5 Questions With Executive Chef of Centerplate, Jon Dubrick

Jon Dubrick, the new regional executive chef of Centerplate, the exclusive food and beverage provider for the Pasadena Convention Center and Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

Exploring the Gems of Studio City

The world-famous Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park located just a stone’s throw away (technically it’s in Universal City but...

Novelist and Podcaster Lian Dolan Analyzes Her “Sphere of Influence”

From PTA power to pancakes, Lian Dolan’s thoughts on influence.

Pasadena Festival of Women Authors Will Feature Seven Acclaimed Female Writers

Now in its 12th year, the Pasadena Festival of Women Authors celebrates the accomplishments of female writers while raising funds for literary programs.

The Big Easy Beckons – Where to Stay, Eat and Play in New Orleans

There’s even more to love about New Orleans lately thanks to a recent infusion of new hotels and restaurants

The Anti-Aging Alternative to Retinol That’s Plant-Based

Scientists may have found a plant-based replacement for retinol.

The Greyhound Bar & Grill, Highland Park’s Go To Spot For Upscale American Fare

Dubbed “best wings in Los Angeles” by many of its patrons, The Greyhound Bar & Grill in Highland Park has become one of the neighborhood’s most successful storefronts since it opened in 2014.

k-apostrophe Launches With a Line of Luxury Prints and Textiles for the Home

Los Angeles-based designer K’era Morgan launches a luxury line of prints and textiles for the home.

Upcoming Pasadena Playhouse Productions You Won’t Want to Miss

Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman shares the upcoming Pasadena Playhouse productions you won't want to miss.

Lunar New Year Events Around Pasadena

Saturday January 25th is Chinese New Year. Welcome to the year of the rat. Activities about throughout Pasadena, here are four:

Cocktails Without Borders at The Raymond 1886

The Raymond 1886’s head bartender, Jesus Gomez, takes you back to the classics and around the world

100 Years of History on Colorado Boulevard

A beautiful, classic church has adorned the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Oakland Avenue in downtown Pasadena for almost 100 years.

The Influential 50

We looked to who has drawn our specific attention and the attention of other community members who pay at least as much attention as we do.

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5 Questions With Executive Chef of Centerplate, Jon Dubrick

Jon Dubrick, the new regional executive chef of Centerplate, the exclusive food and beverage provider for the Pasadena Convention Center and Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

The Greyhound Bar & Grill, Highland Park’s Go To Spot For Upscale American Fare

Dubbed “best wings in Los Angeles” by many of its patrons, The Greyhound Bar & Grill in Highland Park has become one of the neighborhood’s most successful storefronts since it opened in 2014.

Cocktails Without Borders at The Raymond 1886

The Raymond 1886’s head bartender, Jesus Gomez, takes you back to the classics and around the world

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Pasadena Festival of Women Authors Will Feature Seven Acclaimed Female Writers

Now in its 12th year, the Pasadena Festival of Women Authors celebrates the accomplishments of female writers while raising funds for literary programs.

Upcoming Pasadena Playhouse Productions You Won’t Want to Miss

Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman shares the upcoming Pasadena Playhouse productions you won't want to miss.

Lunar New Year Events Around Pasadena

Saturday January 25th is Chinese New Year. Welcome to the year of the rat. Activities about throughout Pasadena, here are four:

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The Anti-Aging Alternative to Retinol That’s Plant-Based

Scientists may have found a plant-based replacement for retinol.

How Vinotherapy Beauty Treatments Are Providing Various Skin Benefits.

Red wine is purported to have numerous health benefits, and pouring a glass can help one relax at the end of a long day.

Sand Therapy: An Ancient Wellness Practice That Heals and Relaxes the Body

Psammotherapy (hot sand therapy) dates back thousands of years to ancient Egypt, where it was used to treat inflammatory diseases and ailments such as scoliosis.

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Contemporary Crafts Market to Close After 34 Years

The longest-running fine craft show is celebrating its final year at the Pasadena Convention Center.

Pasadena Comedy Club, The Ice House Warms Audiences With Laughter

For an evening of laughter, this Pasadena comedy club is the place to be.

The Rays Swim Teams Providing a Vital Community For Special-needs Kids

Since 2007, the center has been home to the Rays, special-needs athletes who live with a range of physical, social, and/or developmental disabilities.

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The Big Easy Beckons – Where to Stay, Eat and Play in New Orleans

There’s even more to love about New Orleans lately thanks to a recent infusion of new hotels and restaurants

Eat, Stay, and Play the Preholiday Way in London

Travel expert Catherine Addé of Pasadena’s TravelStore shares her insight on holiday travel.

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k-apostrophe Launches With a Line of Luxury Prints and Textiles for the Home

Los Angeles-based designer K’era Morgan launches a luxury line of prints and textiles for the home.

Local Fashion Brand Sotela Promotes Sustainability As Well As Size Inclusivity

Founded in 2016, Sotela’s ethos combines both style and sustainability, resulting in a collection that not only looks good, but does good.

How Luxe Wallpaper Brand August Abode is Prettying Up California Homes

Los Angeles-based interior designer Stefani Stein is known for her stunning work in residences and commercial spaces. She has carved a niche for herself with her signature relaxed and refined aesthetic. Stein's eponymous design firm offers full-service interior architecture and design with a client list that boasts Orange Is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli and her wife, actress Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale); Pretty Little Liars actress Shay Mitchell; and British race car driver Jenson Button. Now Stein has launched August Abode, a luxury wallpaper...

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