1450 El Mirador, Pasadena

Stunning Mid Century Atrium Home

This is a stunning post and beam Mid Century Modern home in Pasadena Ca that has two separate atriums in the home! We have design challenges with just ONE atrium, figuring out how to properly utilize two give me the hives. Interestingly, this home was last sold only 2 years ago and […] Read more »

2018 Pasadena Rose Parade- Insider Tips

Last year I took my own advice and went to the Pasadena Rose parade for the first time in years. It was easy and hassle free. Here is an updated version of my insider, native’s guide to the 2018 Pasadena Rose Parade. Here is a great map of the parade route. […] Read more »

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Watch the Sparks Fly!

Every Fourth of July, people crowd together to watch the sky explode. Instead of waiting in line and dealing with the crowds, here are some of our favorite local secret spots to check out fireworks. CORONADO STREET BRIDGE, PASADENA For 91 years and running, the Rose Bowl has hosted AmericaFest. […] Read more »

Metro Drops 710 Tunnel

Today, in a historic vote, the Metro board withdrew financial support for the 710 freeway tunnel. For decades, there has been controversy about connecting the 710 and 210 freeways through Pasadena. Foothills residents have primarily been against it because it would bring more traffic through residential communities. Metro thought they may have […] Read more »

Going to the Rose Parade, 2017

It’s been years since I attended the parade, live and in person. I guess it is my right as a So Cal native to take the parade for granted.  However, in the name of being the Ambassador for my neck of the woods, I thought I would put together a […] Read more »