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Altadena Artists Band Together to Offer Seasonal Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Boutique

Pop-up boutiques are all the rage. Many big companies use them to attract wide attention for a limited time by selling unique limited-time merchandise or to show off new products. This idea has been so successful in Los Angeles that local artists in the greater…

How to Layer Yourself in Style(s) and Warmth

Suddenly, winter has arrived with chilly days and downright cold nights, even rain. Here’s a versatile and warm wrap which works inside…

Made in Pasadena Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for gratitude and gifting. Pasadena is an ideal holiday shopping spot, between the region’s mix of major brand retailers, local artisans and…

Celebrate the Spirit of the Holiday Season: Shop with AmazonSmile

The start of November means the the official start of the holiday shopping season! According to the National Retail Federation, consumers intend…

The International Gem and Jewelry Show Coming Back to Pasadena

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and you can find lots of those and other jewels at this year’s International Gem and Jewelry Show. Returning…

Trends in Business Telecommunications Make Life Easier, and Quite Often Cheaper

With the world of technology growing each day, our methods of communication have never been more varied. Yes, Unified Communication (UC) is…

Tie Dye: The Trend Without End Trending Higher Again

Do you know where tie-dye originates from? The colorful Japanese technique has been around for centuries, entering modern world wardrobes in the hippie-filled 1960s, making…

Fashion Mamas Mama Market Comes to One Colorado

Being a mom is a tough job. But being a working mom, in the fashion industry? Well, that requires some serious dedication.…

Celebrate the Season with a Los Altos Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Fall Fundraising Centerpiece Co-chairs, Connie Sutherland and Jennifer Herzer (L to R) with a centerpiece. Members of Los Altos Auxiliary are creating beautiful handcrafted floral…

After 85 Years in Business, Pasadena Rug Mart Will Close its Doors in July

One of Pasadena’s oldest and renowned family owned rug stores –the Pasadena Rug Mart–will close its doors on July 30 after 85 years in business. The decision to close was not an easy one given the circumstances of the passing away of owner Abbas Firouzi, the heart and soul of Pasadena Rug Mart last December.. “It’s a bittersweet feeling to let this beautiful, magical place go, but neither of us can run the business because of our personal commitments,” said co-owner and Firouzi’s wife, Nili Firouzi. “The store has meant so much to our family and it’s been such an…

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