January 2012

Articles

Dining By The Dozen

Dining By The Dozen

The Best New Restaurants Take Us On A Culinary Trip Around The World.
Since our last survey of the valley's new restaurants, we have identified a fine new slate of dining venues to delight your senses. Here are our favorite restaurants that opened in 2011.
'The Perfect Stranger' Deserves to be Known

'The Perfect Stranger' Deserves to be Known

Colm Meaney’s portrayal speaks volumes even though he doesn’t speak the language.
There is much to appreciate about The Perfect Stranger. Primarily a comedy, it also encompasses mystery in its back story and drama. Most of all, it is about humanity and the connections people make.
If I Were You ... I'd See This Film

If I Were You ... I'd See This Film

That Joan Carr-Wiggin would have a woman playing a male role supports her writing / directing milieu of making films with strong female leads.
Craving Mexican?

Craving Mexican?

If you like it hot and spicy or frosty with salt around the rim, you’re in luck.
Matchbox’s Caveman Diet

Matchbox’s Caveman Diet

Guilt-free gourmet menu is a hit among athletes and healthy eaters
The paleo diet is based on a pre-agricultural notion of what hunters and gatherers ate in the wild.
The Humana  Challenge

The Humana Challenge

Like the rise of winter’s Bermuda grass, PGA Tour golf returns to the Coachella Valley Jan. 16-22, with a fresh look and a vibrant new presence.
Desert Hot Springs Delights

Desert Hot Springs Delights

Annual spa tour grows in popularity and prestige
From near and far, spa enthusiasts prepare for the desert Hot Springs Spa Tour.
Walk El Paseo

Walk El Paseo

Exercise your right to fashionable retail
Stroll along Palm Desert’s elegant mile-long boulevard and discover a dynamic mix of boutiques and stores featuring distinctive merchandise.
Pro-Am Championship added to Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational  Weekend

Pro-Am Championship added to Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational Weekend

March 1-3 Tournament at The Golf Course at Terra Lago
Enrollment in the inaugural 2012 Frank Sinatra Pro-Am Championship golf tournament begins on December 15. The format is one Professional bringing four paying amateur golfers from the same Golf Club for the two-day tournament.
Shadow Ridge Golf Club in Palm Desert Among Golfweek's 2112 Best Resort Courses

Shadow Ridge Golf Club in Palm Desert Among Golfweek's 2112 Best Resort Courses

Shadow Ridge Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., was ranked as No. 96 on Golfweek’s prestigious Best Resort Courses list for 2012
Seeing Stars

Seeing Stars

The curtain opens on the desert’s celebrity-studded signature event.
Film fanatics chatter enthusiastically in the winter sunshine. Their excited murmur floats through the desert air.
The Way We Think, A Fresh Look

The Way We Think, A Fresh Look

Arnold Siegel. Thoughts on Autonomy and Life.
We tend to think that we're objective — that we see things as they really are. But, in fact, we don't. Let me tell you what I mean.
Polo and Wine: A Natural Desert Delight

Polo and Wine: A Natural Desert Delight

A Fresh Desert Tradition
Hot Picks for January 2012

Hot Picks for January 2012

Treat Yourself to Villagefest - Every Thursday, from 6 to 10 p.m., downtown Palm Springs transforms into one of the desert’s most popular events.
Desert Guide

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.
Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.