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A glimpse into your social schedule while in Palm Springs. Find out where to go, what to do and what’s new to the desert scene.

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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Explore Paradise with Big Wheel Tours

  • Posted By: December 27, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Tourists make the best tour guides. An exuberance for discovery spurs them forward, a curiosity for details fuels their soul, and a connection with their surroundings becomes contagious until you’re swept into the flow of an adventure in the making.

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Spotlight on the Charming Vintage Shop Dazzles

  • Posted By: December 27, 2018

By Barbara Beckley

It should come as no surprise that Mike Sauls was born in New Orleans – given the cheery “Hi there!  How are you doing today,” he says to everyone who enters his vintage wonderland.

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Modernism Week 2019 Tickets on Sale Now

  • Posted By: December 17, 2018

This 10 day signature event focuses on mid-century modern design and architecture that makes Palm Springs so unique. Over 75 events including Palm Springs Modernism Show at the Convention Center; Frey II House Tours, Double Decker Bus Tours, films, lectures, interior design tours, swanky parties and other special events. 

Here is a quick look at some of the events. Go to Modernism Week for a full listing.

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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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We’re Big on Small

  • Posted By: November 20, 2018

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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Where to Nine and Dine in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: November 09, 2018

Golf has been a favorite activity in Palm Springs since Mr. O'Donnell built the first golf course back in in 1926. Today it's said there are over 120 courses in the entire valley. Palm Springs offers a number of great public courses, all of which offer great dining. Here’s are some to Nine and Dine options in Palm Springs.

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Meet the new Villa Royale

  • Posted By: November 08, 2018

Built in 1947, Villa Royale emerged in Palm Springs during a period of Post-World War II development in Palm Springs. Adding a small pool of guestrooms to the south end of Palm Springs alongside the Deep Well Guest Ranch and Smoke Tree Ranch, Villa Royale was an early small hotel in south Palm Springs.

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