February 12, 2018

Brick by Brick

The San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity creates lasting change by providing affordable homes for those in need. BY: Julie Carlson PHOTOS: Edward Motts   “All […]
February 12, 2018

A (Temporary) Place to Call Home

Airbnb provides an alternative lodging to hotels but with new regulations posed to take place in Pasadena, what does that mean for those who rent out […]
February 6, 2018

Ancient Land, New Beginnings

It was just over 15 years ago that Pechanga Casino opened its doors. Spring 2018 will see the opening of a new guest tower and expansive, […]
February 6, 2018

Immune Boosting Super Foods

Let’s face it, by the time we feel the first tickle in our throat, we know it’s too late to fight off what’s ahead. These simple […]
February 6, 2018

Confessions of a Country House Snoop

Travel expert Catherine Adde explains her love for the English manor estate and suggests a few you’ll fall in love with too. By Catherine Adde Images: […]
January 31, 2018

Block Party

When was the last time the neighbors got together? At Block Party, it’s every night. With an impressive 3,000 square foot patio, Block Party is serving […]
January 25, 2018

Lautner’s Engineer

  Pasadena’s Andrew Nasser is the engineer who designed the structure behind the fanciful creations of John Lautner’s last 25 years.   Southern California Style. When […]
January 17, 2018

Great Maple

Paseo’s newest culinary addition packs a punch with modern American flavors and from scratch comfort foods. Although it only opened in mid-October, Great Maple’s fourth location […]
January 17, 2018

What’s In A Name?

North East Pasadena may not be the type of flashy moniker that immediately suggests a sense of place, but rest assured, this special corner of Pasadena […]
January 12, 2018

Bon Appetea!

Bon Appetea Café serves a delicious selection of both freshly made teas and treats in the evolving Downtown Alhambra neighborhood. BY: Sara Smola Despite his passion […]
December 28, 2017

Metro Bike Share Branches out to Pasadena

  Set out and start pedaling! Pasadena is now the second city to gain Metro’s newest green transit idea: bike sharing.    By Morgan Stephens    Metro […]
December 28, 2017

Bohemian Masonry

Story by Cuyler Gibbons Photos by Brooke Mason   Houses, particularly those that are unlike any other, often possess a spirit of their own. A deeper […]
December 19, 2017

Surviving and Thriving

After receiving a dire diagnosis, City of Hope nurse, TED Talk speaker and author Christine Magnus Moore, shares her experience on being on both sides of […]
December 15, 2017

Paying It Forward

The Giving Keys doesn’t just design stylish jewelry—the LA-based company employs individuals who are transitioning out of homelessness. BY: SARA SMOLA   The idea for The […]
December 13, 2017

Lost at Sea

Old Town’s Lost at Sea, a modern fine dining restaurant, offers Pasadenans a memorable dining experience. The seafood-centered restaurant began as a collaboration between locals and […]
December 11, 2017

Inside Showcase

  Jeanne Chung, veteran interior designer and expert observer of the design trade, pulls back the curtain on The Pasadena Showcase House of Design designer selection […]
December 8, 2017

Prepare to be Patio Perfect

Pasadena Ferguson Showroom Manager Alison Crowley shares her tips and tricks to improve your space for ultimate outdoor enjoyment. BY: Alison Crowley Images Courtesy of: Ferguson […]
December 4, 2017

Again Cafe x Chibiscus Ramen

Green Street’s newest café concept offers a caffeine fix by day, and by night transforms into a hip ramen joint that also features Asian-style cuisine like […]
December 4, 2017

The Preservation Package

Matt Berkley and the team at Deasy/Penner are personally committed and uniquely qualified to find, protect and market architecturally significant homes.     By Cuyler Gibbons   Photos […]
November 6, 2017

A Clear Vision

  Everybody dreams, but Russ Campbell, founder of Old Focals Eyewear, acted on his and made it real.   By Cuyler Gibbons   30 years ago, […]
October 19, 2017

Rockhaven Restoration

Rockhaven Sanitarium is finally on the brink of a redevelopment plan intent on retaining its historic character. By: Donna Lugo Photos by: Paul Mowry   Drive […]
October 19, 2017

In-N-Out Joint Replacement

While not exactly drive through, with Kaiser Permanente’s innovative home recovery program, you can pick up a new hip or knee and be home the same […]
October 12, 2017

Bang a Gong

    If you’re having trouble relaxing and letting go, a sound bath might be the ideal way to wash away your stress. By: Cuyler Gibbons […]
October 10, 2017

Coping by Coloring

The adult coloring book craze more is popular than ever, but should you count on it to help cure your blues? Story By: Donna Lugo   […]
October 9, 2017

Viva LA!

Award-winning artist Andre Miripolsky breathes new life into the Los Angeles art scene with his whimsical creations that celebrate the city’s culture and history. BY: Kamala […]
October 9, 2017

The Right Cut

John Yoo, owner of Paseo Colorado’s Porto Alegre, shares his experience on moving to the US, getting involved in the hospitality industry and how he came […]
October 5, 2017

A New Age in Alzheimer’s Research

With technological advances in medicine, researchers are testing modifiable lifestyle factors, groundbreaking vaccines, and preventative drugs for Alzheimer’s disease—giving new hope for future generations. By Morgan […]
October 2, 2017

Tall Medicine

The Tall Men Group makes music to soothe your ailing soul.    BY: Cuyler Gibbons   Photos by Christopher Broughton     For many of us, our first live […]
September 20, 2017

Something Old, Something New in Los Angeles

Travel extraordinaire Catherine Addé uncovers a few LA-centric icons and experiences not far from her own backyard. BY: Catherine Addé Photos by: Lisa Brewster   Union […]
September 20, 2017

Selling LA

TTMA President Ernie Wooden leans on his abundant global experience, and his mother’s advice, to sell Los Angeles to the world.     By Cuyler Gibbons      […]
September 15, 2017

SEE JANE GO

Ride sharing service See Jane Go provides a safe alternative for women passengers and drivers. BY: Sara Smola   Female for female ride sharing service See […]
September 15, 2017

Timeless Fun

  Marionettes have been entertaining us for perhaps 2,000 years. At the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, this timeless entertainment continues.  BY: Julie Carlson  PHOTOS: Ian Byers-Gamber  […]
August 31, 2017

LA’s New Foodie Favorite Locale

The question “What do you feel like eating?” seems innocuous enough but has the potential to cause a full blown argument among finicky eaters. That’s where […]
August 24, 2017

Cooperative Control

CTRL Collective, Old Pasadena’s newest collective workspace location, hopes to create a uniquely empowering environment for its members.  Story by: Cuyler Gibbons    Images: Courtesy of CTRL […]
August 23, 2017

Measure M

With a decades long time horizon and massive investment, Measure M is set to improve the future of transportation throughout the LA basin. By: Morgan Stephens […]
August 23, 2017

East Meets West

Dr. Alex Martin of New Life Wellness Med Spa melds science and tradition in search of total wellness.   Story by Kwesi Dei    Photos by Daria […]
July 24, 2017

Creating Reality from Scratch

When Jill Dickerson was tasked with creating “reality programming” for the Oprah Winfrey Network, she understood they needed to bring something entirely new to the table. […]
July 24, 2017

Helping Others

  A true inspiration to the Pasadena community, philanthropist June Banta has been an active volunteer for over 50 years. BY: Sara Smola   “I tend […]
July 20, 2017

Zo Skin Centre

July 18, 2017

Mind Molder

  Engineer Michelle Easter has made it her mission to expand STEM’s reach to the community at large. BY: Sara Smola Mind Makers Founder and CEO […]
July 12, 2017

Innovating Across All Platforms

  Southern California Public Radio’s Kristen Muller believes the key to the future of audio content is making stories “more essential, more relevant, more magical.”   […]
July 11, 2017

Lloyd & Lane Found Objects

  Bonnie Hargett’s whimsical shop features home ready items and giftable goodies, perfect for you holiday and everyday needs. BY: Sara Smola   South Pasadena boutique, […]
June 30, 2017

Ms. Captain

Tricia Rodriguez, Pasadena’s first female fire captain is proud to be the first, but she’s even prouder simply to be good. BY: Cuyler Gibbons   Photo by […]
June 28, 2017

Mrs. Jones

  Mireya Asturias Jones will be the first to tell you her cup runneth over. But that’s because, as the matriarch of Jones Coffee Roasters, she […]
June 27, 2017

Packing (Mis) Adventures

  Travel expert Catherine Adde provides some packing advice by way of examples you don’t want to repeat. By: Catherine Addé   Whenever I used to […]
June 27, 2017

Marching Mad

  Faced with a perceived assault on basic issues of respect and equality, women across the world took to the streets to make their concerns and […]
June 21, 2017

The Sound of Success

CEO Lora Unger is the force behind the rise of the Pasadena Symphony and POPS, recognized as one of the top performing symphonies in Southern California. […]
June 14, 2017

Talkin ‘Bout a Revolution

Self-driving cars are coming, with implications for the idea of car ownership itself. Pasadena’s Julie Schoenfeld and her company Strobe are in the vanguard of this […]
June 7, 2017

Producing Change

  As a  female  executive in Hollywood  making box office blockbusters, movie producer Deborah Snyder remains a rarity. As someone making hiring decisions, she’s working to change that.  […]
June 5, 2017

The Stand

  Having opened its doors in March off El Molino Avenue, this family-friendly locale is quickly making itself at home. The tech savvy eatery features digital […]
April 27, 2017

The Best Hotel Man in America

  Daniel Moore Linnard was a power player that helped put Pasadena on the map. BY: Sara Smola PHOTOS: Courtesy of the Pasadena Museum of History […]
April 27, 2017

Building the Future

  President Lorne Buchman’s leadership at ArtCenter has greatly contributed to providing students with one of the best art and design educations in the nation. BY: […]
April 25, 2017

Healthy AND Delicious, Truly!

Another jewel in the Fox Restaurant Group crown, Pasadena’s True Food Kitchen location serves abundantly healthy food with a focus on flavor and responsibility. BY: Cuyler […]
April 17, 2017

Appetite for Preservation

Mayor Terry Tornek came to Pasadena as a city planning director with a background in historic preservation, and as mayor he continues to work on making […]
April 13, 2017

Romancing the Rails

Travel consultant Catherine Addé found herself on the journey of a lifetime aboard the legendary Orient Express. BY: Catherine Addé Unpacking my suitcase on the bed, […]
April 10, 2017

Power Bowl

  Once they got the name right, the Rose Bowl truly bloomed. Story By: Cuyler Gibbons Images: Courtesy of the Rose Bowl Based on notoriety alone, […]
April 10, 2017

All the Right Notes

  MUSE/IQUE Artistic Director Rachael Worby brings the Pasadena community together through live music. BY: Sara Smola I first experienced the Rachael Worby effect, on Cal […]
April 10, 2017

Protecting Pasadena’s Heritage

  Pasadena Heritage Executive Director Sue Mossman has set her sights on preserving Pasadena’s historic properties. BY: Julie Carlson “Our collective architectural past is beautifully represented […]
March 29, 2017

Ed Bohlin: Saddle Maker to the Stars

By: Kimberly Locke Photos: Fernando Cerda In the 1940s, Carla Routt’s grandfather had five silver saddles designed and made by the Bohlin Company, a company synonymous […]
March 29, 2017

A Modern Day Pioneer

As a third generation Rose Parade rider, Carla Routt carries the tradition forward. By: Kimberly Locke Photos: Fernando Cerda From presidential inaugurations and polo matches with […]
March 29, 2017

Imagining the Future

City of Hope’s Dr. Arthur Riggs is creating the future of diabetes and cancer treatments today. By: Cuyler Gibbons Images: Courtesy of City of Hope Lots […]
March 22, 2017

Braise & Crumble

Stepping into Braise & Crumble is like stepping into a warm, welcoming kitchen, made bright by the giant “B&C CAFÉ” sign hanging along a rustic brick wall that encloses the quaint café. Wood tables […]
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