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Marz

Marz
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In the heart of hip Mission Street, Marz has whimsy and wit galore, offering everything from vintage sterling candlesticks to Mexican folk art to kid’s bandages with pictures of sushi. The eclectic collection includes books, cards, wrapping paper, scarves, pillows, dishes, baby clothes and lots of silly gift items. Staples: Some of the best greeting cards in town, seasonal home-decor items […]

Farrin O’Connor

Farrin O’Connor

This is the place for jewelry-making supplies – both tools and such raw materials as sterling silver and semiprecious beads and gems. Wannabe jewelry makers can sign up for a class or get expert advice from owner Margo Farrin, a Pasadena treasure. Staples: Everything the novice to expert jewelry maker needs. Don’t Miss: The bead room. You won’t believe […]

Clothes Heaven

Clothes Heaven

Larayne Brannon says, “We make sure women have fun here – after all, shopping is a recreational sport.” And you will indeed have fun exploring this high-end collection of gently worn goods. The best way to negotiate the crowded store is to follow the signs. “Extra Snazzy,” for instance, marks suits and dresses from such elite designers as Armani, Chanel and Escada. They’re […]

The Art of Romance — and Food

The Art of Romance — and Food

For 23 years, the Folk Tree has heralded Valentine’s Day with a Hearts & Flowers art exhibition, which runs from late January to late February. Love is always the theme; this year’s show will feature works by some 50 artists (including Esau Andrade, Kina Clay, Sumi Foley, Sandra Gallegos and Kathi Oshima): jewelry, ceramics, mixed […]

Local Heroes: Retail

Local Heroes: Retail

The holidays are over, and we’re all trembling in fear at the impending arrival of our December VISA bills — but sometimes even in January we need to buy stuff. This is the month of everyday-essential purchases: Some nails and paint to fix that fence, a box of thank-you cards so your kids can acknowledge […]

Shopper’s Heaven on Friday

Shopper’s Heaven on Friday

We’ve got two hot tips for you shoppers for Friday, December 11: 1. Not many people know that Tommy Bahama‘s womenswear design operation is headquartered right here in Pasadena, in the Raymond Avenue center that also houses Jones Coffee. And even fewer know that they’re having a sample sale on Friday from 11 a.m. to […]

Hometown Holiday Gifts

Hometown Holiday Gifts

Just like Dorothy’s oft-quoted words from The Wizard of Oz, we at Hometown Pasadena believe there’s no place like home—Pasadena, that is—for holiday shopping. The perfect gift awaits each person on your list right here in our own towns, from Pasadena to Montrose. And remember, every dollar you spend at an independently owned store puts […]

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