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They have traveled the world and have found that Palm Springs is really like no place else. They are the true experts on Palm Springs.

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Palm Springs New Year’s Eve

Palm Springs New Year’s Eve

  • Posted by Nov 30, 2018

Rockin’ 80s NYE Party at Spa Resort Casino - 8 pm - 1 am The party at Spa Resort Casino is an outdoor ticketed event on E. Andreas Road between N. Calle Encilia and N. Indian Canyon Drive. BUY TICKETS The party will be marked by electrifying rock stars from the original cast of Broadway’s musical “Rock of Ages” at Spa Resort Casino. Music provided by DJ Dense, noted Los Angeles DJ. From 10:30 pm to midnight, Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band will…

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Spotlight: Trio Restaurant

Spotlight: Trio Restaurant

  • Posted by Nov 30, 2018

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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Meet Brandon Hoskins and Stephen Wilson of Towne Palm Springs

Meet Brandon Hoskins and Stephen Wilson of Towne Palm Springs

  • Posted by Nov 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. Of course, Brandon and Steve didn’t plan on opening a boutique. Or even living in Palm…

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Palm Springs Holiday Happenings

Palm Springs Holiday Happenings

  • Posted by Nov 29, 2018

26th annual Festival of Lights – December 1 26th annual Festival of Lights returns to Palm Springs Saturday, December 1. The parade will start on Palm Canyon Drive at 5:45 p.m.  The Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade has become a signature holiday event and an important part of the magic that makes our destination like no place else. When the twinkling floats, magnificent marching bands, enormous Macy’s-style holiday balloons — and of…

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30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

  • Posted by Nov 29, 2018

The Palm Springs International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming over 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries.  The Festival is also known for its annual Film Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents.  Produced by the Palm Springs International Film Society, the Festival offers 12…

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Discover the Wonderful World of Debra Hovel Footwear

Discover the Wonderful World of Debra Hovel Footwear

  • Posted by Nov 27, 2018

By Debra Hovel My husband Richard and I first visited Palm Springs in about 1999 just before we sold our design company in Minneapolis. We stayed in Palm Desert and found it to be so suburban we drove into Palm Springs and drove around trying to see what made it so special. It took us two visits before we discovered the Art Museum, Uptown design district and Modernism Week. Then we were goners.  I have always been a “maker”. All the things…

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Spotlight: Johannes

Spotlight: Johannes

  • Posted by Nov 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. “I got too many baked potatoes when we were children. My parents didn’t have much money, so the cheapest food for us was buttermilk, cheese, and baked potato, so I definitely had a little bit of an issue with baked potatoes. Bad childhood memory.” These are the formative…

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The Story of Thick As Thieves

The Story of Thick As Thieves

  • Posted by Nov 26, 2018

By Samantha Caltagirone On a snowy December night in 2016, we decided we needed to make a change. We knew it wouldn’t be easy saying goodbye to the cozy St. Louis home we created together, our friends, family, favorite lunch spots and everything in-between. But where do two people with a big dream and little resources go? We ran through the familiar list of our favorite getaways - Austin, Nashville, Santa Fe… but there was only one place that…

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We’re Big on Small

We’re Big on Small

  • Posted by Nov 20, 2018

  In Palm Springs, we are proud of the many locally owned and operated, mostly small, businesses that make up our city; retail shops with hand selected merchandise, small inns and boutique resorts, chef-owned cafes and locally run tours. We celebrate our uniqueness and our ability to offer individual personalized experiences to locals and visitors alike.  Discover the true small gems of Palm Springs.   Unique Retail Stores and Boutiques…

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Meet Andy Wysocki and Bill Sanderson of Townie Bagels

Meet Andy Wysocki and Bill Sanderson of Townie Bagels

  • Posted by Nov 19, 2018

To find a great bagel in Palm Springs head to  Townie Bagels in the south end of town. Andy Wysocki and Bill Sanderson, owners of the bakery and café grew up in New England.  They put together a bagel menu based on the flavors of a New York bagel bakery. The bagels are made with no-additive flours, mixed and shaped the night before they're boiled in malted water, then baked upside down for several minutes before they're flipped over. The café…

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