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Ocean View Rooms, Butterflies and a Clam Festival
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Ocean View Rooms, Butterflies and a Clam Festival

By Greg Aragon Sometimes I hear of a new hotel from a friend, an email tip, or a news release. And once in a while, if I’m lucky, one will catch my eye while driving. The latter was the case, when a friend and I were recently heading home from a trip to Hearst Castle….

Summer in Town: Meeting at Monrovian Restaurant
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Summer in Town: Meeting at Monrovian Restaurant

By Susie Ling It was in 1979 that Jimmy and Maria Kypreos opened Monrovian Restaurant – but not at the northeast corner of Myrtle and Colorado. Many of Monrovian Restaurant’s dedicated customers remember. Joe of San Dimas said, “I used to come with my three daughters when we lived in Monrovia. Jimmy had the restaurant…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

July 27 – Aug. 2
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July 27 – Aug. 2

EDITOR’S PICK California Dreamin’ at The Langham Huntington, July 29 from 5 – 9 p.m. (1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Get into the season’s spirit with an evening of your favorite grilled summer dishes, seafood, sides and sweets, plus wine and local craft beer, featuring a live band and lawn games. Tickets…

July 20 – July 26
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July 20 – July 26

EDITOR’S PICK Americana Festival at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, July 21 from 5 – 9 p.m. (188 Campus Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). There will be barbecue, raffles, bubbles, bingo, games and prizes, crafts, and a concert featuring Knott’s Berry Farm’s famous Krazy Kirk and The Hillbillies who play favorite songs from the Beatles, Elvis Presley,…

Summer in Town: J.B. Burgers Since 1974
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Summer in Town: J.B. Burgers Since 1974

By Susie Ling Once upon a time, a young man named Demetrios “Jim” Bakolas dreamed of opportunity in America. In 1938, Demetrios was the youngest of four born to a doctor and his wife. Demetrios was born in Karpenisi, an area in Central Greece rich in historic tradition and natural alpine beauty. But in the…

July 6 – July 12
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July 6 – July 12

EDITOR’S PICK Summer Concert at Library Park, July 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy an evening of Motown jams courtesy of The Tom Nolan Band. This event is free. For more information, contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246. –MONROVIA Your weekly events July 6 Flavor of Thai…

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