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Monday, February 12, 2018

Just South of the Border, Altadena Ale House’s Sister Pub Jazzes It Up

Just South of the Border, Altadena Ale House’s Sister Pub Jazzes It Up

Just south of the meandering Altadena/Pasadena border, Altadena Ale & Wine House’s sister establishment, The 1881 Bar and Lounge, is celebrating its seventh month of opening this weekend with live Jazz music and local artists. If you like to listen to professional artists and engage in heady conversations with an eclectic mix of people that included entertainers and musicians, rocket scientists and such, then come in and share the community love. There is never a cover charge.

The owners of the 1881 are the same family who owns the Altadena Ale. The family-owned little not-so-secret watering hole located in West Altadena on Fair Oaks Avenue.

“We are extending our community from the westside of Altadena to the eastside of Altadena and Northeast side of Pasadena at the 1881. The 1881 has great classic cocktails, happy hour specials daily with beer, wine and Champagne,” the family said.

People come here, mostly in walking distance from the neighborhood to listen to music and engage in social dialog. They don’t come here to get drunk; they don’t come here to hit on girls, they come to talk to each other, have a good time, and just embrace the community. And that’s what really makes this place special.

1881 Bar hours are from 2:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. daily, with Happy Hour from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. everyday.

Friday night Jazz, Saturday Jazz/Folk/bluegrass, Tuesday Night is Karaoke, and Wednesday night is LGBT Disco Night. We have lots of events for the neighborhood too!

1881, E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 314-2077 or visit

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