The Gap national ad campaign catapults Bluhm from the small indie stages
When Madison Avenue came calling in 2012 — by way of sportswear giant, The Gap — singer Nicki Bluhm went along for the ride and landed in a national ad campaign that took her from the stages of small indie venues to instant name recognition.
The Americana and Bluegrass singer/songwriter has released her latest effort
Americana and Bluegrass singer/songwriter Sara Petite, set to play at Pappy & Harriet's Aug. 10, has released her latest effort, 'Circus Comes to Town'. It shines with songs like “Movin’ On”, “Barbwire” as well as its gorgeous title track.
Go-karts, bowling among sports that help drive people indoors to escape the heat
For 12 weeks, desert dwellers and visitors scurry into air-conditioned comfort and jockey for shaded parking spaces. But the summer heat doesn't mean you can't exercise your adventurous, sporty, or social side.
Palm Desert location sets itself apart from family chain of restaurants
Mario’s Italian Café has locations in cities throughout the Coachella Valley. But if you thought all of those restaurants were created equal, you’re in for a surprise when you dine at the newest incarnation just down the road from the Westfield Palm Desert mall.
South Palm Springs location may be part of chain, but it acts like a local place
Not everyone agrees that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But that clearly doesn’t matter to the daily crowd of people enjoying every imaginable breakfast option at Elmer’s Restaurant in South Palm Springs.
Coachella Valley competitors bring some 'home cooking' for fans to check out
The July 20 Mixed Martial Arts Up and Comers event will debut Coachella Valley contenders hoping to attract national attention, including Everett Cummings, Steven Stryker, Jason Gonzales, and Jaime Sierra.
Indio resort takes on look of Vegas strip hotel for Syfy Channel movie
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Not always. The movie, Blast Vegas, starring Barry Bostwick and Frankie Muniz July 18 on the Syfy Channel, was actually shot last year at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio.
There are plenty of adult playdates to be had in the desert
The desert communities, with their distinctive blend of silver foxes, chic 30somethings, and cool young things, have set a new standard for adult playdates that just doesn’t exist in larger markets like New York and L.A.
Presidential Suite is perfect for visitors seeking that ultimate stay to a getaway for locals
The Miramonte Resort and Spa offers its 1,000 square foot-plus Presidential Suite as a getaway choice for visitors looking for that hotel room that can enhance their trip to the desert to local residents seeking luxurious pampering.
Make those household responsibilities your charm, not your chain
Several Coachella Valley businesses have developed a formula for removing the obligatory nature from domestic tasks, offering residents and seasonal visitors a chance to undertake household duties with new vigor and chic resources.
Area's top attraction adds another 2013 accolade from Virtual Tourist website
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, fresh from setting customer attendance records in March, has been chosen one of the top five aerial trams in the world, according to readership input to Virtual Tourist website.
Idyllwild show reflects 10 designers' personal heritage, culture
Patricia Michaels, a runner-up finisher from Season 11 of 'Project Runway', will be among 10 Native American designers who will showcase their fashions during the Native American Fashion Show July 5 at Idyllwild Arts Foundation Theatre.
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!