September 1981

Annual Desert Living Issue
84Publisher's Letter: The Biggest Issue Yet/ By Milton W. Jones
86A Different Palm Springs: Secrets Of Its Fame/ By Bob Vivian
91Superplace: Like No Other Place On Earth
105Palm Canyon Drive: Among The World's Finest/ By Margo Fox
113Meeting Paradise: Everything You Could Ask For/ By Margo Fox
139Shopping In The Desert: The Ultimate Store Trek/ By Jill Borak
195Fashion: A Capsule Of The Year's Best
201The Springs: One Of The Desert's Finest
210Major Attractions: The Best Of Things To Do/ By Sharon Apfelbaum & Marina Mckenzie
215Sports And Recreation: A Great Climate For Exercise/ By Sharon Apfelbaum
222Special Events: Highpoints Of The Year/ By Renette Martin
229Arts And Culture: A Celebration Of Life/ By Sharon Apfelbaum
234Art: Richard Danskin: A Rural Odyssey/ By Mary Blaber
236Art: B. Lewin: Rufino Tamayo At His Best/ By William Hemmerdinger
240Gallery Scene: Exhibits To Look For
241Wonderful Whisky: The Birth Of A Superlative Scotch
251Growing Up In Palm Springs: The Child's Eye View/ By Alida Allison
258Star Light, Star Bright: Some Of The Celebrities In Our Midst/ By Constance Walsh
262At The Gate: The Lure Of The Inner Sanctums/ By Margo Fox
265Palm Springs Life Guide: A Complete Look At What To See And Do
329The Fountains: An Oasis Within An Oasis/ By Rosemary Cox
339There's A Small Hotel: Never Call It A Motel/ By Helena Zukowski
353Travel: Absolutely Heavenly Weekends
355Travel: Hawaii: The Big And Beautiful Island/ By Sharon Apfelbaum
360Travel: Acapulco: The Jet Setter's Playground/ By Marina Mckenzie
366Travel: San Antonio: Texas' Answer To Paris/ By Margo Fox
372Travel: New York, New York: From The Top Of Gotham/ By Helena Zukowski
383Travel: Lake Arrowhead: A Resort's Revival/ By Lynn Stanley
385Travel: The Monterey Peninsula: Beautiful And Unforgettable/ By Sally Crawford
393Beverly Hills: A Look At A Sister City
395Beverly Hills: Rest Your Head Upon Their Pillows: The Finest Hotels/ By Helena Zukowski
403Beverly Hills: Tripping Along A Yellow-brick Rodeo: The Famous Drive/ By Helena Zukowski
412Beverly Hills: Shopping: It's Delightful/ By Jill Borak
416Beverly Hills: Bennett Sculpture: Unbeatable Bronzes/ By Marina Mckenzie
419Beverly Hills: Hernando Courtright: Mr. Beverly Wilshire/ By Roy Newquist
431Estates & Properties: The Best To Choose From
434Shoppers Bazaar: Everything The Heart Desires
436Advertisers' Index

ABOUT THE COVER: Throughout the ages, people have worshipped the sunwhy stop now? Photo copyright 1980 Bob Gomel.


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