LGBT

Uptown's Trio Restaurant

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Kevin Perry

 

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Gay Means Happy (Hour)

  • Posted By: May 21, 2019

You’ve worked hard all day. You conquered your to-do list. You even made small talk with hetero Brad in accounting.

You have earned a beverage, my friend.

It’s time to let your fab flag fly! But don’t waste your evening on the ordinary; get gay and gregarious at one of the hottest Happy Hours in Palm Springs.

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Oscar's: A Tale of Two Drag Shows

  • Posted By: April 26, 2019

By Kevin Perry

It was the best of times… and it was even better with a mimosa in your hand, honey! Charles Dickens (pause for giggles) ain’t got nothing on the decadent dichotomy (giggle anew) of Oscar’s Café & Bar.

Owner Dan Gore dresses it down like this: “The diversity of the entertainment, like the drag brunches, definitely attract a different type of audience than the Oscar’s Cabaret.”

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BLACKBOOK Bar owner Dean Lavine puts acceptance at the top of the menu

  • Posted By: April 19, 2019

By Kevin Perry

As you cross the threshold of Blackbook, you can almost hear the Cheers theme song echoing through the establishment’s joyous soul. But the proprietors of this gleeful gathering spot don’t merely know your name; they embrace who you truly are.

“I like to say we’re an inclusion bar,” invites owner Dean Lavine. “We work really hard to have a staff that really wants to be there and likes people. Not saccharinely greet people, but genuinely greet people. That’s who we are.”

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Seaplane Shirts Will Make You Radiant.

  • Posted By: March 22, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Beauty is skin deep, but sometimes it has trouble shining through the everyday façade. To cull the dazzling wonders that simmer beneath the surface, it takes a keen eye.

“There are 10,000 colors in your iris,” analyzes Schuyler Brown. “We use that, and we use skin tone and we use hair color, creatively with our shirts. When the customer comes out of the dressing room with the piece that’s just spectacular, everybody turns and looks.”

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6 Must-See Drag and Female Impersonator Shows in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: March 21, 2019

Admit it, who doesn’t like a good drag show, and in Palm Springs you’ll only find the best ones.  Here’s a list of some must-see shows that are sure to snap a big smile of your face and make you leave happy.

Michael Holmes’ Purple Room | 1900 E Palm Canyon Dr. | 760.322.4422 
The Judy Show, Sundays, Dinner reservations at 5:00 pm with 7:00 pm show.

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Great Shakes: Where Sip Meets Hip

  • Posted By: March 15, 2019

By Kevin Perry

There’s a glorious alchemy that goes into concocting the perfect milkshake. The decadent waltz between sweetness, dairy, and chill as the disparate elements conspire to win over our palates, one silky sip at a time.

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F10 Creative: Delivering stay, play and dine experiences to Palm Springs

  • Posted By: March 15, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Great leadership is less about what you say and more about what you hear. Opening your mind, heart, and ears is essential to understanding the needs of the customer and the community at large.

F10 Creative is an ambitious collective founded on the masterful art of listening.

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Polynesia Style at Toucans Tiki Lounge

  • Posted By: February 28, 2019

By Kevin Perry

In case you hadn’t noticed, darlings, we are experiencing a drag revolution. Genders are bending, avant-garde is in-your-face, and RuPaul wins ALL the Emmys. Nowhere in Palm Springs is the spirit of this seismic/pelvic shift fiercer than at Toucans Tiki Lounge.

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Spotlight on Destination PSP

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Barbara Beckley

Some ideas are simply brilliant. The light bulb. The cell phone. Destination PSP. 

No kidding. Since Jeffrey Bernstein founded Destination PSP in 2012, the store has revolutionized souvenir shopping in Palm Springs and throughout the Coachella Valley. 

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