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Where to Nine and Dine in Palm Springs

Where to Nine and Dine in Palm Springs

Summer golf can be a challenge in Palm Springs. With the heat of the day it takes careful scheduling to avoid the worst of the daytime sun. If you’re going to play, sometimes a great option for golf is a quick nine holes and a bite at one of the great clubs in Palm Springs. Here’s where to Nine and Dine.   Tahquitz Creek  1885 Golf Club Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264, 760-328-1005   With sweeping views of the mountains, lush landscaping and…

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Inside and Out, The Saguaro Hotel Is A Riot of Color

Inside and Out, The Saguaro Hotel Is A Riot of Color

Located at the intersection of East Palm Canyon Drive and Sunrise Way, the Saguaro immediately catches your eye. It's brightly hued exterior is painted in 14 different desert wildflower colors that are native to California's Colorado Desert. William Kopelk, a local architect, designed the gardens and when everything blooms the colors match those of the building.   You can admire these exterior features while lounging at a large pool that is…

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What To Drink At The Welcoming Peabody's Café

What To Drink At The Welcoming Peabody's Café

Although Debbie Alexander, the owner of Peabody's Café, didn't dream up the name of her restaurant, she still feels an affinity with the monikier. "The name came from the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and was the name of the restaurant when I bought it back in 1994," she says. "Peabody is also a big name where I’m from in Massachusetts. The town of Peabody is close to where I grew up and it's also the name of a famous Massachusetts governor, Endicott…

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Uniquely Palm Springs - Brandini Toffee

Uniquely Palm Springs - Brandini Toffee

It takes guts, gumption and drive to start a business. And it takes hard work to grow it into an establishment that’s not jut popular in the city where you begin, but far and wide.  Palm Springs has many successful small businesses that are growing and gaining country-wide attention. In this series, we’ll look at some businesses that are uniquely Palm Springs, how they got to where they are, and what they love about being based in Palm Springs…

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Why all the windmills?

Why all the windmills?

You’ll begin to see them rising from the desert floor well before you hit Palm Springs city limits. Thousands of windmills stand like a giant metal army acting as silent guards to the entrance of the Coachella Valley.   The windmills are a familiar sight to the locals, but visitors may wonder why they’re here, why there are so many, and how exactly these behemoths work.   There are several wind farms out here, owned by a variety of different…

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What To Drink At The Sleek, Modern Truss & Twine

What To Drink At The Sleek, Modern Truss & Twine

If you've visited Palm Springs before—or checked online for great places to eat—you're no doubt familiar with Workshop Kitchen + Bar, which is located in the historic El Paseo Building on North Palm Canyon Drive. In 2015, the restaurant became Palm Springs’ first James Beard award winner for Outstanding Restaurant Design (in the category of over 75 seats). Truss & Twine, a modern, sleek cocktail bar located in the same building, is also the…

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Desert Hikes in the Palm Springs area

Desert Hikes in the Palm Springs area

Over the last few months we’ve been taking a look at some great hiking trails in Palm Springs. This time we’re going slightly further afield than the city boundaries and looking at some beautiful hikes in the Greater Palm Springs area.   The Slot near Borrego Springs, CA   This hike is tough to find, but easy to do. You’ll probably miss the dirt trail that passes for a road that allows you to access the canyon; it’s not well marked and it…

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Pool Attire – all things you’d need for a pool and places to get in Palm Springs

Pool Attire – all things you’d need for a pool and places to get in Palm Springs

Hats, swimsuits, towels, unique floats, sunglasses and sunscreen, are necessities for Palm Springs summer. It’s finding the perfect chaise lounge and pool that can be challenging with so many options in Palm Springs. Here are a few places in Palm Springs where you can find your pool necessities. Destination PSP is one of Palm Springs unique gift shops, producing originally-designed merchandise that fits the mid-century modern designs. Here you’…

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Nightlife on and off Arenas Road

For the uninitiated, the biggest concentration of LGBT nightlife in Palm Springs is on E.  Arenas Road, between S Indian Canyon Drive and S Calle Encilia.   The largest nightclub on the block and the largest gay nightclub in Palm Springs is Hunters.   It includes a main bar and patio lounge and a separate dance space that opens on the weekends and special events.  While the clientele is mostly gay men, Hunters is lesbian and straight friendly.…

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The newest hotels in Palm Springs

The newest hotels in Palm Springs

There are innumerable places to stay in Palm Springs. Whether your preference is for a huge resort experience with tonnes of amenities, or you prefer a small family-run place with only twenty rooms, you can find your oasis in Palm Springs.   Though some might think Palm Springs is saturated with hotels, recently some new places have opened, providing diverse experiences for visitors. That just goes to show, because of Palm Springs popularity…

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