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Stage Struck

Local theater troupes open the season with shows to excite, challenge, and entertain.

Michael Arkin Arts & Entertainment, Current PSL

The curtain is rising on the Coachella Valley theater season, even as the effects of the pandemic continue to impact some local troupes.

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Extroverted Interiors

When design calls for imagination, the stars seek Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s flair for the fantastic.

Michael Arkin Current PSL, Home & Design, Real Estate

When design calls for imagination, stars like Elton John and Gwen Stefani seek the flair for the fantastic from Martyn Lawrence Bullard.

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Best Places to Hang With Hipsters

The young and the cool are everywhere, especially in these six Instagrammable spots in Palm Springs.

Michael Arkin Best Of, Current PSL, Restaurants

Best places to hang with hipsters. The young and the cool are everywhere, especially in these six Instagrammable spots in Palm Springs.

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Best Poolside Dining

As the temperatures rise, you want to be poolside. Let the waitstaff serve you a tasty meal while sun-worshipping guests serve up the eye candy.

Michael Arkin Best Of, Current PSL, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurants

As the temperatures rise, you want to be poolside in Greater Palm Springs. Let the waitstaff serve you a tasty meal. Here are five favorites.

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Whoa Nellie

A century ago, “Mother” Nellie Coffman single-handedly made Palm Springs a visitor destination — but don’t bother looking for landmarks honoring her in the city.

Michael Arkin Current PSL, History

A century ago, Nellie Coffman single-handedly made Palm Springs a visitor destination. But you won’t find a city landmark honoring her.

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Paradise Lost

During Easter week in 1969, hippies, bikers, concertgoers, and college kids rolled 
into Palm Springs and raised hell in Tahquitz Canyon.

Michael Arkin Current PSL, History

During Easter week in 1969, hippies, bikers, concertgoers, and college kids rolled 
into Palm Springs and raised hell in Tahquitz Canyon.

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Spring Breakdown

Palm Springs was once a vacation haven for college students until a violent riot and a very famous mayor pulled the plug on the party.

Michael Arkin Current PSL, History

Palm Springs was once a vacation haven for college students until a violent riot and a Mayor Sonny Bono pulled the plug on the party.