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Experience the retro bliss and rich cultural heritage of Hollywood’s favorite hideaway. From architectural tours to celebrity homes to mid-century modern masterpieces…we celebrate desert modernism year-round in Palm Springs.  

Relax at La Dolce Vita Gay Resort

  • Posted By: December 14, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Every interpersonal connection ripples through society from subject to subject and from experience to experience, forever shaping our perspectives and our personas.

Call it the social butterfly effect, if you will.

And the conductors of these symphonic human harmonies are men like Matt Kurtz and Robert Aikens, owner and General Manager of La Dolce Vita Resort, respectively.

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Spotlight: Stacy’s Piano Bar

  • Posted By: December 14, 2018

By Kevin Perry

If you could meet a hug emoji in human form, it would be Stacy Louis. The supremely affable entrepreneur who lends his name to Stacy’s @ Palm Springs is quick with a laugh and even quicker when you ask for his biographical information.

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Spotlight: Triangle Inn

  • Posted By: November 26, 2018

By Kevin Perry

As vacationers set their GPS forward to Palm Springs, they also set their clocks back to a golden age of SoCal cool. Our hometown evokes the swagger of Sinatra, the grandeur of Garland, and the lavishness of Liberace.

This flair for mid-century decadence is on full display at Triangle Inn.

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Levis, Leather, and Love

  • Posted By: November 20, 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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Spotlight: Escape Resort

  • Posted By: November 20, 2018

Palm Springs is justifiably world famous for its much-celebrated collection of intact mid-century modern architectural wonders.  Mid-century modern refers to a cool design aesthetic beginning in the late 1940s extending to the early 1970s. To really appreciate Palm Springs’ historic highlife, a stay at a vintage ‘50s or ‘60s property is a must. Escape Palm Springs is classified as a mid-century modern boutique resort.

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Spotlight: Santiago Resort

  • Posted By: November 19, 2018

By Kevin Perry

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Palm Springs Spotlight: INNdulge

  • Posted By: November 13, 2018

By Kevin Perry

There are two types of family: the one into which we’re born and the one we create ourselves. In the gay community, the latter is sometimes all we have. That’s why Jon Jackson strives to make INNdulge a home away from home for the discerning LGBT traveler.

It’s been his lifelong passion… and passion is booming.                         

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Palm Springs: Gay since back in the day

  • Posted By: July 30, 2018

The city’s LGBT beginnings originated when Hollywood movie stars came to the desert to escape the tabloids. Stars could drive to the desert without fear of photographers snapping away at their private lives. Since the 1920s, Palm Springs has been a playground for Hollywood, both straight and gay, and getting away to the desert was only a two-hour drive. It was only a matter of time before they would make their way to Palm Springs. With second homes already well-visited, it was natural for Hollywood’s stars and powerbrokers to settle down in the desert.

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Female Impersonator and Drag Events in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: June 28, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Get fierce, get frisky, and get fed, because these “ladies” are about to rule your Palm Springs experience! From the hazy hangover of a mid-morning meal to the gender-BENDER of a karaoke cocktail cabaret, this drag itinerary has you covered… but just barely – skin is in, after all.

BRUNCH: Rio Azul

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Stay at the Frey – Modernist Architect of Palm Springs

  • Posted By: June 15, 2018

By Christina Cary 

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