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What to Do Labor Day Weekend in Greater Palm Springs

Labor Day Weekend marks the symbolic close to summer, but it's also a long weekend filled with music, food, and a host of activities in Greater Palm Springs.

Labor Day Vacation: Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands, California

Santa Cruz Island is a hiker’s haven, offering diverse terrain and trails that wind through the interior grasslands and along scenic coastal cliffs.

Desert Staycations

The Palm Springs area is filled with resorts offering packages in the summer months to help people unwind and have fun.

Mutts & Martinis

No longer just for “man,” yappy hours at local restaurants, hotels, and resorts now invite your pooch to tag along.

"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.

15 Getaways to Beat the Heat

When the mercury remains in the hundreds for months at a stretch in the Palm Springs area, a relaxing oceanside escape can really hit the spot.

Bark, Bath & Beyond

You dress, dine, and sleep in style — and so should your pet. From such summer necessities as a life jacket and an outdoor bed to party-appropriate vests and collars, these local pet boutiques have your furry friends covered.

Palm Springs Horoscope - August 2014

Just persevere through these tough times, and know that the hard way will become the right road in 2015.

Rocket Fizz Offers Blast From the Past Candy, Soda

Rocket Fizz has moved to downtown Palm Springs,recreatings the candy store once the epicenter of every child’s sweet dreams.

Friends of the Desert Mountains Make Hiking Cool in the Summer

Friends of the Desert Mountains has begun a series of hikes around the area that keep you cool and give a closer look at the great outdoors.

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa Awards Money Brick by Brick

The Great Wall of Cash at Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa, a 45-foot-long replica of the Chinese landmark, allows guests to score free money.

Christopher Kennedy Design Store's Fall Opening Boosts South Palm Springs

Following the opening of the Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club in South Palm Springs, interior designer Christopher Kennedy will open a retail store and design studio just a block away.

Palm Springs Horoscope - July 2014

Entering Leo on July 16, Jupiter ramps up the social calendar. There will be more summer parties than last year — expect an overbooked schedule.

Star Power

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

Summer Reading

Slip one of these recent summer reading releases into your pool tote or carry-on – and get lost in literature.

Decked Out

Constructed from repurposed milk jugs, the Lollygagger outdoor furniture line by Loll Designs lends a sleek, modern aesthetic to a poolside landscape.

Red, White, and Hues of Blue

The hottest trends this season will keep you looking cool, from breezy frocks and tie-dye knits to red-haute shades and weightless accessories.

Health Apps

From mapping your moods to measuring steps, these popular apps — used alone or together — offer all that’s needed to inspire and support personal mind and body health and fitness goals.

2014 Aviation Summit Returns With Plane Parade

The Parade of Planes is back as part of the 2014 Aviation Summit, Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Top Lawyers

An independent firm selects 70 Coachella Valley attorneys in 18 specialties

Golden Eye

Capitol Records music video producer and desert resident Danny Lockwood lends his Midas touch to top artists.

Show Your Best Assets

Whatever your idea of idle recreation, you can shine in swimwear and comfortable, chic clothing to keep you looking hot.

A Climate for Culture

It may be 100-plus degrees outside, but it’s always a cool 75 inside Palm Springs Art Museum and its sister Palm Desert location, The Galen.

Palm Springs Horoscope - June 2014

Mercury goes retrograde June 7, a seemingly backward motion the planet makes through the sky.

The Real Mr. Turk

The creative force behind Palm Springs–based menswear label Mr. Turk is not, in fact, “Mr. Turk.” He is Jonathan Skow, husband of designer Trina Turk.

Style: Mission Impossible

Ducati Motor Holding and Tudor Watch Co. have collaborated to create a men’s timepiece that exudes strength, virility, and supreme reliability.

The Crowned Jeweler

For the past six years, vintage jewelry guru Matt Burkholz’s Palm Springs store, Route 66 West, has been the “it” destination for collectors from around the world.

Palm Springs Follies Slates Memorabilia Sale

The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, which closed for good May 18, can’t say good-bye quite yet without a memorabilia sale June 13-14 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Palm Springs International ShortFest Posts Online Films

The 2014 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market has chosen the first 10 films chosen to represent the ShortFest Online Film Festival.

Palm Springs Power Pitcher Takes Aggressive Posture

Bermuda Dunes native Doug Finley enters his third summer with the Palm Springs Power where he has become more aggressive from the mound.

Dann Foley Extends Design Line with Palm Springs Collection

When Dann Foley began his own interior design business while still in college, the Palm Springs resident's long-range vision is now coming into complete focus.

Restaurant Week Kickoff Creates Record-Breaking Excitement

If the food and the crowd at the Restaurant Week kickoff at Pirch are any indication, this year’s 10-day promotional event, May 30 to June 8, is likely to break records.

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.

The Sporting Life

With many sportswear lines adopting savvy street styles, there’s no need to sacrifice fashion for function.

Hot Tickets

This month, the play’s the thing in the desert. From epic drama to camp comedy, there’s no better time to see some of the Coachella Valley’s most talented performers.

Lindsay Wagner Sets Acting Retreat at Palm Springs Hilton

Lindsay Wagner, best known for her starring role on The Bionic Woman, will offer a week-long advanced acting retreat, July 13-19, at the Hilton Hotel in Palm Springs.

The Howlin' Brothers Take Cues from Musical Inspirations

The Howlin' Brothers are about to release their second album, TROUBLE, on the heels of appearing at Stagecoach Music Festival.

LeAnn Rimes Tackles Raw Honesty in Her Music

LeAnn Rimes makes a stop at Spotlight 29 Casino on the cusp of a reality TV show appearing on VH1 and sharing a more raw honesty in her music.

Earth Wind & Fire Maintains Busy Concert Schedule

Earth Wind & Fire continues to maintain a busy concert schedule thanks to a musical sound that has touched five generations of fans.

'Sunset Boulevard' Became Part of American Culture

The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival celebrates black and white classics, like 'Sunset Boulevard', which continues to make a cultural impact.

Promotions + Contests

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

Experience the beauty, romance and excitement of the Palm Springs area when you enter to be the lucky winner of this romantic couple’s getaway
90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Each month, a first place winner will be selected to win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!And, each month, three additional runners up will be selected to win a wonderful Palm Springs area Dining certificate!
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.
Cartoon Caption Contest

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.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.
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