Jazzing It Up in Idyllwild

Jazzing It Up in Idyllwild

Taking a short drive—barely an hour from my home in Rancho Mirage—through the San Jacinto Mountains transports me from my beloved Palm Springs Valley desert into a cool Alpine mountain wonderland. If you’re in the area this summer (specifically Friday through Sunday, August 14 – 16), be sure to head on up to Idyllwild, where…

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Babe's Beer

Brewhaha at Babe’s

I just love being the bearer of good news—especially when it’s all about beer! And the good news is that, thankfully for the people who live in and visit the Palm Springs Valley, Rancho Mirage’s Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse was recently crowned Brewery of the Year in the California State Fair Commercial Craft Beer Competition.…

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White Party 2015

White Party 2015

It’s become a signature springtime ritual in the desert, hasn’t it? The coming together of tens of thousands of international gay males for mega-promoter Jeffrey Sanker’s annual White Party Palm Springs. It all happens from April 24 to 27, and although Mr. Sanker hasn’t yet unveiled who will headline at the Saturday night extravaganza at…

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