Partini is Sponsoring Refreshments for the South Pasadena Beautiful, 2017 Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting

Join us this Saturday (6/3) as we review the year, honor this year’s Golden Arrow winners an enjoy a lively lecture by Erik Knutzen of Root Simple.

Enjoy refreshments compliments of Partini at 3:30. Meeting will begin at 4:00 at the South Pasadena Library Community Room (1115 El Centro St.).

About Erik

Los Angeles based author, Erik Knutzen, will discuss urban homesteading: chickens, bees, vegetables and the home arts. He’ll also touch on some hot button issues he finds equally important:

  • Tree care in a drought
  • Creating walkable/bikeable communities
  • Gardening with native plants
  • Throwing neighborhood parties
  • Why hay hooks are the new hipster fashion accessory (just kidding)

Erik Knutzen is the co-author, with his [...]

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New Wedding Trends for 2017

By: Debra Witt

The Look

Timeless chic coupled with the all-important wow factor: Here’s how it’s going to play out in 2017.

Vintage glamour (with a twist). Picture an industrial warehouse decked out with ornate, over-the-top centerpieces and set aglow with strands of twinkling lights and candles. You get the picture: a whimsical mash-up of old and new.

For the love of pink. Blush rose, to be exact, remains the “it” wedding color. Rhiannon Bosse, owner of Hey Gorgeous Events in Michigan, has dubbed blush a “now and forever” shade, because it’s both trending and timeless.

Encore metallics 

Brides continue to embrace copper, rose gold, and pewter because [...]

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See inside one of the world’s most beautiful flower exhibitions


It seems there is more to love about London’s Sketch restaurant than it’s famed all-pink interior. 


The two Michelin-starred eatery has just launched it’s second edition of the Mayfair Flower Show together with Diptyque and Pommery in homage to the city’s annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show.


Running until May 29, the exhibition has transformed the venue’s interior and façade into an oasis of colour and scent complete with immersive gardens— 


all inspired by the British landscape — by five of London’s leading florists. See the exhibition here.


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An Italian Inspired Lunch In California

Partini loves to take it outside. Al fresco brunch or lunch with sophisticated theme is better than any loud restaurant or hotel ballroom.  We are enamored with this Italian country inspired outdoor lunch.

With LA’s warmer climate and sunshine, great produce, and pretty venues like Rolling Greens, there are many reasons why dining al-fresco is a good idea. Sarah Hendrix, from La Femme Epicure along with cheese-board mavens Lady & Larder and Lucini Italia, a top olive oil, tomato sauce and vinaigrette producer, created the perfect lunch event to celebrate Italian ingredients. Their mission? To enjoy the multitude of flavors that Tuscany has to offer, but more importantly to carry on the [...]

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