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Annenberg Community Beach House Opens

Annenberg Community Beach House
Annenberg Community Beach House

After 10 years of planning and development the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica will finally open its doors to the public on Sunday, April 26. No membership required! The pool will be open starting weekends in May.

To celebrate the grand opening, the Annenberg Community Beach House is hosting a grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 25 featuring a performance by Ofrom Cirque du Soleil and tons of other activities including the unveiling of the 36 x 27 Stories of Santa Monica Beach photo exhibit. Continue reading Annenberg Community Beach House Opens

I think that I shall never see / a pie as tasty as olallieberry

sideview.JPGI like pie. I only hang with people who like pie. It’s always time for pie.

Except for some pies, which can only be had once a year, when their fruit is in season.

Enter the olallieberry, “a cross between the loganberry and the youngberry, each of which is itself a cross between blackberry and another berry (raspberry and dewberry, respectively).” Upon seeing Jiyeon Yoo’s post over at metromix heralding the start of olallieberry season, I knew I had to haul it to Pasadena Pie ‘n’ Burger (o holy Pie ‘n’ Burger! how softly I dare breathe your exalted name!) before their stock sold out.

P’n’B’s pies are to die for, and olallie was no exception. I suggest you, too, haul thine ass over to P’n’B in the ‘Dena for your own sample, before the earth moves away from the sun just a scooch and wipes this year’s crop of sunshiney-filled jewels of yum from the surface of the earth for yet another year. More pie goodness behind the jump; click to embiggen.

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