s an establishment that’s never pulled […]

Back to School Angels

Back to School Angels

The concept of philanthropy and the implementation of ideas can never be taught at too young of an age. When we teach by example—from theory to hands-on doing—philanthropy becomes second nature for life. To help kids understand the need and positive effects of caring for others, Five Acres has launched the Junior Philanthropy Network, “an […]

Fragrant Dogbane

Fragrant Dogbane

It lures in prey with one of the loveliest of elements—a sweet fragrance. Only once the prey has done the deed do they realize they’ve been duped. Frangipani or plumeria, a genus in the dogbane family, has flowers that are most fragrant at night. This is to attract the sphinx moth in order to be […]

Family Flicks on Fridays

Family Flicks on Fridays

One Colorado is going kid classic. Starting September 4th, some of the most classic and beloved kids’ movies will be shown—for free—on the big screen in the One Colorado courtyard. One of our all-time favorites—one of the few films we were happy to watch repeatedly (infinitely!) with our girl when she was young—is Jungle Book […]

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