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What Would Leonard Cohen Do?

What Would Leonard Cohen Do?

We file into the zendo in a single file children on the first day of kindergarten discarding scarves and boots the air is snappy at 6:30 am a time of day I don’t ordinarily see but the spiritual requirements are rigorous on Mount Baldy. We are scared of the monk with his shaved head who [...]

SIP-tember Cocktails: The Final Judgment

SIP-tember Cocktails: The Final Judgment

After four rounds of voting and 4,962 votes cast, SIP-tember‘s celebration of the cocktail has been narrowed to four: The Taproom at the Langham Pasadena – CC Crush Green Street Restaurant – Bourbon Blackberry Collins Kal’s Mediterranean Bistro – Arugula Rocket Toro Sushi Bar Lounge – Cucumber Skini-Tini The final voting for top prize takes [...]

Wiggle Waggle Time

Wiggle Waggle Time

The Pasadena Animal League has already collected $15,725. The Pasadena Pacers, $335. The Franco family, $295. Will you come Wiggle Waggle Walk? You can join as a team or sign up as an individual here. If you wiggle waggle right along with your four-footed friend, you’ve got to stay for the Wiggle Waggle Walk Fair [...]

Fall Organic Vegetable Gardening

Fall Organic Vegetable Gardening

Like the idea of eating pesticide-free food? Become an organic gardener starting with Garden Manager Rachel Young at Descanso Gardens this Saturday. Young will explain the importance of planning your garden, “maintaining garden vitality,” and prepping for the upcoming spring and summer. The lecture will be in the Maple classroom, while a garden talk will [...]

Oprah Book Club Author, Bestsellers & Story Finalist

Oprah Book Club Author, Bestsellers & Story Finalist

The South Pasadena Public Library is offering a feast of talented this Wednesday evening (September 25th). The panel will include Christina Schwarz who’s novel Drowning Ruth is included in Oprah’s Book Club collection. “Drowning Ruth started out with my thinking of a Boo Radleyish neighbor I had when I was growing up,” states Schwarz at [...]

Tarte aux Tomates

Tarte aux Tomates

Ingredients: 1 large white or yellow onion, very thinly sliced 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons sugar 1 package puff pastry, defrosted but kept cold 2 large or 3 medium-sized ripe tomatoes 1 tablespoon fruity olive oil 1 tablespoon capers 1 ounce chevre (goat cheese) Directions: Heat butter in large sauté pan, add onions and sugar, [...]

Avenue 50 Studio Raising Funds

Avenue 50 Studio Raising Funds

“We feel the showing of multicultural arts on a monthly basis in a working class community can go a long way in educating people to the importance of diverse art in their lives.” Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park hosts art exhibits, poetry readings, film screenings, and musical events highlighting not only the arts and [...]

Beaches: Watercolors and Sketches by Eva Fenyes

Beaches: Watercolors and Sketches by Eva Fenyes

Over the past three months, Michelle Turner, Collections Manager at Pasadena Museum of History, presented a progressive exhibit of beach art, which she posted on the museum’s Facebook Page.  Each Wednesday between Memorial Day and Labor Day she selected and introduced one of Eva Fenyes’ sketches by way of social media.  This did reach a [...]

Get Bald!

Get Bald!

More than 175,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. According to Wil Dee, Managing Partner of Haven Gastropub +Brewery, “only 4 percent of all federal cancer research (is) dedicated to pediatric cancer research.” As the month of September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, on Saturday, September 28th, HGB is teaming up with St. Baldrick’s Foundation [...]

Zandra Rhodes: Lunch with a Legend

Zandra Rhodes: Lunch with a Legend

Enjoy a lunch prepared by chef Bryant Wigger at Pasadena’s relatively new Trattoria Neapolis (dubbed best new restaurant) while also having “an exclusive opportunity to meet, mingle, and enjoy conversation with legendary British designer Zandra Rhodes, CBE.” “‘I am tired of good taste,’ Zandra Rhodes once said. ‘I want to do everything wrong and get [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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