On the left stood a fully-decked out shinobi, wearing his traditional green pocketed vest and bared the symbol of the hidden leaf village upon the steel plate of his blue bandana. He was digging around…

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…)