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The Rose

The Rose

This comes straight from NASA: The spinning vortex of Saturn’s north polar storm resembles a deep red rose of giant proportions surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Measurements have sized the eye at a staggering 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per [...]

Mother’s Day Events This Week & Next

Mother’s Day Events This Week & Next

Webster’s Pharmacy – Mother’s Day’s Spa-Tique & Tea Retreat, Friday, May 3rd, 3-7 p.m. While sipping on hot or iced tea and tasting tea cakes or fresh fruit, try Crabtree & Evelyn’s Hand Therapy lotions including Tarocco Orange, Naked Bee’s lavender creams, and Aroma Home’s soothing heat packs and receive 20% savings on $25 or more [...]

South Pas Eclectic Music Fest & Art Walk

South Pas Eclectic Music Fest & Art Walk

More than forty musical artists will be descending upon the streets of South Pasadena. Six venues at South Pasadena’s Eclectic Music Festival & Art Walk will feature musicians and performers including 2013 Grammy Award-winner Quetzal, winner for Best Alternative, Urban or Rock Album. Other opening acts will include the “big band sounds of Tim Gill [...]

Bungalow Heaven Tour This Weekend

Bungalow Heaven Tour This Weekend

It’s Bungalow Heaven time. Stroll the streets lined with California Oaks and tour 8 Arts & Crafts-era homes, constructed from 1905-1925. Located north of the 210 and tucked between Lake and Hill, visitors will be received by docents and can witness demonstrations of restoration work, hear music, indulge in refreshments, and even take a garden [...]

Two Pint Wonder

Two Pint Wonder

Being Irish it must have been tough to live this down, but Owen Dara had his mother’s genes and a mere two pints at the pub would plaster him to the wall. In his show Two Pint Wonder, Dara recounted how his friends would say, “We’re going to have a couple of pints with Owen, [...]

San Marino’s 100 Years Old

San Marino’s 100 Years Old

Lacy Park will be the location for San Marino’s 100th Birthday celebration. An “old-fashioned” picnic will be followed by train and pony rides, jugglers, a balloon artist, a photo booth, and more. Of course, a day of fun would not be the same without cotton candy, kettle corn, and barbecue, which will be available in [...]

Big Night Out

Big Night Out

One night. Two parties. It’s your Big Night Out. Party #1: The Big Night Out Gala Kick-Off Reception at the home of Drs. Carmen Puliafito and Janet Pine, with silent and live auctions, food stations with hors d’oeuvres by Pasadena restaurants and caterers, and hosted bars. Party #2: After the reception, most guests disperse to [...]

Pasadena Restaurant Week Has an App

Pasadena Restaurant Week Has an App

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is going hi-tech and for this year’s Pasadena Restaurant Week they are offering an app for iPhone and Android users that identifies participating restaurants by location, cuisine, and price, as well as an alphabetical list. Users can also use the app to make reservations and find out about other yearly [...]

Fancy That! – Closing Its Doors

Fancy That! – Closing Its Doors

Over the years, we’ve marveled at their extensive Easter windows, gotten goosebumps from their Halloween display, ooh-ed and aah-ed strolling through their magical Christmas world, and wanted to snatch the birthday cupcake string of lights, the handmade birthday crowns, and the precious birthday plates and cups. Now, Fancy That! on Mission Street in San Marino [...]

Open Days

Open Days

It’s almost time to open America’s private gardens once again. The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days in Pasadena will be Sunday, April 28th. Brew a strong cup of joe, swallow down some good, healthy protein and carbs because you’ll have only six hours to stroll, peruse, smell, and enjoy six incredibly diverse private gardens. Storrier Stearns [...]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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