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New Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar & Grill in Palm Springs

New Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar & Grill in Palm Springs

  • Posted by May 21, 2018

By Barbara Beckely It’s 11 a.m. And the couple next to me is sipping champagne.  But hey, it’s Palm Springs. And this is the Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar & Grill – only the second one in the world – newly opened in the heart of Palm Springs. And it’s packed. A woman carrying a pineapple-replica handbag – only in Palm Springs – is photographing her handbag next to the real pineapples a barman is readying for her Handcrafted Pina Colada. Palm…

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Gay Resorts in Palm Springs - The Naked Truth

Gay Resorts in Palm Springs - The Naked Truth

  • Posted by May 21, 2018

By Kevin Perry As the heat rises, our inhibitions drop (along with our swim trunks), and Warm Sands is the capital of clothing-optional. This finite region of Palm Springs is compact-yet-packed with gay resorts and guys galore. For help maneuvering this fleshy fiesta, Visit Gay Palm Springs has you covered… or uncovered, as the sexy case may be. We’re taking the temperature of the hottest spots in Warm Sands, so let’s dive (skin) deep! WARM…

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Palm Springs Sweet Tea Supreme!

Palm Springs Sweet Tea Supreme!

  • Posted by May 10, 2018

By Kevin Perry Remember a simpler time when homos could be homos and it didn’t matter if you identified as a lumbersexual, a twink, a lipstick lesbian, or an [insert obscure classification here]-chaser? Whatever happened to the good ol’ gays? They’re alive and fierce at Oscar’s Sunday Tea Dance. Inclusiveness is the main course at this weekly must-attend soiree. Whether you just spent the last 48 hours lounging naked clothing-optional by the…

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Bacon and Legs

Bacon and Legs

  • Posted by Apr 17, 2018

By Kevin Perry Brunch is a religion in the gay community. We prefer hims to hymns, Saturdays over Sundays, and please swap out that watery altar wine with a bloody, Mary. We’re serious about our hybrid breakfast/lunch/cocktail ritual, and the Mecca of mid-morning mmm is Pinocchio in the Desert. With classic diner fare hearty enough to satisfy any hangover, Pinocchio isn’t lying when it comes to puppeteering your pleasure. Lobster Benedict,…

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Have a Grrreat time at Fur Fridays

Have a Grrreat time at Fur Fridays

  • Posted by Apr 11, 2018

By Kevin Perry As the sun nestles behind the oatmeal-textured ridge of the San Jacinto Mountains, a hoard of burly speciMENs ambles toward you. Their shoulders bulge, their nostrils flare, and chest hair peeks from every flannel, tank, and tee. Have you unwittingly stumbled into an uber-masculine lumberyard at quittin’ time? “Nope,” says the go-go gentleman clad in scanty briefs as he hoists a rainbow array of Jell-O shots into your purview……

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Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants

Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants

Palm Springs is very family friendly, so be sure to include your pet on you next dining adventure.  After all, aren't they part of the family too!  Here are a few restaurant options to get you started. Jake’s 664 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA, US, 92262 Jake’s is nestled in the heart of Uptown and offers a variety of fresh menu items. Named after the owner’s beloved westie, dogs are welcomed at both outdoor patios with water and a…

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5 Reasons to Visit Palm Springs

5 Reasons to Visit Palm Springs

Palm Springs is welcoming visitors to its new dynamic downtown with stylish hotels, new fashionable restaurants, chic shops and boutiques, fun entertainment venues as well as welcoming public spaces for gathering, celebrating and relaxing.  With warm days and balmy nights, this complements the ambiance that is positively seductive. With 360 days of sun-kissed weather and drop-dead gorgeous scenery, it’s no wonder Palm Springs is like no place…

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Palm Springs Uptown Vintage Shopping

Palm Springs Uptown Vintage Shopping

First in a two-part series: The Uptown Design District By Barbara Beckley As the epicenter of all things mid-century modern, Palm Springs is the go-to for vintage shopping. The quality and selection is unbeatable – and believe me, I know. Whether you’re after that perfect Eames chair, a sequined ‘60s ball gown or just love the thrill of the hunt – Palm Springs bevy of vintage shops has it all.    Where to begin?  The Uptown Design District…

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Eight Most Instagrammable places in Palm Springs

Eight Most Instagrammable places in Palm Springs

Old Tramway Gas Station Image: Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism Now the Palm Springs Visitor Center, it’s the first building to greet you as you approach from the West on Highway 111 from Los Angeles. The building dates back to 1965 and was designed by famous Swiss-born architect Albert Frey and Robson Chambers. Its dramatic backdrop is the San Jacinto Mountains make the building even more dramatic.  The Visitor Center also is on the corner of…

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2018 Coachella Music and Arts Festival

2018 Coachella Music and Arts Festival

Each April, the desert becomes a hotspot for music and pop culture during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The 2018 festival lineup has been released, with the early predictions for headliners proving true (The Weeknd and Eminem), in addition to Beyoncé, who committed to headlining this year after pulling out the 2017 festival due to her pregnancy with twins Sir and Rumi Carter.   Additional top-billing artists include ODESZA,…

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