Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Hometown Pasadena’

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Gumbo Ya Ya By Chef Claud Beltran

Gumbo Ya Ya By Chef Claud Beltran
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We are excited to open our new recipe-of-the-week category “Mangiamo” with a contribution from Claud Beltran of Noir Food & Wine and Claud & Co. Catering. Thank you to Claud, to Wendy Anderson for procuring and delivering the details, and thank you to Chef Daniel for presenting a delicious bowl of gumbo, which I quickly […]

Belinda’s Birthday by Petrea Burchard

Belinda’s Birthday by Petrea Burchard

Damn hot flashes. Belinda Marvel rolled over onto the empty Cheetos bag, causing orange dust to blow in her face. Her pajama pants pinched at the waist. Her stomach growled. She allowed her sock feet to flop to the floor, the motion propelling her to sit up. On the silent TV screen a skinny girl […]

Mystery History No. 5

Mystery History No. 5

Where are we? What is happening? In the circa 1887 photo above, two adult males hang out on the back side of a barn that was used temporarily as living quarters. During the building boom of 1886 to 1888, settlers were teeming to put down roots in the newly incorporated city. Many put up barns […]

Dorian Cohen: Decorations

Dorian Cohen: Decorations

Dorian Cohen’s work incorporates writing, photography, and sound. As a member of the Pasadena-based Otela Group, he created poetry pamphlets, performances, and recordings. He was also a regular contributor to the music magazine Option. Excerpts of his new multimedia composition, Pinney House: A Memoir and his iPhone Street Shot Series are posted on his blog Piedmont Avenue.     Decorations The name […]

Hi, I’m Kat

Hi, I’m Kat

I’m sitting at my computer as the clock strikes 1 a.m. My street is quiet—TVs are turned off, interior lights have been extinguished, and my daughter (her headphones having fallen finally out of her ears) is “passed out,” as she would put it. Our one remaining cat is meowing relentlessly, trying to annoy me enough […]

New Owner for Hometown Pasadena

New Owner for Hometown Pasadena

For months now, you’ve been reading posts by Kat Ward and admiring her photographs. Now, I’m happy (and a little sad) to report that as of October 1, I’m handing the reins to Kat for good. Six years ago, I set up a simple site at hometown-pasadena.com to help promote the book my fledgling company […]

Party on the Bridge

Party on the Bridge

This Saturday on the Colorado Street Bridge, that is, courtesy of Pasadena Heritage. There’ll be live music on three stages, dancing, antique cars, children’s games and food and drink (no-host) from around twenty local vendors, including Craftsman Brewing (!), Eagle Rock Brewing, Big Mama’s Rib Shack, Garlic Jim’s Gourmet Pizza, Cha Da Thai, Los Tacos […]

Church of Wine?

Church of Wine?

We had to share this photo taken by Petrea Burchard of Pasadena Daily Photo, who joined us the other night at a party for our advertisers, writers and some of our favorite bloggers at Vertical Wine Bistro. It was fun to watch her quietly slip away from the chatter and poke around with her camera, […]

Hometown Pasadena in San Marino

Hometown Pasadena in San Marino

Yours truly  — along with my friend and colleague Mel Malmberg — will be speaking and signing books at the snazzy new Crowell Public Library in San Marino, and the more hometown folks who show up, the livelier it will be! I’ll be talking about discoveries made in the course of publishing Hometown Pasadena, At […]

Hometown Pasadena Five To Appear

Hometown Pasadena Five To Appear

That’s right, the entire squad — Colleen Dunn Bates, Jill Ganon, Sandy Gillis, Mary Jane Horton and Mel Malmberg — will be appearing and signing Hometown Pasadena 2009.2010 at the kickoff open house for Granite Park Place, a swank new condo development in the South Lake neighborhood. Developer Vornado Realty Trust, the Coldwell Banker sales team […]

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