September 2012

Articles

PSST! - Then & Now

PSST! - Then & Now

Marilyn, The Tram and McCallum Theatre
Marilyn Monroe, The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, and McCallum Theatre - Then, and Now.
PSST! - Art-A-Facts

PSST! - Art-A-Facts

What’s old and new in our Palm Springs museums
What’s old and new in our Palm Springs museums.
PSST! - High Roller Checklist

PSST! - High Roller Checklist

Western Sunshades, Pampered Pups, Beautiful Skin and more.
PSST! - Melvyn’s Serves a Kinder, Gentler Martini

PSST! - Melvyn’s Serves a Kinder, Gentler Martini

The service at Melvyn’s is so spot on that everyone not only knows your name, but also recalls what you last ate and — depending on how many Mel-tinis you’ve had — how your 401(k) is performing.
PSST! - Around the World in 8 Restaurants

PSST! - Around the World in 8 Restaurants

8 Coachella Valley Restaurants take you on a tasteful tour around the culinary world.
PSST! - Photo Magnet

PSST! - Photo Magnet

Versace Steams Up Palm Springs
With wide-open spaces, mountain backdrops, and the allure of year-round summer, the Greater Palm Springs area draws many luxury fashion houses to shoot their image campaigns in the California desert.
Publishers Letter

Publishers Letter

Welcome to the 2012/2013 Palm Springs Life Desert Living Edition.
PSST! - Hottest Tickets

PSST! - Hottest Tickets

Nine of the hottest events in the Coachella Valley and what attendance will set you back.
September 2012 Horoscope

September 2012 Horoscope

Use the Next 12 Months to Create Your Own Better World
Hey everybody, you can buy green bananas! That Mayan thing is totally misrepresented. Current alignments are extreme, but offer us an opportunity to make changes for the better.
PSST! - Uptown Palm Springs vs. El Paseo, Palm Desert

PSST! - Uptown Palm Springs vs. El Paseo, Palm Desert

Or, colorful and fun vs. sophisticated and polished
Shopping in the desert can be defined by two special areas, Uptown Palm Springs and El Paseo in Palm Desert, both with stores catering to a distinct look at feel.
Destination Medicine

Destination Medicine

As more people travel for medical care, great weather and relaxing surroundings for recuperation may tip the scale on where they decide to go
Drawn by the desert’s transcendent beauty and desirable weather, people seeking a healing environment for recovery and rejuvenation seek the resort vibe of Greater Palm Springs.
A Valley of Art

A Valley of Art

Look inside to see some of the desert’s world-class beauty
The Coachella Valley's combination of talent and taste sustains a thriving community of art galleries and a world-class museum.
Greetings from Cahuillaland

Greetings from Cahuillaland

A new, err, old way to look at the mountains, coves, and dunes from the San Gorgonio Pass to the Salton Sea
Leave behind modern Palm Springs and enter the lost world of Cahuillaland. Here, the rocks have names, and tricksters and shapeshifters dart around you. A kind of power — one anthropologist calls it “electricity” — abounds in objects we think of as inanimate.
The View From Where?

The View From Where?

Gary Dorothy’s images shed new light on our surroundings
You think you’ve seen our mountains, palm trees, architecture, and iconic places? Try them from Gary Dorothy's perspective.
The VIP Treatment

The VIP Treatment

Stay and play like a star in a celebrity estate, mountain-view mansion, or an architectural gem of a vacation house
Stay and play like a star in a celebrity estate, mountain-view mansion, or an architectural gem of a vacation house
Retail Therapy

Retail Therapy

From sophisticated to fun, elegant to eclectic, choose your shopping spree
From elegant to casual, modern to traditional, fun to functional, the Greater Palm Springs area teems with stores, centers, and streets that satisfy the most discriminating shopper. Let the spree begin!
Modernism Goes Mobile

Modernism Goes Mobile

New app points you to architectural marvels.
A new app for your smart phone or tablet computer points you to architectural marvels throughout Palm Springs.
Meet the Moderns

Meet the Moderns

Fascinated by the area’s midcentury modern architecture, photographer James Schnepf set out to meet people who live in the past
Fascinated by the area’s midcentury modern architecture, photographer James Schnepf set out to meet people who live in the past.
Palm Springs Life

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.