| Nov 27, 2010
Glendale is not exactly known as a jazz mecca. We do have Jax Bar & Grill and the occasional special event at local theaters. But now, if it's in the cards, we have one more option — Thursday nights at Notte Luna Italian and Mediterranean...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 6:04 PM
The dimly lit Big Fish Bar & Grill is brewing with excitement on a Wednesday night. A full parking lot and a jukebox blaring Pink Floyd can only mean one thing — members of the Reunion, a local dart league, are perfecting their throws in a game...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 10:48 PM
Long before Jocelyn Chia became a member of the Crescenta Valley High girls' golf team, she participated in numerous American Junior Golf Assn. tournaments across California.
Traveling to different venues from Los Angeles to the Bay Area, Chia worked...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 1:06 PM
While most swimmers his age were figuring out high school swimming at the junior varsity level, Crescenta Valley High freshman Young Tae Seo was putting a successful varsity team on his shoulders and draping CIF and Masters Meet medals around his neck....
| Sep 17, 2010
| 6:19 PM
Have you ever wondered how to get rid of your back pain? Have you ever wondered how you got the crazy back pain in the first place? Statistics have shown that 80% of Americans have had some kind of lower back pain. I have been one of those statistics...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 6:23 PM
Viva Cantina in Burbank was the place to be this past Sunday evening, as veteran music critic Jonny Whiteside held the latest edition of his annual Messaround concert showcase.
Now in its eighth installment, the Messaround featured a wide variety of...
| Jul 17, 2010
Back in the day, the only reason I'd visit Tony's Darts Away in Burbank was to see a fight, and I'm not talking about a boxing match on TV. I'm happy to report that urban renewal in our city has extended to Magnolia Boulevard, and the "New Tony's" is a...
| Oct 16, 2010
Run, don't walk, and order the short rib ravioli at Market City Caffe in downtown Burbank. The Italian restaurant's second annual Ravioli Festival continues through Oct. 31 and features seven ravioli dishes.
I tried three of the seven offered, including...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:28 PM
What's that saying about lipstick on a pig? Or a new dress on an old…
Well, you get the idea.
Not exactly the phrase I'm looking for; neither makeup nor evening wear, pigs nor prostitutes are on my mind. But in hopes of adding to our lexicon,...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Gindi Thai reminds me of a Cover Girl ad—fresh and easy, light and breezy, and filled with beautiful people. The large windows, high ceilings, white and key lime décor, buzzing wait staff and raucous conversation make this a refreshing place for...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Sometimes a great restaurant experience is all about the venue. Certain settings encourage an easygoing, unhurried time. Such is the case at the Pub at Golden Road Brewing.
People come here to hang out and drink fresh-brewed beer. They bring their dogs....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:00 PM
In many ways, the roughly 16-mile stretch between Burbank and San Gabriel is the cradle of craft beer civilization in L.A. County. It’s where many of the first craft beer bars and bottle shops appeared in our area; it’s home to the county&...