Skip to main content

2022 Updated Palm Springs Short-Term Vacation Rental Rules

Updated September 12, 2023 The Palm Springs City Council has approved new short-term vacation rental (STVR) rules in November of 2022.  Here is a summary of the changes based on industry updates and local news reports. In this new short-term vacation rental rules package, the City will now have a cap of 20 percent of […]

Posted: September 12, 2023 Read More

Coachella Valley Link

CV Link, the extensive new biking and walking system in Coachella Valley offers active transportation and outdoor enjoyment for all. The Coachella Valley, known for its breathtaking natural beauty and vibrant entertainment scene, also now offers an extensive biking and walking system. Spanning across the valley, the CV Link network of trails and paths provides […]

Posted: July 14, 2023 Read More

Get to Know the Palm Springs Cultural Center

A cultural and entertainment treasure for Coachella Valley Residents and Visitors. The Palm Springs Cultural Center, located in the heart of Palm Springs, is a vibrant hub for arts, culture, and education. With its diverse range of programs, the Cultural Center plays a vital role in enriching the community by offering numerous benefits to its […]

Posted: June 12, 2023 Read More

The Spa at Séc-he in Palm Springs

Unveiling the Exquisite “The Spa at Séc-he” in Palm Springs, CA Palm Springs and nearby Coachella Valley cities are renowned for luxurious resorts and rejuvenating experiences. The area has recently welcomed a new addition to its wellness landscape with the opening of “The Spa at Séc-he” in downtown Palm Springs. Séc-he is the site of […]

Posted: June 5, 2023 Read More

Best Hidden Bars in Palm Springs

Discovering the Enigmatic World of Speakeasy Bars and Other Hidden Gems in Palm Springs, CA Palm Springs, California, renowned for its vibrant nightlife and rich history, offers a unique twist to bar-hopping enthusiasts with its hidden speakeasy bars. Nestled within this desert oasis are secret venues that embody the spirit of the Prohibition era, transporting […]

Posted: June 2, 2023 Read More

Coachella Valley Firebirds’ Race for the Calder Cup

By Jerry Braun – May 2023 The Coachella Valley Firebirds are in the middle of an exciting 2023 AHL Post Season run. In this their inaugural year, the Coachella Valley Firebirds are having a blazing hot season. They have just won the first round in the post season playoffs as they continue their push for for the […]

Posted: May 24, 2023 Read More

Palm Springs Celebrates its 85th Anniversary

Come and Help Palm Springs Celebrate 85 Years Enjoy a day of classic cars, music, and fun as Palm Springs marks 85 years. Incorporated on April 20, 1938, the City of Palm Springs is celebrating its 85th Anniversary on Saturday, April 8th from 11:30am to 9:00 pm in Downtown Palm Springs and in the Downtown […]

Posted: April 4, 2023 Read More

Desert X 2023

Desert X is Back! Enjoy Large-scale Art Installations throughout Coachella Valley Desert X, the biennial outdoor art exhibition is back again this year in Coachella Valley for a fourth round of installations. Happening every two years since 2017, this self-guided exhibition of contemporary art opened in early March and runs through May 7th. This year, […]

Posted: March 21, 2023 Read More

March 2023 Market update for Greater Palm Springs

Single family home interactive 5 year market update for Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, and La Quinta, CA   Condos and Co-ops interactive 5 year market update for Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, and La Quinta, CA

Posted: March 9, 2023 Read More

A Conversation with Palm Springs Designer Steven Wallace

By Jerry Braun, March 1, 2023 A Conversation with Palm Springs Designer Steven Wallace I recently sat down with Steve Wallace, Palm Springs designer and owner of Steven Edward Wallace Design. He shared his insights on his design philosophy and approach for successful design from his clients’ perspective. Tell us about yourself and your business.  […]

Posted: Read More

Palm Springs’ Modernism Week 2023 is Right Around the Corner!

Palm Springs Modernism Week 2023 Celebrates Everything Midcentury Modern It’s that exciting time of year again for Palm Spring’s annual celebration of everything midcentury modern – from architecture, design, art, fashion, and culture. Modernism Week 2023 events run from February 16th through 26th, and tickets are selling fast! According to the Modernism Week’s website, this […]

Posted: February 7, 2023 Read More

Frisky Business Cat Café in Palm Springs

By Jerry Braun, January 2023 Calling all cat lovers in the Valley! Come Visit Frisky Business Cat Café. Looking for something to do in Palm Springs? Pay a visit to the first and only cat café in the Coachella Valley. Frisky Business Palm Springs Cat Café, located at 4781 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite F, […]

Posted: January 27, 2023 Read More

Walter S. White – Innovator in Mid-century Design

By Jerry Braun – January 2023 Who was Walter S. White Walter S. White (1917-2002) was a respected mid-century modern architect, inventor, and industrial designer. He is known for his innovative construction and design approaches in the creation of space and light with steel, glass and concrete. His work was driven by three major concerns: 1) […]

Posted: January 24, 2023 Read More

2023 Palm Springs 34th annual International Film Festival

by Jerry Braun – December 2022 The 34th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival is right around the corner. The star-studded Film Awards Gala event will be held on Thursday, January 5th to kick off the 34rd annual Film Festival, which runs from January 6th through the 16th. The Festival’s film screenings begin on Friday, […]

Posted: December 3, 2022 Read More

Greater Palm Springs Pride 2022

Get Ready for Greater Palm Springs Pride 2022 The annual Greater Palm Springs Pride celebration is right around the corner and it will feature a wide variety of ways to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride. With a theme of “Say Gay,” it will take place the week of November 1st through 6th. With events happening all week, […]

Posted: October 23, 2022 Read More

Coachella Valley Firebirds Kick Off their Inaugural Season

by Jerry Braun – October 2022 Coachella Valley Firebirds Kick Off their Inaugural Season The Coachella Valley Firebirds, the 32nd American Hockey League (AHL) franchise and affiliate of the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) Seattle Kraken, have kicked off its inaugural season on October 16, 2022, in an away game against the Calgary Wranglers. The Seattle Kraken […]

Posted: October 13, 2022 Read More

Curbio: A convenient way to get your house on the market fast

By Jerry Braun, September 2022 Big News! Here’s a new, convenient way to get your house on the market fast. Eighty percent of today’s home buyers are looking for move-in ready homes. I’m happy to say that there’s a new service available to help home sellers present their homes in fashion that most home buyers […]

Posted: October 8, 2022 Read More

Modernism Week – October 2022 Program

Modernism Week – October 2022 Programming Announced and Tickets are on Sale! The four-day long “mini-Modernism Week” schedule of events for this October was just announced, and tickets go on sale on Monday, August 1st, at 12 p.m. PDT. This extravaganza of fun runs from Thursday, October 13 through Sunday, October 16, and features more than […]

Posted: August 1, 2022 Read More

A Nature Preserve in the Heart of Palm Springs

By Jerry Braun, July 2022 Oswit Land Trust Creates a Nature Preserve in the Heart of Palm Springs Here’s some exciting news for Palm Springs! Oswit Land Trust has secured the over 100 acre Mesquite Golf Course to be converted into a nature preserve. The Trust is also actively pursuing the purchase of the neighboring, […]

Posted: July 30, 2022 Read More

Resources for Pets and Pet Parents in Palm Springs and Greater Palm Springs

By Jerry Braun, July 2022 Resources for Pets and Pet Parents in Palm Springs and Greater Palm Springs As all pet lovers know, “pet owners” are really the ones “owned” by our pets. We love our furry friends and always want to provide them with the best care and all the fun experiences we can. […]

Posted: July 28, 2022 Read More