Desert Spotlight

Desert Spotlight

From Broadway-caliber productions to rare art exhibits and collections…find out what world-renowned artists and performers are coming into town.

Meet Executive Chef Carmen Rodriguez of Reservoir at the Arrive hotel

The ARRIVE hotel has been credited with jump-starting the renaissance of North Palm Springs and its restaurant, Reservoir, has become a destination for locals as well as visitors. The restaurant's executive chef,...

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Palm Springs Drag Shows Are Anything But A Drag!

Over-the-top drag personalities are everywhere in Palm Springs, and locals and visitors alike are in love with them! Just this August, the cast of The Desert Divas Drag Brunch at Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill, the...

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Meet Patrick Service, Director of Operations For Las Casuelas Terraza

Patrick Service is one of those people who was quite literally born into the family business. In 1958, his grandparents, Florencio and Maria Delgado, founded the original Las Casuelas restaurant in North Palm Springs....

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What to do in Palm Springs over Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is nearing, and while tradition dictates planning and preparing a huge feast at home, spending time with family, friends, and loved ones, and giving thanks for the good things in life, there’s also...

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A Visit To The New LGBT Community Center of the Desert

In part due to its large gay and lesbian population, Palm Springs is particularly welcoming to members of the LGBT community. And one place where that welcome is especially warm is at The LGBT Community Center of the...

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Your Guide To Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival

If you're lucky enough to be in town between September 22 and 25, you won't want to miss the opportunity to attend screenings of an adventurous crop of new feature and short films during the annual Cinema Diverse film...

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Meet Chuck Courtney, Executive Chef At The Lively Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge

Eight4Nine in the Uptown Design District is always bustling with crowds enjoying the venue's eclectic menu. This month marks the one year anniversary of the restaurant's grand opening so it seemed like the perfect time...

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Meet Gary And Kathy Friedle, Owners Of The Charming Monkey Tree Hotel

The term "boutique hotel" gets thrown around quite a bit, but you won't be disappointed when you book a room at The Monkey Tree Hotel, a very private, 16-room oasis set on one acre. The hotel was designed and built in...

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What To Drink At Reservoir In The Arrive Hotel

Earlier this year, the Uptown Design District in North Palm Springs welcomed a hip new neighbor with the opening of Arrive, the city's first hotel built from the ground up in about a decade. In addition to Customs...

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Meet Chef Chris Anderson of SO•PA in the L’Horizon Resort and Spa

One of the great joys of visiting Palm Springs is how much time you can spend outdoors. And if you're looking for a fantastic alfresco dining experience then you'll definitely want to book a table at SO•PA in the...

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