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Desert X 2019

Desert X 2019

  • Posted by Feb 18, 2019

By Barbara Beckley From awesome art in the solitary sand to Palm Springs’ bus stops, stairs to nowhere at the Salton Sea, a glittery ghost palm and mid-century modern architecture as a sounding board, Desert X 2019 has turned the Coachella Valley into an artistic canvas for all to enjoy.   Feb. 9 - April 21, 2019.      Now through April 21, 2019, 19 site-specific works by artists from around the world provide yet another reason to enjoy the…

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Meet Wil Stiles

Meet Wil Stiles

  • Posted by Feb 18, 2019

By Kevin Perry Our lives are peppered with joyful memories that inspire us to look back fondly and look forward hopefully. Moments like falling in love, getting promoted, the birth of a child… or, in the case of Wil Stiles, all of the above rolled into one. “We had decided, ‘Hey, let’s just open the doors and do a full day’s worth of work and it’ll officially be the day that we’re open.’” These are the recollections of the shop’s titular owner…

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Discover Holiday House and Sparrows Lodge

Discover Holiday House and Sparrows Lodge

  • Posted by Feb 18, 2019

By Kevin Perry Palm Springs is built on reverence and revelry. The glamour of a golden age shimmers across decades and reverberates into a stylish celebration rooted firmly in the here and now. Holiday House and Sparrows Lodge stand as towering examples of our hometown’s regal past, as well as its resplendent future. “I think that’s what really attracted us to Palm Springs,” recounts owner Richard Crisman. “It’s not only its beauty in and of…

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Spotlight on Destination PSP

Spotlight on Destination PSP

  • Posted by Feb 7, 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.  “I wanted to send gifts home from Palm Springs that reflected the city’s mid-century lifestyle,” recalls Jeffrey, after he and his partner Oscar Chamudes, left their loft in…

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Ride in Style with Bike Palm Springs

Ride in Style with Bike Palm Springs

  • Posted by Feb 7, 2019

By Kevin Perry In California, our vehicles are our bubbles. They encase us in radio waves, air conditioning, and tinted windows, locking us away from the beauty of our surroundings. But Tony Torres is about to burst that bubble. “On a bike, you can cover a lot more ground than you normally would in a car,” muses Torres, who co-owns BIKE Palm Springs Rentals with his partner Rocky Wood. “The shop was actually established by Rocky about 11…

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Spotlight: Trio Restaurant

Spotlight: Trio Restaurant

  • Posted by Feb 7, 2019

By Kevin Perry   Our hometown is a wonderland of indulgence, and Tony Marchese is its emcee of excess. He’s a born showman, drawing you in with a gruff guffaw and then ushering you deeper into the Inland Empire of upscale partying.   “I think if someone hasn’t been to Palm Springs, it’s gotta be on their to-do list. It’s a place that’s like no other,” Marchese beams. “I had done real estate in Chicago and had a client that bought a condo…

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Kreem Artisanal Ice Cream

Kreem Artisanal Ice Cream

  • Posted by Feb 7, 2019

By Kevin Perry Chatting with Bianca Simonian makes you realize that anything is possible, from whipping up a batch of espresso lavender ice cream to launching successful eateries in two desert lands on opposite ends of the earth. Her revelations prompt the listener to do a delicious double take. For instance, here’s a sample of our conversation: “I was the personal chef of Lucy Lawless for a while. Yeah! She was so cool,” beams Simonian. When…

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On the Mark Fine Foods & Provisions

On the Mark Fine Foods & Provisions

  • Posted by Feb 7, 2019

By Kevin Perry A visit to Palm Springs is a veritable safari for the senses. Your eyes careen across our majestic vistas, your lungs fill with our healing desert air, and your palate guides you ever onward, in search of a foodie experience worthy of your luxurious surroundings. But where will your taste buds take you? Just follow the giant cow to 777 North Palm Canyon. Source: On The Mark   “Her name is Buttercup, because that’s a good…

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8 Must See Modernism Week Events

8 Must See Modernism Week Events

  • Posted by Feb 5, 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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