Private Architectural Compound Overlooking All of Pasadena

These two architectural jewels, each special and unique in its own way, are set at the top of a private drive overlooking all of Pasadena.

A Charming 1914 Craftsman Abode in Pasadena

There is a formal living room, parlor, dining room, and family room, which is open to the large kitchen featuring granite counters and stainless appliances.

South Pasadena Interior Designer Amy Peltier Has an Eye For Design

South Pasadena Interior Designer Amy Peltier shares her tips on how to avoid design mistakes when sprucing up your space.

Local Private Schools Adapting to a Pandemic World

Teachers and administrators deserve credit for being innovative and creative during a time of uncertainty.

The Magic of Matcha

Matcha is made from green tea leaves that have been ground into fine powder.

How Ear Seeds are Being Used in Treatment of Various Health Issues

Ear seeds stimulate pressure points on the ear to treat chronic pain, addiction, and various health conditions.

American Comfort Food at Its Best at Pasadena’s Smitty’s Grill

Smitty’s Grill provides some of the best American comfort food around, made with local farmers market produce and fresh seasonal ingredients.

Old School Backyard BBQ Inspiration Comes to Life With Rockbird

Founded by brothers Daniel and Chris Skaf, Rockbird’s chicken-centric menu features bird-based sandwiches and tenders made with free-range chicken breast.

LA’s Famous Randy’s Donuts is Now on Lake Avenue Too

Randy’s Donuts set up shop on Lake Avenue, where hungry patrons can choose from over 60 different varieties of both classic and premium donuts.

Some of Our Favorite Local Coffee Houses in Pasadena

Here are several of our favorite local independent coffee purveyors.

2020 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Goes Virtual

The 56th Annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design became available for viewing via Ultimate Viewpoint:56, a state-of-the-art 3D interactive tour.

Heritage Housing Partners and RAAM Construction Team Up to Repurpose the Past

There are well over half a million homeless people in America and over 40 million living in poverty, and thus, constantly housing insecure.

Master of Modern Architecture, Irving J. Gill

At the start of the twentieth century, Irving J. Gill was a progressive architect who pushed boundaries with his innovative designs that incorporated new ideas, materials, and technical advances.

How Far Will $1 Million Go in Pasadena?

So, just how far will $1 million go in Pasadena and the surrounding area? Here’s a look at the market.

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American Comfort Food at Its Best at Pasadena’s Smitty’s Grill

Smitty’s Grill provides some of the best American comfort food around, made with local farmers market produce and fresh seasonal ingredients.

Old School Backyard BBQ Inspiration Comes to Life With Rockbird

Founded by brothers Daniel and Chris Skaf, Rockbird’s chicken-centric menu features bird-based sandwiches and tenders made with free-range chicken breast.

LA’s Famous Randy’s Donuts is Now on Lake Avenue Too

Randy’s Donuts set up shop on Lake Avenue, where hungry patrons can choose from over 60 different varieties of both classic and premium donuts.

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ARTS & CULTURE

Spend Home for the Holidays With the Pasadena Symphony


The concert streams live on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. with David Lockington curating, hosting, and likely playing the cello for a special song.

Pasadena Playhouse’s PlayhouseLive has much to offer

PlayhouseLive is the first-of-its-kind, nonprofit streaming platform to showcase theatrical productions to a national and international audience.

Red Hen Recommends: New Books to Read This Fall

These new releases from Red Hen Press will help fill those extra hours spent at home.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Local Private Schools Adapting to a Pandemic World

Teachers and administrators deserve credit for being innovative and creative during a time of uncertainty.

The Magic of Matcha

Matcha is made from green tea leaves that have been ground into fine powder.

How Ear Seeds are Being Used in Treatment of Various Health Issues

Ear seeds stimulate pressure points on the ear to treat chronic pain, addiction, and various health conditions.

COMMUNITY

Take a Pasadena Walking Tour Without the Actual Walk

For all those feeling disconnected from the city we love, there’s now a way to explore it again—from the comfort of your own couch with Pasadena Walking Tours.

How a Sierra Madre Nonprofit is Helping the Community During Crisis

Sierra Madre Thrives’ Quarantine Canteen assists the community through the pandemic.

Stark Spirits Proves Strength of Business By Helping Others

The Stark Spirits motto is “strength is in the character.” By retooling their business to help others during the crisis, they proved the strength of theirs.

TRAVEL

Savor Life With a Gourmet Getaway in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is a laid-back college town that is an easy three-hour drive north of Pasadena.

Two Easy Near-cation Escapes to Get Away

Pack your bags and hit the road for a reset with one of these easy near-cation escapes.

SHOP & STYLE

South Pasadena Interior Designer Amy Peltier Has an Eye For Design

South Pasadena Interior Designer Amy Peltier shares her tips on how to avoid design mistakes when sprucing up your space.

San Marino’s Single Stone Jewelry Boutique Shines Above the Rest

Single Stone’s in-house collection continues to be made in the downtown LA Jewelry District by skilled artisans who are experts in antique design and production techniques.

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Gift ideas for this holiday season.

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