First published in the Dec. 2 print issue of the San Marino Tribune.
This holiday, come enjoy the season in Old Pasadena where the snowflakes shimmer down and our community spirit shines bright. While a variety of national retailers call Colorado Boulevard home, the nearby side streets and alleys are the place to find the independent spirit of Old Pasadena.
With nearly 200 independent businesses in 22 historic blocks, it is easy to support your community and enjoy one-stop shopping and a variety of dining options. You can find gifts, unique home decor, aromatic bath and body items, trendy clothing and craft beer and wine. Take advantage of the 90-minute free parking and convenient 20-minute pick-up zones.