Spring Music Fest Fashion Show at Forever 21

There are just about seven sleeps left before the triple-header-music-fest-weekends of Coachella 1, Coachella 2, and Stagecoach, which take place on—respectively—April 14-16, April 21-23, and April 28-30. That means that there’s still time to figure out all those cool day-and-evening Springtime outfits you’re going to be parading around in on the teeming, steamy grounds of…

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Coachella & Stagecoach are Almost Here

April always means good music in the desert. And with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival happening on the consecutive identical weekends of April 14-16 and 21-23 … plus Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival landing from the 28th to the 30th, there is literally something for everyone’s eyes and ears. The big news at…

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Rancho Mirage’s Hidden Breakfasts

The 2017 issue of R/M magazine—that gorgeous, 96-page glossy magazine that came out a month or so ago—has a dining story titled “Top of the Morning,” which lists all the best go-to places to break fast in the ayem. Named are our big fabulous resorts, of course, and other can’t-miss places. But Rancho Mirage also…

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ANA Inspiration is Here!

From March 29 to April 2, more than a hundred pro and amateur women golfers will hit the greens at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage for the 2017 ANA Inspiration, the first LPGA major of the year (formerly known as the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner’s Circle, the Colgate-Dinah Shore, the Nabisco Dinah Shore Invitational,…

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Bernie’s Moves From Palm Springs to Rancho Mirage

When Rand Howell and Geoff McIntosh began their romance more than 44 years ago, their favorite bar was a hole-in-the-wall named Bernie’s in Pocatello, Idaho. Back then, the pair fancied one day owning their own elegant restaurant and christening it Bernie’s. It took them almost 40 years—and welcome detours into real estate and restaurant management—to…

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The Fox & Fiddle: A New Pub in Rancho Mirage

Taking a small (maple) leaf from the popular The Fox & Fiddle chain of pubs North of the Border, husband-and-wife team Kurt Gardner and Carmen Shaw—Canadian expats and longtime Rancho Mirage residents—are the savvy restaurateurs who obtained the right to establish their version of the brand throughout California. Their first outpost opened February 20 at…

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