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Holiday Season 2021, the Time to Share the Joy

‘Tis the season to be jolly… and to share the joy. This joyous season is a wonderful time to share holiday joy with family and friends. It is also a great time to share that joy with those in need. And, timing is great because Tuesday, November 30th is #GivingTuesday. A non-profit called set […]

Posted: November 24, 2021 Read More

Check out the 2022 Palm Springs Film Festival

November 19, 2022 Tickets Now on Sale for the 2022 Palm Springs International Film Festival The stars will shine a little brighter in Palm Springs on January 6th at the Palm Springs International Film Awards Gala. This star-studded event kicks off the 33rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, which will run from January 6th […]

Posted: November 19, 2021 Read More

Dog Days in Palm Springs – Pet Friendly Hotels

Here in Palm Springs, we love our dogs. And, our town caters to them in all sorts of ways. From fur-baby speciality shops, to special accommodations by restaurants and hotels, a dog’s life is good in the desert.  If you’re looking for speciality pet stores, there are several in Palm Springs and throughout the Coachella […]

Posted: April 19, 2021 Read More

Modernism Week 2021 Continues

Hopefully some of you took advantage of Modernism Week’s 2021 online experience in February and March. Celebrating our love of all things mid-century, Modernism Week continues in April to offer online and socially-distanced, in-person events from April 8-18, 2021. Take a tour in Desert Palisades to look inside master architect Raymond Kappe’s last project and […]

Posted: April 2, 2021 Read More

Go Ride A Bike!

The flatlands of the desert and 13 miles of marked bike lanes make Palm Springs a great place for bicyclers. A free biking map is available from the City of Palm Springs and describes the different types of bike paths around town. You can find it here. Is your bike in need of repairs? Don’t […]

Posted: March 26, 2021 Read More

Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park is open!

Blue skies! Fresh air! Gorgeous views! We all know and love the local hiking trails on the breathtaking mountains around Palm Springs. Did you know that there’s also a lake and recreational area in nearby La Quinta? Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park is a 710 acre open playground situated around a 135 acre reservoir at […]

Posted: March 19, 2021 Read More

Celluloid Stardust – Drive-in film festival in Joshua Tree!

For the next four weekends, we can all enjoy drive-in movie theater fun in a socially-distanced, COVID compliant environment, thanks to the folks at Joshua Tree Music Festival & Cliffhanger Guides. Hosted at the Joshua Tree Music Festival Site on Friday & Saturday evenings at 6pm, the film festival will feature a different classic film. […]

Posted: March 12, 2021 Read More

Modernism Week Extended!

Great news! Modernism Week’s Online Experience has been extended due to popular demand. There are lots of programs to choose from. Highlights include: an architectural driving tour of Palm Springs, a movie about Albert Fey and the famed Aluminaire House and a virtual conference with more than 25 notable speakers (including architects, authors, preservationists and […]

Posted: March 2, 2021 Read More

Covid-19 February 2021 Guidelines

Updated February 23, 2021 Thanks to everyone’s efforts and the continued vaccine rollout, the California statewide stay-at-home order was recently lifted. Palm Springs is part of The Coachella Valley, in Riverside County, which is still in California’s most restrictive, purple (widespread) tier. Some businesses, public services, stores and restaurants are open with restrictions. This includes […]

Posted: February 23, 2021 Read More

Giving Back 2021

Check it out! I’m celebrating our Palm Springs community with a very special offer. Living here now for over a decade, I am constantly inspired by the spirit of kindness and generosity that we promote in our community. The outpouring of love and support that we give to our friends and strangers has not stopped, […]

Posted: January 21, 2021 Read More

Lawrence Welk’s Mid-Century Home Hits Palm Springs Market Today

Once home to the beloved bandleader and musician, Lawrence Welk, this mid-century home in the El Mirador neighborhood of Palm Springs is just under 2,800 sq.ft. and sits on over a third of an acre. It was originally built in 1952 as a spec house by Palm Springs builder Joe Pawling, who collaborated with architect […]

Posted: December 11, 2020 Read More

Fall 2020 Palm Springs Dining

Outdoor Dining is a mainstay of Palm Springs life, especially now that cooler weather is on the horizon for the high season (November-May). As of October 2020, due to a surge in Coronavirus cases, Riverside County was moved back to the most restrictive, purple (widespread) tier. This means restaurants can be open with limitations. In […]

Posted: November 23, 2020 Read More