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48 Hours: Down Home in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: September 04, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Our downtown area is configured like an architectural embrace. Palm Canyon welcomes you into its outstretched arms, then routes you lovingly to Indian Canyon and pulls you back again in an endless loop of sustenance and style. The eateries offer tasty food done right and the shopping options are playful; stroll and peruse without the stress of a hard-sell scenario.

And where better to start than at the heart?

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Color Us Impressed

  • Posted By: August 16, 2019

By Kevin Perry

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then our hometown is engaged in a macro-conversation that reverberates to the stratosphere and beyond. The Palm Springs art scene embraces a dynamic dichotomy of fiery passion and cool refinement; it paints a legendary tableau at the intersection where gritty technique meets upscale euphoria.

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From Hummer tours, horseback riding and rock climbing to stargazing, museums, and zoos, family adventures abound in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: August 05, 2019

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tramcar and travels over 2.5 miles from Palm Springs to the top of the San Jacinto Mountains where you can enjoy spectacular vistas of the valley below. Have lunch at the top, take in a short documentary and visit the natural history museum. Plus, there are miles of hiking trails.

Want something more western themed? Enjoy a horseback ride on the trails with Smoke Tree Stables.

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Palm Springs Revs up the Hip Factor with a Cool Downtown

  • Posted By: July 17, 2019

For a city that has always had a swanky, classic appeal to it, there is a whole lot of fresh newness ready to be experienced in Palm Springs. If it’s been awhile since you’ve visited the area, you may not be familiar with all of the brand-spanking-new storefronts, eateries and hotels that have joined the neighborhood.

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Mitchells Palm Springs

  • Posted By: July 11, 2019

By Barbara Beckley

“I love the edgy styles of the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s. When fashion was hot!” declares Mitchel Karp, owner of Mitchells Palm Springs. “Think Sonny and Cher, Barbra Streisand, Bob Mackie. Fashion was authentic and original then.”

But Mitchel doesn’t confine himself, either. “I specialize in vintage clothing and accessories for men and women spanning the decades from the ‘60s to the 2000s—and contemporary designer resale.”  

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Just Fabulous – “It’s About Celebrating Life,” says Owner Stephen Monkarsh

  • Posted By: June 21, 2019

By Barbara Beckley

The name says it all. Just Fabulous. There’s simply no other way to describe this fun, Palm Springs centric, and oh so chic book and gift store. 

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Vintage Shop ‘Til You Drop

  • Posted By: June 05, 2019

By Kevin Perry

 

Marilyn flirted here. Sinatra charmed our socks off. Judy Garland found us over the rainbow.

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Vintage Clothes, Vanguard Chic

  • Posted By: May 22, 2019

By Kevin Perry

A conversation with Cat Slater is like a joyful ride in a time-traveling bumper car. As the Iconic Atomic owner bounces from topic to topic, the virtual calendar in her mind flutters effortlessly through decades of style and quirk.

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Uniquely Palm Springs

  • Posted By: April 17, 2019

Year after year, Palm Springs shines as one of the most diverse and fascinating destinations in Southern California. With new and innovative dining and entertainment, unique shops, amazing mid-century design and architecture, and an array of stimulating activities and attractions, it’s high-time to head to this city, dubbed the new “Capital of Cool.”

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