June 2014

Articles

Sake 101

Sake 101

Sushi chef and sake sommelier Engin Onural imparts his tips for great-tasting combinations
Many regulars who dine at The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge on El Paseo request omakase — which means your menu selections are left to the chef.
Top Lawyers

Top Lawyers

An independent firm selects 70 Coachella Valley attorneys in 18 specialties
An independent firm selects 70 Coachella Valley attorneys in 18 specialties
Golden Eye

Golden Eye

Capitol Records music video producer and desert resident Danny Lockwood lends his Midas touch to top artists.
Capitol Records music video producer and desert resident Danny Lockwood lends his Midas touch to top artists.
Palm Springs Horoscope - June 2014

Palm Springs Horoscope - June 2014

Moving Forward One Step at a Time
Mercury goes retrograde June 7, a seemingly backward motion the planet makes through the sky.
The Crowned Jeweler

The Crowned Jeweler

Bakelite expert Matt Burkholz shares his treasures of the vintage trade
For the past six years, vintage jewelry guru Matt Burkholz’s Palm Springs store, Route 66 West, has been the “it” destination for collectors from around the world.
Style: Mission Impossible

Style: Mission Impossible

The new Tudor Fastrider Black Shield is in a zone all its own
Ducati Motor Holding and Tudor Watch Co. have collaborated to create a men’s timepiece that exudes strength, virility, and supreme reliability.
The Real Mr. Turk

The Real Mr. Turk

Jonathan Skow, husband of designer Trina Turk, fashions a collection that complements his wife’s creations
The creative force behind Palm Springs–based menswear label Mr. Turk is not, in fact, “Mr. Turk.” He is Jonathan Skow, husband of designer Trina Turk.
Life in the Fast Lane

Life in the Fast Lane

The Coachella Valley boasts a long history as a mecca for car aficionados
While great weather, golf, tennis, and architecture help define the good life, elegant, fast, and beautiful cars further define the Palm Springs scene.
Smokin’ Sips

Smokin’ Sips

A new restaurant in South Palm Springs serves up cocktails equal parts savory and smooth
Smoke Tree BBQ Bar & Grill Co-owner and mixologist Donovan Funkey has created a menu of handcrafted cocktails with such names as Pistola, Jalisco Flower, and Smoke Tree Fizz.
Psst! Gentlemen Only

Psst! Gentlemen Only

Palm Springs has many delicious rumors, and some of the most beguiling swirl around two private men’s clubs whose members have shaped the city’s – and the nation’s fortunes for decades
Besides fellowship during their annual escapes to the desert from freezing climes, members of two men’s clubs in Palm Springs share common interests, be it the local business climate or world events.
Epicurean Adventure

Epicurean Adventure

Food + Wine Palm Desert 2014 featured three days of palate-pleasing culinary delights
More than 3,000 foodies flocked to the fourth annual Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert, held March 21–23, 2014.
Members Only

Members Only

This custom home in an exclusive Indian Wells community offers a country club lifestyle in the heart of the desert
Built in the Early California architectural style, this home sits squarely within the Vintage Club, one of the country’s most affluent golf and tennis communities.
Market Watch - Tipping the Scales

Market Watch - Tipping the Scales

Rising inventory and declining sales may indicate a return to an equilibrium price point.
The Pattern in valley housing over the last two years has been strong price increases fueled not by a powerful wave of home buyers but by a severe lack of home sellers. However, this pattern might finally be changing.
Palm Springs Life

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90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

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90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

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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.
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Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

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