June 2013

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Home is Where the Art Is

Home is Where the Art Is

A collector of cutting-edge contemporary art creates an oasis of creativity
Jeff Kerns, a collector of cutting-edge contemporary art, creates an oasis of creativity in South Palm Springs, California
psst! — The Cool School

psst! — The Cool School

This oasis dazzles in the center of Los Compadres Equestrian Estates, surrounded by 1.5 miles of French-graveled walking paths.
psst! — The Bold & The Blue

psst! — The Bold & The Blue

Frasca Jewelers knows no boundaries when it comes to traveling the world in search of superior designers and the newest looks.
Ready for Their Close-Ups

Ready for Their Close-Ups

Hollywood’s love affair with the desert’s midcentury modern masterpieces lives on in films
Since Hollywood’s first heartthrob, Rudolph Valentino, shot The Sheik in the desert in 1921, filmmakers have come to the Coachella Valley like bees to cactus blossoms.
Palm Springs at Play

Palm Springs at Play

Golf and tennis rule, but other sports — from auto racing to polo to baseball — have helped shape the character of this desert resort town
Golf and tennis rule, but other sports — from auto racing to polo to baseball — have helped shape the character of this desert resort town.
Style — What’s Old is Cool Again

Style — What’s Old is Cool Again

From aviators to cat-eye frames, trendy specs offer chic protection
From aviators to cat-eye frames, trendy specs offer chic protection
Cameo — Dishing on Dish

Cameo — Dishing on Dish

Lawyer-turned-chef Joane Garcia Colson knows what’s for dinner
Joane Garcia Colson changed the game of fine dining in the Coachella Valley when she opened Dish Creative Cuisine last fall in Cathedral City.
psst! — Just What the Doctor Orchid

psst! — Just What the Doctor Orchid

Dr. Orchid (a.k.a. Young Lai) opened his shop in the Coachella Valley in 1994, offering rare, outstanding orchid specimens from his greenhouse.
Market Watch — Waiting to Exhale

Market Watch — Waiting to Exhale

Sellers hold out for higher prices, stirring demand for inventory
Results for the first quarter of 2013 show the continuation of the strong housing recovery begun last year.
June 2013 Horoscope

June 2013 Horoscope

Time to Captain Your Own Ship
In the 1970s, Biorhythm, a book by Bernard Gittelson, made the best-seller lists and remained popular for a long time. It featured a study of mental, physical, and emotional cycles based on individuals’ birth data.
Top Lawyers

Top Lawyers

An Independent Firm Selects 77 Coachella Valley Attorneys in 20 Specialties
When a legal situation befalls you, the safest turn is to a trusted source for quality attorney referrals.
psst! — Tastes Like Summer

psst! — Tastes Like Summer

Hennessy serves up some refreshing summer cocktail recipes with its “Wild Rabbit” campaign.
psst! — The Ticket for Summer

psst! — The Ticket for Summer

Palm Springs Art Museum and The Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Garden offer reciprocal entry into the two attractions through Labor Day.
psst! — Hot Property

psst! — Hot Property

King of the Hill
A personal hot tub on the 17th fairway of one of golf’s finest courses distinguishes this mountaintop mansion on Rocky Creek at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert.
In Good Spirit

In Good Spirit

Fine taste prevails at Food+Wine Festival Palm Desert™
"...wine is about making connections and discovering what you like. There is no relation between price and taste. If it tastes good to you, it’s good. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.”
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