What Could Be Better Than A Burger?

What Could Be Better Than A Burger?

Just to set the record straight, I am not the most delicate eater in the world.  There, I said it.  I love to chow down with the best of them, and even though I know my limits, I usually get exactly what I want.  And that often includes a big ol’ side of beef!  Steak…

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Forever Marilyn

Forever Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe is arguably the most famous—nay, infamous—film star in history.  And with great fanfare she has landed in Palm Springs.  Arriving recently in three pieces on a flatbed truck from her former home in Chicago, “Forever Marilyn,” artist Seward Johnson’s 26-foot tall sculpture of the leggy legend, has been lovingly reassembled and unveiled at…

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Fond Memories of the Music Festivals

Fond Memories of the Music Festivals

April is gone and with its departure came the close of the famous music festivals—Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival—that favored our fabulous Palm Springs Valley for three weekends in a row.  As a die-hard music fan, I could have gone on forever attending week after week at the…

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McCallum Theatre

McCallum Theatre

I was absolutely beside myself when I recently returned home to my Rancho Mirage abode from running errands in the Palm Springs Valley to find in my mail stack the brochure for the monstrously magical McCallum Theater, which is located right down the 111 from me in Palm Desert.  This gem of a performing arts…

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Palm Springs VillageFest

Palm Springs VillageFest

I have a Thursday evening tradition that’s hard to break:  I head west on the 111 to the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs and join the multitudes who enjoy the weekly VillageFest.  www.palmspringsvillagefest.com  Located on Palm Canyon Drive smack in the center of town (from Baristo to Amado), this adored affair…

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New Theatrics in the Palm Springs Valley

New Theatrics in the Palm Springs Valley

As a born-and-bred Palm Springs Valley baby, I’ve been around the block a few times, so suffice it to say that personal or professional theatrics have never threatened me.  I’ve tried my hand at acting but found that I was much more suited to off-stage antics, which is why I’ve supported the arts whenever I’ve…

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Sunnylands Opening Soon

Sunnylands Opening Soon

Rancho Mirage is home to some of the most magnificent private palaces in the Palm Springs Valley, and I’m counting down the days until one of the most famous family fortresses of all opens its doors to the world for visits by the public.  Of course, I’m talking about Sunnylands, the sumptuous 200-acre winter home…

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