Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Langham Huntington’


Imagine Tea at the Langham

Imagine Tea at the Langham
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It is said that one day in 1865, Anna Maria Russell, the 7th Duchess of Bedford who lived at Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire and was a Lady-to-the-Bedchamber to Queen Victioria, “experienced a ‘sinking feeling’ in the middle of the afternoon.” She instructed her footman to bring her the makings for tea along with some bread […]

Pasadena Heritage Legacy Walking Tour

Pasadena Heritage Legacy Walking Tour

Pasadena Heritage wants to show you how “Pasadena developed from a simple Indiana farm colony to the wealthiest resort community in the United States during the 1920s.” Four walking tours will be offered on Sunday, December 30th. The “Old Pasadena Walking Tour” will delve into the town’s Victorian past amongst smaller streets and alleyways, as […]

Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa

Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa

Pasadena was blessed with a number of posh hotels (none of which survive today) during its first boom period, in the 19th century, but it really arrived with the construction of this place. First built in 1906 as the Hotel Wentworth, it struggled and was finally bought by railroad magnate and local boy Henry Huntington […]

Win a Weekend at the Langham

Win a Weekend at the Langham

If you’ve read Lian Dolan’s bestselling new novel, Helen of Pasadena, you know how the historic Langham Huntington Hotel is the setting for the big love scene. And now it’s the setting for the grand prize for the Helen of Pasadena contest, which is running through December. We can’t guarantee that a sexy archaeologist will […]

Publication Party for Cancer Support a Hit

Publication Party for Cancer Support a Hit

“I just want to say: Should an unfortunate butter-related accident happen to Paula Deen, I could be ready to step in as Grand Marshall in a moment’s notice.” So proclaimed Lian Dolan at the October 28th publication party for her debut novel Helen of Pasadena. About 100 people came to Little Flower Candy Co. to celebrate the […]

Top Chef Voltaggio

Top Chef Voltaggio

If you had asked the typical Pasadenans who have frequented the Huntington Hotel dining room at any point in the last 100 years if the hotel’s chef would someday be a tattooed, bad-boy national TV star who makes things like lemongrass-scallion froth, they would have popped you on the head with their Wall Street Journals. […]

Top Chef… Pasadena?

Top Chef… Pasadena?

I love Pasadena, I really do. But let’s be honest — it is not considered one of the country’s best food towns. (Now, San Gabriel, that’s another story.) We have plenty of good places to eat, but we don’t have destination restaurants. But now we have a Top Chef, or at least one who’s climbing […]

Janis Mann Sings at the Langham

Janis Mann Sings at the Langham

The Langham Huntington’s occasional series of jazz concerts continues on September 5th with a performance by vocalist Janis Mann, who Christopher Louden of Jazztimes describes as “cool and sultry… crystalline as Baccarat’s finest yet smoky as a Dietrich film festival.” The concert is happening in the swank Lobby Lounge and will have seating for just 70 people. […]

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