Westfield Winter Wonderland Dec. 14

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Westfield Santa Anita will host its annual Winter Wonderland party this Sunday, Dec. 14, from 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Promenade. This year the center will treat guests to fun festivities, activities and goodies including an ice rink decked out with artificial snow, arts and crafts for kids, live music, hot cocoa, a dessert bar, and live entertainment. The Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills will perform Christmas songs and the Pasadena … [Read more...]

Book Rack named Business Icon

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The Book Rack used book store in Downtown Arcadia at 204 S. First Avenue was honored as an Arcadia Business Icon Thursday, Oct. 17, 2014, by the Arcadia Historical Society and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Book Rack owner Ms. Karen Kropp was on hand to receive the tribute for the 30-year-old business along with longtime staffer Jackie Barnes, and Karen's daughter Andrea Ines. For the past ten years, Karen has run the store that was founded … [Read more...]

More Taste than ever Sept. 22

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There will be more to taste than ever at the 2014 edition of the Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at the Taste on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Arboretum. A record 45 food and beverage vendors offering tastes for no additional fee include high-profile first-timers such as Benihana and Hai Di Lao Hot Pot with its noodle dance performer. And of course all the myriad offerings of entrees, desserts, wine and beer to satisfy every palate. The … [Read more...]

Best burgers right here in Arcadia

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Arcadia is lucky to have an outlet of the highest-rated hamburger chain in the country, In-N-Out, which also serves the second-best-tasting burger in the land. At least, that's according to a recent reader survey of 32,405 subscribers of Consumer Reports magazine, who ranked more than 65 fast food restaurant chains based on food quality, perceived value, politeness of staff, and speed of service. In-N-Out's score of 88 tied for the highest … [Read more...]

Taste Arcadia: Pre-sale now

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The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce's annual Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at the Taste will return on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Avenue. Pre-sale Taste of Arcadia tickets are on sale now here through June 30 at $40 for members of the Arcadia Chamber, and $50 for non-members. Beginning July 1, prices will be $70 (Chamber members get a $20 discount - $50 for Chamber members as of July 1) until … [Read more...]

Yogurtland, Foothill Credit SGV’s Best

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Big congrats to Arcadia businesses Foothill Credit Union and Yogurtland for being recognized as three of San Gabriel Valley's Best in their respective categories by the San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group's annual Readers Choice Awards as a supplement in Sunday's May 25 edition of the newspapers, including the Pasadena Star-News.                 … [Read more...]

Arcadia train station art revealed

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After Metro introduced the largest and first public art project connected to an interstate freeway in California with the bridge over I-210 in Arcadia a couple years ago, Arcadia is getting even more public art courtesy of Metro at the Gold Line train station being built now on the northwest corner of the intersection of First Avenue at Santa Clara Street. The station will incorporate more artistic elements than most stations along the 11.5 mile … [Read more...]