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8 Must See Modernism Week Events

  • Posted by Jan 17, 2019

By: Modern Mary at Acme House Company Vacation Rentals Each year tens of thousands of design and architecture enthusiasts flock to Palm Springs to soak up the sun and celebrate everything midcentury.  Now in its 14th year, Modernism Week (February 14-24) is an 11-day Festival where Modernists from all over the world come to the Coachella Valley to revel in swanky cocktail parties, double decker bus tours, classic car shows, lectures, films and…

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Everything You Need To Know About Coachella 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Coachella 2019

  • Posted by Jan 16, 2019

What with its great location, sunny skies, celebrity crowd, a Instagram moments, this Californian music festival is everything a music festival should be.  In fact, it’s evolved into more than just a festival for music lovers. Its formal name is The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. With the 2019 festival fast approaching and the line-up having just been announced, we’ve got all the information you need about the event and what you can…

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Palm Springs' Art Scene Thrives

Palm Springs' Art Scene Thrives

  • Posted by Jan 15, 2019

As Desert X returns to the Coachella Valley and new art installations arrive in the city, Palm Spring’s allure for art and architecture lovers is going from strength to strength. From artworks across the desert landscape and intriguing ‘giant babies’ to celebrations of modernism and renowned architecture, Palm Springs has it all. Desert X  - February 9th to April 21st 2019 This spring, the Coachella Valley will welcome back Desert X, a free bi…

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You’ll Never Want to Leave this Escape Room

You’ll Never Want to Leave this Escape Room

  • Posted by Jan 14, 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. Now, don’t worry; you won’t stick your head in an ACTUAL cauldron, nor will you literally be locked in the game space, but you will have a rare opportunity to bond with your chosen teammates in a private setting. Players conquer themed challenges in an attempt to…

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Fall in Love, Italian Style, at Il Giardino

Fall in Love, Italian Style, at Il Giardino

  • Posted by Jan 11, 2019

By Kevin Perry Palm Springs has always been a tastemaker, from our breezy resort wear to our mid-century modern flair. And taste is celebrated, exalted, and amplified at Il Giardino, a hearty slice of heaven nestled in the soul of downtown. “Everything is house made,” declares Rosario Cultraro, who owns and operates the charming ristorante with his wife, chef extraordinaire Teresa Attardi. He sings the words “house” and “home” as…

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Spotlight on the Charming Vintage Shop Dazzles

Spotlight on the Charming Vintage Shop Dazzles

  • Posted by Dec 27, 2018

By Barbara Beckley It should come as no surprise that Mike Sauls was born in New Orleans – given the cheery “Hi there!  How are you doing today,” he says to everyone who enters his vintage wonderland. Sitting behind the counter of the “Beauty Bar,” an exquisite cosmetic counter, which originally graced the I. Magnin department store in San Francisco, Mike, along with his friend Keith Burke, preside over Dazzles – one of Palm Springs original…

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Explore Paradise with Big Wheel Tours

Explore Paradise with Big Wheel Tours

  • Posted by Dec 27, 2018

By Kevin Perry Tourists make the best tour guides. An exuberance for discovery spurs them forward, a curiosity for details fuels their soul, and a connection with their surroundings becomes contagious until you’re swept into the flow of an adventure in the making. Such is the life journey of Evan Trubee, owner of Big Wheel Tours. Credit: Big Wheel Tours Although he has lived in Palm Springs for two and a half decades, Evan’s enthusiasm for…

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The 6 coolest poolside bars in Palm Springs

The 6 coolest poolside bars in Palm Springs

  • Posted by Dec 26, 2018

A trip to Palm Springs is all about treating yourself. And what better way to luxuriate in the California sunshine and vacay-vibes then poolside sipping a cocktail? Whether you choose to check-in to one of these chic desert retreats or simply drop by for an afternoon (some are open to the public while others require purchasing day passes), you’re sure to relax and unwind (and look cool while doing it) while dipping and sipping in these poolside…

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 8 Free Things to Do in Palm Springs

8 Free Things to Do in Palm Springs

  • Posted by Dec 21, 2018

Palm Springs Art Museum Located in downtown Palm Springs, the museum’s extensive permanent collection includes significant works by western, contemporary and glass artists, and features temporary exhibitions from internationally acclaimed artists. Each month the museum features a free community day on the second Sunday of every month and is always free every Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. VillageFest Every Thursday evening, Downtown Palm…

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UK Guide to Palm Springs

UK Guide to Palm Springs

  • Posted by Dec 21, 2018

Hayley Rubery recently visited Palm Springs to write about her stay for her blog, Frock Me I'm Famous.  We are excited to share her story, "UK Guide to Palm Springs: What to Do, Eat and See in Palm Springs!"    Let's go!...  

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