Rancho Mirage Happenings

Coachella Update

Last Minute Coachella and Stagecoach Passes for Local Only

The good news is that this year’s respective lineups for the twin weekends of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 11-13 and April 18-20), and the single Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival (April 25-27) are all out of this world.  The bad news is that the weekend passes are … [Read More...]

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Fine Dining

Chef Bruno Lopez Ritz

New Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage Names New Chef

Tastebuds—on your marks, get set, go!  Well, almost.  The so-eagerly-anticipated-it-kinda-hurts-so-good Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage may still be weeks away from opening, but at least things are shaping up big time in the kitchen.  The luxury hotel chain has named its executive chef, he’s one of the … [Read More...]

Fulvio's

Fulvio’s Foods in Rancho Mirage

I don’t know about you, but I’m a real sucker for a Renaissance Man—especially when he toils in my hometown of Rancho Mirage right in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley.  When he’s not serving as chief meteorologist for CBS Local 2—appearing on air both on that station as well as on KDFX Fox 11, … [Read More...]

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Top Attractions

Living Desert After Dark

Park After Dark at the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

Many of us have let our imaginations run wild about what happens after the lights go out at the zoo, but now the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in Palm Desert is allowing guests the chance to find out firsthand.  On Friday evenings through March 7, this forever fascinating and perennially popular … [Read More...]

Tolerance Education Center

Tolerance Education Center Celebrates: “We Are Family”

  Since the very early days of silver nitrate-coated paper—and leather (who knew?)—in the 19th century, our quest to capture, preserve, and display images has pushed the envelopes of both science and art.  And in this digital day of Instagram, iPhones, and the public’s obsession with … [Read More...]

Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum Presents WW II Lecture Series

With the wide range of ages, ethnicities, orientations, and interests of both residents of and visitors to the Palm Springs Valley, it can sometimes be difficult finding an attraction that draws everyone in.  But that’s precisely what’s easily found right next to our local airport at the Palm … [Read More...]

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Lifestyle

Rancho Mirage Magazine

Rancho Mirage Magazine

There are few things I like better than a good read, whether it’s a tantalizing novel, a juicy periodical, my newspapers, an informative blog, or even a sentimental greeting card—I just love words!  But add a party to the potential for a good publication and I get even more excited.  And that’s what … [Read More...]

Oct4 AmerCup Ellison DALP

Rancho Mirage’s Larry Ellison’s Team is a Winner!

One of our local Rancho Mirage residents has been in the news even more than usual recently. Larry Ellison, the mega-billionaire and founder/CEO of Oracle Corporation, who owns the 249-acre property known as Porcupine Creek Ranch, was the sponsor of the winning yacht in the 2013 America’s Cup race, … [Read More...]

Shopping

Outlet Malls

The Outlets Expand

One of the most magnificent perks of living in or visiting our beautiful Rancho Mirage and the wondrous Palm Springs Valley is the opportunity to drop by the Desert Hills Premium Outlets.  If you’re traveling via Interstate 10, you can get your shopping done on your way in or on your way out.  And … [Read More...]

Valentines Day Brandini

Brandini Toffee: A Local Valentine

Just when I start to shed those extra holiday pounds and get my figure back into fighting shape, here comes Valentine’s Day and sundry tasty edible gifts from myriad admirers.  Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I’m talking about chocolate.  Life is for the living, and I dare say I’ve been known to indulge … [Read More...]

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Events

Palm Springs Follies

A Fond Farewell to the Fabulous Follies

Let’s face it.  One does not just “see” The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies.  One “experiences” it.  For the uninitiated, the legendary institution that is the Follies bills itself as “a world-famous, Broadway-caliber celebration of the music, dance, and comedy of Mid-Century America with a cast old … [Read More...]

YappyHour

Yappy Hour at Omni Rancho Las Palmas

So, a guy with a dog walks into a bar...  Scratch that.  Because this is no joke.  Are you tired of going round and round the same block with your pooch?  Have you had it with the dog park?  Would you like to combine your love of all things K9 with your appreciation for cocktails?  Well, then, I’ve … [Read More...]

Coachella Update

Last Minute Coachella and Stagecoach Passes for Local Only

The good news is that this year’s respective lineups for the twin weekends of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 11-13 and April 18-20), and the single Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival (April 25-27) are all out of this world.  The bad news is that the weekend passes are … [Read More...]

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Rancho Mirage Library Plan

What’s in store for the Rancho Mirage Library?

It’s no big secret that I’m a huge fan of the Rancho Mirage Public Library.  I’ve been frequenting this amazing resource in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley since the day it opened its doors.  But even a mature matron of a certain age like me knows that few things stay the same forever, and that … [Read More...]

Casual Concours

Casual Concours Classic Car Show in Cathedral City

  Did someone say “Car Show?”  Because if they did, you know I’ll be there!  The Casual Concours IV will take place on October 20, 2012 on the greens at the Desert Princess Golf Club in Cathedral City, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Hosted by Great Autos of Yesteryear—the largest LGBT … [Read More...]

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