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2015 Historic Highlands Home Tour

2015 Historic Highlands Home Tour
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Historic Highlands is bordered between New York and Washington Avenues, north to south, and Hill and Lake Avenues, east to west. On May 9th, the area’s HH Committee presents the 2015 Historic Highlands Home Tour. Originally settled by early Pasadena pioneers David McPherson and Ezra Dane in the late 1800’s, today the residential district lined […]

Pedestrian Safety Workshop

Pedestrian Safety Workshop

Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition is working for pedestrian safety. PCSC is hosting an interactive pedestrian safety workshop led by pedestrian planning professionals from California Walks on May 9th.   Pedestrian Safety Workshop Saturday, May 9th, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Pas. Presbyterian Church, 585 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena For more info, visit Pas-CSC.org  

Colors of Water

Colors of Water

(Official text) “Colors of Water,” a group show exploring the many impressions that water has on a person’s imaginations. Join us in the Closing Reception to celebrate artistic diversity, friendship and a cozy corner coffee shop that many locals call their daily haunt. “Colors of Water” has ceramics from Ginko Ching Lee and paintings from […]

A Pasadena Lark

A Pasadena Lark

It’s like cake minimalism. White on white with minimal dashes of color and texture. It’s Lark Cake Shop on Hill Avenue just north of Washington Boulevard in Pasadena. We’d been chatting over a cuppa latte with a friend around the corner at Lavender and Honey. Looking to while away more time before heading home and […]

Happily Wear After

Happily Wear After

A business associate suggested we meet at Lavender and Honey, which suited us as the day was hot and the folks there make a lovely ice latte—and, in our opinion, it’s always a perfect day for toast. The L & H toast consists of toasted walnut bread spread with goat cheese, drizzled with honey, and […]

Civil War Medicine

Civil War Medicine

As a result of massive casualties during the American Civil War, a sea of hospital tents sprung up around Washington D.C. Walt Whitman called them “grim clusters.” Grim might be too tame of a word. At the start of the war in 1861, the “ways” of medicine was just coming out of what’s called the […]

Michelle’s Quinoa Salad

Michelle’s Quinoa Salad

It took me a while to fall in love with quinoa, but I’m happy to say that we are now close friends. For best savory results, sauté quinoa with onion and olive oil before boiling. Also see below for other quinoa tips. Then you can make this delicious, nutritious, and gorgeous salad—and won’t you be […]

LitFest 2015

LitFest 2015

Poets, independent bookmakers, self-publishing, satire, California authors, diversity in Young Adult literature, memoir writing, Pulitzer Prize-winner and food critic Jonathan Gold, science writers, mystery writers, and women writers may all be heard during the 2015 LitFest Pasadena.   Local authors, Désirée Zamorano, Jervey Tervalon, Ron Koertge, Gary Phillips, Petrea Burchard, Naomi Hirahara will be among […]

Bees, Glorious Bees

Bees, Glorious Bees

It was late afternoon. The time of day when the light becomes crisp, and shadows lengthen and darken, colors pop. We came upon an adorable home with flowers blooming, all in rows, proper yet unruly at the same time.       We also saw a faux beehive…     The number on the sign […]

/Kuhl-er/

/Kuhl-er/

It’s all about color. Or as in the phonetic spelling of the word, /kuhl-er/. Nearly two dozen San Gabriel Valley artists, including Barbi Taylor of Pasadena and Robert Nydam of Sierra Madre, have examined “the role color plays in art inspiration and interpretation.” The resulting works will be exhibited at Jones Coffee with an opening […]

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