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2462 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA, US, 91107

  • Phone: (626) 405-0811
  • Fax: (626) 796-0966
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4.5 out of 5 (71 reviews)
93% of guests recommend this hotel
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    »Cal-Gold

    This place truly 'treasures' California's golden past. A full service technical bookstore, it carries a wide range of subjects from geology and mining to books on lost treasures and Western Americana. It also features a plethora of nature and trail guides for southern California. This is a perfect stop for history buffs, amateur treasure-hunters or anyone longing to relive the Gold Rush days. Metal detectors and mining supplies are also sold here. Call ahead for hours.

    2569 East Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91107

    »Pooh-Bah Record Shop

    Folks in Pasadena and from all over L.A. head straight for the Pooh-Bah Record Shop when they want quality music and personalized service. The owner says that he stocks more than 20,000 records, tapes and CDs, so you should be able to find everything you want, or just the thing to please that hard-to-buy-for relative. In addition to its many new releases, this store takes great pride in carrying many old and new jazz recordings. If you don't like paying those high prices for new CDs, drop in here check out their used selection. There are often recent discs sold by customers eager to find even newer treasures. Techno-electronic and industrial music recordings are also available, and the great rhythm-and-blues section continues to attract many visitors from all over L.A.

    2636 East Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91107

    »Book Alley

    The Book Alley store specializes in titles that are rare as well as those out of print, the selection is pretty impressive. Specific areas of emphasis include the American West, psychology, performing arts and religion. Plus, since the shop carries so many used books, it's always open to buying and trading.

    1252 East Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91106

    »San Marino Toy and Book Shoppe

    This store sells an eclectic collection of toys, books and videos for children of all ages. The selection of educational toys is one of the best in town, and there is sure to be something for every child's interest, from science to art to English. The selection of books can't be beat either, with all kinds of titles of interest to the younger generation. And if they're in the mood for a moving picture instead of a picture book, there is a good selection of children's movies on video.

    2424 Huntington Drive
    San Marino, CA 91108

    »Carmela Ice Cream and Sorbet

    Delicious artisan ice creams and sorbets made using only fresh, seasonal and organic ingredients. You can find Carmela's at Pasadena farmers markets, specialty food stores, and select restaurants. Unique flavors such as Rose Petal Ice Cream. Treat yourself to Carmela's.

    2495 E Washington Blvd
    Pasadena, California 91104

    »Gourmet Gobbler Factory

    If you want cobblers, this is the place to get them! It sells delicious, gooey cobblers in all sizes and flavors, including peach, blackberry, apple, prune, boysenberry and cherry. Try an individual cobbler for fun or order a creation that will feed 30 people. Call a day ahead for any cobblers for more than four people. The owners are friendly and really love what they do, and it shows in their products.

    33 North Catalina Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91106

    »Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing

    Kitchen cabinet refinishing, restoration, and new kitchen cabinet design.

    3836 Foothill Boulevard #B
    Pasadena, California 91107

    »Europane

    European pastries like pain au chocolat, croissants, strudel and scones are sold next to low-fat breads. In addition, it sells mouthwatering tarts and specialty cakes. Also selling delicious sandwiches and a few breakfast items like blueberry muffins and cinnamon buns, this is a popular Pasadena bakery for both breakfast and lunch. Bring your sweet tooth and your appetite.

    950 East Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91106

    »The Dollhouse Lady

    This is truly an enchanting place to visit. At this family-owned venue you'll find more than 75 lovingly created models of the most irresistible dollhouses imaginable and each is completely outfitted with appropriate furnishings. If you're an artisan, you will find everything you need to create your own models. If you want to purchase a finished product, the store will ship the smaller models to your destination.

    2327 Huntington Drive
    San Marino, CA 91108

    »Alexandria II

    Open for business since 1985, this is one of Pasadena's great New Age bookstores. It carries just about everything one would expect to find in a New Age shop but with an emphasis on spirituality, metaphysics, mythology and world religions. In addition to books, the shop carries a wide assortment of tapes, CDs, candles, jewelry and tarot cards to help you explore whatever side of the spirit you're game for.

    170 South Lake Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101

    »Steve's Infocus Photo Lab

    This shop carries a fine selection of photographs from around the world, including remote area photographs and underwater photographs.

    3701 East Huntington Drive
    Pasadena, California 91107

    »Arnold's Fine Jewelry

    For more than 106 years, Arnold's Fine Jewelry has been serving Pasadena customers. Family-owned, it specializes in vintage and antique jewelry and offers a large selection of contemporary pieces. The jewelry is primarily 14k yellow gold, but it also offers 18k gold and platinum, as well as a wide variety of different stones.

    350 South Lake Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101
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