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Rock Climb at Desert Rocks Climbing Gym

  • Posted By: May 03, 2019

 By Kevin Perry

Elevate your perspective. Attain a higher purpose. Ascend to greatness. These are more than just empty platitudes at Desert Rocks; they are lofty pathways to Zen on the rocks.

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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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Kurt Cyr, Hip Owner of Palm Springs Mod Squad

  • Posted By: April 18, 2019

By Kevin Perry

For as long as humankind has lived indoors, we have been fascinated with architecture. The curve of a rooftop, the flow of a corridor, the towering triumph of the walls that surround us – these are the hallmarks of who we are and what we aspire to be.

And for Mod Squad owner Kurt Cyr, the love of architecture begins at home.

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Celebrity Tours: A visit through Hollywood's Playground

  • Posted By: March 25, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Rub elbows with Elvis. Get Frank with Sinatra. Walk in Marilyn’s heels. And do all of the above with the guidance of a tour company that was founded during a golden age of Palm Springs stardom.

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Meet Michael Stern, Owner of The Modern Tour

  • Posted By: March 22, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Conventionally, buildings are constructed to protect us from the elements. Roofs keep out the rain, walls battle back the cold, and our respective abodes create a shelter from the dreaded world outside. But in Palm Springs, the architecture is designed to amplify our wondrous surroundings.

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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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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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Touring Achitecture in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: February 26, 2019

Over the last couple months we’ve had a look at some amazing homes in Palm Springs.  While they’re spectacular, many of them are off limits to the public. Fortunately there are some equally stunning public buildings where you can enjoy modernist architecture up close without a trespassing ticket!

We consulted expert Robert Imber, who runs Palm Springs Modern Tours about some of his must see architecture spots in the desert.  As far as public buildings go, he couldn’t pick just one!

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