October 2015
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South Lake Business Association

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

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Pasadena's Largest Culinary Celebration!

Saturday, October 10th | 11:00am - 5:00pm
The South Lake Business Association presents the 7th Annual "Taste of South Lake", Pasadena's largest culinary celebration! The event is co-sponsored by Corporate Center Pasadena

Guests can enjoy mouth-watering offerings from over 25 South Lake Avenue restaurants, live cooking demos with celebrity chefs, music performances by internationally known bands, a vendor village and more!

This FREE outdoor festival will be held at the Corporate Center Pasadena located at 251 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena and offers:

Live Music Performances By:
  • 11:00amDJ GRANT OWENS from We Found New Music
  • 12:00pmATTIC EMPIRE- 7 piece funk musical collective
  • 1:00pmFREEDOM FRY -  Unique 60's folk/pop sound
  • 2:00pm:RUN RIVER NORTH - Korean-American indie/folk
  • 3:00pmTHE COLOURIST - Acclaimed American rock band
  • 4:00pm: THE BIRD AND THE BEE - LA Times calls "a breezy collection of stylish, pop tunes"
  • Spinning between sets: DJ GRANT OWENS from We Found New Music
Live Cooking Demos By:
For More Information:


Enjoy the Following Participating Businesses:

For more information, please visit: Taste of South Lake 2015 


See you there!


The South Lake Business Association



Thank you to all who attended the Rooftop Cinema Series on September 12th & 26th! Guests enjoyed "Avatar" and "Tron: Legacy" under the stars. These complimentary outdoor movie screenings were presented by the South Lake Business Association and co-sponsored by Pasadena Towers and Corporate Center Pasadena, respectively. Click to view pictures from the Rooftop Cinema Series!


Congratulations to our raffle winners, Rinaldo R. from Temple City who won a DVD of "Avatar", and Yuki C. from Los Angeles who won a DVD of "Tron: Legacy" to add to their home movie collections!  

Paul Mitchell The School | 825 E. Green Street | 626-284-2863
October 12, 2015 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Paul Mitchell Schools proudly announce the opening of their newest school, Paul Mitchell the School Pasadena. The school owners Alee and Peggy Cao, John Paul Mitchell Systems Cofounder and CEO John Paul DeJoria and Dean of Paul Mitchell Schools Winn Claybaugh, will be on hand along with special guests the Mayor of Pasadena, Terry Tornek, President of the Pasadena Chamber, Paul Little, and others to cut the red ribbon at the grand opening festivities on October 13th.

For more information, please visit Paul Mitchell The School - Pasadena.
Premier Care Dental Group | 310 S. Lake Avenue | 626-795-6855
October 1 -31, 2015
Premier Care Dental Group encourages you to schedule an appointment with them for an easy and painless Oral Cancer Screening. In their practice, they seek to provide patients with access to the newest and most effective scientific screening and treatment. Whether you are an existing patient or a new patient, they welcome you!

Mention Code: ORAL25

For more information, please visit Premier Care Dental Group.
Contessa Italian Home | 380 S. Lake Ave., #101 | 626-744-0252

Contessa Italian Home Collection is now taking orders regarding their Olio Nouvo. Contessa is also thrilled to present Acetaia Del Cristo, a fabulous producer of the most amazing Balsamico di Modena DOP. For more information or to place an order, please call 626-744-0252.

To learn more, visit Contessa Italian Home Collection.
Del Frisco's Grille | 55 S. Lake Avenue | 626-765-9913

Del Frisco's Grille is the place to meat and drink up. It's where you kick off the night with creative apps and wines by the glass. It's where food to fight over somehow brings friends together. And it's where every plate, cocktail, and conversation comes with a twist. So if you're totally down with an upbeat vibe, head to the Grille.

Del Frisco's Grille is excited to announce that they are rolling out a new menu. Click here to check out their new LUNCH MENU.

For more information, please visit Del Frisco's Grille.
 dusitD2 hotel | 928 E. Colorado Blvd.  | 626-898-7900

Enjoy a staycation at Pasadena's newest contemporary boutique hotel! Local neighbors receive a preferred room rate discount of 15% off the best available rate. Guests must reside in Pasadena, South Pasadena, Alhambra, Altadena, San Gabriel, or San Marino and must show proof of residency at check-in. Rate includes complimentary high-speed wireless internet, complimentary access to Pasadena's premier fitness facility, "Breakthru Fitness" and in-room iPad. Based on availability, not valid during holiday periods. Offer may not be combined with any other offer, discount or promotion. Valid through December 24, 2015.

For more information, please visit dusitD2 hotel constance pasadena.
Mass Mutual | 70 S. Lake Avenue, #800 | 626-639-1900

October 21, 2015 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Financial Services Professional Steven Chao is hosting a FREE workshop for parents of all age groups to help prepare families for college.

Objectives will include:

  • How saving the wrong way can actually deprive parents of money!
  • How much more parents can save by starting early.
  • Some of the benefits and weaknesses of some of the most common options.
  • How not to trade parents' retirement for their College.
  • Advanced college funding strategies employed by the experts.
  • Ways that may help reduce college costs and increase parents' income in retirement with more certainty
To RSVP, please call 626-639-1933. For more information, please view this PRINTABLE FLYER or visit Mass Mutual.
SchoolsFirst FCU | 555 S. Lake Ave. | 800-462-8328

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, the nation's largest credit union for school employees and their families, invite you to discover the benefits of credit union Membership. In October, new Members and current Members who refer a new Member who joins at the Pasadena Branch are entered to win dinner and a movie for four!
For more information on the sweepstakes and details on Membership, please visit SchoolsFirst FCU Pasadena Branch.
Spend the evening exploring 21 prestigious arts and cultural institutions showcasing remarkable works by the best of Pasadena's creative community from 6-10 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2015. People of all ages and walks of life can experience memorable visual and performing arts and participate in hands-on, interactive activities at no cost.

Admission to all art institutions is free. The public can ride free shuttles provided by the City of Pasadena to and from each location, with City Hall serving as the primary transit hub. 

For more information, please visit City of Pasadena
The Pasadena City Council adopted the Level 2 Water Shortage Plan, under City Ordinance Chapter 13.10, limiting outdoor watering to two days per week April through Oct (Tuesdays and Saturdays only), and one day per week during November through March. The plan requires water leaks to be fixed within 48 hours and prohibits the filling of ornamental lakes and ponds.

For more information about PWP, please visit www.PWPweb.com

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 8:00am
Pasadena Towers
55 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 625, Pasadena - View Map!

Property owners and business owners located within the South Lake Business District are encouraged to attend association meetings. Click here to view SLBA meeting schedules. Click here to learn more about the South Lake Business Association. 

South Lake Avenue property owners and business owners interested in volunteering and serving on the Board of Directors should email slba@southlakeavenue.org for details or call 626-792-1259.

For more information regarding upcoming meetings, please visit www.southlakeavenue.org.

*Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please visit www.southlakeavenue.org for updates.

Interested in opening your business in the South Lake Avenue Business District? The South Lake Business Association can help!  


Click to view a list of featured spaces at South Lake Leasing Opportunities.

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