September 2011

Articles

Stars are Born in the Desert!

Stars are Born in the Desert!

Coachella Valley Repertory Offers Creative Opportunities
Rancho Mirage Theater Organization Announces Upcoming Events and Opportunities, The non-profit Coachella Valley Repertory presents dramatic and vocal classes and seeks desert talent for an upcoming production.
Wine With a Twist

Wine With a Twist

Savor the Central Coast adds unusual venues, adventure, and diverse activities in its second outing
Birds on Board

Birds on Board

Flamingo youngsters add to Marriott’s blossoming brood
More than 30 Chilean flamingos live on the grounds of JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert.
Fleming’s Month of Discovery

Fleming’s Month of Discovery

“Opening Nights” Wine Tastings of The New Fleming’s 100™ Highlights Month-Long Celebration
The annual unveiling of the new Fleming’s 100™, the award-winning list of 100 wines by the glass at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, has become a much anticipated event for food and wine lovers.
 Palm Springs - Explore the Urban Desert

Palm Springs - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
“It’s the magic air ... like nowhere else on the planet — sensual, warm, healing, calming. A true remedy for long life and health.” — Palm Springs resident Suzanne Somers
Cathedral City - Explore the Urban Desert

Cathedral City - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
Many desert dwellers gravitate to Cathedral City for its assortment of independent shops and restaurants.
Palm Desert - Explore the Urban Desert

Palm Desert - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
While living in or visiting the Coachella Valley, it’s nearly impossible to miss Palm Desert, the geographical center of the nine desert communities.
Rancho Mirage - Explore the Urban Desert

Rancho Mirage - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
With 80 percent of homes located in gated enclaves, Rancho Mirage is among the most affluent and well- managed communities in the desert.
Indian Wells  - Explore the Urban Desert

Indian Wells - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
Home to an inordinately high percentage of our nation’s most well-off retirees, Indian Wells is akin to a private club.
La Quinta - Explore the Urban Desert

La Quinta - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
Almost surrounded by the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta serves as the backdrop for such world-class events.
Indio - Explore the Urban Desert

Indio - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
While it’s undeniable that the inaugural Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival put Indio “on the map” in 1999, there’s so much more to do and see.
Desert Hot Springs - Explore the Urban Desert

Desert Hot Springs - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
“California’s Spa City” attracts visitors from far and wide. Naturally heated underground to as much as 180 degrees, the healing waters have resulted in more than two dozen spas and spa hotels
Coachella - Explore the Urban Desert

Coachella - Explore the Urban Desert

A fun and informative guide to Coachella Valley cities
In the valley’s easternmost city, where 80 percent of the land remains undeveloped, the median age of residents is 24.
Easy Sprees

Easy Sprees

Shopping is a breeze in and around the Greater Palm Springs area. Here’s a quick reference guide to some of the major retail destinations.
Go Out - and Take It In

Go Out - and Take It In

Our natural setting encourages recreation
With year-round sunny days, stunning views from horizon to horizon, and a definitive lack of frigid temps, the desert resort communities provide what most of the rest of the world dreams about: a place to enjoy fresh air and natural settings on a daily/nightly basis.
Healing Power

Healing Power

How to feel great — from HEAD to toe
Since Cahuilla Indians tapped into the area’s abundant hot mineral springs nearly two centuries ago, the desert has flourished as a place of physical and spiritual rejuvenation.
A Hip, Hot,  Happy Place  to Wed

A Hip, Hot, Happy Place to Wed

From small and trendy to big and elegant, desert properties promise a dreamy destination wedding
Eat Your Way  Around the World

Eat Your Way Around the World

Travel the globe via your taste buds and never leave the desert
Your Desert Experience Hot Picks

Your Desert Experience Hot Picks

The Coachella Valley teems with flora and fauna, especially at The Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Garden — 1,200 acres rich with wildlife and information about the local environment.
Night Crawlers

Night Crawlers

Clubs that cater to dance fiends and the after-dark set
2011-2012 Golf Tournament Preview

2011-2012 Golf Tournament Preview

A look forward at the 2011 - 2012 Greater Palm Springs area golf tournament schedule.
Tees for Two

Tees for Two

For those who find courting and competition mutually inclusive
Looking for the perfect place to steal a kiss or enjoy some of the desert’s most idyllic scenery? These courses offer settings on target for spending the day with your ideal pairing.
Setting  the Stage

Setting the Stage

The 2011-2012 Palm Springs theater season preview reveals a wealth of cultural gems.
The Rainbow Connection

The Rainbow Connection

With leaders, organizations, and events, Palm Springs boasts a global reputation for acceptance and diversity
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.