Palm Reader

Palm Reader
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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.

Purple Room Reign

  • Posted By: September 24, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Imagine if the Rat Pack were gender fluid. Samantha Davis Jr. croons charismatically onstage as Jean Martin swills gin with her gal-pals, all while Fran Sinatra maintains a stranglehold on her queen bee status at the VIP booth.

It’s not such a difficult scenario to envision when you’re in the marvelously manicured clutches of Michael Holmes.

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Destination Palm Springs: Endless Summer

  • Posted By: September 04, 2018

We love fall and all its seasonal accouterments as much as the next PNW native worth their flannel, but let’s be honest—sometimes we wish summer would hold out just a bit longer before giving way to extra layers and all things Pumpkin Spice. 

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Palm Springs Confidential: A Hollywood Pedigree

  • Posted By: August 24, 2018

By Lydia Kramer

For more than 80 years, Palm Springs has been a magnet for the rich and famous. Sure, the Brits have the royal family but the City of Palm Springs lays claim to its own royalty – Hollywood royalty.

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A Downtown Made for Strolling

  • Posted By: August 23, 2018

By Lydia Kramer

 

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Splash House: Bringing the music festival poolside

  • Posted By: June 22, 2018

By Kevin Perry

 

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Palm Springs Sweet Tea Supreme!

  • Posted By: May 10, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Remember a simpler time when homos could be homos and it didn’t matter if you identified as a lumbersexual, a twink, a lipstick lesbian, or an [insert obscure classification here]-chaser? Whatever happened to the good ol’ gays?

They’re alive and fierce at Oscar’s Sunday Tea Dance.

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Have a Grrreat time at Fur Fridays

  • Posted By: April 11, 2018

By Kevin Perry

As the sun nestles behind the oatmeal-textured ridge of the San Jacinto Mountains, a hoard of burly speciMENs ambles toward you. Their shoulders bulge, their nostrils flare, and chest hair peeks from every flannel, tank, and tee. Have you unwittingly stumbled into an uber-masculine lumberyard at quittin’ time? “Nope,” says the go-go gentleman clad in scanty briefs as he hoists a rainbow array of Jell-O shots into your purview…

This is Fur Friday.

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Don't miss these Happy Hours in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence July 23, 2017

 

If you’re looking to shake up your summer routine, it’s time to check out some of the fabulous and fun Happy Hours in Palm Springs. Gather a group of friends and explore some newer spots or try an old favorite.

 

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Experience Palm Springs like a Reality TV Star

  • Posted By: Palm Springs Insider June 23, 2017

Whether it was Marilyn Monroe escaping Hollywood in the 50s or the Kardashians recently bringing the cameras here, Palm Springs has been a celebrity haven for nearly a century and now, it’s becoming a hot spot for today’s latest reality TV shows. It’s easy to feel star-struck in Palm Springs: you like their Instagram photos of extravagant desert pool parties, you re-watch the episodes where they stay in luxurious resorts, and sometimes, you wish you could live the high-life as well.

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Unforgettable wedding venues in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence June 20, 2017

There are innumerable places you can choose for your wedding. While some want the amenities of a large chain hotel, or the outdoor ambience of a golf course there are also smaller, lesser known venues that can be just as spectacular. Why not make your wedding day even more memorable by choosing a unique and beautiful place to get married in the Palm Springs area?

 

O’DONNELL HOUSE

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