Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Brookside Park’


Mystery History No. 33

Mystery History No. 33
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Where are we? What’s happening? In this 1935 photo (right), Joseph Barry, J. Louis Comiskey, and Harry Grabiner sit on an arroyo stone wall at Brookside Park while the Chicago White Sox play a baseball game during spring training. From 1933 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1950, the Chicago White Sox had their spring […]

Mystery History No. 17: Apropos This Week

Mystery History No. 17: Apropos This Week

In this photo, ground is being excavated in 1923 for a new swimming pool — called a “plunge” — at Brookside Park to replace the original. In 1912 the City of Pasadena purchased 30 acres of land known as Sheep Corral Springs for the development of a park in the Arroyo Seco. For many years […]

Mystery History No. 15

Mystery History No. 15

Where are we? And what’s happening? In this 1986 photo, children climb the Ant Wall at the original location of Kidspace Children’s Museum inside the McKinley School gymnasium where they were located for 20 years. In a move that was somewhat controversial at the time, Kidspace relocated in 2004 to the former Fannie E. Morrison Horticultural Center, which they spent five years […]

Look Up at 11:30 on Saturday

Look Up at 11:30 on Saturday

If you’re in west Pasadena/Altadena, Eagle Rock or La Cañada this Saturday, make sure to cast your eyes heavenward between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. That’s when artist Bruce Nauman, in conjunction with the Armory Center for the Arts, will create a skywriting work called “Leave the Land Alone” in the sky above the Arroyo […]

Get Your Wiggle On

Get Your Wiggle On

No one likes a walk around the Rose Bowl more than a dog, and on September 27th, the 5K walking route around Brookside and the Rose Bowl will be full of more happy dogs than you can possibly imagine. That’s right, it’s time for the annual Wiggle Waggle Walk, one of the highlights of the […]

Three Cheers for Larry Wilson

Three Cheers for Larry Wilson

Larry Wilson, the public editor of the Pasadena Star-News and a Linda Vista resident, took a stand yesterday about the Rose Bowl Loop, the three-mile walking/cycling route around Brookside Golf Course and the Rose Bowl. He calls himself an “outlier” and in the extreme minority for calling for a ban on motor vehicles most of […]

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