Sunny Palm Springs became the unofficial capital of the lounge act, an entertainment phenomenon featuring name performers like Frank Sinatra.
Santos De Jesus catered the parties of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra while making a name for himself among Palm Springs’ elite.
In the 1940s and ’50s, Maynard Parker became the go-to photographer for modernist architects and interior designers and emerged as a star.
The desert may not conjure up Christmas, but it has played a role in some of the most treasured and classic holiday songs of all time.
The B-Bar-H Ranch in Desert Hot Springs once touted itself as “a fine hotel without the tinsel”, but it was Tinseltown that put the guest ranch on the map.
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to live in the home of Mr. White Christmas himself, Bing Crosby, dream no more. It’s for sale.