Comfort Inn Near Old Town Pasadena
2300 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone: (323) 256-1199
Fax: (323) 255-7768
Permanent Records is an offshoot of the Chicago based flagship store. This charming little music store is the venture of Lance and Liz, who are passionate music lovers. That passion is extended to their staff too. You will find old, new and used vinyl, books, DVDs and CDs as well as rare editions in their curated collection. Find your favorite or get a new one from their list covering various genres. You can also sell or trade your records at this friendly store. They also host live performances by touring musicians once every week.
Everywhere you look in this place, there is something one needs to pull together for the ultimate Italian feast. Imported olive oils, homemade pastas, delectable cheeses, a variety of sauces and an extraordinary selection of prosciutto, should help you get started when planning an Italian-themed celebration extraordinaire. Order an Italian sub and be prepared to be eating it for days. Yeah, they're that big! You will never leave Mario's hungry or disappointed, so plan on getting there with a lot of time on your hands.
Fish King is royalty when it comes to fishmongers. Selling only the freshest fish has made it a favorite source of fish for many Los Angeles area restaurants. Whatever kind of fish you are looking for, you can be sure it will be here and it will be so fresh it is almost still swimming! This place gets very crowded in the morning, when customers pile in to purchase their fish for the day. Be there, if you are true fish-lover!
Following the motto 'Freedom of Choice', Galco’s Soda Pop Stop offers visitors an extensive variety of these fizzy drinks. Galco's began as an Italian grocery store in 1897, but changed face when the owner's son John F. Nese took charge in 1995. The shelves of this store are lined with more than 500 flavors of carbonated drinks. Take your pick from lemon, cherry, cream, chocolate, or the classic cola, orange and many more flavors. The store also sells non-carbonated drinks along with beers and wines.
Whether you are eager to catch up on the news from around the world or just want to see how publications differ across the globe, you should stop in at this friendly place. Foreign and out-of-town papers are generally easy to come by, though you might want to call ahead and reserve a copy of one from a smaller city or country. Just about every magazine you can think of - as well as many excellent ones you've never heard of from Europe - are regularly on display. A limited number of books and sports cards are sold here as well.
Glendale Galleria is one of the county's largest commercial center, and includes such stores as Na Hoku, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Aveda, Baby Gap, Banana Republic, Bebe, Benetton, Casual Corner, Coach, Nordstrom, Macy's, Robinsons-May and more. There's definitely something for everyone's taste. The food court has a lot to offer as well, from Panda Express to Cinnabon. Take a shopping break, have a bite, and do some always-fun people watching. Payment method varies by store.
Napoleon's Macarons is a small bakery located on Americana Way, delighting customers with delicious macaroons. These little, cream-filled sandwiches are originally a Parisian dessert brought to Glendale by owner Razmig Tchoboian. The place is a take-out hence you can buy a small box of macaroons and enjoy it while you stroll around Americana.
This is another large and independent bookshop that caters to customers looking for the hard-to-find items. Its collection is impressive and atmosphere unique (the staff has been known to pipe in Hungarian pop music!). Plus, the staff will gladly assist when it comes to special requests. And with a location in the center of one of L.A.'s busiest shopping districts, it makes for an easy stop during any shopping binge.
This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to check out the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you towards all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.
This is an interesting and intriguing bookshop, specializing in mystery and sci-fi titles. The atmosphere is cozily dark yet relaxing, capped off by a musty 'old attic' smell. To go along with the ambiance, the staff is friendly, well-read within the genre and eager to help you find exactly what you seek. Check out the Web site before going, it will offer information on available titles and other services.
Red Carpet Wine & Spirit Merchants is a huge store selling every wine and liquor under the sun. Wine, liquor, beer, it is all here. Vintage wines abound, no matter what you might be looking for, be it Italian or French or maybe a good California label. Check out their good selection of German and Australian wines as well. Their beers are eclectic too, with labels from all over the world, including the Czech Republic and Italy. Need a hard-to-find liquor? They probably stock it. If not, they may be able to order it. The store has an adjoining wine bar where you can enjoy delicious wine pairing meals, and it can also be hired out for events.
Na Hoku draws on the themes of nature and Hawaiian aesthetics to create sophisticated pieces of jewelry, which are sure to set you apart from the regular crowd. A range of ornate cuff links, chains, bracelets, pendants, anklets, necklaces, and watches are available in white, rose and yellow gold at this store in the Glendale Galleria. So come with a loaded wallet all set to splurge; everything here is worth the money, and simply exquisite!