Palm Springs: A Cultural Oasis in the Desert

  • Posted By: October 03, 2018

By Lydia Kremer

Most of the world knows Palm Springs is a sublime Southern California desert oasis where towering majestic mountains and palm trees come together in dramatic fashion offering stunning vistas. But Palm Springs is steeped in a rich cultural heritage, too.

Its past history and current social life are inextricably woven which gives visitors much to celebrate!

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Endless Sunny Days and Languid Nights

  • Posted By: October 01, 2018

By Lydia Kremer

The sun in Palm Springs is one of our most popular attractions. That’s because the sun smiles on Palm Springs 360 days a year!

When other cities are having rain, gloom, or frigid temps – you can count on Palm Springs’ warm sunny days for poolside lounging, hiking, biking, and all outdoor adventure including shopping, dining, and exploring.

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Palm Springs Spotlight: Amin Casa Hotel -- former residence of Hollywood star Gloria Swanson

  • Posted By: September 28, 2018

By Barbara Beckley

You can hear the smile in his voice even before you see it in his eyes. Nelson Cooley -- who with no prior hotel experience – is over the moon with happiness to be the owner of Amin Casa, one of Palm Springs’ newest small hotels.

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Levis, Leather, and Love

  • Posted By: September 28, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Our hometown is the ultimate playground. You get friendly, you get sweaty, and you might get a couple of skinned knees [ALT: and you might get dirty], but it’s all in the name of good, clean(ish) fun. And as with any playground, some of us prefer to play rough.

Well, we’ve got you covered… but just barely.

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Purple Room Reign

  • Posted By: September 24, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Imagine if the Rat Pack were gender fluid. Samantha Davis Jr. croons charismatically onstage as Jean Martin swills gin with her gal-pals, all while Fran Sinatra maintains a stranglehold on her queen bee status at the VIP booth.

It’s not such a difficult scenario to envision when you’re in the marvelously manicured clutches of Michael Holmes.

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Destination Palm Springs: Endless Summer

  • Posted By: September 04, 2018

We love fall and all its seasonal accouterments as much as the next PNW native worth their flannel, but let’s be honest—sometimes we wish summer would hold out just a bit longer before giving way to extra layers and all things Pumpkin Spice. 

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