June 2016
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South Lake Business Association

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

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JUNE 25 & AUGUST 20!

On Saturday, June 25th, the South Lake Business Association, co-sponsored by Pasadena Towers, kicks off the summer with the Rooftop Cinema Series on South Lake with a screening of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". On Saturday, August 20th, the Series continues with a screening of "Hook", co-sponsored by Corporate Center Pasadena.
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 July 2016 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 June 20th.


The South Lake Business Association
The South Lake Business Association presents several South Lake Avenue events throughout the year with an annual attendance of over 10,000 visitors. Signature events include the Taste of South Lake, Rooftop Cinema Series, and the South Lake Holiday Celebration.

South Lake events provide an ideal environment to showcase your business and offer 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.

Father's Day is fast approaching! Find great gifts for Dad at any one of South Lake Avenue's specialty retailers or take him out for a delicious meal to a fantastic restaurant on the Avenue. Explore ideas by visiting South Lake Avenue's Online Directory
Duke Bakery | 167 S. Lake Avenue | 626-432-6888

Duke Bakery is a specialty retailer of prestige artisan breads. The bakery prides itself in the creation of exquisite handcrafted breads using only the finest quality ingredients from Europe. A group of dedicated, highly skilled craftsmen then combines the Japanese, European and Taiwanese styles of bread making to create an impressive line up of artisan breads.

For more information, please visit Duke Bakery.
Philz Coffee | 146 S. Lake Avenue, #106 | 626-204-3796

Thursday, June 2, 2016 | 11am - 3pm
Philz Coffee will be having a soft opening on June 2nd and then opens for business the following day.

Philz Coffee brews every cup "One Cup at a Time", crafting a perfect cup to every individual customer's taste. You won't find any lattes, cappuccinos, espressos, or pre-brews. Instead, you'll find over 20 customized blends made from high quality beans from around the world. As a full service-coffee bar, they take care of everything from grinding your beans to mixing in your cream and sugar; making our drinks true "cups of love," as they like to call them. At Philz, their mission is to better people's days, and they can promise you that any way you have your coffee, they will make it perfect.

For more information, please visit Philz Coffee.
Urban Plates | 269 S. Lake Avenue | 760-230-1700

Monday, June 13, 2016
Urban Plates is proud to announce they are opening on June 13th! The restaurant serves food made from scratch using high quality and sustainably sourced ingredients. The food is served in an open interactive kitchen in a comfortable urban-chic setting. Free validated parking is available in the garage enterable from Del Mar. 

The menu focuses on complete meals prepared around high quality proteins like grass fed steak, free range chicken, California pole and line caught albacore tuna, heritage Duroc pork ribs, turkey meatloaf and baked salmon. There are a dozen side choices focused on ingredients at their peak season, as well as perennial favorites.

In keeping with its scratch-cooking commitment, Urban Plates has its own in-house pastry chefs. Each day they create more than 20 kinds of desserts including the signature mango tart, hummingbird cake, banana cream pie, cheesecake, chocolate vanilla layer cake, chocolate peanut butter pretzel crunch cupcakes, chocolate pudding, gluten-free cookies and a seasonal selection of other fresh desserts.

For more information, please visit Urban Plates.
Williams-Sonoma | 142 S. Lake Avenue | 626-795-5045

June 25, 2016 | 11:00am - 3:00pm
(Last Saturday of the month)
Williams-Sonoma hosts a monthly Artisan Market outside their store in The Commons courtyard. The market will feature all local vendors selling products such as artisan breads, jams and preserves, chocolates, confections, flowers and fresh produce.

For more information, please visit Williams-Sonoma.
Craft Fair Gift Shop | 820 E. California Blvd. | 626-449-2068

Craft Fair Gift Shop has just what you're looking for! Celebrate June's cheerful events with an exclusive gift from Craft Fair Gift Shop. Whether it's for Dads and Grads, Brides and Grooms, or anyone on your gift-giving list, Craft Fair's vast collection of hand-crafted wares is sure to have just what you're looking for. You might even find something for yourself! Proceeds help support local seniors, so hurry in now. Shop hours are 11am - 4pm, Wednesday through Saturday.

For more information, please call 626-449-2068 or visit Craft Fair Gift Shop.
Residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste at the upcoming event scheduled for June 18, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rose Bowl Stadium - Parking Lot I. Note: There will be no document shredding at this event.
For more information, please visit City of Pasadena.
Through Pasadena Water & Power's Energy Efficiency Partnering Program (EEP), commercial customers can now get double the rebate for qualifying LEDs through June 30, 2016. Plus, for this spring promotion only, PWP has increased the rebate cap of up to 75% of the total project cost. The LED incentives are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability. Only applications dated on or after March 1, 2016 will qualify and must be completed by June 30, 2016. The application is available for download at  PWPweb.com/EEP. To learn more about this limited time offer and the application criteria, contact PWP Commercial Energy Efficiency Program Manager, Robert Thompson at (626) 744-4730 or PWP_CEE@cityofpasadena.net.
For more information, please visit City of Pasadena.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | 8:00am
Corporate Center Pasadena
283 S. Lake Avenue, 1st Floor Conference Center, 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.

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.

Got News? July 2016 e-Newsletter submissions due by June 20th and accepted on a first come first served basis. Subject to availability and editing.
South Lake Business Association, 251 South Lake Avenue Suite 180, Pasadena, CA 91101
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