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The South Lake Avenue Streetscape Improvement project is underway and soon to be completed.  Please visit the South Lake Business Association's website www.southlakeavenue.org to view pictures of the construction in progress and obtain more details on the project. 
The South Lake Business Association recently launched the District's very first clean and safe programs.  This encompasses two Ambassador Guides and one Day Porter.  The Ambassador Guides will patrol the entire District Tuesday through Saturday between the hours of 10:00am to 6:00pm.  The South Lake Business Association has also enhanced the District's cleaning program to now include:
  • Increased sidewalk pressure washing
  • Increased sidewalk and street cleaning
  • A Day Porter to assist with various cleaning tasks
The South Lake Business Association's newsletter is a source of information and news for businesses and property owners within the South Lake Avenue Business District, the City of Pasadena and residential communities.  We are currently accepting submissions for the December 2008 newsletter so if you are a South Lake Avenue business or property owner and would like to participate in the newsletter, please e-mail your submission to slba@southlakeavenue.org by November 20th.


South Lake Business Association
Mark Your Calendar! 
Enterprise Zone Meeting: Nov. 13, 2008
Learn about tax incentives and other forms of financial and technical support for your business.  Hosted by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the South Lake Business Association.
Time: 2:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Sharky's 841 Cordova St.
Printable Flyer: Enterprise Zone 411
Macy's Grand Opening: Nov. 22, 2008
Macy's celebrates re-opening with Community Shopping Day!  See below for more information!
South Lake Holiday Lights!
The buzz is true!  South Lake Avenue will light up the evenings this holiday season from Colorado to California Boulevard.  Enjoy a drive or walk to view the new holiday lights on South Lake Avenue this holiday season! 
Macy's Re-Opens November 22nd!
Macy's Reopens at 10:00am on Saturday, November 22nd!
Macy's celebrates reopening with Community Shopping Day -- Saturday, November 22nd.  With less than one month to go until Macy's returns to Lake Avenue, the store is busy putting up holiday decorations and placing new merchandise items. Customers who attend the opening day festivities on Saturday, November 22nd will be treated to events throughout the store, including:
  • an INC fashion show featuring the Tournament of Roses Court
  • a special jewelry collection from Lalique Crystal
  • items from the "Believe" Shop, which is based on the movie "Miracle of 34th Street"
  • a special appearance by a character from "Horton Hears A Who"
  • and of course, a visit from Santa Claus himself who will be back in his traditional Santa chair that has been used at the store for more than 50 years.
The day benefits more than 75 Pasadena charities that have been selling $10 tickets as a fundraiser. Ticket purchasers receive that same $10 back off their first purchase in addition to a 20% discount on almost everything else in the store.  For more information please visit www.macys.com
Enjoy Lunch at Magnolia!
Magnolia Lounge 492 S. Lake Avenue | 626.584.0596
As Magnolia Lounge gets ready to celebrate their three year anniversary (Nov. 16th - 18th) as Pasadena's most popular nightspot, new lunchtime hours are bringing in a steady stream of customers.  On October 7th, the restaurant lounge began serving lunch from an expanded menu that includes a California Turkey Burger, Fish 'n Chips, Spa Chicken with saut»ed veggies and several delicious salads.  Of course their signature Mac 'n Cheese and Magnolia Cheeseburger are also available.  Lunch hours are 11:00am - 3:00pm Monday through Friday.  For details and reservations please visit www.magnoliaonlake.com or call 626.584.1126. 
Wednesday, November 5th | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Happy Hour Special with door prizes provided by Breakthru Fitness, Moda Optique and Angelo Shoes.
New On The Block! 
J Beverly Hills 820 E. Green Street | 626.577.2002
Pasadena's trendiest and newest hair salon, J Beverly Hills Salon, would love to invite you to experience the best stylists and colorists in the industry.  The renowned hair stylist, YURIY, has cut and styled at Juan Juan Salon in Beverly Hills for over 10 years.  He has surpassed his limits and is now the proud owner of J BEVERLY HILLS SALON.  This is the first product brand salon of Juan Juan in California.  
They carry exclusive J Beverly Hills Hair Care Products and are also an authorized Schwarzkopf color salon.  The services at J Beverly Hills Salon are all specialized with stylists and colorists who are highly trained individuals with passion and imagination.  For more information: www.jbeverlyhills.com

"Our mission is to make everyone who comes into J Beverly Hills feel like a STAR!" - Yuriy
New On The Block! 
Beard Papas's "World's Best Creampuffs!"
Beard Papa's is best know for their crunchy puff pastry filled with fresh and all natural original custard combined with whipped cream. Now on South Lake, they are located at 415 S. Lake Avenue Suite 103.  For more information please call 626.578.0048 or visit www.muginohousa.com. Coupon attached below!
Contessa Italian Home Collection
380 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 101 | 626.744.0252
Contessa Collection specializes in importing gift items from Italy such as Venetian blown glass, Tuscan pottery, handcrafted Florentine leather, costume jewelry and hand carved olive wood accessories to name a few.  The warm enchantment of the Contessa Collection is inspired by life's most precious moments: luxurious yet affordable, unique yet essential, you wish them to last forever.
Contessa is now accepting reservations for their 2008 Olio Nuovo air shipped for earliest possible delivery.  Enjoy their early reservation special while supplies last.  30% off any olive wood bowl with olive oil purchase.  Hand turned carved ladles now available from Umbria.  Come in or call 626.744.0252 to reserve your Olio Nuovo.
Sunday, November 9th | 11:00am - 4:00pm
Enjoy music by harpist Carol Tatum this Sunday in the Burlington Arcade Courtyard located at 380 S. Lake Avenue.
The Big Shakeout!
At 10:00am on November 13th, millions of Southern Californians will participate in the ShakeOut Drill, the largest earthquake preparedness activity in U.S. history!  The ShakeOut is a chance to practice how to protect ourselves in the event of a big earthquake and for everyone to get more prepared.  If you have not yet planned to participate, please register.  For more information please visit www.ShakeOut.org.
Thank you for reading the South Lake Business Association's November e-newsletter! Stay tuned for our December news!
Got News? December 2008 e-Newsletter submissions due by November 20th and accepted on a first come first serve basis. Subject to availability.
Enjoy Beard Papa's on South Lake!
415 S. Lake Avenue Suite 103 | 626.578.0048 or visit www.muginohousa.com
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