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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,…

Pasadena You Should Visit Antique Shops

Out with the old, in with the … old? Pasadena is a prime location for historic furniture and collectible items. From craftsman…

Being a Dad Rocks! Salute Your Favorite Rock Star on His Day

Father’s Day is coming up, and you’re stumped, because he seems to have everything. Well, he might, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something out…

Flowers for Mom

Celebrate Mom with flowers this Mother’s Day. The gift of flowers never goes wrong and, while individual preferences vary, these are the…

Saje Natural Wellness Comes to Pasadena

Embrace natural healing with Saje Natural Wellness. This Canadian retail store provides 100% plant-derived and natural essential oils and base ingredient product solutions. They stock…

Flowers “Made in the USA” – Why Some People Care

Only about 20 percent of all cut flowers sold in the United States are actually grown in the country, according to the…

Shopping 101: The Baby Shower

Baby showers are a time for celebrating new life coming into the world. Make it easy on the parents to be by gifting them items…

Tightly Knit Community of Crafters Gather at Wollhaus

Images: Wollhaus Join a community of crafters at Pasadena’s only dedicated yarn and craft store, Wollhaus. Partners, Ulli Schober and Kathi Snodgrass,…

Handmade Shopping With A Cause This Spring at Jackalope Pasadena

Pasadena’s Central Park will play host for a third year to local handmade design as the Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair makes its return this April…

Doors Close on an Institution

Not many businesses today can say their doors opened in 1932 but in the case of Pasadena Rug Mart, it’s true. Alas, another institution is coming to an end as the store plans a four-day closing sale falling on President’s Day weekend (February 17th through the 20th). The decision to close was not an easy one given the circumstances, but with the passing away of owner Abbas Firouzi, the heart and soul of Pasadena Rug Mart, the family felt it was best. As part of the closing, the family has deeply discounting, up to 50 to 75 percent off, the…

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