Palm Springs

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So, you’ve got a new place—time to celebrate! Welcome friends and family into your fresh digs with a housewarming party. Here, we spotlight five tips for throwing a fun, stress-free fête that will help you and your guests feel at home in your new abode.

CHOOSE A THEME - There are many ways to make your party stand out. Invite friends over for a Paint-a-Room Party, it’s a fun way to give your new walls some color—just make sure to offer your hard-working guests great food and drinks for their efforts. If your move-in date is in the spring or summer, go with a Garden Party theme, and ask attendees to help plant a few new bulbs and send them home with succulents or seed packets. Or, tap into your friends’ creative brains with a Design a Room party, where


Summer is winding down, but there’s still time to savor the season. From scenic road trips to woodsy getaways, here are six of our favorite end-of-summer adventures in Palm Springs. 

ROAD TRIP TO HUNTINGTON BEACH - Take a day (or weekend) to enjoy one of SoCal’s most beloved stretches of coastline—Huntington Beach boasts 10 uninterrupted miles of broad, sandy beaches, and had been named America’s Best Beach by Time Magazine and Best West Coast Beach by Coastal Living Magazine. Its expansive sands offer the perfect setting for kicking back under an umbrella or taking to the waves and enjoying the last few dog days of summer. 

DAY TRIP TO HOLLYWOOD - Hop in the car and cruise a couple hours north to L.A. to be a tourist for a day. Check out the Walk of


A memorable day calls for a stellar venue, and these nine spots in and around Palm Springs promise to make any desert wedding bloom. Whether you and your partner are drawn to all things quirky, Old Hollywood charm or something totally modern, Palm Springs has something for every couple. 

DESERT WILLOW GOLF RESORT - A true desert oasis, the Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert offers a lush backdrop of rolling greens, sparkling lakes and spectacular mountain vistas. The resort has more than 33,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, including the Lakeview Terrace for larger affairs up to 300, the Palm Desert Terrace for gatherings up to 140 and picturesque Event Lawn for parties up to 300.

LA QUINTA RESORT - Spread over 45 beautifully


A memorable day calls for an epic venue, and these six spots in and around Southern California promise to provide truly unforgettable settings. Whether you and your partner are drawn to ocean views, hotels with a Hollywood history or rustically elegant ranches in the Santa Monica Mountains, these SoCal venues have something to appeal to every couple. 

MILLENNIUM BILTMORE HOTEL - If it's Old Hollywood glamour you seek, book the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. For more than 100 years, this iconic Downtown Los Angeles venue has been a coveted site for weddings and receptions. The hotel’s legendary Crystal Ballroom—with stunning, hand-painted 30-foot ceilings, carved columns and glimmering mirrors—was host to the Academy Awards in 1927. Dazzling Austrian crystal


Keeping our lives and homes organized is truly a never-ending challenge—but there are ways to make the task slightly less daunting. In addition to providing a sense of calm, an uncluttered space lets your home’s interesting design features shine and architectural elements breathe. Here, we spotlight four tips to maintain a tidy home (and a peaceful mind).  

START WITH THE STRESSORS - While it can be tough, starting with the areas of your home that give you the most anxiety is a surefire way to kickstart the cleanout process. Whether it's your bedroom closet, garage, kitchen, or junk drawer, count down from three and jump in—the result will be worth the momentary unease. 

GO FOR THE GARAGE SALE - In Palm Springs—where the temp is relatively mild from winter


Contrary to popular belief, the Coachella Valley offers a bounty of delectable produce, from heirloom tomatoes, lettuce and broccoli to bell peppers, citrus, dates and melons. These five markets and cafes stock their shelves and plates with all kinds of locally sourced crops and products—so make sure to support their efforts the next time you head to the desert. 

CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET PALM SPRINGS - Located indoors from June to September at the Palm Springs Pavilion from 8am to 12:30pm, this Saturday farmers market offers a variety of organically grown fruit and veggies from farmers in the Coachella Valley—think dates, tomatoes, apples and pears— as well as fresh-made extras like cheese, tamales and coffee. This market also takes place in Palm Desert


Our picks of places to go and things to do to make the most of your month in and around Palm Springs.

SIP SOME BEER HERE - On August 3 and 4th from noon to 3pm, the 8th Annual Craft Beer Weekend at the Ace Hotel will offer beers from more than 30 breweries from around the country, including Russian River Brewing Company, Brooklyn’s Grimm Artisanal Ales and L.A.’s Mumford Brewing. Sample dozens of beers, snack on fried chicken with hot pineapple glaze and meet microbrewers and cask masters who love hops (almost) as much as you do. 

SNACK, DRINK, REPEAT -  Eat, drink and benefit a cause too! Enjoy Rancho Mirage’s 2019 Taste of Summer by stopping by a number of participating Rancho Mirage restaurants and resorts now until August 18 to get special $4


With its picturesque sunsets, near cloudless blue skies and temperate year-round climate, Palm Springs provides the perfect inspiration for any outdoor living spaces. Here, we spotlight five ways to bring your outdoor spaces to the next level.   

A Little Greenery Goes a Long Way - A few blossoming butterfly and hummingbird-friendly potted plants can make all the difference in a small (or sizable) outdoor patio, especially one set against Palm Springs’ stunning desert backdrop. At 75702 Valle Vista, a selection of unique pots and urns of various sizes add contrast, color and a touch of green to the home’s sunny south-facing courtyard patio and private pool. If you’re trying for a more uniform look, choose one kind of climate-appropriate blooms or foliage


In Palm Springs, it’s all about being ready for the next adventure. Here, we spotlight seven spots that will get you in fighting shape for the next amazing excursion. 

PILATES PLUS - Pilates Plus offers professionally led courses for all levels on Proformer and Reformer machines. Those looking for something slower paced should try the Form and Stretch class, while more advanced participants can push their limits and try a class with weights. 

YOGA CENTRAL - Yoga Central’s owner and instructor April Jones curates an invigorating, thoughtful mix of programming—from vinyasa/yin hybrid classes to full moon yoga hikes and stand-up paddle yoga during the summer. 

POWER YOGA PALM SPRINGS - In addition to a generous schedule of classes (do your flow with free


Easy to navigate and perfect for gathering guests of all ages, ultra-versatile single-story homes are bursting with character. Below, we highlight three incredible homes in Palm Springs—each proof that a seamless, stair-free lifestyle is great for entertaining and everyday living. 

70630 GRANITE LANE | PALM DESERTPairing panoramic desert views with total serenity, 70630 Granite Lane in Palm Desert is perfect for entertaining—or serves as a soothing sanctuary. While its setting provides utter privacy, the spacious, Spanish-inspired estate represented by Karen Morris is just 12 miles from Palm Desert’s upscale El Paseo shopping district, with all the conveniences of downtown just minutes away. Enter the expansive, 5,515-square-foot single-level home through