Things To Do

Your Fun in the Sun Summer Guide to Palm Springs

  • Posted By: May 22, 2019

Jump into summer in Palm Springs, where days are sunny, pools (and cocktails) are refreshing and nights are balmy. Here are some picks for a fab summer getaway.

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Historic Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium

  • Posted By: May 13, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Clark Moorten shares a kinship with the desert plants he lovingly cultivates. Resilient, dry (witted) and firmly rooted in fascination, the owner of Moorten Botanical Garden kicks off our interview with a sense of honesty and playfulness. “Anything you ask, I’ll talk about. If I don’t know something, I’ll make something up! That’s how you tell stories.”

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Rock Climb at Desert Rocks Climbing Gym

  • Posted By: May 03, 2019

 By Kevin Perry

Elevate your perspective. Attain a higher purpose. Ascend to greatness. These are more than just empty platitudes at Desert Rocks; they are lofty pathways to Zen on the rocks.

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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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Kurt Cyr, Hip Owner of Palm Springs Mod Squad

  • Posted By: April 18, 2019

By Kevin Perry

For as long as humankind has lived indoors, we have been fascinated with architecture. The curve of a rooftop, the flow of a corridor, the towering triumph of the walls that surround us – these are the hallmarks of who we are and what we aspire to be.

And for Mod Squad owner Kurt Cyr, the love of architecture begins at home.

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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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Celebrity Tours: A visit through Hollywood's Playground

  • Posted By: March 25, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Rub elbows with Elvis. Get Frank with Sinatra. Walk in Marilyn’s heels. And do all of the above with the guidance of a tour company that was founded during a golden age of Palm Springs stardom.

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Meet Michael Stern, Owner of The Modern Tour

  • Posted By: March 22, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Conventionally, buildings are constructed to protect us from the elements. Roofs keep out the rain, walls battle back the cold, and our respective abodes create a shelter from the dreaded world outside. But in Palm Springs, the architecture is designed to amplify our wondrous surroundings.

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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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You’ll Never Want to Leave this Escape Room

  • Posted By: March 01, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Stick your head in a cauldron, call up Scotland Yard, and sleuth your way over to Escape Room Palm Springs, a quizzical playground that unleashes your inner explorer.

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