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Art + Design Market

Art + Design Market

One hundred percent of all art sale proceeds go directly to the artists. How can you not support that? One Colorado is holding its 9th Art + Design Market featuring works created by students of Pasadena City College and Art Center College of Design. One-of-a-kind photos, paintings, illustrations, ceramics, and handmade apparel and jewelry will [...]

Lawn Mower Exchange

Lawn Mower Exchange

Trade in your old, polluting, gas-guzzling lawn mower for a high-performance, environmentally friendly cordless electric model at the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Lawn Mower Exchange Program. You have to register, but in doing so you can get up to 75% in savings on such brand name lawn mowers as Black & Decker and [...]

The Folk Tree – 20% Off

The Folk Tree – 20% Off

The Folk Tree on Fair Oaks across from Central Park in Pasadena is a large dose of jam-packed folk art heaven. Owner Rocky Behr is doing some spring cleaning and offering 20% off of everything in the store. Their handblown Mexican glassware—martini and margarita glasses, tumblers, and pitchers—receive a 30% discount. The more we see, [...]

Scribners at Gale’s

Scribners at Gale’s

The artists: George Scribner and his daughter Laurel. His works: oil paintings. Laurel’s: linoleum block cuts. The weekend came to an end with an artists reception Sunday evening with wine and appetizers at the lovely Gale’s Restaurant. The entranceway into Gale’s small bar area was softly lit to highlight George’s smaller paintings of flowers in vases [...]

Jacarandas Blooming Again

Jacarandas Blooming Again

Have you noticed the second coming of the burst-of-purple-trumpets, sweet smelling jacaranda blooms? It’s so nice to have them back. Mop heads of purple that line Marengo in South Pas or California near Lake, and dotted here and there on El Molino…carpeting the sidewalk, littering into the street, and polka-dotting parked cars. During this second blooming, [...]

Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Four days left of the 7th Annual Bike Week Pasadena. Activities as conveyed by press release: Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: dedicated to supporting women on two wheels. A quick-fix repair clinic will be at Paseo Colorado with a social ride through the streets of Pasadena. The ride will be through the streets of Pasadena, [...]

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna salad can go, oh, so many ways: sweet, pickled, and crunchy; exotic, spicy, or unadorned; and augmented by macaroni, arugula, cottage cheese, or parmesan. Whether you’re using Bumblebee or grinding up last night’s yellowfin steaks, tuna salad is—almost—as American as apple pie. Tuna salad can be made with: Miracle Whip—we swear!—it’s called “Tempting Tuna [...]

David Spade, Tim Allen, & Adam Carolla

David Spade, Tim Allen, & Adam Carolla

Quite a span of comedic styles here with David Spade, Tim Allen, and Adam Carolla all performing at The Ice House. Spade ended a five year run on Rules of Engagement and is currently filming Bad Management with Rachael Harris and Alan Thicke. We loved him as the voice of Emperor Kuzco in the Emperor’s New [...]

Celtic Roots at Gamble House

Celtic Roots at Gamble House

The Gamble House is celebrating the Celtic roots of the Gamble family and everyone is invited. The afternoon celebration will be held at the famous Greene & Greene house and—along with tours of the Gamble House—will have entertainment provided by Celtic violinist Jamie Laval, the Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums that have played in Glasgow, Erin [...]

Mystery History No. 13

Mystery History No. 13

Where are we? And what’s happening? In this 1915 photo, Charlie Murray, Vivian Edwards, and cast stand in front of the Old Mill at Pasadena’s Busch Gardens in the Arroyo Seco for a scene in the film Hogan’s Aristocratic Dream. The Old Mill still stands, although it is now on private property. Mack Sennett brought [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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