Author Archives: Monique A. LeBleu

One Door Opens but Another Closes: Original Twohey’s in Alhambra to Close in February 2018

UPDATED 12-16-2017: Legendary Twohey’s of Alhambra will permanently close its doors at the beginning of the year as the restaurant’s lease was not renewed. The restaurant and its mid-century modern styled building and interior ceiling lamp decor, cozy beige circular booths, … Continue reading

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Rodney on the Rock’s ‘GTO’ Vol. 2 Skids in After 20 Years

Sirius XM DJ Rodney Bingenheimer, a.k.a. the Mayor of the Sunset Strip, has once again put together a collection of Christmas tunes for the holidays with “Rodney On The Rock Presents: Santa’s Got a GTO Vol. 2,” being released by … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The 40th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

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Twohey’s Take-2: the Route 66 Landmark Makes Landfall in Pasadena

Alhambra’s original historic Route 66 local favorite, Twohey’s restaurant, which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, has opened an extension of its fare to Pasadena with a re-imagining of classic American food at their new Twohey’s Tavern. Now open in the … Continue reading

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Tommy “Chiffon” Martinez: Punk Blood – Thicker than a Cold Shot

With freshly bleached, close-cropped hair, relaxed in denim overalls and black baby-doll tee cut to reveal a striking Bette Midler tattoo, Tommy Martinez, AKA Tommy Chiffon, sat neatly tucked into the smooth mustard booth of the Hermosillo’s HP Brewery in … Continue reading

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