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Uptown's Trio Restaurant

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Kevin Perry

 

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BLACKBOOK Bar owner Dean Lavine puts acceptance at the top of the menu

  • Posted By: April 19, 2019

By Kevin Perry

As you cross the threshold of Blackbook, you can almost hear the Cheers theme song echoing through the establishment’s joyous soul. But the proprietors of this gleeful gathering spot don’t merely know your name; they embrace who you truly are.

“I like to say we’re an inclusion bar,” invites owner Dean Lavine. “We work really hard to have a staff that really wants to be there and likes people. Not saccharinely greet people, but genuinely greet people. That’s who we are.”

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Seaplane Shirts Will Make You Radiant.

  • Posted By: March 22, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Beauty is skin deep, but sometimes it has trouble shining through the everyday façade. To cull the dazzling wonders that simmer beneath the surface, it takes a keen eye.

“There are 10,000 colors in your iris,” analyzes Schuyler Brown. “We use that, and we use skin tone and we use hair color, creatively with our shirts. When the customer comes out of the dressing room with the piece that’s just spectacular, everybody turns and looks.”

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Great Shakes: Where Sip Meets Hip

  • Posted By: March 15, 2019

By Kevin Perry

There’s a glorious alchemy that goes into concocting the perfect milkshake. The decadent waltz between sweetness, dairy, and chill as the disparate elements conspire to win over our palates, one silky sip at a time.

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F10 Creative: Delivering stay, play and dine experiences to Palm Springs

  • Posted By: March 15, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Great leadership is less about what you say and more about what you hear. Opening your mind, heart, and ears is essential to understanding the needs of the customer and the community at large.

F10 Creative is an ambitious collective founded on the masterful art of listening.

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Polynesia Style at Toucans Tiki Lounge

  • Posted By: February 28, 2019

By Kevin Perry

In case you hadn’t noticed, darlings, we are experiencing a drag revolution. Genders are bending, avant-garde is in-your-face, and RuPaul wins ALL the Emmys. Nowhere in Palm Springs is the spirit of this seismic/pelvic shift fiercer than at Toucans Tiki Lounge.

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Spotlight on Destination PSP

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Barbara Beckley

Some ideas are simply brilliant. The light bulb. The cell phone. Destination PSP. 

No kidding. Since Jeffrey Bernstein founded Destination PSP in 2012, the store has revolutionized souvenir shopping in Palm Springs and throughout the Coachella Valley. 

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Vibrant City with a Past

  • Posted By: December 14, 2018

My friends, my husband and I discovered Palm Springs, California on a vacation to the city, desperate to trade the cold of the Midwest for the sunshine of Southern California. Our foursome spent three days exploring—and, yes, it’s as good as it looks.

First steps

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Meet Brandon Hoskins and Stephen Wilson of Towne Palm Springs

  • Posted By: November 30, 2018

By Barbara Beckley

“We’re men about towne,” Brandon Hoskins says with a twinkle in his eye. That’s how he likes to describe himself and his partner Stephen Wilson. And so they are – as interior designers and co-owners of one of Palm Springs’ premiere interior décor boutiques, frequented by locals, visitors and fellow interior designers from LA to Paris.

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Spotlight: Johannes

  • Posted By: November 27, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Genius and ambition are a delectable pairing. We are defined by a quixotic blend of abilities and passions… and sometimes, by a distaste for baked potatoes.

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