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Gabriella in the Dog Haus

Gabriella in the Dog Haus

“Although I love Dog Haus,” wrote 11-year-old Gabriella Pontrelli, “I feel the menu is not complete. I think there should be one more cheeseburger…named after me!” As thus it was born: The Gabster Perhaps it should be named “The Holy Gabster” as it was a writing assignment in Gabriella’s language arts class at Holy Family [...]

Home Tours & Lectures from Pasadena Heritage

Home Tours & Lectures from Pasadena Heritage

You see it almost everywhere you turn—remarkable, jaw-dropping, impressive, quaint, and quirky architecture. This Saturday, Pasadena Heritage invites you to “peek into the past,” looking at the very early development of Pasadena and the first residential homes built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Before the Bungalow is an illustrated lecture by historian [...]

Hopes & Dreams

Hopes & Dreams

With a few new stores to support and enhance an eclectic, fun, quaint, and whimsical base, and though we’ve recently said goodbye to some favorites, South Pas exemplifies a creative soul…who’s just turned 125. On it’s birthday, South Pas decided upon an “interactive art installation” at the corner of Fremont and Mission where a chain [...]

Boxes by Linda Dove

Boxes by Linda Dove

A minnow found in the stomach of a pickerel had a pickerel in its stomach that had in its stomach a minnow. —John McPhee We think we’re off the hook— contained in containers of multitudes. When the goldfish dies, we dissect the pet-store tank for its match. No one worries like we do. We keepsake [...]

Cheesy Egg Soufflé from The Spot Gourmet

Cheesy Egg Soufflé from The Spot Gourmet

Ingredients: 5 eggs 1 ½ cups heavy cream 1 ¼ cups grated cheddar cheese 1 ¼ cups grated parmesan cheese ½ cup shredded jalapeño jack cheese Salt & Pepper to taste Dash of Tapiatio hot sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 450º. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and cream together for 3 minutes until [...]

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

It’s caterpillar adoption days at Kidspace. For four bucks, your child will receive a caterpillar, food, a care guide, and an adoption certificate (for naming rights). A life-cycle observation sheet allows said caterpillar parent to draw each stage of their wee one’s metamorphosis, all the way up to the adult Painted Lady butterfly it shall [...]

Supporting Make Music Pasadena

Supporting Make Music Pasadena

Since 2008, Make Music Pasadena has offered over 700 free concerts. On stages, rooftops, aboard buses, and in parks and alleyways. Sponsored by the City of Pasadena, Old Pasadena Management District, and the Pasadena Playhouse District, the production team is small and the fees keep increasing. This year, Make Music Pasadena is looking to raise [...]

The Bordeaux That Nearly Was

The Bordeaux That Nearly Was

When we think of California wine today, we think of Napa, Sonoma and the Santa Ynez Valley, but from the 1850s until the 1880s, the San Gabriel Valley was by far the largest wine-producing region in the state. Rows of grapes once stretched for thousands of acres in what is now Pasadena, South Pasadena, San [...]

Wine Tasting: Vintage California

Wine Tasting: Vintage California

A vineyard once thrived on the ranch land that is now The Huntington. Jennifer Allan Goldman, a curator of the current exhibit “Cultivating California: Founding Families of the San Marino Ranch,” will give a talk about the property’s agricultural past this Wednesday, March 20th. According to Matt Hormann, “from the 1850s until the 1880s, the [...]

Rashōmon Amidst the Blossoms

Rashōmon Amidst the Blossoms

A woodcutter, a thief, a young woman, and a samurai meet by an ancient gate among the cherry blossoms. One event. Four different stories. Artistic Director Brian Brophy and the Caltech Players (who just put on Little Shop of Horrors) brings Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s film Rashōmon to the Under the Oaks Theater at Descanso [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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