NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION

Mother’s Day Promos, Artisan Market and Pasadena’s Coffee with a Cop!

South Lake Avenue in Pasadena offers May and Mother’s Day promotions! Learn more about new businesses like Bricks & Minifigs and Nosy Neighbors Coffee & Donuts! Special events include a May 4th Aristan Market at The Pasadena Commons and Pasarroyo’s May 30th Coffee with a Cop! Learn more by visiting the South Lake Avenue May Newsletter where you can sign up to receive monthly newsletters!

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South Lake Avenue, Pasadena
May 2024 Newsletter
MAY PROMOTIONS!
Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Find great gifts at any one of South Lake Avenue’s retailers or enjoy a delicious meal at any of the restaurants on the Avenue. Explore ideas by visiting the South Lake Avenue Business Directory.
SHOUT OUT TO OUR TRIVIA PARTICIPANTS!
Congratulations to our winner Hanah J. from Pasadena who was the first to answer correctly in last month’s newsletter!
Thank you to everyone who participated in last month’s South Lake Trivia Game! We wanted to take a moment and shout out the first participant who answered correctly! The correct answer was LA Beauty Skin Center. For more information, please visit LA Beauty Skin Center.
Be the first to answer our monthly trivia question correctly for a chance to win a prize at South Lake Avenue’s year end Holidayfest event! One (1) entry per person per Trivia Game Question. Participants selected and announced are eligible to enter again after 90 days. Participants responsible for reviewing junk and spam folders for electronic communications. SLBA not responsible for delays in email communication.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2024 ANNOUNCED PARTICIPANTS!
Marcella L. from Temple City (January)
Victor C. from Pasadena (February)
Alysssa I. from Los Angeles (March)
Hanah J. from Pasadena (April)
The South Lake Business Association is
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR JUNE
The South Lake Business Association’s monthly newsletter is a source of information and news for business and property owners within the South Lake Avenue Business District, the City of Pasadena, and residential communities. We are currently accepting submissions for the June 2024 newsletter. If you are a South Lake Avenue business or property owner and would like to participate in the newsletter, please email your submission to slba@southlakeavenue.org by May 20th.
South Lake Avenue Quick Links
BITES AND BEVERAGES
Enjoy endless options from South Lake Avenue restaurants! Learn more by visiting South Lake Food & Dining.
SELF-CARE IDEAS
Looking to improve your health or pamper yourself? Browse through all the services offered on South Lake by visiting South Lake Health & Beauty.
SALES AND PROMOTIONS
Learn more about sales and promotions on South Lake by visiting Shopping on South Lake.
PASSPORT PARKING
Park, pay, be on your way with Passport Parking! No more digging for coins. Download today! To learn more about parking on South Lake Avenue, please visit South Lake Avenue’s Visitor Resources.
South Lake Avenue Promotions
NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION
South Lake Avenue Pedestrian Lighting Project
Project funding was secured in 2023 and construction is in progress. The South Lake Business Association, in partnership with the City of Pasadena, has been a long time advocate of this project to improve lighting along South Lake Avenue and add vibrancy to this thriving area.
The South Lake Avenue District is open for business during construction. For more information, please visit South Lake Avenue Pedestrian Lighting Project.
SOUTH LAKE RATE INCREASE NOTICE
South Lake Avenue Rate Increase Notice
The South Lake Parking Place Commission (SLPPC) is responsible for operating, managing, and controlling the parking places within the district, which includes recommending parking rates for on-street parking meters and the City-controlled Shopper’s Lane parking lots in the South Lake Parking District. In March of 2023, the commission voted to recommend a rate increase to both the on-street parking meters and in Shopper’s Lane.
For details, please visit South Lake Rate Increase Notice.
GRAND OPENING! MAY 4TH!
Bricks & Minifigs | 350S. Lake Avenue #110 | 626-228-2971
Bricks & Minifigs Pasadena will be celebrating its Grand Opening on May 4th from 10:00am – 7:00pm. In honor of Star Wars Day, the first 100 customers will receive their choice of a free “Light Side” or “Dark Side” customized “Bricks & Minifigs Pasadena” signature LEGO®minifigure. On hand for a special fan meet and greet will be Christopher Lee, the co-winner of Season 4 of the Fox Reality Competition Series, Lego Masters (10am – 1pm) as well as actor Star Wars actor, Ahmed Best, “Jar Jar Binks” from Star Wars Episode 1-3, “Jedi Master Kelleran Beq” from The Mandalorian (12pm – 5pm).  Giveaways and raffles will be taking place all day in the store so be sure to stop by! View Printable Flyer!
For more information, please visit Bricks & Minifigs Pasadena or call 626-228-2971.
NEW ON THE BLOCK!
Nosy Neighbors Coffee & Donuts | 80 S. Lake Avenue
Little by little Nosy Neighbors Coffee & Donuts transformed a forgotten about space into a small but delightful specialty coffee shop. Sharing the lime light is their amazing mini donut machine. At full speed they can make almost 1200 mini donuts per hour.
For more information, please visit Nosy Neighbors Coffee & Donuts.
COMING SOON!
Ono Hawaiian BBQ | 230 S. Lake Avenue | 626-460-6588
Founded in 2002, Ono Hawaiian BBQ is a family-owned fast casual restaurant known for their authentic Hawaiian Plate Lunches and other island specialties. Ono Hawaiian uses the freshest ingredients, prepared from scratch daily in each restaurant and grilled fresh to order.
For more information, please visit Ono Hawaiian BBQ.
COMING SOON!
LA Beauty Skin Center | 214 S. Lake Avenue | 818-888-0001
LA Beauty Skin Center’s full scope of medspa services range from skin remodeling to face sculpting with fillers and injectables, from body sculpting to laser hair removal. They perform over 100,000 laser procedures per year! Luxurious facilities, exceptional results, cutting edge technologies, highly-experienced and talented staff. Their Pasadena location is currently under construction and plans to open soon.
For more information, please visit LA Beauty Skin Center or call 818-888-0001.
MAY 4TH ARTISAN MARKET!
Pasadena Commons | 140 S. Lake Avenue | 626-584-9306
On Saturday, May 4th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm Pasadena Commons will host their May Artisan Market with Creative Communal. View details at Pasadena Commons Artisan Market.
For more information, please visit Pasadena Commons or call 626-584-9306.
JOIN US FOR COFFEE WITH A COP!
Pasarroyo | 225 S. Lake Avenue | 626-792-5161
On Thursday, May 30th from 9:00am to 11:00am Pasarroyo hosts Coffee with a Cop with coffee and donuts sponsored by Dunkin’. Admission is free! View details at Printable Flyer.
For more information, please visit Pasarroyo or call 626-792-5161.
Macy's
FASHION SHOW & SHOPPING PARTY!
Macy’s Pasadena | 401 S. Lake Avenue | 626-792-0211
Enjoy the following May Promotions at Macy’s Pasadena such as their Spring Fashion Show and Shopping Party featuring the Rose Court on May 4th! View Printable Flyer!
  • MACY’S FRIENDS & FAMILY EVENT: April 25 – May 5 Extra 30% off Fashion and 15% off Beauty
  • LANCOME GIFT WITH PURCHASE: May 6 – May 22
  • CELEBRATE MOM: May 7 – May 12
  • WEDDING & CELEBRATIONS REGISTRY EVENT: May 9. View Printable Flyer!
  • ELITE FINE JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW: May 17
  • View May Promotions Printable Flyer!
When ordering online, be sure to select Macy’s Pasadena as your fulfillment center and can easily pick up your items in person!
For more information, please visit Macy’s Pasadena or call 626-792-0211.
SHADES OF THE SEASON!
Ann Taylor | 505 S. Lake Avenue | 626-792-4820
Shop Shades of the Season at Ann Taylor from subtle to statement-making where you can select from blazers, vests, maxi dresses, cardigans and more. Click to Shop By Shade.
For more information, please visit Ann Taylor or call 626-792-4820.
PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE!
Brella Pasadena | 475 S. Lake Avenue | 424-319-7600
Inspired by tried and true pedagogies of Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and RIE, Brella’s play-based curriculum approach to learning encourages children to construct knowledge through intentionally designed, open-ended activities. Come explore light-filled classrooms, meet Brella’s dedicated team and teachers, and learn about how they’re preparing children for kindergarten. Adult attendees only. Child care will not be available at this time. Click to Sign Up!
For more information, please visit Brella Pasadena or call 424-319-7600.
SUMMER CAMP FOR KIDS!
Bumo | 845 Cordova Street | 650-689-3043
Bumo offers summer care and drop-in camps for kids! Book full day or half-day sessions, by the week, for ages 2 months to 11 years old. Learn more at Bumo Summer Care.
For more information, please visit Bumo or call 650-689-3043.
TREAT YOURSELF!
Corner Bakery | 345 S. Lake Avenue #107 | 626-578-1281
For a limited time only Corner Bakery offers seasonal beverages such as Dragon Fruit Iced Tea, Dragon Fruit Lemonade and Dragon Fruit Arnold Palmer! View Seasonal Specials.
For more information, please visit Corner Bakery or call 626-578-1281.
60% OFF SPRING SALE!
Cycle Gear | 414 S. Lake Avenue | 626-553-9761
Cycle Gear offers 60% off select products during their Spring Sale! Click to Shop Now.
For more information, please visit Cycle Gear or call 626-553-9761.
$59 CLEANING, EXAM, X-RAYS!
Dentists of Pasadena | 240 S. Lake Avenue | 626-765-3527
Dentists of Pasadena on Lake offers $59 Cleaning, Exam and Digital X-Rays! Some restrictions apply so please inquire for details.
For more information, please visit Dentists of Pasadena on Lake or call 626-765-3527.
MOTHER’S DAY PROMO!
Elite Beauty Bar | 256 S. Lake Avenue | 626-345-5457
Book online to receive Special Mother’s Day Promos offered by Elite Beauty Bar! View Mother’s Day Promos.
For more information, please visit Elite Beauty Bar or call 626-345-5457.
GAUCHO KIDS!
Gaucho Grill | 455 S. Lake Avenue #102 | 626-657-8700
Kids can enjoy tasty meals at Gaucho Grill such as the Gaucho Kids Burger, Mini Choripan, Gaucho Mac & Cheese and more! View Kids Menu.
For more information, please visit Gaucho Grill or call 626-657-8700.
ART A TO Z EXHIBITION!
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts | 600 S. Lake Avenue #102 | 323-938-5222
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will offer a revolving selling exhibition from March 3rd – May 18th. The ART A to Z exhibition celebrates the second year of curated offerings in their new Pasadena gallery location. Jack Rutberg Fine Arts looks forward to welcoming their old friends and to welcoming new ones during this exhibition of works spanning more than 100 years. Click to learn more about Current, Past and Upcoming Exhibitions.
For more information, please visit Jack Rutberg Fine Arts or call 323-938-5222.
OUTS ARE BETTER SHARED!
LA Fitness | 201 S. Lake Avenue | 626-568-3598
At LA Fitness easily add up to three family memers to your membership. Additional dues and fees may apply. Click to view Membership Details.
For more information, please visit LA Fitness or call 626-568-3598.
$10 BOWL TUESDAY!
Lemonade | 146 S. Lake Avenue | 626-304-7700
Lemonade offers a new bowl every week for just $10! Use code BOWLTUESDAY online, via the Lemonade App or in-restaurant to redeem. Don’t forget Lemonade Restaurant offers Mimosas for just $8.99!
For more information, please visit Lemonade or call 626-304-7700.
Logix Federal Credit Union
SKY-HIGH SAVINGS!
Logix Federal Credit Union | 180 S. Lake Avenue | 800-328-5328
Earn 4.25% on a High Rate Savings Account. View details at Sky-High Savings.
For more information, please visit Logix Federal Credit Union or call 800-328-5328.
SPOIL MOM FOR MOTHER’S DAY!
Massage Envy | 345 S. Lake Avenue #205 | 626-240-1060
It’s your turn to spoil Mom! Get her a gift card so she can recharge with a massage, facial, or stretch session.
For more information, please visit Massage Envy or call 626-240-1060.
CINCO DE MAYO AND MOTHER’S DAY!
Mercado Pasadena | 140 S. Lake Avenue #101 | 626-345-5778
Join Mercado Pasadena for Cinco de Mayo food and drink specials on Sunday, May 5th! Be sure to make your lunch or dinner reservations for Mother’s Day by calling 626-345-5778.
For more information, please visit Mercado Pasadena or call 626-345-5778.
MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS!
Orvis Sporting Traditions | 345 S. Lake Avenue | 626-356-8000
Find great gift ideas for Mom at Orvis Pasadena! Click to Explore Gifts.
For more information, please visit Orvis or call 626-356-8000.
POOL SEASON ON DECK!
Pasadena Hotel & Pool | 928 E. Colorado Blvd. | 626-884-4150
Pasadena Hotel’s heated pool is open daily from 7:00am to 10:00pm. Comfy sun loungers are oh-so-inviting after a morning hike in the San Gabriels or before your evening martini at The Comet Club, their stylish lobby bar.
Pasadena Hotel & Pool is on ResortPass, so you don’t have to be an overnight guest to make a splash! Click to Dive Right In!
For more information, please visit Pasadena Hotel & Pool or call 626-884-4150.
PET OWNER’S HANDBOOK!
Pet Food Express | 320 S. Lake Avenue | 626-578-1111
Pet Food Express is tackling all the questions, one at a time. Can pets eat onions? How can I make walks safer?
Why do dogs eat poop? Answers that may surprise even experienced pet owners. Learn more at Know Your Pet.
For more information, please visit Pet Food Express or call 626-578-1111.
PERFECT GIFT FOR MOM!
Ten Thousand Villages | 567 S. Lake Avenue | 626-229-9892
Ten Thousand Villages offers curated bundles that the mother in your life would love! All handcrafted, artisan-made product bundles are 20% off for Mother’s Day! Shop Mother’s Day Bundles!
For more information, please visit Ten Thousand Villages or call 626-229-9892.
CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY!
The Arbour | 527 S. Lake Avenue | 626-396-4925
Celebrate Mother’s Day at The Arbour Restaurant! The Arbour will be featuring Mother’s Day Specials and showcasing the Chef’s mimosa bar during their lunch service. Click to make Reservations. You can also enjoy Happy Hour at the bar Monday through Friday from 4:00pm – 5:30pm.
For more information, please visit The Arbour or call 626-396-4925.
READY FOR SUMMER TRAVEL?
TravelStore | 140 S. Lake Avenue #280 | 626-795-0291
Need ideas regarding your summer travel plans? If you are dreaming of a great adventure, or just a quick getaway, a TravelStore advisor is ready to help you with every step to plan your perfect vacation.
For more information, please visit TravelStore or call 626-795-0291.
MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS!
The Bee Cottage | 496 S. Lake Avenue | 626-396-9007
Are you ready for Mother’s Day? The Bee Cottage has tons of choices for Mom!
For more information, please visit The Bee Cottage or call 626-396-9007.
UP TO 40% OFF!
Williams-Sonoma | 142 S. Lake Avenue | 626-795-5045
Save up to 40% off Le Creuset Cookware such as a Mini Round Cocotte, Enameled Cast iron Signature French Oven, Heritage Open Rectangular Dishes and more! Shop Now.
For more information, please visit Williams-Sonoma or call 626-795-5045.
South Lake Trivia!
Where is Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, May 30th from 9:00am – 11:00am located?
Planet Fitness
LA Fitness
Pasarroyo 225 S. Lake Avenue (Coffee & Donuts sponsored by Dunkin’)
Be the first to answer correctly to get a shout out in our next newsletter and be automatically entered into a year end raffle during our Holidayfest Event!
HOLIDAYFEST 2024!
Holidayfest on South Lake Avenue in Pasadena provides an ideal environment to showcase your business and offers superb demographics with a local and regional draw. Strategic event campaigns offer the opportunity to spotlight your business through a wide range of marketing avenues.
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please call the South Lake Business Association at 626-792-1259.
Got Catering?
DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR!
Get your South Lake Avenue favorites delivered to your door. To view catering options available on South Lake, please visit Catering on South Lake.
City of Pasadena Quick Links
JOIN PASADENA’S BIKE MONTH
Join Pasadena’s Bike Month during May where you can enjoy free events such as film screenings, Bike to Work Day, an Ice Cream Ride, an E-bike Expo, Women’s Ride and other free Events and Rides. View Printable Flyer.
For more information including participation details please contact Colin Bogart, call 626-567-8744 and visit Pasadena Bike Month.
PASADENA’S DINE OUT PROGRAM
City Council recently voted to formally accept the $1.5M in earmark funding from Congressmember Chu’s office to support the Dine Out Pasadena program. Details can be viewed in the agenda report (item 21) from the February 26th council meeting.
For more information and to learn about program guidelines and eligibility requirements, please contact City of Pasadena Representative Teresa Garcia.
CITY NEWS AND RESOURCES
Stay in the know regarding important City of Pasadena updates by visiting the following links:
CITIZEN SERVICE CENTER
The Citizen Service Center (CSC) is a centralized service to help Pasadena residents connect with their City.
For more information, please visit Pasadena Citizen Service Center or call 626-744-7311.
CONNECT TO PASADENA PD
Learn more about crime in Pasadena neighborhoods through Nixle and Crimemapping. Please visit www.nixle.com or www.crimemapping.com for more information.
A reminder to dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, please contact Pasadena Police at 626-744-4241. Connect to PPD online at Report A Crime.
Association Meetings
BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 I 8:00am
Property owners and business owners located within the South Lake Business District are encouraged to attend association meetings. South Lake Avenue property owners and business owners interested in volunteering and serving on the Board of Directors should email slba@southlakeavenue.org. Click here to view SLBA meeting schedules or to learn more about the South Lake Business Association.
*Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change. For more information regarding upcoming meetings, please visit www.southlakeavenue.org.
Featured Spaces
Interested in opening your business in the South Lake Avenue Business District? The South Lake Business Association can help!
Location of Featured Space:
535 S. Lake Avenue
Click to view a list of featured spaces at South Lake Leasing Opportunities.
GET STARTED!
Whether you are looking to acquire property, open a business or move to South Lake, the South Lake Business Association is here to help you learn about South Lake Avenue’s unique attributes. Start by visiting Getting Started on South Lake.
For more information, please visit www.southlakeavenue.org.
WHAT’S NEW ON SOUTH LAKE?
Now it’s easier than ever to connect with businesses and learn about new ones by visiting South Lake Avenue’s new website at www.southlakeavenue.org.
Got News?
Got News? June 2024 e-Newsletter submissions due by May 20th and accepted on a first come first served basis. Subject to availability and editing.
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South Lake Trivia!
Looking for our Trivia Game Question? It’s still here and will rotate within the newsletter every month. Enjoy!