Nicole Borgenicht

Bacon and Legs

Bacon and Legs

  • Posted by Apr 17, 2018

Brunch can be a religion for many. Maybe you prefer Saturdays over Sundays, but please swap out that watery altar wine for a stiff bloody mary. You're serious about your hybrid breakfast/lunch/cocktail ritual, and the Mecca of mid-morning mmm is Pinocchio in the Desert. With classic diner fare hearty enough to satisfy any hangover, Pinocchio isn’t lying when it comes to puppeteering your pleasure. Lobster Benedict, Mexican Schnitzel, Kali…

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Bacon and Legs

Bacon and Legs

  • Posted by Apr 17, 2018

By Kevin Perry Brunch is a religion in the gay community. We prefer hims to hymns, Saturdays over Sundays, and please swap out that watery altar wine with a bloody, Mary. We’re serious about our hybrid breakfast/lunch/cocktail ritual, and the Mecca of mid-morning mmm is Pinocchio in the Desert. With classic diner fare hearty enough to satisfy any hangover, Pinocchio isn’t lying when it comes to puppeteering your pleasure. Lobster Benedict,…

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Ace Hotel & Swim Club unveils new Mural

Ace Hotel & Swim Club unveils new Mural

  • Posted by Apr 13, 2018

Ace Hotel & Swim Club’s has exclusively unveiled a new large scale mural from Chicago-based artist Laura Berger.   Laura's mural evokes a singular California feeling — its rich desert hues, legacy of sun worship and unified spirit of collaboration, all elements we try to foster at Ace, too. We're really lucky to have her work here for our 10th Desert Gold celebration. -Kelly Sawdon, Chief Brand Officer, Atelier Ace  I'm very inspired by…

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Have a Grrreat time at Fur Fridays

Have a Grrreat time at Fur Fridays

  • Posted by Apr 11, 2018

By Kevin Perry As the sun nestles behind the oatmeal-textured ridge of the San Jacinto Mountains, a hoard of burly speciMENs ambles toward you. Their shoulders bulge, their nostrils flare, and chest hair peeks from every flannel, tank, and tee. Have you unwittingly stumbled into an uber-masculine lumberyard at quittin’ time? “Nope,” says the go-go gentleman clad in scanty briefs as he hoists a rainbow array of Jell-O shots into your purview……

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Pajama Party!!

Pajama Party!!

OMG! Why didn’t we think of this before? As the cocktail capital of the world – Palm Springs is the perfect spot for a pajama party. Cute, crazy and oh so mid-century chic. How cool is it to party in your jammies by a pool in Palm Springs. A totally perfect fit for Palm Springs Hollywood golden era vibe. Think 1963’s “Palm Springs Weekend,” starring Connie Stevens and Troy Donahue; Doris Day in the 1957 movie musical “The Pajama Game,” and…

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Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants

Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants

Palm Springs is very family friendly, so be sure to include your pet on you next dining adventure.  After all, aren't they part of the family too!  Here are a few restaurant options to get you started. Jake’s 664 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA, US, 92262 Jake’s is nestled in the heart of Uptown and offers a variety of fresh menu items. Named after the owner’s beloved westie, dogs are welcomed at both outdoor patios with water and a…

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5 Reasons to Visit Palm Springs

5 Reasons to Visit Palm Springs

Palm Springs is welcoming visitors to its new dynamic downtown with stylish hotels, new fashionable restaurants, chic shops and boutiques, fun entertainment venues as well as welcoming public spaces for gathering, celebrating and relaxing.  With warm days and balmy nights, this complements the ambiance that is positively seductive. With 360 days of sun-kissed weather and drop-dead gorgeous scenery, it’s no wonder Palm Springs is like no place…

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Palm Springs Vintage Shopping –Simply the Best!

Palm Springs Vintage Shopping –Simply the Best!

The Palm Springs’ vintage advantage is truly endless. Looking for vintage Pucci? Top-drawer mid-century furnishings? Estate jewelry? Collectibles from Disney characters to ’56 Corvettes? You’ll find them all – I know from experience – in the South Palm Canyon Shopping District.  The loads of top consignment, resale and thrift boutiques located on and around South Palm Canyon Drive, makes this side of town a veritable paradise of retail…

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Palm Springs Uptown Vintage Shopping

Palm Springs Uptown Vintage Shopping

First in a two-part series: The Uptown Design District By Barbara Beckley As the epicenter of all things mid-century modern, Palm Springs is the go-to for vintage shopping. The quality and selection is unbeatable – and believe me, I know. Whether you’re after that perfect Eames chair, a sequined ‘60s ball gown or just love the thrill of the hunt – Palm Springs bevy of vintage shops has it all.    Where to begin?  The Uptown Design District…

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Eight Most Instagrammable places in Palm Springs

Eight Most Instagrammable places in Palm Springs

Old Tramway Gas Station Image: Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism Now the Palm Springs Visitor Center, it’s the first building to greet you as you approach from the West on Highway 111 from Los Angeles. The building dates back to 1965 and was designed by famous Swiss-born architect Albert Frey and Robson Chambers. Its dramatic backdrop is the San Jacinto Mountains make the building even more dramatic.  The Visitor Center also is on the corner of…

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