With the Sands Hotel & Spa in Indian Wells, Martyn Lawrence Bullard has transformed a dated 1950s-era property into a mod Aladdin’s cave that has more than one nod to millennial expectations plus good old-fashioned desert glamour.
The Rancho Mirage Observatory, which opened in March, is just beginning to flex its programming capabilities this summer.
When a Kennedy breezes into town, it’s not just an arrival, it’s an event. So when Caroline Kennedy spoke March 8 at Desert Town Hall in Indian Wells, there was electricity in the air.
The 150-room retreat in prime shopping territory reflects the desert’s midcentury bent.
When Pasquale Natuzzi Jr. speaks on the evolution of Natuzzi Italia furnishings Nov. 16 at the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Annenberg Theatre, audience members will be transported to the company’s Italian roots in Puglia, but without the jet lag. While Natuzzi covers the company’s nearly 60-year history and the evolution of its brand, there is an opportunity to see the
Craig Ramsay and Brandon Liberati first brought their larger-than-life personalites to the desert in their groundbreaking Palm Springs wedding in 2014. The wedding was actually filmed for the Bravo TV show Newlyweds: The First Year, and made the celebrity couple the first federally legal same-sex couple to be married on television. In addition to their television work, Ramsay is a
Mount San Jacinto may be looking down at the hottest property in town, Kimpton The Rowan Palm Springs, but its view is rightfully tinged with a shade of envy. For the first time in Palm Springs history, a hotel is about to afford guests desert vistas that rival those to be had atop the mountain itself. The much anticipated seven-story
There’s no better antidote to the desert heat than a swimming pool, which, at the end of the day (or more likely during it), is the focal point of the classic Palm Springs escape. Sun worship is not relegated by record-setting temperatures, especially when it is the commodity that attracts gay travelers to the desert from around the globe. “Some
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Nile Rodgers has been either cranking out or crafting hits for decades now, counting everyone from global goddesses like Diana Ross and Madonna to pop legends like Duran Duran and David Bowie as colleagues and friends. But Rodgers’ connections to music greatness extend to Greater Palm Springs and back to his first record deal
If the triumphant return of the 28-room Holiday House hotel does nothing else, it confirms the ascension of the historic Tennis Club district of downtown Palm Springs to the height of the desert’s boutique hotel firmament. Of course, the hotel was there all along, but now it’s been spruced up like never before. When it opened as a single-story hotel back
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