Style Tricks That Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean your space should feel cramped! You can make your home feel spacious, despite the square footage, if you use a few of these tips and tricks from design pros. Choose like colors (preferably neutral ones). Fight the temptation to go for dark, bold colors and big prints. […]

Step Back in Time at the Maryland Renaissance Festival

It’s been centuries since King Henry VIII courted Anne Boleyn, but their romance comes alive in the present day thanks to the Maryland Renaissance Festival. The festival follows a different historical storyline every year, and this fall, it’s weaving the tale of a king who has recently banished his first wife in order to pursue an […]

How to Add Dimension to a Rental With Area Rugs

If you want to spruce up your space without doing a total home makeover, you might only need to add a single accent: an area rug. The huge variety of shapes, styles, and hues mean that there’s an area rug out there for everyone, regardless of your taste. Here’s how to bring some extra dimension […]

Bring a Sweet Tooth to the Los Angeles Chocolate Salon 2019

Calling all sweets lovers! The Los Angeles Chocolate Salon is bringing the cream of the chocolate crop to the Pasadena Center next weekend. On Sunday, September 29th, purveyors of fine chocolates will converge on Pasadena to share their sweetest creations from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Grab a ticket ($20+) and head to the Pasadena […]

Roommate Drama? Here’s How to Keep the Peace

Living with other people can be fun and rewarding, but it also comes with certain challenges. It takes a while to learn how others operate on a daily basis, and there can be bumps along the way. If you find yourself butting heads with one of your roommates, follow these tips to bring everything back […]

Coming to Pasadena on Sept. 14: The 8th Annual Crab Feast!

The 8th Annual Crab Feast is all about excess. It’s an all-you-can-eat, all-you-can-drink celebration of everything Maryland has to offer, and it’s returning to Pasadena in just a few short days. Come to Kurtz’s Beach on Saturday, September 14th, ticket in hand ($65+), to partake in the indulgent afternoon. From 1 to 5 p.m., you’re […]

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Productive

Working from home comes with countless perks—the zero-minute commute, the flexible hours, the option to stay in your PJs all day. But there’s also one major drawback: It can be hard to focus outside of a traditional office space. Follow these tips to boost your working-from-home productivity. Set the stage. Before you even open your email, […]

Aug. 24 Near The Ashberry: Sixth Annual Arts in the Park Festival

Who doesn’t love to support local artists? You’ll have the perfect opportunity when the Sixth Annual Arts in the Park Festival comes to Brooklyn Park, which is only about a 20-minute drive from home, on Saturday, August 24th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Since admission is free, you have nothing to lose by coming […]

Quick and Easy Updates for a Rental Kitchen

Just because you don’t technically own your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t make any upgrades. As long as it’s temporary and won’t cause damage upon removal, you’re welcome to add as much flair to your rental kitchen as you like! Here are a few ways to do it. Dress up your cabinets. You don’t have […]

Where to Have Brunch Near The Ashberry: Founders Tavern & Grille

Local family farmers and other purveyors of sustainably raised foods help to fuel the kitchen at Founders Tavern & Grille. They’re the chef’s primary source for fresh ingredients, and it’s obvious in the high quality of the American cuisine. From Sunday brunch bites to gourmet burgers and pizzas, the eatery has something for everyone. If […]