July 1985

Special Interest
25Conquering Real Estate: Dan Goodwin Climbs The High And The Mighty / By Margo Fox
27Taboo Over The Edge: The Man Who Challenged Chicago's John Hancock Building / By Dan Goodwin & Anne Weber
29Alternative Energy: Still A Viable Investment / By Rodger Garrett
Regular Features
10Editor's Note: Some Like It Solar / By W.h. Bowart
14Comment: In Fine Fashion
16Psl Informant: Cuban Baseball At Palm Springs Angel Stadium Plus More
22Closeups: Karate, Body Building And More
33Wardrobe: Heat Wave / By Maggi Miller & Teke
40Gallery Scene: Painting The Town With Exhibits
41Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: Summer Sightseeing / By Donna Curran
81Art Beat: Books & Authors Summer Numbers / By Roy Newquist
83The Bottom Line: That Lucky Ol' Sun / By Skip Press
85Bodytalk: Dieter's Almanac Poor Richard Heeded / By Theodore Berland
87Around Town: People On The Move / By Pamela Bieri
103Shoppers Bazaar: Summer Pleasures
104Starstruck: The Month Of The Moon Child / By A. Kalid Rah

ABOUT THE COVER: Famous building climber Dan Goodwin conquers the Ramada Inn, Palm Springs. Cover photography by Anne Weber, T.K.O. Images. Related story begins page 25.

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