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Taking Pasadena Beyond the Olive
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Taking Pasadena Beyond the Olive

By Emily G. Peters Epicure Lisa Grabow recently posted an Instagram picture with the caption “I’ve got olives in my pockets, olio nuovo in my mouth and hand and customers on my mind. A delicious day!” It neatly sums up why she can accurately call her business Beyond the Olive. Grabow’s involvement with Beyond the…

Dual Crossroads Sheds New Light on New Age
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Dual Crossroads Sheds New Light on New Age

By Emily G. Peters Located at a literal crossroads by the Metro Gold Line in South Pasadena, Dual Crossroads invites you to explore your light and dark sides at this New Age boutique. Barely a year old, the shop got its start when owner Jennifer Maimone saw the light at the end of her corporate…

The 7 Habits of an Office
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The 7 Habits of an Office

One CEO’s Guide to Success CEO Jesse Dillon is the fountainhead of Beacon Media News’ energy, he believes positivity begets positivity. If his employees are positive and productive in their daily life, it will reflect in the attitude they bring to the office. Monday meetings serve a core purpose for the team. Those sixty minutes…

  • Float Pasadena owners Pashayan and Abou Chaaya
  • Float Pasadena Burlington Arcade
  • Float Pasadena logo
  • Float Pasadena Red Cow Float
  • Float Pasadena sandwitch
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Float Lifts Us Up Where We Belong

By Emily G. Peters Pasadena’s Burlington Arcade is a rainbow—and Float its pot of gold. Fixed at the end of the dreamiest alleyway in town, this cafe has a fresh set of owners who are introducing small—but delicious—additions to Float’s popular menu. “It’s like a fresh coat of paint, learning something new every day” said…

Career Corner: Increasing Your Executive Presence
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Career Corner: Increasing Your Executive Presence

By Angela Copeland I recently had the honor of speaking on the topic of executive presence, not just once – but twice. I participated in panels where we discussed the importance of executive presence to your career and how to increase yours. The first question that comes to mind is, “What is executive presence, anyway?”…

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