Archive for ‘April, 2016’


For Sale: Classic Pasadena Crafstman

For Sale: Classic Pasadena Crafstman

Sponsored Post 489 W. Montana St | $637,000 | Property Website Own a piece of Pasadena history with this spacious two-story 1909 Craftsman. From the classic front porch with river rock piers to the built-in cabinets, and stained glass, this updated historic gem is a classic home with modern comforts. As you enter through the […]

For Sale: Classic Pasadena Crafstman

For Sale: Classic Pasadena Crafstman

Sponsored Post 489 W. Montana St | $637,000 | Property Website Own a piece of Pasadena history with this spacious two-story 1909 Craftsman. From the classic front porch with river rock piers to the built-in cabinets, and stained glass, this updated historic gem is a classic home with modern comforts. As you enter through the […]

AirTalk election 2016: Analyzing each campaign on the eve of the New York State primary

AirTalk election 2016: Analyzing each campaign on the eve of the New York State primary

The New York State primary is Tuesday for both Republicans and Democrats.; Credit: New York Daily News via Facebook The New York State primary is Tuesday for both Republicans and Democrats. Both current frontrunners, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump call the Empire State home and have been making sure everyone knows it in the weeks […]

The Secret of Marie

The Secret of Marie

The Secret of Marie is the third book by former Altadena resident Rebecca Bricker. We first met Bricker after the publication of her debut work, Tales From Tavanti: An American Woman’s Mid-Life Adventure in Italy. From nonfiction, Bricker leaps into a historical novel, “an art history mystery set in Monet’s Giverny.” Well, that tweaks our interest; recalling […]

Maurice Ravel, the Genius Alchemist

Maurice Ravel, the Genius Alchemist

Our thanks to François Chouchan, Founder and Artistic Director of Le Salon de Musiques, for reminding us of this wonderful series: The eighth concert of our season titled “Maurice Ravel, the Genius Alchemist ” features two European masters, Maurice Ravel and Paul Juon, with an exquisite chamber music program for piano trio, including one U. S. premiere. It will […]

First of 2016: Muir Ranch Farm-to-Table Supper

First of 2016: Muir Ranch Farm-to-Table Supper

Muir Ranch celebrates its spring harvest, ringing in the new season of its ever-popular farm-to-table dinner series. On April 30, the special guest chef will be Job Carder, Executive Chef at Plate 38 in Pasadena. The meal is made with Muir Ranch harvested garden veggies with support from La Specialty Produce. Per usual, a seat at the […]

Botanical Paradise: Reflections

Botanical Paradise: Reflections

It’s a centennial celebration. One hundred years of the Pasadena Garden Club: 1916-2016. On April 23, PGC celebrates its 100th anniversary with a botanical paradise and garden show titled “Reflections” to be held at the Pasadena Central Library. Larry Wilson of Pasadena Star-News writes that it was in June 1916 that local architect Myron Hunt and […]

Falling in Monrovia Canyon

Falling in Monrovia Canyon

I slipped and fell into the creek. Cool, clear water leapt up to kiss me as I collapsed into the shallow stream, suddenly pressed in the mud as a flower finds it has been pressed into a book, or the book finds the flower pressed into its pages. To be flung forward— a headlong revelation, […]

Trouble for potato taco lovers in Cypress Park

Trouble for potato taco lovers in Cypress Park

El Atacor #11 CYPRESS PARK –– Taco fans are wondering when they will once again be able to satisfy their hunger for potato tacos at El Atacor #11. A handwritten sign on the front door of  the Figueroa Street restaurant reads “Closed for Remodeling.”  But, according to a Yelper, the place that has been has […]

Little Flower’s Flourless Chocolate Cake

Little Flower’s Flourless Chocolate Cake

  Our hearty, slightly giddy (chocolate swooning!) thanks to Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung of Little Flower Café and Bakery—and publisher Prospect Park Books, which has just released Little Flower Baking—for sharing their flourless chocolate cake recipe.   Flourless Chocolate Cake From Little Flower Baking by Christine Moore & Cecilia Leung (Prospect Park Books, 2016)   […]

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