state fare bar & kitchen

Tastes of Summer & Staycation

State Fare Bar & Kitchen at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, is among a selection of hotel restaurants in the desert to put on your foodie destination list.

Erin Peters Restaurants

Whether jet-setting to the desert for a weekend or just exploring available amenities in your own backyard, take note: Some of the best foodie destinations hide inside hotels. The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, is home to two gorgeous dining establishments, State Fare Bar & Kitchen and The Edge Steakhouse. Seated inside State Fare Bar & Kitchen at a table by the

Splash House June 2017

Life is a Ball at Splash House

Sunglasses, swimsuits, and the life aquatic makes for a poolside music experience unique to Palm Springs.

Erin Peters Arts & Entertainment

Splash House Palm Springs fosters an intimate yet riotous environment that takes the music festival concept out of the sweltering desert landscape and brings it poolside. Splash House Splash House has grown from approximately 600 people in 2013 to nearly 6,000 for its most recent installment, June 9-11, according to festival organizers. Festivalgoers are shuttled between the Renaissance, the Riviera,

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5 Tracks to Get You Hyped for Splash House

The first weekend, June 9-11, brings DJs spinning at three Palm Springs hotels for three times the fun.

Erin Peters Arts & Entertainment

The DJs will spin their music at three Palm Springs hotels, providing three times the fun for the first weekend of Splash House, June 9-11. A second weekend is slated Aug. 11-13, at the same three hotels. Coachella’s stepchild festival is bringing heart-thumping music poolside for the fifth year. Big Gigantic performed on day one of the Coachella Valley Music

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Jolly Good Eats

Fox & Fiddle serves up a modern twist of a pub during Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week.

Erin Peters Restaurants

A welcoming den, gorgeous bar, and turquoise, leather bar stools enables Fox and Fiddle California to bridge the gap between premium casual restaurant and a pub. This cozy, upscale modern pub is becoming a favorite haunt for diners at The River in Rancho Mirage. Fox and Fiddle California is also one of 28 new restaurants in the Coachella Valley participating

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Just the Ticket

Amtrac rides into Splash House fresh from his first appearance at Coachella and starting his own label.

Erin Peters Arts & Entertainment

With triple digit weather in place, it’s time for the ultimate pool party. Grab your bikini, trunks, sunglasses and sunscreen and fully submerge yourself in the Palm Springs summer feels. Celebrating its fifth year, Splash House 2017 is two weekends of non-stop splash dancing and sexy pool vibes. The Palm Springs venues include The Renaissance, The Riviera Resort, and The

Denise DuBarry

Palm Springs Life Honors Talented Trio

Congratulations to 2017 Women in Business honorees, Susan L. Davis, Ann Mostofi, and Paula Simonds

Erin Peters Social Scene

The 2017 Women in Business Awards luncheon, a Palm Springs Life event, honored the Coachella Valley’s best and brightest talent from throughout the diverse business community May 19 at The Ritz-Carlton in Rancho Mirage. Presented by SBEMP Attorneys and sponsored by El Paseo Jewelers, indiGO Auto Group, BMW of Palm Springs, The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage and PSAV, the honorees come

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The Bear State Beers

In the middle of Southern California wine country, a sudsy revolution gets frothy.

Erin Peters Restaurants

DRINK It’s been said that it takes a lot of great beer to make great wine. Winemakers, support staff, cellar workers, and grape pickers rarely reach for a nice big glass of cold red wine in the middle of harvest.  Located just 60 miles from the Coachella Valley, Temecula is known as Southern California’s wine country. But the area doesn’t

ancho mirage public library

Author, Author!

The Rancho Mirage Writers Series provides its audience with backstories to an author's work, sometimes on timely subjects.

Erin Peters Arts & Entertainment

Would you like to know what it was like to sit inside the hotel suite with Hillary Clinton on election night? Best-selling political author, Amie Parnes, revealed just that – and much more – at the first Rancho Mirage Writers Series, a recent free event at the Rancho Mirage Public Library. Parnes is the first one of what the Rancho

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Culinary Escapades

Fresh Agave in Palm Desert is among the newcomers to Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week.

Erin Peters Restaurants, Watch & Listen - Restaurants

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week celebrates the Coachella Valley’s dining scene, spotlighting new culinary styles and mouthwatering desert dishes, June 2–11. Specialty prix-fixe menus with lower price points make this a popular time to dine out for visitors and locals hungry to try a new restaurant (or an old favorite). Enjoy coursed lunches for $15, $20, or $25 per person,

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Recharge at Rock Spa

The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs has a new set list to accompany its Synchronicity Massage.

Erin Peters Health & Wellness

It’s apparent that some of the best things in life start with the letter, M. If you thought a massage couldn’t be melodious and rhythmic, then you haven’t visited the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs lately. The Rock Spa is specializing in “Synchronicity Massage” for the ultimate in indulgence and experience, combining music and motion to their signature treatments. Imagine