After a two-year hiatus, LA’s most celebrated literary magazine, Slake, is making its long-awaited return. Rare Bird Lit has decided to compile the best pieces from the first four issues into an anthology entitled “We Dropped a Bomb on You.”
Many fans of the Downtown Arts District staple Handsome Coffee Roasters were shocked to hear earlier this month that the popular café had been bought by the hip Oakland chain Blue Bottle Coffee. Handsome, which we wrote about in our January issue, will likely soon be no more—folded into Blue Bottle’s growing coffee empire. Yet Handsome stalwarts have some news to cheer about this week. The cafe’s co-founder Tyler Wells is opening a new espresso bar—with the grand opening set for tonight.
Despite summer creeping up fast, now is not the ideal time to start getting into beach shape. There are too many things to eat in Pasadena. Next week, the city's annual Restaurant Week gets underway, and per usual it loo ... read more
Is there a better way to cool off on a hot day then with a nice, refreshing boba drink? Elton Keung, owner and boba master of Boba8 in San Gabriel, thinks so. "I thought boba was getting boring," he tells Pasadenaread more
Get ready for the 50th annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design, which will feature a 1915 English arts and crafts estate designed by prominent L.A. architect Stiles O. Clements (1883-1966). Situated on over three and a ... read more