Luxury. Location. Celebrity. In Palm Springs, if a resort has any one of these amenities it’s a good choice. If a hotel has all three it’s, “A No. 1, at the top of the heap”—to borrow a lyric from long-time desert resident Frank Sinatra.
– Palm Springs
The sun, the palms, the snow-capped mountain peaks—no matter where you look, Palm Springs is fabulous! A desert oasis, a playground for Hollywood stars, and a mid-century modern architecture enclave, the city is vibrant, alive, steeped in brilliant colors of orange and green, and studded with turquoise swimming pools under the glossy blue sky.
Every celebrity needs a little work done, right? Heads are sure to turn at the major changes planned for the legendary Two Bunch Palms Spa Resort. Since 1930, this Southern California oasis, located in Desert Hot Springs two hours outside Los Angeles, has been a favorite for tranquility and soothing (many say healing) hot mineral […]
Between the little San Bernardino Mountains, the San Jacinto Mountains, and the Santa Rosa Mountains, past the windmill farms, and about two hours east of Los Angeles sits the Coachella Valley, the home of Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indo, and Coachella. Although many Angelinos […]
“OMG, I wish I’d gone sooner! I’ve been missing out on really delicious food and fabulous ambiance.” This was my reaction last week after I took advantage of Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week—running now through June 16—and tried some restaurants I’d never been to before. As a desert resident (I have a home in […]
May 31 through June 16 might just be the hottest time to be in Palm Springs, but it has little to do with the climate and all to do with the 83 restaurants, 11 attractions, eight spas, and 12 hotels offering locals and travelers incredible deals to explore their menus and venues for Palm Springs […]
We have finally found an event where it’s completely appropriate to check out someone else’s basket. On Sunday, March 31 (Easter Sunday), Citron at the Viceroy hotel in Palm Springs will be hosting its inaugural Easter egg hunt for adults. Why is it for adults? Instead of containing run-of-the-mill chocolates, these eggs will be worth […]
Like a martini at Melvyn’s, a shopping spree along El Paseo, a dip in a sun-kissed pool … If you haven’t been to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, you haven’t been to Palm Springs! For 22 smash hit years, the glamorous 50- to 80-something Broadway, television, and movie guys and dolls of the Follies Company […]
By Bryan van Gorder I spend a lot of weekends in Palm Springs so I’ve been incredibly pleased with the relatively recent arrival of some solid culinary hotspots. Workshop Kitchen + Bar, one of the desert’s newest darlings and vision of owners chef Michael Beckman and restauranteur Joseph Mourani, is an especially fun foodie destination.
Being a native Angeleno, I am not fond of cold weather. I have spent many a winter holiday in New York and Seattle, and my body does not acclimate well to what in my mind is a Siberian climate. Okay, I might be exaggerating a bit, but I still think the temperature should qualify as […]