April 2001

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The Handsome Men Behind The Desert's Beautiful Women - By Michael Van Essen. The title says it all.

Art: Please Do Touch! - The sculptures of Dolly Moreno invite all observers to lay their mitts all over them.

Sexy Conservation: The 2001 Toyota Prius - A new hybrid gas-electric car is now for rent at the Palm Springs International Airport - and for sale at Toyota of the Desert. This is one car you'll look plenty smart driving around town.


Sp-a-a-a-a-h! ..... - Photojournalism by Mark Edward Harris. The famed photographer - his latest book, wherein he shot most of the world's most famous photographers, won "Best of Show" at the New York Show in 1999 - visits two of our local spas and captures on film the pleasures of the soak, the rub and the sweet surrender.

Palm Springs Life's Annual Spa Guide - Every spa. Every location. Every treatment. Every reason to go. 

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The Accidental Nudist

By Stan Kent. Is it really possible to check into one of our desert's naturist resorts and not know it? Of course not. Fortunately that didn't stop our author from spinning this amusing tale.

Book Excerpt: Palm Springs Weekend

By Alan Hess and Andrew Danish. What is this fascination with Palm Springs' sense of aesthetics? A terrific new book from Chronicle, Palm Springs Weekend, explores the desert's unique style and reminds us again of how much we have here to treasure. And how important it all is to preserve.

Swimsuit Fashion:

Overdressed! - The desert has become one of the world's centers for clothing-optional resort living. But whatever will you wear? Here are some suggestions from our local swimsuit retailers. Shot on location at Desert Shadows Inn and Vista Grande Resorts in Palm Springs.
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