December 2013

Articles

The Last Goodbye

The Last Goodbye

The news hit like a roundhouse to the gut: The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies will end its inspired run after 23 seasons
Have No Fear

Have No Fear

Fed Action Shake Out Speculators, While Market Remains Vital
A 1 percent increase in mortgage rates in June and July scared many homebuyers, and generated a growing belief the recovery was over because higher rates were ahead.
Taste of the Tropics

Taste of the Tropics

Entertain family and friends at this spacious Rancho Mirage Estate
Entertain family and friends at this spacious Rancho Mirage Estate. The 8,818-square-foot property boasts seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms in three separate, freestanding structures.
Red Carpet Ready

Red Carpet Ready

David Meister fills his day with beautiful women, bright lights, and red carpets.
American fashion designer David Meister reveals his sartorial secrets. He fills his day with beautiful women, bright lights, and red carpets.
Modern Make-Under

Modern Make-Under

Workshop Kitchen + Bar,
Workshop Kitchen + Bar, which moved into the historic El Paseo Building on North Palm Canyon Drive and Tamarisk Road last year, has won a 2013 Restaurant and Bar Design Award.
Bring It

Bring It

Cameo - Attorney Mary Lehman gears up for the next big fight
Whether in the boxing ring or the legal arena, Palm Desert civil appeals attorney Mary Lehman has long prided herself on focused aggression. She earned a 5-0 mark as a professional boxer, and a global rank among women bantamweights.
Not Your Parents’ Plan

Not Your Parents’ Plan

Baby Boomers face a new set of rules for retirement
“Baby boomers are completely rewriting retirement for today’s realities,” says Chuck Underwood, founder and principal of The Generational Imperative, a Cincinnati-based consulting firm.
Our Top Dentists

Our Top Dentists

An independent, peer-to-peer study identifies the 64 top dentists and specialists in the Greater Palm Springs area
Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

On the outskirts of Palm Springs, boasting one of the best mountain views in America, Snow Creek draws artists and eccentrics who must continually protect the village.
Horoscope - December 2013

Horoscope - December 2013

In the Age of Change be True to You
The Pluto-Uranus Square that influenced chaos this year remains strong through 2014. Capricorn and Aries represent the powers that be and total anarchy.
Man of Style

Man of Style

Randy Willard creates custom ensembles that reflect his clients’ personalities
Inside his posh studio on El Paseo, Randy Willard unfolds the opening of one of his spiffy sport coats — a navy blue cashmere blend, conservative at first glance — to reveal a vibrant orange and crème striped lining.
Art of the City

Art of the City

Early landscape painters propelled the Palm Springs artists’ colony and transformed the area into a destination for the creative set
Sweet Somethings

Sweet Somethings

Surprise your mate with one of these “it” gifts of the season
Surprise your mate with one of these “it” gifts of the season
Red Haute

Red Haute

Present your party host with sweet sips this holiday season
Present your party host with sweet sips this holiday season. Whether you’re attending a home holiday soiree or Christmas charity gala, a fine bottle of wine makes the perfect gift for your host — or auction item
Palm Springs Life

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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!

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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.
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.