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Villa Royale Inn Reflects Palm Springs History, Ambiance

What began as film star and Olympic figure skater Sonja Henie’s estate in the 1940s has been preserved and developed into a hidden gem as Villa Royale Inn.

Michael Caruso: 'DeVanity' Was Not All About Him

When he decided to both write and star in his own soap opera web-based series, DeVanity, Michael Caruso made sure to put his personal ambitions aside.

Chef Roy Choi, Kogi BBQ, Chego!, A-Frame, Sunny Spot, and POT

Chef Roy Choi shares his recipe for and prepares Korean barbecue on the final day of Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2014

Michelle Stafford Creates Internet Hit with 'The Stafford Project'

When actress Michelle Stafford of General Hospital decided to try her hand at developing "The Stafford Project" for the Internet only, she was surprised by the audience's reaction.

Top 10 Road Trip Videos in Greater Palm Springs Area

Some of the most unique and interesting places to visit are within an easy drive of the Greater Palm Springs area.

Palm Springs Bartender Creates Winning Pairing of Avocado, Selvarey Rum

Zane Tessay's vision of the perfect desert cocktail became a reality in winning the “Battle of the 111 Bartender Competition".

"Top Rock" Commands Stage at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

"Top Rock" brings a brash, rockin' musical tribute to the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs on Friday and Saturday nights through September.

Workshop Kitchen + Bar Bartender Wins Title

Zane Tessay, a bartender at Workshop Kitchen + Bar in Palm Springs, created the best drink at the "Battle of the 111 Bartender Competition".

Il Corso Creates Authentic Italian Experience in Taste, Look

From its 100-year-old flooring from an Italian farmhouse to its authentic menu, Il Corso in Palm Desert has created a slice of Italy at its El Paseo location.

Heirloom Tomatoes Guide Escena Lounge & Grill's Salad Choice

Since being diagnosed with high blood pressure and cholesterol, Escena Lounge & Grill Chef Oscar Ayala has found the healthy benefits of heirloom tomatoes in his salad creations.

Watch Our Top 10 Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Videos

Where should I eat in the Greater Palm Springs area? Watch our Top 10 Restaurant Videos to help you find the answer to that question.

Palm Springs Life Unveils August Cover at Pets on Parade Event

The 16th annual Pets on Parade awards luncheon provided the perfect backdrop for announcing Palm Springs Life's Cutest Pet Award winner, who will grace the August 2014 cover.

Palm Springs Tattoo Convention Makes for Colorful Scene

Nearly 1,000 people left the inaugural Palm Springs Tattoo Convention with possibly a little more color and body art than when they arrived at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs.

Watch Our Top 10 Palm Springs Hotel Videos

Watch our videos to discover what the hotel options are in the Greater Palm Springs area from well-known big names to small, boutique hotels.

The Palm Springs Hotel Continues Boutique Resurgence

The Palm Springs Hotel, set to open this fall, will bring an industrial take on midcentury modern design in North Palm Springs.

Watch the Top 10 Palm Springs Life Videos

From architecture to hotels to food, viewers have clicked on Palm Springs Life videos to learn more about the Greater Palm Springs area.

Tacos & Tequila Infuses Mexican Flavors into Fourth of July Standards

The true potential of Mexican cooking and how it can enhance even traditional Fourth of July items like hamburgers and hot dogs can be found at Tacos & Tequila at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa.

Star Power

The Palm Springs Walk of Stars honors philanthropic superhero Lynda Carter for shattering stereotypes and blazing new paths for generations of women.

Enrique G. Jacome, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Enrique G. Jacome was the first gynecologic surgeon to perform a robotic hysterectomy in Riverside County and is an expert on da Vinci robotic surgery.

Sean A. Barlow, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Sean A. Barlow, chief psychiatrist at Betty Ford Center, is driven by the interconnectedness of emotions, biology, and society.

Khoi Le, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Growing up in Vietnam during the war years, Dr. Khoi Le saw firsthand the need for good medical care.

Bryan L. Stone, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Let Dr. Bryan L. Stone explain his branch of medical science, and he enthusiastically describes nephrology as a full-body concert.

Monica Khanna, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Monica Khanna describes her job as providing 'confidence' for the patient, even before she mentions the state-of-the-art radiation technology.

Timothy M. Jochen, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Timothy M. Jochen is not only accomplished in medicine, he has also worked as an engineer - a valuable skill in his highly successful dermatology practice.

Brian Marki Fine Art Honors Late Mentor's Work in Palm Springs

Brian Marki is paying back on Sandro Negri's mentorship by debuting the late artist's work in Palm Springs when the new Brian Marki Gallery hosts a Summer Open House June 20.

Reception Honors Life of Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones

Frank Jones was one of five speakers to share their thoughts June 4 before a full ballroom at a reception honoring Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones, who passed away May 21 at 84.

Summer Salad Recipe: How to Stay Cool, Eat Well

As summer temps climb, a succulent summer salad may be your coolest option thanks to a recipe from Appetito Cal-Italian Deli in Palm Springs.

Life in the Fast Lane

While great weather, golf, tennis, and architecture help define the good life, elegant, fast, and beautiful cars further define the Palm Springs scene.

Bonita Domes Resembles 'Star Wars'-Like Place

To celebrate the completion of their 'Star Wars'-like Bonita Domes, a Joshua Tree couple is co-hosting a fundraising party with the local Chamber of Commerce.

Boots in Squares Palm Springs Stays a Step Ahead

Boots in Square Palm Springs, a gay square dance club, is open to all comers and offers a fun way to meet new people and exercise your body and brain.

Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Brings Luxury Stay to Valley

For the first time since 2010, Ritz-Carlton has opened one of its luxury hotels in Rancho Mirage.

Salvation Mountain Colors Desert Palette Near Salton Sea

Salvation Mountain, a spiritual monument created by Leonard Knight, disrupts the rugged hilly terrain that lies just southeast of the Salton Sea.

François de Mélogue Executive Chef, Figue Mediterranean Restaurant

Chef François de Mélogue Executive Chef, Figue Mediterranean Restaurant prepares Moroccan Sea Scallop, Preserved Lemon Farrotto, Green Charmoula, Gewürztraminer Beurre Blanc

David Quintanilla Infuses Colorful Images to Sinatra Fundraiser

David Quintanilla's bold and colorful portrait photography will be part of a Palm Springs fundraiser to aid the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center.

PS Underground Combines Food With Performance

Michael Fietsam and David Horgen's love affair with food and performance has taken them underground, PS Underground, that is.

Pair Turn Pipes Canyon Ruin into Outdoor Dining Gem

On a hike in Pipes Canyon near Pioneertown, Paul Goff and Tony Angelotti discovered a 1920’s stone house, formerly owned by a mining family, and knew they had to save it.

Bernie's Lounge and Supper Club Harkens to Palm Springs Traditions

Bernie’s Lounge and Supper Club is just one of the new supper club restaurants to make their mark on an old Palm Springs tradition.

Skylark Hotel Palm Springs Restores Vintage Look

The term “a hidden gem” gets thrown around a lot, but that’s a literal description of the Skylark Hotel located in the Palm Springs Uptown Design District.

Palm Springs Historical Society Tours "Frank Sinatra Neighborhood"

The Palm Springs Historical Society offers a walking tour of celebrity homes in the Movie Colony District referred to as "Frank Sinatra Neighborhood".

White Hot

Jeffrey Sanker ups the ante in celebration of his annual White Party Palm Springs’ silver anniversary.

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90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

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2013/14 Best of the Best

2013/14 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
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Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
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