Archive for ‘April, 2017’


Red Vines Concoctions @ Twohey’s

Red Vines Concoctions @ Twohey’s

Some things you just can’t make up: Red Vines brand ambassadors are climbing into a VW retro-style bus “to promote the California Collection on its Red Vines Made in America Tour.” Okay, then! And to coincide with the arrival of said ambassadors into Southern California, Twohey’s iconic restaurant in Alhambra (established 1943) has created two […]

BAD GIRLS & Outcasts

BAD GIRLS & Outcasts

Sandra Mastroianni knows scores of artists and, lucky for us, they create unique pieces for her diverse exhibitions. She embraces themes that make us smile simply by reading their titles and eager to see the artists’ interpretations: Tiny Treasures, Beastly Beings, Birdly Delights, ¡Loteria!, Communing with the Ancestors, Sticks and Stones, and Over the Moon and Under the Stars. Opening at […]

Price cuts for Angeleno Heights Craftsman; Cypress Park 2-bedroom; Silver Lake townhouse

Price cuts for Angeleno Heights Craftsman; Cypress Park 2-bedroom; Silver Lake townhouse

Prices on about 20 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Angeleno Heights: Price drops $100,000 for a four-bedroom Craftsman with 3-car garage on a nearly half-acre lot. $1,650,000. Cypress Park: $10,000 cut for a 2-bedroom with a two-car garage. […]

AirTalk asks: Is professional baseball boring or just in need of rebranding?

AirTalk asks: Is professional baseball boring or just in need of rebranding?

Grant Dayton #75 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the fifth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on April 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images AirTalk® Baseball is at a crossroads, faced with the challenge of making changes to speed the pace of […]

AirTalk asks: Is professional baseball boring or just in need of rebranding?

AirTalk asks: Is professional baseball boring or just in need of rebranding?

Grant Dayton #75 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the fifth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on April 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images AirTalk® Baseball is at a crossroads, faced with the challenge of making changes to speed the pace of […]

Lost in Echo Park: Lost grey striped tabby cat

Lost in Echo Park: Lost grey striped tabby cat

Malone is missing!!! He is a 1 year old tabby, smallish, grey with stripes. Very friendly, wants to eat your people food. We live in Echo Park at Morton & Lucretia. He has gotten out of his collar, but is microchipped. We have a cat door, so he comes and goes as he pleases, but […]

The Art of the Garden & Botanical Exploration

The Art of the Garden & Botanical Exploration

Two attractive options this weekend for botanical fans… The Art of the Garden Tour & Not Just Roses! A Botanical Exploration of Pasadena   Art of the Garden is a self-guided tour with 5 private gardens available for viewing in Sierra Madre, Altadena, and Pasadena. From farmhouse to formal, midcentury to craftsman bungalow and beyond, […]

Orange Pistachio Muffins

Orange Pistachio Muffins

Orange Pistachio Muffins Gluten free, lactose free, vegetarian from Living Luxe Gluten Free Pistachio gelato inspired this recipe. And every bit as much as the Italian delizia after which it’s modeled, my orange pistachio muffin recipe enchants the taste buds. Orange zest and sugary crumbles add a sweet touch to these nutty, buttery muffins, which […]

Two Walking Tours of Pasadena’s Historic Churches

Two Walking Tours of Pasadena’s Historic Churches

For a tease we turn to former Pasadena Information Officer Ann Erdman and her blog: All Saints was founded in 1883, the first Episcopal parish in Pasadena. Members who had begun meeting in a private home three years earlier purchased a site among orange groves at Garfield Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in 1885 and built a […]

Kathleen Swaydan on Kleitsch @ PMCA

Kathleen Swaydan on Kleitsch @ PMCA

I’m back with a review of a dynamic exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Joseph Kleitsch (1882-1931), featured in this exhibit is shown above in a 1915 self-portrait (age 33).  Originally from Hungary, Kleitsch immigrated to the United States in the early years of the twentieth century and lived in Chicago until 1920 […]

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