City of Pasadena Announces Partial Street Closures to Allow for Outdoor Dining

PASADENA, Calif.—One of Pasadena’s most well-known streets, Colorado Boulevard, will get a makeover starting this Saturday, July 11, as it becomes the first location in the city to offer outdoor dining in city streets. The State of California’s recent directive to limit dining indoors has resulted in the expansion of outdoor dining a priority for local governments and restaurateurs. The City has been working with The Playhouse Village and Old Pasadena Management District to identify where street closures should take... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Partial Street Closures to Allow for Outdoor Dining"

City of Pasadena Launches Website to Help Small Businesses

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has launched expedited permit and plan check processes to facilitate the rapid reopening of qualified dining and retail establishments seeking to comply with COVID-19 protocols and social distancing requirements. The City will also allow certain restaurants to temporarily expand dining areas outdoors. The expedited permits and plan check processes are now available through an online application portal. Through the portal, qualified restaurant and retail businesses can apply for express plan checks for structural and non-structural... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Launches Website to Help Small Businesses"

Pasadena to Launch Great Plates Delivered Program to Support Older Adults and Local Businesses

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena is participating in the State of California’s Great Plates Delivered initiative. In partnership with local restaurants, the City will provide three home-delivered meals per day to qualifying older adults. Great Plates Delivered helps adults 65 and older, and adults 60-64 who are at high risk from COVID-19 stay home and stay healthy, and provides essential economic stimulus to local businesses. “This is a wonderful opportunity to support some of our most vulnerable residents and help... continue reading »"Pasadena to Launch Great Plates Delivered Program to Support Older Adults and Local Businesses"

City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau Launch "Connect Pasadena" and Other Resources to Support the Community During COVID-19

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today the launch of “Connect Pasadena,” an online web page of curated educational and engaging content from Pasadena businesses and cultural institutions. The virtual directory is intended to provide Pasadenans with a variety of content to keep them active, entertained and enlightened while safe at home, as the community continues to practice safe social distancing during COVID-19. “Connect Pasadena” features free content from Pasadena businesses and cultural... continue reading »"City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau Launch "Connect Pasadena" and Other Resources to Support the Community During COVID-19"

City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena Launch 'Shop Pasadena' Campaign for Holiday Season

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena have launched a campaign to encourage people to shop local this holiday season. The 'Shop Pasadena' campaign puts a spotlight on the hundreds of independently-owned Pasadena businesses, and encourages the community to shop small and dine local. Every time someone visits their corner shop, grabs a bite at a local eatery or buys a shirt from the neighborhood boutique, they are helping support Pasadena’s independent business owners. Not to mention, shopping local... continue reading »"City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena Launch 'Shop Pasadena' Campaign for Holiday Season"