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

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

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. Destination PSP is one of Palm Springs unique gift shops, producing originally-designed merchandise that fits the mid-century modern designs. Here you…

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Nightlife on and off Arenas Road

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 friendly.…

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The newest hotels in Palm Springs

The newest hotels in Palm Springs

There are innumerable places to stay in Palm Springs. Whether your preference is for a huge resort experience with tonnes of amenities, or you prefer a small family-run place with only twenty rooms, you can find your oasis in Palm Springs.   Though some might think Palm Springs is saturated with hotels, recently some new places have opened, providing diverse experiences for visitors. That just goes to show, because of Palm Springs popularity…

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Taste outside the ordinary - where to get great flavors in Palm Springs

Taste outside the ordinary - where to get great flavors in Palm Springs

Changing up the everyday is fun, so why not shake up your ordinary ‘let’s get burgers’ night out by trying some new flavors? Italian food has never tasted so good at Sammy G’s where the chefs put a decidedly California spin on the old world flavors. Take a break from shopping and dine al fresco for lunch on their newly renovated patio or soak up the Tuscan ambiance inside. http://sammygsrestaurant.com/ Popular with diners, L'Olivo…

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Put a little romance in your evening with these Palm Springs restaurants

Put a little romance in your evening with these Palm Springs restaurants

If it’s been a while since you scheduled a ‘date night’ now’s the perfect time to plan a romantic night out. Palm Springs Restaurant Week offers a great opportunity to explore some great new places or sample more established restaurants you still haven’t gotten around to trying. With a spacious room angled perfectly to catch the sunsets, Escena Lounge & Grill also boasts a delectable California fusion cuisine and a retro vibe. Located…

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Skip the trip to Europe; dine at a fabulous Palm Springs restaurant

Skip the trip to Europe; dine at a fabulous Palm Springs restaurant

You're hoping to find the flavors of Europe but don't have the budget for that pricey round trip ticket, there are plenty of dining options in Palm Springs that runs the gamut from Italian, to French, and even Spanish and Austrian.   Start your restaurant trip around the world in Spain at  Alicante. They’re rated #1 Spanish and #2 Mediterranean restaurant on Yelp. There’s a full menu featuring seafood and traditional paella, as well as tapas…

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Dog-friendly spots to dine in Palm Springs

Dog-friendly spots to dine in Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a dog-friendly city, and there are many places where you’re welcome to bring your furry friend. Dining with dogs is usually limited to the outdoor patio areas and of course your pets must be leashed and well-behaved. It’s also a good policy to call ahead and make sure there are no special events scheduled that would get Fido turned away. Two of Palm Springs’ most well-known restaurants, Copley’s and Spencer’s will welcome dogs…

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Sit & sip: where to get a great glass of wine in Palm Springs

Sit & sip: where to get a great glass of wine in Palm Springs

Sometimes there's not a lot of time to sample a new restaurant. But Restaurant Week is a perfect opportunity to get out and visit new venues to see what they have to offer. A nice way to ease yourself into a new spot is to go get a glass of wine with some friends. There are several places in Palm Springs where you can dip in for a post-work glass of vino. Zin American Bistro is consistently one of the valley’s top picks. With an extensive wine…

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Fuel up for the day; Palm Springs breakfast options

Fuel up for the day; Palm Springs breakfast options

While some say it's the most important meal of the day, others simply love to linger over fresh food and hot coffee first thing in the morning.  There's something civilized about having someone prepare your first meal of the day for you. Restaurant Week is a perfect time to sample some great new spots. Fairly new to Palm Springs, Broken Yolk serves up a variety of breakfast dishes right on Palm Canyon Drive. The Border Benedict is particularly…

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Dine in Old Hollywood

Dine in Old Hollywood

It’s no secret Palm Springs has a long and loving connection to Hollywood. The city has been a getaway destination to the stars for over half a century. If you want to hearken back to that 1950’s era of old Hollywood, there are some beautiful restaurants where you can get that vibe. Tucked into the Ingleside Inn which has a rich history that dates back to the early 1900’s Melvyn's restaurant will give you that old Hollywood feeling in an…

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