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Pooling Around

Pooling Around

  • Posted by Jun 13, 2019

By Elizabeth Neal Looking to beat the heat this summer? Many of Palm Springs hotel pools are available to the public! Whether you are looking forward to relax in a calm and unique environment or hit up some of the best pool parties, Palm Springs has the best pools of the summer! ARRIVE Palm Springs  |  1551 N Palm Canyon Dr.,  760.227.7037 What’s better than having a delicious snack while lying by the pool? How about having it a unique hotel…

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The Hippest Tiki Hangouts

The Hippest Tiki Hangouts

  • Posted by Jun 13, 2019

By Elizabeth Neil Tiki is a Maori word for a type of stone or wooden carving found throughout the islands. However, in the 20th century, Tiki became known for its romanticized conception of tropical cultures, most frequently imagining Polynesian culture. The Tiki culture began in 1934 with Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt's opening of Don the Beachcomber. The Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in Hollywood soon became a Hollywood hotspot for all…

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The Art of Gelato

The Art of Gelato

  • Posted by Jun 10, 2019

By: Gianluca Allen Simonetta (Sam) was a portfolio manager. Tom was a mechanical and software engineer. Now, they own and operate the gelato shop, Gelato Granucci, in downtown Palm Springs. How did that happen? Well, it all started in 1920s with Sam’s family, the Granuccis. In 1929, Sam’s grandfather, Luigi Granucci, moved his family from Italy to the Netherlands in search of new opportunities. They began to make gelato and sell it from…

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Viva Palm Springs

Viva Palm Springs

  • Posted by Jun 10, 2019

“Speak now or forever hold your peace.” These are the familiar yet ominous words spoken at most weddings, but it was the gossip uttered before Elvis’ nuptials that almost doomed the whole ceremony. The King was planning to wed his Queen, Priscilla Ann Beaulieu, right here in our humble hometown. The couple had met when Elvis was stationed in Germany during his stint in the armed forces from 1958 – 1960.  She was only 14 at the time and he was…

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History of famed Bob Hope House

History of famed Bob Hope House

  • Posted by Jun 6, 2019

By Randy Garner   Located at 2466 Southridge Drive, the 24,000 sq. ft. Bob and Dolores Hope residence is situated close to the Elrod Residence and features a massive undulating triangular roof, pierced by a large circular central light shaft. The original house burned down during construction in 1973. It sat for four years while the insurance legal issues were carried out.  It was designed by famed architect John Lautner. He filed plans with…

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Vintage Shop ‘Til You Drop

Vintage Shop ‘Til You Drop

  • Posted by Jun 5, 2019

By Kevin Perry   Marilyn flirted here. Sinatra charmed our socks off. Judy Garland found us over the rainbow. Palm Springs is a time capsule of style, sophistication, and vintage iconography. To live like the legends, you need to shop like them, and our hometown delivers rare and wondrous finds to immerse you in that midcentury mindset. From furniture to clothing, estate jewelry, and more — if you're looking for a paradise of a pedigree, you’…

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Treat Your Pa to a Spa

Treat Your Pa to a Spa

  • Posted by Jun 5, 2019

By Kevin Perry   You’ve given your father enough stressful moments over the years… Pause for self-reflection. So now it’s time to help him de-stress from the distress with a Palm Springs spa day. The most important man in your life deserves the most luxurious tune-up in town, and our resorts are ready to deliver. From foot rubs to body scrubs and everything in between, these tantalizing treatments are customized to meet the special needs of…

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The Gay Agenda

The Gay Agenda

  • Posted by Jun 5, 2019

By Kevin Perry   Weekdays are for sticking to the rules, getting the job done, and generally playing it straight(ish). But the weekend is ours. The LGBTQ’mmunity really knows how to live it up, and Palm Springs is the capital of cutting loose. The following COOLendar (that’s like a regular calendar, but way cooler) lays out the perfect 3-gay weekend for you, your squad, and anyone willing to take a walk on the wow side…   TGI-YAAS It’s…

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Mid-Week to the Max!

Mid-Week to the Max!

  • Posted by Jun 4, 2019

TGI-Monday! That’s right, we always look forward to the week ahead, because the forecast calls for bargains. From Happy Hours to nappy nights and prix fixe perfextion, mid-week is the new weekend in our eternally sunny hometown. Check into luxury, check out our activities, and check your inhibitions at the door. Get ready to pack your calendar full of cool… STAY Escape Palm Springs - Summer Splash Special: 50% Off 3rd Night. This Special can…

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Look Cool at the Pool

Look Cool at the Pool

  • Posted by May 30, 2019

By Kevin Perry Sure, Palm Springs summers are hot, but you’re hotter! As you wade into pool season, make sure you dip your toes into these local vendors. After all, you’re not just swimming to beat the heat; you’re also shattering expectations and blowing up social media. The following necessities will assure that you get seen on the scene (like. a. queen.)! To conquer the A-list, make a beeline for Destination PSP. One of the most unique gift…

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