Holiday Guide | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Thu, 24 May 2018 20:16:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Holiday Guide | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 As online sales soar, brick-and-mortar stores remain kings and queens of retail https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/22/online-sales-soar-brick-mortar-stores-remain-kings-queens-retail/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:42 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99385 Considering this is the “Digital Age,” and humans have always favored convenience, it seems logical that online-only retail companies have found major success. However, despite the heavy shift to digital seen across different industries, many online companies still have their eyes set on brick-and-mortar stores. The most obvious example of this is Amazon. The online […]

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Pasadena retailers follow the trend of more stores giving workers Thanksgiving Day off https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/22/pasadena-retailers-follow-trend-stores-giving-workers-thanksgiving-day-off/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99387 Bucking a recent trend in which “sales creep” had led to retail stores opening on Thanksgiving Day more than 75 major national retailers have announced that this year’s Christmas shopping season will kick off on Black Friday, the day after the national holiday. The trend was started two years ago when the REI outdoor-clothing chain […]

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The Pasadena area offers several impressive light displays to share with loved ones https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/22/pasadena-area-offers-several-impressive-light-displays-share-loved-ones/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:32 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99393 There’s something uniquely alluring about the magic of Christmas lights, especially when they are festooned by the thousands across an assortment of natural wonders and historical locales. The Pasadena area has several of the most spectacular displays in the entire Los Angeles area, and each year they provide a great opportunity for families to bond […]

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Nothing says ‘home for the holidays’ like the aroma of home baked goods. https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/22/nothing-says-home-holidays-like-aroma-home-baked-goods/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:27 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99391 With the food holidays upon us, the memories of home and homecomings always include arriving to the smells of something delicious coming from the oven. I was particularly blessed because my mother made a career out of food. A waitress from the age of 14, Mom made it her life’s work to feed people. I […]

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Small Business Saturday’s ‘Shop Small’ campaign puts the focus on independents https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/22/small-business-saturdays-shop-small-campaign-puts-focus-independents/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:16 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99389 As they gear up to raid stores for discounts on Black Friday, Christmas shoppers may be overlooking another event that could have a major impact on the local economy. Founded in 2010 by American Express, one of the nation’s major credit card companies, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar operations that are small and local […]

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Black Friday ‘Creep’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2015/11/25/black-friday-creep/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2015/11/25/black-friday-creep Retailers rethink strategies for holiday’s busiest shopping day

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Family Bonds https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2015/11/25/family-bonds/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2015/11/25/family-bonds The unique foods and traditions of the holiday season offer ways for diverse cultures to come together

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Fun Zones https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2015/11/25/fun-zones/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2015/11/25/fun-zones Area shopping districts feature eccentric and popular items for all ages

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One in a Million https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2015/11/25/one-in-a-million/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2015/11/25/one-in-a-million Pasadena is the perfect place to find that special gift

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Double Delight https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2015/11/25/double-delight/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2015/11/25/double-delight South Lake Avenue and Old Pasadena offer lots of great holiday events

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