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The Long Table: Year Two

The Long Table: Year Two

Dine under nature’s canopy right on Green Street…sans the swoosh and veering of cars. Replacing cars for one entire block, The Long Table: Playhouse District Food & Wine Celebration will step into its second year on Saturday, July 26th. Communal tables are set up and diners experience “epicurean fare, refreshing drinks, and wonderful music” from seven Pasadena Playhouse District [...]

The Folly Bowl

The Folly Bowl

An outdoor garden amphitheater on the grounds of a private home. Bring your own picnic, refreshments, cushions, and even a blanket and pillow if you’d like for an evening under the trees in an intimate setting, thanks to Susanna Dadd and James Griffith of Altadena. It’s the Folly Bowl. We’re almost halfway through their summer [...]

Wearable Tech

Wearable Tech

Wearable tech? Wearable computing is the study or practice of inventing, designing, building, or using miniature body-borne computational and sensory devices. Wearable computers may be worn under, over, or in clothing, or may also be themselves clothes (i.e. “Smart Clothing” (Mann, 1996a)). (Interaction Design Foundation) In 1981, Steve Mann designed and built a backpack-mounted 6502-based [...]

Peach, Burrata, Proscuitto & Hazelnut Salad

Peach, Burrata, Proscuitto & Hazelnut Salad

Thank you to Prospect Park Books for sharing a recipe from their new release, The Auntie Em’s Cookbook by Theresa Wahl, owner and chef of Auntie Em’s Kitchen in Eagle Rock. ~~~ This salad is a great alternative to a caprese. Peaches instead of the more common tomatoes sweeten things up a bit. The dressing makes [...]

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

It’s England, late 1990s. In the beginning Kathy H., “Kath,” tells us that she is 31 years old and has been a “carer” for eleven years. She is a good carer, she boasts, and even gets to choose her “donors” sometimes. “Carer” and “donor.” It may be the 1990s, but we quickly understand this is [...]

Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market

During our jury service on a civil case that ran over the course of 13 business days, we dined with a our juror friends at Grand Central Market. We hadn’t been down in years, and it was still a feast for the eyes, and delicious. Grand Central Market 317 S. Broadway, L.A. 90013 Hours: 8 [...]

Free Pet Adoption!

Free Pet Adoption!

Official Press Release: The Pasadena Humane Society is teaming up with Assemblymembers Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park), and Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) to host the biggest free pet adoption event of the year in the San Gabriel Valley. On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the Pasadena Humane Society will open its doors for a community adoption event [...]

Whisky & Poetry

Whisky & Poetry

We’ve written and raved about this event before, but we’re here to do it again because if even one cell of yours enjoys poetry and whisky, in any and all combinations, even the most fleeting interest, or even mere admiration, then you must attend Kim Ohanneson and Karolyn Kiisel’s increasingly popular Whisky & Poetry Salon. Thursday, [...]

From Gravity to The Odd Couple: Old Pasadena Film Festival

From Gravity to The Odd Couple: Old Pasadena Film Festival

Sit under the stars and watch free movies at the Old Pasadena Film Festival every Friday and Saturday night during the month of July. Locations vary from the courtyard in Hugus Alley at One Colorado, the Armory, and Distant Lands to the Conscientious Projector and Central Park. There are some award winners like Gravity and [...]

Come Home Instantly! Part 1

Come Home Instantly! Part 1

July 28, 1914: “In mid-ocean received news by ‘wireless’ that war had been declared between Austria and Servia. Great excitement and anxiety.” Eva Fenyes noted this pivotal moment in history, the start of World War I, on the cover of the S.S. Vaterland’s Bordspiele – Games & Amusements booklet, which depicts a carefree group of [...]

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