Desert Spotlight

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

If it's Monday -- It Must be Bingo & Trivia at the Ace Hotel

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley June 16, 2017

“Bingo! I have bingo!” I yelled. I couldn’t believe it. But yes, every number on my card was covered. Emcee Shirley Claire strolled over -- placed one of her long legs on my table, waved a feather boa in the air, and sang, “Congratu-laaaaations!”

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Inside and Out, The Saguaro Hotel Is A Riot of Color

  • Posted By: Lawrence Karol June 08, 2017

Located at the intersection of East Palm Canyon Drive and Sunrise Way, the Saguaro immediately catches your eye. It's brightly hued exterior is painted in 14 different desert wildflower colors that are native to California's Colorado Desert. William Kopelk, a local architect, designed the gardens and when everything blooms the colors match those of the building.

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What To Drink At The Welcoming Peabody's Café

  • Posted By: Lawrence Karol June 07, 2017

Although Debbie Alexander, the owner of Peabody's Café, didn't dream up the name of her restaurant, she still feels an affinity with the monikier. "The name came from the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and was the name of the restaurant when I bought it back in 1994," she says. "Peabody is also a big name where I’m from in Massachusetts.

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Uniquely Palm Springs - Brandini Toffee

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence May 30, 2017

ToffeeIt takes guts, gumption and drive to start a business. And it takes hard work to grow it into an establishment that’s not jut popular in the city where you begin, but far and wide.  Palm Springs has many successful small businesses that are growing and gaining country-wide attention.

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What To Drink At The Sleek, Modern Truss & Twine

  • Posted By: Lawrence Karol May 19, 2017

If you've visited Palm Springs before—or checked online for great places to eat—you're no doubt familiar with Workshop Kitchen + Barwhich is located in the historic El Paseo Building on North Truss and TwinePalm Cany

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Pool Attire – all things you’d need for a pool and places to get in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Palm Springs Insider May 11, 2017

Hats, swimsuits, towels, unique floats, sunglasses and sunscreen, are necessities for Palm Springs summer. It’s finding the perfect chaise lounge and pool that can be challenging with so many options in Palm Springs. Here are a few places in Palm Springs where you can find your pool necessities.

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Nightlife on and off Arenas Road

  • Posted By: Palm Springs Insider May 10, 2017

For the uninitiated, the biggest concentration of LGBT nightlife in Palm Springs is on E.  Arenas Road, between S Indian Canyon Drive and S Calle Encilia.   The largest nightclub on the block and the largest gay nightclub in Palm Springs is Hunters.   It includes a main bar and patio lounge and a separate dance space that opens on the weekends and special events.  While the clientele is mostly gay men, Hunters is lesbian and straight fr

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Dining at Palm Springs' oldest restaurants

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence May 01, 2017

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week kicks off next month (June 2-11, 2017). While there are a host of great new places to try, there are also some restaurants that have been around for longer than some of us have been alive! These are three of the oldest restaurants in the city.

 

Melvyns - Opened in 1975

200 West Ramon Road
 

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Travel from LA to Palm Springs in comfort

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence April 10, 2017

TeslaGetting from Los Angeles to Palm Springs can’t always been easy. Renting a car is the best option, but not everyone is keen to drive two hours in some of the worst and most intimidating traffic in the USA. You can fly or book a connection, but that has its costs.

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What To Drink At Counter Reformation At The Parker Hotel

  • Posted By: Lawrence Karol April 06, 2017

The Parker Palm Springs hotel is set on 13 acres that feature lush plantings, meandering pathways, two pools, a spa, and multiple Counter Reformationrestaurants.

 

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