Fireside Dining at Westin Mission Hills

Fireside Dining at Westin Mission Hills

Any foodie worth his or her salt knows that Rancho Mirage represents a gastronomic paradise for those lucky enough to live in or visit the Palm Springs Valley.  If it’s edible, you can find it within the city’s borders—no matter what cuisine or ambiance you’re hankering for. Heaven knows I love the formal feel of…

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Michael Childers - Icons & Legends

Michael Childers – Icons & Legends

Lest you think that the insanely popular Palm Springs Modernism Week is solely about midcentury architecture, furniture, and fashion, Rancho Mirage’s very own celebrity photographer Michael Childers was on hand at Spencer’s Restaurant at the Mountain one evening during the popular, ten-day extravaganza.  There he regaled the assembled crowd with tales of his more than…

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The Star-Studded Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

The Star-Studded Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

I am such a sucker for a black-tie soiree.  And when said formal affair doubles as a fundraiser for a stellar cause, well, frankly, what could be better?  Such is the case with the 19th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards, which were held at the Palm Springs Convention Center last Saturday, February 9th. Make no…

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A Spa Day for Two at Rancho Las Palmas

A Spa Day for Two at Rancho Las Palmas

Potter:  What an amazing day!  I had such a great time sharing a spa day in our hometown of Rancho Mirage at Rancho Las Palmas’ newly renovated spa with you, my fellow Rancho Mirage blogger pal Diana Dodge. Diana:  Indeed!  What a day—and evening—it was.  Potter, it was such a bright idea for us to…

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Tens of Thousands to Watch Amgen Bike Racers

Tens of Thousands to Watch Amgen Bike Racers

Biking, baby, biking!  It’s all the rage these days…from casual jaunts through quiet desert streets to the annual Tour de Palm Springs’ one- to one-hundred-mile charity fundraiser to one of the most anticipated and watched sporting events of the year: the Amgen Tour of California.  Celebrating its 8th year, this 750-mile, eight-stage race will take…

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Kraft Nabisco Championship Tix On Sale Now!

Kraft Nabisco Championship Tix On Sale Now!

Things are really heating up with the 2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship LPGA Golf Tournament, which is being played in Rancho Mirage at the Mission Hills Country Club on April 1st – April 7th.  One of my very favorite events of the year is also one of the bigger to-dos in the entire Palm Springs Valley,…

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