Of the many hip cafes or chain stores where Pasadena locals buy coffee with their names spelled incorrectly on their cup, Home Brewed Bar stands apart from the shops with a “grab-and-go” camaraderie. With every…

During the darkest hour of dusk, dim-lit globed light bulbs hang strung above a courtyard of fired bricks. The cold air has a quiet bite to it and live music enters the atmosphere. (more…)

More than a hundred people lined up on Raymond Avenue Tuesday outside the Meat District Co., which offered free hamburgers for a year to the first hundred customers. (more…)