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An ART Experience . . . Allan Pitchko Galleries
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70125 Highway 111 | Rancho Mirage | CA 92270 (760) 324-9595
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PALM SPRINGS’ PREMIER DESIGNER JEWELRY GALLERY
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Quality Fashion and Contemporary Style Not Your Daughters Jeans, Liverpool Jeans, Christine Alexander, Conrad C, Brighton Bags & accessories. OPEN 7 DAYS Deliveries Daily
73-091 Country Club Drive (in Bristal Farms Shopping Ctr.)
President / Billing Skip Whiting 760.346.5998 Publisher Millie Roche 760.219.7838 Advertising Representative Teri Carter 760.345.2163 Graphics & Design Teresa London 424.634.9697 Mailing info: 226 W. Ojai Ave Suite 101-508 Ojai, CA 93023 Please Visit us at www.keypalmprings.com Facebook @ keypalmsprings KEY Magazine is distributed throughout the entire Palm Springs / Palm Desert Areas
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allan pitchko galleries
Fine Art & Antiques
Allan and Shauna Pitchko’s passion for collecting art, developed long before opening their gallery in Rancho Mirage, it start ed in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1988, where they owned “Antiques Alberta”. Loving the California desert in winter, they bought a home in Rancho Mirage and decided to open a Gallery on El Pas eo. Deeply involved in collecting art and antiques, they found they needed more
room. When a beautiful piece of commercial property with 12,000 sq. ft. building became available in Rancho Mirage, on Highway 111, they purchased it in 2011 and opened for business in January 2012. On entering this elegant showroom you will find high-end antiques, fine art and objects d’art, 18th, 19th and 20th century European and American paintings and bronzes. There is a variety of accessories and historical finds from Georgian and Victorian furniture to sterling silver, estate jewelry, art glass and fine china. Oriental antiques includ ing unique porcelain and bronze pieces can be found here. For a particularly enjoyable art experience, we highly rec ommend a visit to Allan Pitchko Galleries, 70-125 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage. (760) 324-9595. APitchkoArtGalleries.com.
Interior of Allan Pitchko Galleries, Rancho Mirage
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Advertiser Listings Affordable Designer Consignment 74-455 Hwy. 111 (Hwy. 111 and Deep Canyon) Palm Desert / (760) 346-1255 Affordable Designer Consignment does not look or feel like a typical consignment store It has the look and feel of a Beverly Hills Boutique. The famous designer labels and classy displays are a shoppers delight. The price tags on the fashionable clothing,unigue costume jewelry, and quality home furnishings are a pleasant surprise. Allicy Palm Salon 73-151 El Paseo (next to CODA Gallery) Palm Desert / 760-341-8080 Allicy Palm Salon is a full service hair and beauty salon in a very elegant and relaxed atmosphere, perfect for the customer who enjoys feeling pampered. Allicy is an award winning stylist and make-up artist with an international clientele. Hairstyles created vary from the traditional to the avant-garde. Salon services include blow drys, coloring, conditioning treatments, manicures, pedicures, facials, skin analysis, make-up application also Brazilian waxing and Anastasia eyebrow techniques. By appointment only. Barnum’s Boutique 73-091 Country Club Drive (Bristol Farms Shopping Ctr.) Palm Desert / 760-773-0727 Barnum’s is a clothing store for women, located on Country Club Drive in the Bristol Farms shopping center. Barnum’s provides quality fashion and contemporary style clothing eg: Not Your Daughters Jeans, Liverpool Jeans, Christine Alexander, Conrad C, Brighton Bags and accessories. The store is inviting with many trendy items to look at and try on. Parking is available in front of the store. They have a friendly customer service and a courteous staff. Spend your next shopping day at the hip store for women, Barnum’s. Continued on page 16
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THERE is nothing else like it in the desert. Easy to get to, easy to get around - just hop on the “El Paseo Courtesy Shuttle” and discover over
& Restaurants ...also FREE Curbside parking on El Paseo, plus acres of FREE parking behind every store!
Backstreet Bistro “Where friends meet friends”
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“Service To Suit Your Needs” Largest selection of Swimwear with many brands to choose from. Sizes 6-46; cups B thru E
73-400 El Paseo, Ste. 4 Palm Desert
Pampered Bath Fine Soaps & Gifts
Soft & Smooth Replenishing moisture for blissful bodies
Crabtree & Evelyn’s ALL PRODUCTS
20% OFF with this coupon
Open 7 Days, 10am-5pm • 73-560 El Paseo, Palm Desert (across from The Gardens)
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• FINE ESTATE
• PRIVATE CONSIGNMENT • CONTEMPORARY
JEWELRY & WATCHES
On Site Jewelry Repair
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73-896 El Paseo, Palm Desert (5 doors East of Bank of America)
760-568-4522 Mon.- Sat. – 10:00 – 5:00
ARTURO FUENTE RARE AND BORN OF PASSION
Since 1983 Palm Desert Tobacco has been offering their customers the finest and rarest selections of premium cigars, pipes, lighters and accessories.
73-580 El Paseo • (corner of Larkspur) • Palm Desert (760) 340-1954
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Allicy Palm Salon
International Awards and Experience All Blowdrys . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00 Haircuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00 Make-up. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $60.00 Pedicures & Manicures . . $45.00
By appointment only Bring this ad and receive % OFF regular price
73-151 El Paseo (next to CODA Gallery) Palm Desert 760-341-8080
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Earth Spirits Art
Park your car and use the El Paseo Courtesy Cart Shuttle
Come explore our NEW LOCATION!
The Palm Desert courtesy cart shuttle travels between shops, galleries and restaurants along El Paseo. The FREE service features two specially designed, seven-passenger limousine-style electric vehicles. The handicap accessible carts are in operation seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Courtesy Carts have no set route and pick up and drop off shoppers at any location along the nine-block shopping district.
73-750 El Paseo Palm Desert, CA
On World Famous El Paseo www.elpaseo.com
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Amy and Isabel welcome you to
Marga’s Repeat Boutique Specializing in St. John, Escada & Jamie Sadock. Fabulous, at consignment prices! Featuring new & gently used, upscale, women’s designer clothes, shoes, handbags, jewelry & more!
Where savvy women shop!
73-900 El Paseo, rear, 3, Palm Desert 760.773.1988 Behind Elephant Bar, in the parking lot, on the El Paseo side, next to Spectacular Shades. Open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 am - 5:30 pm. Closed Sundays.
Don Vincent Store for Men End Of Season
ClEaranCE SalE Going On now! 73-740 El Paseo Dr. Palm Desert, CA 92260
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MUSIC BOX & CLOCK SHOPPE PALM TREE NECKLACE RHODIUM with SWAROVSKI Crystals
TEDDY TAKES REQUESTS with baby grand piano. Plays 7 Styles of Music with the Switch of a Hat! Approx. 9 1/4” wide
Featuring Gifts, Clocks & Collectibles from SWAROVSKI, PANDORA JEWELRY, LALIQUE, LLADRO, Armani, Fabergé, Lenox, Hummel, Howard Miller Clocks and Musical Animated Rhythm Clocks. 114 La Plaza, Downtown Palm Springs (3 doors East of See’s Candy)
760-322-6280 WORLDWIDE SHIPPING AND COMPLIMENTARY GIFT WRAP OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
Advertiser Listings Cargo Furnishings and Consignment 71550 Highway 111 Rancho Mirage / 760.773.3130 We consign fine furnishings and accessories from private homes, Interior Design Studio. We also import unique and unusual items from around the world. we offer you a frustration free alternative to selling your items. At Cargo we have 11 years of experience and an excellent reputation for integrity, good taste and friendly professional service. Let us showcase your furniture and accessories in our 17,000 square foot gallery. We enjoy the one of a kind unique treasures and interesting items that pass through our showroom , and we know you will too. Cold Nose Warm Heart 189 South Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs / 760-327-7747 73-399 El Paseo, Palm Desert / 760-340-0900 You will find “Cold Nose Warm Heart” in the center of the village. A shop all dog lovers will appreciate. Dozens of high quality dog collars made from cotton, hemp and imported leathers. Quality dog beds, clothing, feeding stands and bowls, and of course hand made dog treats. For the dog lover, you will find breed specific mugs, caps, shirts, hand painted tiles, Sandicast and much more. Consign/Design 41-801 Corporate Way, ste. #3 Palm Desert / 760-346-2727 72171 Highway 111 Palm Desert/ 760-773-0027 4101 E. Matthew Dr., Palm Springs / 760-770-1075 Consign/Design is a new high-end consignment store, located in the heart of Palm Desert and minutes from fashionable El Paseo. Come in and browse. Quality furniture, accessories and collectables from designers and local estates are available at bargain prices. Moving, remodeling or changing decor ....whether buying or selling make Consign/Design your destination. There are 3 locations, open 7 days a week, 10-5.
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Don Vincent Menswear 73690 El Paseo Palm Desert / 760-773-2313 Don Vincent Menswear is a top-of-the-line, men’s clothing store. All sizes are available in this store and all the cuts are for men that appreciate Italian and European clothing. Wardrobe consultants and tailors have been at Don Vincent Menswear for many years and their experience means a perfect ÿ t on all customers. Styles chosen for this shop make you appear taller and slimmer due to the selection of ° attering fabrics and designs. Special events and sales happen on a regular basis and many celebrities and actors take advantage of this terriÿ c clothier. E&J’s Designer Shoe Outlet 44100 Town Center Way Palm Desert / 760-773-5053 www.ejsdesignershoes.com E&J’s Designer Shoe Outlet is a “must” for women and men who appreciate ÿ ne footwear. 1000’s of pairs of women’s and men’s designer and name-brand shoes are displayed in neatly organized rows according to style. Cole Haan, Donald Pliner, Coach, Calvin Klein, Anne Klein, and Merrell are just a few of the designer and name-brands one will ÿ nd. New Shipments arrive frequently and a friendly sales sta˛ is available for assistance. Mon-Fri. 9:30am-7:00pm Mon.-Sat. Sun 11am-5pm. 4 Seasons Swimwear 73-400 El Paseo Palm Desert / 760-340-2490 4 Seasons Swimwear has a beautiful selection of the most current trends in swimwear with matching cover-ups and accessories. Separates, bikinis, long torso and mastectomy are available. Sizes from children to ladies 4-24, B thru E cups. Some of the famous brands to choose from are Gottex, La Perla, Longitude, Miracle Suit, Roxanne, Anne Cole and La Blanca. Men will be surprised to ÿ nd a section devoted to them. Don’t miss our shop with “Service to Suit your needs!!” Continued on page 19
Palm Springs Open Air Market & Street Fair
EVERY SATURDAY! From 9:00 am to 2:30 pm FREE ADMISSION • FREE PARKING • FREE ENTERTAINMENT
Downtown at the Spa Resort Casino Great Food! Great Entertainment! Great Shopping! Fun For Everyone! Vendors of Prepared and Packaged Gourmet Food, Apparel, Home, Personal Accessories, Hand Crafted Art and Jewelry and much more!
Come on down for FREE PRIZES worth hundreds of dollars. www.palmspringsopenairmarket.com Tel: 760-778-6758
AFFORDABLE DESIGNER CONSIGNMENTS Lightly used designer clothing, unique costume jewelry, quality home furnishings & more!
Open Mon. - Sat. 10 am - 5 pm., Sun. 11 am - 4 pm
74-455 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert (Hwy. 111 and Deep Canyon)
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Advertiser Listings Funseekers 73-865 Highway 111, Palm Desert / 760.340.3861 An excellent way to see the desert... Rent a Bicycle (all types), Mopeds, Segways, Tandem Bicycles, Electric Scooters, Unicycles, Aquascooters, from the experts at Funseekers. There are a lot of easy, flat trails and bike paths to take. Bike rentals are guided/self guided or customized tours. For the adventurous, take the mountain bike tours. Delivery and pick-up service to your hotel or condo. They also have rollaway beds, high chairs, cribs, car seats and more. www.4funseekers.com. Jolie Maison 41801 Corporate Way, #8 Palm Desert / 760-674-0500 Jolie Maison offers a unique collection of fine linens, art, lighting, furnishings and accessories for the bedroom and beyond. Selections include contemporary, classic, transitional and eclectic styles for every interior. Linens, headboards, ottomans and benches are available in the store or can be custom designed to suit your style. There is specialty lighting, including floor and table lamps and hand blown glass chandeliers and pendants inspired by Dale Chihuly. The boutique bedding collections feature high thread counts, fine fibers and original designs. Decorative pillows, plush pillows, blankets and throws are in all colors and fabrics. Diverse artwork and tabletop accessories, enchanting candles, home fragrances and many more decorative touches and gifts can be found here. Jolie Maison is located at The Art Place shared with 12 other unusual galleries and stores. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm and Sat 11am-4pm.
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Revenge Boutique in Palm S PRing S
Loved by locals and visitors for their great selection of fashions and accessories. Store owner, Michelle Citroen says: “We have fashions from great fitting jeans, capris, pants, legging sets, dresses, and new fun jackets to dress up a shell and pant. And don’t forget the cold shoulder tops, which are a great look! So if it is casual in the desert or a new look for your next cruise, Revenge has it, with a more expensive look without the price.”
Open everyday and most evenings, with Thursday and Saturday until 10:00 p.m. 222 N. Palm Cyn. Dr., Palm Springs (Between Amado and Andreas) 760-322-2180 Mention this ad to receive a gift with purchase. O.P.P.
Cold Shoulder Top Sizes: XS through 1X Assorted colors.
Come Visit and Discover A Unique World Of Exotic Furnishings and Decor
760.773.3130 71550 Highway 111 • Rancho Mirage 2 blocks west of The River
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Sensational selection and serious savings on women’s and men’s designer and name-brand shoes.
PALM DESERT 44100 Town Center Way (Corner of Fred Waring & Town Center Way)
760.773.5053 SCOTTSDALE Lincoln Plaza 6378 N. Scottsdale Road (corner of Scottsdale Road & Lincoln)
480.607.0170 The Promenade Scottsdale Rd. & Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. 480.609.6905 ejsdesignershoes.com Get Social With Us
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COOL COTTON CLOTHING
• Cruise Wear • Resort Wear • Accessories • Jewelry
Good Gauze 120 La Plaza Palm Springs / 760-323-9399 Good Gauze specializes in clothing of pure 100% cotton and has been keeping the desert’s visitors and residents cool and comfortable for more than 9 years. Mix and match separates in all of the hottest colors and styles allow your body to breathe, be free and most importantly stay cool! Good Gauze also carries accessories, jewelry and pack-able, wash-able pure cotton hats with a UPF of 50+ to protect you from the harsh summer sun! P.S. Love Stu˜ 304 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs / 760-322-1444 Their focus is to provide a quality shopping experience for anyone interested in enhancing their sex life. We o˜ er the best in Clubwear, lingerie and costumes to bring to life any fantasy you desire along with shoes, hosiery and accessories to complete your outÿ t for any sexy occasion all year round! You’ll also ÿ nd anything you need to create a romantic interlude with your partner day, night or even to take with you on a sexy getaway! Anything you can imagine to accent your sex live from toys, massage oils and lotions, edible treats, games, books, DVD’s and much more!
“San Miguel” SHOES
120 La Plaza Downtown Palm Springs
email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.goodgauze.com
Marga’s Repeat Boutique 73-900 El Paseo, rear, 3 Palm Desert / 760-773-1988 Amy Bianco is the new owner of Marga’s Repeat Boutique, the women’s designer clothing consignment store where savvy women have shopped on El Paseo for 20 years. Marga’s specializes in new and gently used, upscale and unique apparel, shoes, handbags, and jewelry. New items arrive daily, so come discover the treasures that await you at consignment prices at Marga’s. If you have items to consign, please call us ÿ rst. Open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Continued on page 24
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www.victoriasatticantiques.com Browse hundreds of quality items from reputable dealers in our spacious SHOWROOMS. We have American Antique Furniture, Roseville & California Pottery, Mid-Century Modern Furniture, Vintage Jewelry, Advertising Collectibles and much more.
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69-930 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage
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“fashion for the young fashionista to the sophisticated woman.” Evening & Casual Wear Jewelry • Shoes • Accessories • Moyuru • Ferragamo • Escada • St. John • Isabel de Pedro • Armani
OPEN Mon-Sat: 10-5 71-680 Highway 111, Unit D RANCHO MIRAGE
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PALM SPRINGS GENERAL STORE
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Sunglasses • Hats • Sandals T-Shirts • Shot Glasses Coffee Mugs • Beach Towels You have had such a great time in Palm Springs, don’t leave without a PS I LOVE YOU souvenir.
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Memento Gift Shop 111 La Plaza Palm Springs / 760-325-1963 Memento Gift Shop is one of Palm Springs’ most popular gift shops. For over a decade, we’ve provided ÿ ne collectable items like Mr Christmas carousels, Willow Tree ÿ gures to Disney characters by Britto. We also carry beautiful Papyrus cards, scented candles and soaps, wine decor and accessories, Palm Springs t-shirts and souvenirs. Come see why our customers return year after year to see what’s new at Memento. We’re located next to See’s Candy in the heart of downtown Palm Springs. Music Box & Clock Shoppe 114 La Plaza Palm Springs / 760-322-6280 Located in beautiful downtown Palm Springs in the historic La Plaza shopping district for 13 years - this unique store is a “must see”. Featuring a colorful variety of quality gifts and collectibles including Swarovski crystal, Pandora jewelry, Lalique, LLadró porcelain, Armani sculptures, Lenox, Hummel, Faberge, Howard Miller clocks, Murano glass, and featuring magical motion musical clocks by Rhythm! The perfect place to ÿ nd the perfect gift! Complimentary gift wrapping. Worldwide shipping. Nature’s Health Food & Cafe 555 S. Sunrise Way, #301 Palm Springs, / 760-323-9487 “Nature’s Health Food & Cafe is one of the few Vegan/Vegetarian restaurants in the valley and what sets us apart is that we use organic produce. Our Cafe o° ers a very wide selection of entrees, fresh juices, & organic co° ees counting over 100 items on our menu! Every entree is made fresh! We don’t make it until you order it! Our store o° ers vitamins, supplements, organic produce, bulk foods, gluten free products, ionized water, and much more! We’re located on the South West Corner of Ramon & Sunrise in the Plaza At Sunrise. Stop by and say hello!” Continued on page 26
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Boutique Set yourself apart from the rest, just be the best! At Patiells Boutique you get it all... outstanding clothing for the fashion minded woman, great gifts, and accessories; shoes, belts, jewelry and even “Spanx.”
Mention this ad and receive 10% OFF your purchase! Located in RALPH’s SHOPPING CENTER across from Marriott Desert Springs
74-924 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert. 760-674-9591 (Corner of Cook & Country Club Drive) TORI RICHARDS
The Slack Shoppe
TORRAS OF SPAIN
Every garment in the Slack Shoppe has two prices, the price you pay in other fine stores and the direct manufacturer’s Slack Shoppe price. Slacks have been our specialty for 32 years. Thousands of fine woolens, Featherweight, Microfibers and Our Own Famous Elastic Stretch Waist Band Slacks.
Includes Golf Slacks, and Walk Shorts. Our Superlative Woolens are from the finest Italian Mills. Sizer 32 to 56. SLACKS ALSO AVAILABLE IN BIG & TALL, PORTLY REGULAR, and PORTLY SHORTS.
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REGULAR, SHORT and LONG RISE available. We carry hard-to-find IN-BETWEEN SIZES 37 and 39.
See our specially designed sport coats.
See our exquisitely made sport coats and suits in Super 120’s, 130’s & 150’s.
73-613 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Corner Larkspur & Hwy 111 (In Jensen’s Shopping Center)
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Advertiser Listings Nu 4 U Thrift Store 69-550 Highway 111 (Bldg with round window) Rancho Mirage / 760-770-7786 Whether you are new in town, a local resident, or just visiting, Nu 4 U is where you will find the best bargains in the area. Women’s and men’s clothing from the FAMOUS CLOSETS of the desert. Sportswear, dresses, suits, coats, shoes, jewelry etc. plus house wares, furniture and bric-a-brac. They pride themselves on their warm hospitality and willingness to help. So come in and browse, you will like the prices too. 501 (c) non-profit corporation. Open: Mon-Fri 10-5:00, closed Saturday & Sun. 10-5. OASIS GALLERY 119 La Plaza (Downtown Palm Springs) Palm Springs/ 760-537-7253 Step in to the Oasis Gallery and quench your thirst for beauty and magic. Featuring gorgeous pearls set in original 14k gold or sterling
silver designs, sparkling Art Glass creations, Illuminated Objects, Ceramic Art Tiles, and Unique Gifts, Oasis Gallery has something special for everyone. This month we are featuring original paintings by local Joshua Tree artist; Karine Swenson. Oasis Gallery is owned and operated by Don and Mary Kelly and their grandson Kris Kane. For 30 years, the Kelly’s have specialized in Tahitian, South Seas and Exotic Pearls from around the world. As owners of The Black Pearl Gallery fine jewelry stores on all the islands of Hawaii, they have attended numerous Tahitian pearl auctions in Tahiti and Hong Kong. They are excited to bring their passion for pearls to glamorous and fabulous Palm Springs. Hours Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 5:00, closed Sunday. OasisGalleryPalmSprings.com E-Blackpearl.com
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SALE Bedding, Art, Lighting, Furniture, and Accessories are all included in our End-Of-The-Season Sale 41801 Corporate Way #8 Palm Desert, CA 92260 Off E. Hovley between Cook and Portola
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isually intoxicating, The McDonald Benedict Collections is all about the home. Jim Mc Donald and partner Paul Benedict, bring a unique combination of intuition and pragmatism to the desert’s design community. Walk through the door into this world of sensory delights and allow yourself to become intoxicated by the possibilities you find within . . . McDonald’s awareness of color and form combined with his instinct for furniture design and styling produces high praise from clients near and far. Most come away from their Palm Desert Showroom bedazzled by the numerous examples of unique accessories, furniture and design concepts found there. It is an environment suffused with intrigue and subtle sophistication, yet remains warm, relaxed, and totally accessible to the visitor. One visitor commented . . . ”everything is in it’s right place as though a Feng Shui master had paid a visit”
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Local Business BUZZ!
BACKSTRee T BiSTRO OWne RS CHAn Ged THei R li Fe WiTH “FiT in 42” PROGRAM
Lavane and Charlie Hause, Backstreet Bistro owners, were looking to lose weight and get back into shape. They entered the “Fit in 42” program, who guaranteed results in 42 days... and it worked ...they saw their habits change, waistline change and best of all they reached goals and results they never thought possible. Today Lavane has lost 45 lbs. and Charlie 26 lbs. They can’t say enough great things about their experience, which they are continuing. They have added the “Fit in 42” menu to their REGULAR Backstreet Bistro menu – some of the best ITALIAN cuisine around, just ask for the “FIT’ menu. They are located at 72-820 El Paseo in Palm Desert. (760) 346-6393.
Olive A’Sudden International Olive Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room, held a very successful “Vinaigrette Demonstration and Tasting” by chef Nina Pucillo, cookbook author & healthy gourmet chef of the “Cooking Show”, center, with Tom Schmandt, manager, left, and Lu Ellen Lesho, right, who was so pleased with the tasting, she plans on attending the “Pestos from Around the World” cooking demonstration in May. 110 Waring Plaza (next to Ross) 72270 Hwy 111, #B3, Palm Desert. (760) 565-7561.
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Advertiser Listings Olive A Sudden 72-270 Highway 111 (Waring Plaza -next to Ross) Palm Desert / 760-565-7561 110 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs/ 760.548.0530 Olive A’Sudden a inviting gourmet style store offers you the opportunity to taste dozens of olive oils, specialty oils and balsamic vinegars from around the world. They also carry gift baskets, gourmet foods, cruets, French Pottery, sampler sets, Olivella beauty products, Himalaysan salt and salt plates and more. Visit them on line at www.oliveasudden.com Palm Springs Open Air Market & Street Fair Spa Resort Casino Parking Lot Indian Canyon Drive Palm Springs / 760-778-6758 Every Saturday and Sunday, Palm Springs Open Air Market & Street Fair have great food, great entertainment and great shopping – Fun for everyone. Vendors of prepared and packaged gourmet foods, apparel, home, personal and pet accessories. Hand crafted art and jewelry, plants and produce and much, much more. Come down for FREE PRIZES, worth hundreds of dollars. Free admission and free parking. Open 9am to 2:30 pm. www.palmspringopenairmarket.com. Palm Desert Tobacco 73-580 El Paseo at Larkspur Palm Desert / 760-340-1954 Entering Palm Desert Tobacco is like finding smoker’s heaven: you’re greeted by the beautiful aromas of fine tobacco, and all around are exquisitely crafted pipes, exotic cigars, custom-blended tobaccos and smoking accessories such as Colibri, Dunhill and Dupont lighters, and a walk-in cigar humidor. The friendly staff are there to help you choose the right blend.
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Advertiser Listings Palm Springs General Store 193 S. Palm Canyon (Downtown) Palm Springs / 760-320-7613 No doubt about it - if there is anything you need while visiting the desert, you will find it here! From fashion T-shirts, sun glasses, bathing suits, sun screen, key chains, mugs, film, hats … to unique and tasteful gifts! With hundreds of items to choose from Palm Springs General Store is sure to satisfy each and every visitor. Don’t miss this store. Open 7 days a week from 9:30 am. Patiells Boutique 74-924 Country Club Dr. (Ralph’s shopping Center) Palm Desert / 760-674-9591 It has been 10 years since Patiells Boutique opened its’ doors. The owners of Patiells Boutique, Gabriele and Patti offer fabulous fashionable lines of clothing, from casual, fun, edgy to elegant, as well as shoes, jewelry, great accessories and hard-to-find gift items. Customer service is top priority at Patielle Boutique. Gabriele and Patti’s love for the business is what customers feel the minute they walk through the door... and that is why they keep coming back! Open Mon-Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-5, closed Sundays. Pampered Bath 73-560 El Paseo, suite B (across from The Gardens) Palm Desert / 760-346-6420 For over twenty-eight years, Pampered Bath has been the purveyor of fine soaps, fragrances, bath and body luxuries for the entire family. Exclusive products from Agraria, Caswell-Massey, Claus Porto. Get Fresh, Crabtree and Evelyn, Jack Black, Mason Pearson, Rance’ and Thymes - are only some of the delights that fill the shop with fragrance. Gift items include candles, diffusers, bath accessories, embellished pillowcases, bamboo pajamas, robes and much more. We pride ourselves by giving forward - BAM, The Discovery Store, Shelter From The Storm, and numerous others benefit from our donations of products and financial support. Gift wrap and local delivery is free. Gorgeous gift baskets are a specialty. Shipping is available. Open MondaySunday 10am-5pm. Shop our webstore. www. pamperedbath.com.
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Westfield Palm Desert 72840 Hwy. 111, Ste# F196 Palm Desert
A visit to rocket fizz will bring back delicous memories for young and old alike. Do you remember Swedish Fish, Jaw Breakers and candy cigarettes? If not, your parents and grandparents will. Rocket Fizz has the valley’s largest selection of candy and soda pop! They have over 100 flavors of salt water taffy in stock and soda brands from all over the world. So when you’re feeling hot and thirsty, come on down to Rocket Fizz, at Westfield Palm Desert, where it’s 76 degrees every day and the sodas are ice cold. The Slack Shoppe For Men 73-613 Highway 111 (in Jensen’s Shopping Center) Palm Desert / 760-346-9442 Thirty one years in the desert!! Men’s wear has been their forte for forty eight years manufacturing in Italy in the same village their grandparents were born. They carry slacks, sport coats and suits made of the finest Italian fabrics, with craftsmanship that only experience offers. Come in and see their vast array of merchandise with sizes to fit all, regular, short and long rise, with hard to find in-between sizes. Customer service is their goal. They carry shirts and sweaters by Tori Richards, Peter Millar, St. Croix and Peru. They also feature ladies slacks, tailored in Italy from luxurious Italian wools. Store hours Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 11-3. Shields Date Garden, Inc. 80-225 U.S. Hwy. 111 Indio / 760-347-7768 Shields Date Garden has been in operation since 1924. Specializing in Super Jumbo Royal Medjools, Deglet Noor, Blonde and Burnette dates - all beautifully packed. They also carry dried fruit and nuts. Don’t leave the desert without having one of their famous “Date Shakes” or “Date Ice Cream.” In season they have tree ripened grapefruit. A FREE MOVIE on the “Romance & Sex Life of the Date” is ongoing. Open 7 days a week, 9 am-5 pm. THEY SHIP WORLDWIDE!! Continued on page 36
• DATES (30 Varieties) • DRIED FRUITS • NUTS
9 AM - 5 PM
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Advertiser Listings SJ’s Resale Boutique 71-680 Highway 111, Unit D Rancho Mirage / 760-836-9090 Discover one of the desert’s newest consignment boutiques that will gratify all those who are fashion conscious from the young hipster fashionista to the sophisticated woman. A consignment boutique like no other, SJ’s carries brand new and gently worn items at a fraction of the retail price. You will find distinctive American and European designer labels such as St. John, Escada, Isabel de Pedro, Ferragamo and Norma Kamali to name a few. Daytime and evening dresses, blouses, shorts, t-shirts, golf wear, scarves, belts, handbags, shoes and jewelry. You will love browsing at SJ’s because the “prices are too good to believe.” Hours: M-Sat: 10-4pm. Snookie’s Footies 44-491 Town Center Way (Best Buy Shopping Ctr,) Palm Desert / 760-346-8882 As Snookies put it...it’s a “Fun place to shop”. Myra Levine and her late sister Snookie, have
36 36 been in business since 1992. The shop is brimming with resort wear, ladies shoes by ONEX, ANNIE and LA PLUME (to name a few), handbags, wallets, hats, scarves, sunglasses, jewelry and much more all at reasonable prices. The experienced staff pride themselves in the very personal service they give to everyone. They are strong supports of “Guide Dogs of The Desert”, so bring your pet, it’s FUN!! Tulip Hill Winery 71-800 Hwy. 111 (corner of Bob Hope & Hwy. 111) Ranch Mirage / 760-568-5678 Experience a taste of the California wine country in Rancho Mirage. Tulip Hill is proud to showcase its award winning, hand-crafted wines in a fun and interactive setting. Distinctive gifts, unique gift baskets, fine stemware and wine accessories compliment the wine tasting experience. Discover why their wine club members love their “Tulip Mania Wine Club”, and how you too can receive their best wines at their best prices. Come join them, they have your tasting glass ready!.
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Knott’s Soak City is the largest
and coolest water adventure park in the desert, featuring 16 waterlogged acres packed with 18 of the most intense water rides imaginable. You can begin your day on Pacific Spin. This exciting multi-person raft ride includes a 132-foot long tunnel that drops riders 75 feet into a six-story funnel. After pitching riders back and forth through 5,500 gallons of swirling water, the ride culminates in a waterfall splash. More high-speed thrills await at Tidal Wave Tower. The ultimate in gravity-defying thrills, Tidal Wave Tower defies
DINING you to take on the action of a 7-story speed slide. For those not ready to take a chance on the big spin or our tower of terror, there’s Gremmie Lagoon. Made exclusively for tomorrow’s surfers, Gremmie Lagoon offers wannabe wave riders their own pintsized water slides and splash pool. Soak City Palm Springs is open March 9th through October 6th. Specific operating days and hours vary. General admission pricing “with this coupon” is $29.99 for Regular, $24.99 for kids (3-11) and seniors ages 62+. Admission includes unlimited use of all water park rides and attractions.
Present this ad at any Knott’s Soak City ticket window in Palm Springs to purchase regular (12-61) tickets for $29.99 and junior (3-11) tickets for $24.99. Valid any day Knott’s Soak City is open to the public and regular tickets are on sale. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Coupon is NOT valid for special ticket events. Offer available ONLY at Knott’s Soak City Palm Springs. Limit 6 discounts per coupon. Hours, prices, promotions and attraction availability are subject to change without notice. Valid through the end of the 2013 operating season.
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CATHEDRAL CANYON COUNTRY CLUB 68311 Paseo Real, Cathedral City 27 Regulation, Par 72. 760-328-6571. DESERT DUNES GOLF CLUB 19300 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs 18 Regulation, Par 72. 760-251-5366 DESERT PRINCESS Country Club & Resort 28-555 Landau Blvd., Cathedral City 27 holes-Par 72 760-322-2280 DESERT WILLOW GOLF RESORT 38-995 Desert Willow Dr., Palm Desert 36 Regulation, Par 72. 760-346-0015 EAGLE FALLS GOLF COURSE AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio 18-hole, Par 72 championship golf course. 760-238-5633 EMERALD DESERT COUNTRY CLUB 76-000 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert 9 Executive, Par 31. 760-345-4770 HERITAGE PALMS 44291 Heritage Palms Drive South, Indio 18 Regulation, Par 72. 760-772-7334 INDIAN PALMS COUNTRY CLUB 48630 Monroe Street, Indio 27 Hole, Par 72. 760-775-4444 GOLF RESORT AT INDIAN WELLS 44-500 Indian Wells Lane, Palm Desert 36 Regulation, Par 72. 760-346-4653. INDIO MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE 83-040 Avenue 42, Indio 18 Executive, Par 54. 760-347-9156 LA QUINTA RESORT Mountain Course 50-200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta 18 Regulation, Par 72. 760-564-4111
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MARRIOTT’S DESERT SPRINGS RESORT 74-855 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert 36 Regulation, Par 72. 760-341-1756. MESQUITE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 2700 East Mesquite Ave., Palm Springs 18 Regulation, Par 72. 760-323-1502 MISSION LAKES COUNTRY CLUB 8484 Clubhouse Blvd., Desert Hot Springs 18 Regulation, Par 71. 760-329-8061. PALM DESERT RESORT COUNTRY CLUB 77-333 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert 18 Regulation, Par 72. 760-345-2791 PALM ROYALE COUNTRY CLUB Fred Waring at Washington, La Quinta Par 18, Par 3, Par 54. 760-345-9701 TAHQUITZ CREEK GOLF RESORT 1885 Golf Club Dr., Palm Springs 36 Regulation, Par 72. 760-328-1005. TOMMY JACOBS’ BEL AIR GREENS 1001 So. El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs 9 Executive, Par 32. 760-322-6062 PGA WEST RESORT Nicklaus and Stadium 56-150 PGA Blvd., La Quinta 36 Regulation, Par 72. 760-564-6666. SANTA ROSA COUNTRY CLUB 38105 Portola Ave., Palm Desert 760-568-5717 SUN CITY PALM DESERT 38180 Del Webb Boulevard, Palm Desert 760-200-2100 WOODHAVEN COUNTRY CLUB 41555 Woodhaven Dr., E. Palm Desert 760-345-7636
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The 11th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival At the Indian Wells Tennis Garden April 5 – 7, 2013 You are invited to a Special Garden of Art! Escape. Stroll. Be amazed. Feast. Relax. Enjoy ‘Eggs + Champagne in The Garden’ brunch menu Sunday! The Indian Wells Arts Festival is well known for its incredible variety of thousands of one-of-a-kind handmade pieces of fine art and quality craft. Acquire the affordable. Capture the collectible. Meet the artists who create and buy directly from them. The casual ambiance, special exhibits, demonstrations, sights and sounds creates serendipity. The Indian Wells Arts Festival . . .where Art is A Happening! -- brings a splash of color to the beautiful Above: Dianne Funk, Indian grass concourse of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. This Wells Arts Festival Producer, spectacular venue transforms into an artisan village invites everyone to the festival featuring 200 acclaimed artists, featuring painting, . . .Where Art Is A Happening! drawing, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, apparel and hand-crafted wares. Buy directly from these talented artisans. Watch the on-site demonstrations including glass blowing, painting, weaving, large scale stone sculpturing, larger-than-life mural painting, sand sculpture, wood carving and pottery throwing. Plus with children’s activities, live entertainment and refreshments, you’re sure to enjoy the day! www.indianwellsartsfestival.com 760-346-0042.
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FRENCH and BELGIAN Cuisine LUNCH Fri., Sat. & Sun. 11:30am-3:00pm DINNER: Mon. - Sun. 4:30 pm-10:30pm
Bistro Ambiance - Belgian Beers / Wine
256 South Palm Canyon between Baristo & Arenas
American GRILL-A-BURGER 73091 Country Club Drive (Corner Monterey & Country Club) Palm Desert/ 760-346-8170 Enter “Hamburger Heaven” when you go to GRILL-A-BURGER. The hand crafted, grilled-to-order, moist and juicy patties are made daily from fresh 100% all-natural USDA inspected choice Beef...free of artiÿ cial hormones and antibiotics. The homemade French Fries are hand cut, double-fried and lightly salted. Try the made-to-order soda fountain milkshakes and malts. The menu features a variety of sizzling hot dogs, specialty chicken, turkey, salmon burgers, sandwiches, meal-size garden fresh salads and vegetarian choices. Open daily. Cold beer and wine. Take-out orders.
Californian Acqua Pazza California Bistro at “The River” 71-800 Hwy. 111 (at Bob Hope Dr.) Rancho Mirage / 760-862-9800 An innovative, upscale restaurant located at “The River”. Serving everything from seafood appetizers to major entrees ... such as salmon, rainbow trout, ÿ let mignon, lamb chops, burgers, rotisserie chicken, lasagna, soups, salads and an intriguing list of pizzas and sandwiches. The sophisticated “CRAZY WATER” bar with its sheets of water ° owing down heavy plates of glass as part of the decor, features more then 100 tequilas. Dozens of beers and a wide selection of wine and spirits. Dine outdoors on their magniÿ cent patio, this is a place to “SEE and be SEEN”
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Deli Sherman’s Delicatessen & Bakery 401 Tahquitz Canyon (across from the Hilton) Palm Springs / 760-325-1199. Country Club & Monterey Palm Desert / 760-568-1350 The breakfast, lunch and dinner menu features almost every traditional item available including chopped liver, latkes, Chicago knockwurst, sweet & sour cabbage soup, brisket, pastrami, and corned beef as well as Rib Eye Steak, BBQ Baby Back Ribs and Rotisserie Chicken. The breakfasts are simple or sumptuous, and the co˜ ee is so delicious (their own blend) you will want a second cup. The Bakery-onthe-premises features fresh breads BAKED DAILY plus delicious pastries and cakes. Open 7 days, 7 a.m.-9 pm.
Join us for Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch! Open daily. Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. Sundays 10 a.m.
French Cafe Des Beaux Arts 73-640 El Paseo at Larkspur Palm Desert / 760-346-0669 New and returning patrons have relished the third season of “Le Bar” that has added a European elegance to the restaurant. With live jazz on Wednesday and Friday evening and a tantalizing “Small Bites” menu, Cafe des Beaux-Arts is the perfect place to gather for the most sophisticated clientele. A climate-controlled patio invites gatherers to dine al fresco. A French Bistro combining delectable appetizers and dinner entrees such as Bouillabaisse, Shrimp Provençale, Duckling a l’Orange and Roast Rack of Lamb with homemade mouthwatering desserts. For lunch choose from favorites such as Quiche Lorraine, Salad Niçoise, Crepes, and Coq au Vin. Open for breakfast Friday through Monday and for lunch and dinner, open daily. Full bar, French and California Wines.
70050 Highway 111 Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 lascasuelasnuevas.com
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French Pomme Frite Restaurant 256 South Palm Canyon Palm Springs / 760-778-3727 “A touch of Europe” located in Downtown Palm Springs. This cozy bistro features specialties such as steamed black mussels, beef stew (Flemish style), prime Chateau steak, California Bouillabaisse, baked French Onion soup, Belgian chocolate mousse served with Creme Anglaise. Most dishes are served with crispy pommes frites and homemade dipping sauce. Large selection of Belgian beers, plus French and California wines. Superior cuisine, bistro ambiance and attention to detail. Open for Dinner Mon. Sun. 4:30pm to 10:30pm. Lunch Fri. - Sun. 11:30am to 3pm.
Best Hamburger in the Inland Empire
Best Hamburger 2011-2012-2013
Best Burger Place 2008, 2009, 2010
If you like hamburgers you’ll love GRILL-A-BURGER! We make our hamburgers the old-fashioned way. Hand formed; grilled-to-order; and made fresh daily from 100% pure USDA Inspected Choice beef. • 30 SPECIALTY HAMBURGERS • HOMEMADE FRENCH FRIES • GARDEN FRESH SALADS • VEGETARIAN SELECTIONS • AUTHENTIC FOUNTAIN DRINKS
Backstreet Bistro 72-820 El Paseo, (behind Staples) Palm Desert / 760-346-6393 “Where friends meet friends” . . . the Backstreet Bistro is open daily for lunch and dinner, and serving breakfast on weekends. The Backstreet Bistro with its’ beautiful mountain views o˜ ers a wide variety of favorites from salads and sandwiches and homemade soups for lunch and a full Italian menu along with the best fresh ÿ sh specials daily. Enjoy live jazz every Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoons on their pet friendly, misted patio. Full bar, specialty martinis and a wide variety of wines at a reasonable price. Reservations recommended.
COLD BEER AND WINE TAKE OUT ORDERS
73091 Country Club Dr. Palm Desert (In Bristol Farms Square)
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Cafe Italia 74-901 Highway 111 (Ralph’s Shopping Center) Indian Wells / 760-773-3080 Cafe Italia is a dining experience like no other!! The northern Italian menu and wine lists are extensive. The finest ingredients are freshly prepared, and dinners include soup, salad, and a little something extra. The dining room staff sing for your pleasure! Hostesses, Servers, and Busboys entertain with Standards, Show Tunes, Opera, and Disney songs! (Dark Sundays) 74-901 Highway 111 (in Ralph’s Shopping Center), Indian Wells, CA 92210. www.cafeitaliaindianwells.com
Le Donne Cucina Italiana 72624 El Paseo Palm Desert / 760-773-9441 Taste the authentic flavors of Italy at Le Donne Cucina Italiana! Voted best Italian restaurant in Palm Desert three years running by the Desert Sun and Palm Springs Life, Le Donne Cucina Italiana makes pastas fresh every day using old-world techniques. You’ll love the sophisticated atmosphere and delicious, authentic Italian dishes. Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm.-9:00pm. Closed Sunday
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Italian Ristorante Mamma Gina 73-705 El Paseo Palm Desert / 760-568-9898 “A breath of Tuscany on El Paseo” is how 2002 Zagat Survey rated Ristorante Mamma Gina. Family owned and serving the desert for 17 years, the Pierattoni family mantra is “Use only the best and don’t change authentic recipes”. Only olive oil is used for cooking. There is a bounty of skillfully prepared grilled fishes, poultry, meats and several pastas and risotto dishes. Full service bar and extensive wine list. The atmosphere is sunny, desert casual attire is acceptable. Open for dinner 7 days a week. Convenient Valet parking.
Japanese Tanpopo - Japanese Cuisine 73-540 Hwy. 111 and San Pablo Palm Desert / 760-340-1901 & 779-1499 Delight in the taste of the Orient in this charming restaurant featuring Tempura & Sushi and a casual dining room. Enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine with popular specialties such as their Combination Tanpopo Boat. Also, Tempura, Sukiyaki, Shabu shabu, Udon and Soba. Open daily for dinner, lunch Mon.-Fri. Happy Hour Mon-Sat 5 pm-6 pm, Mon--Thurs 10 pm-11pm & Fri-Sat 11 pm1:30 am. www.tanpopo.org.
Mexican Las Casuelas Nuevas 70-050 Hwy. 111 Rancho Mirage / 760-328-8844 Dine under the stars on the most beautiful garden patio north of Mexico City ....or inside in their stunning hacienda-style restaurant. Specialties include crab enchiladas, pollo en mole, spicy port fajitas and the Pueblo Margarita. Try the new lighter and vegetarian selections. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Sunday –“Champagne Brunch” with strolling Mariachi, is served from 10am to 2pm. Nightly entertainment, Tues-Sun. Reservations suggested. Continued on page 46
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A taste of Colonial Mexico with Four Generations of Flavor in traditional Las Casuelas style.
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Le Donne Cucina Italiana has been voted best Italian restaurant in Palm Desert six years running by the Desert Sun and Palm Springs Life. Le Donne Cucina Italiana makes pastas fresh every day.
Your entire bill (excluding alcohol) Expires May 30, 2013
72624 El Paseo • Palm Desert • (760) 773-9441 Open Monday-Saturday 4pm-Close
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Las Casuelas Quinta Hwy 111 & Washington La Quinta / 760-777-7715 Three fireplaces warm this colorful and inviting restaurant. Whether savoring a Margarita by the fire on the cozy outdoor palapa patio or with the sound of the live nightly entertainment in the Cantina, you’re sure to feel tradition bridged with creativity. The “Quinta” kitchen serves- the locals’ favorites, Chimichangas, Sizzling Fajitas and Tostada Supremas along with some “new” already popular, smoked Jalapeno Baby Back Ribs and BBQ Grilled Chicken Flautas. Open daily at 10:30am, low carb and children’s menu available. Come join the Fiesta!
Thai Smile of Rancho Mirage 42-476 Bob Hope Drive (Rancho Las Palmas Shopping Center) Rancho Mirage / 760-341-6565 For a delicious adventure discover this outstanding restaurant that brings you the flavors of Thailand, at reasonable prices. The décor is tasteful, the hospitality is genuine, and the food is SUPREME. Start with an appetizer of mee-krob or wonton soup. The entrees: Red Mountain Chicken or Shrimp, Chicken Lemon Grass, Chicken Spicy Peanut Sauce, Duck Shoo-Shee, Devil Scallops or a Veggie trio. You can also create your own entrée and choose from the many Asian beers that compliment all the dishes or select a glass of fine wine. And don’t forget dessert! Whatever you choose you are sure to leave this restaurant with a smile. Open 7 days for lunch and dinner from 11:30-9:00.
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Backstreet Bistro “Where Friends Meet Friends”
Ask us Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner our NE about W “Ge Fresh Fish, Soups & Pasta Daily t Fit” menu a dditions Happy Hour • Martini Bar • Superb Wine
Tuesday Jazz Night 7 - 10 pm
Saturday Jazz on The Patio 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Early Bird Dinner Special $17 3 - 5:30pm (with this ad, excludes Sat. & Sun.)
73-820 El Paseo, Palm Desert 760.346.6393 www.backstreet-bistro.com
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Spotlighting Concierges: (left to right) Lupe Roberts, Kate Hudson, Basha Pierce, Brenda Verna (Chef Concierge) and Ali Brock, in the lobby of the beautiful Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, located in Indian Wells, California.
he DESERT RESORT CONCIERGE ASSOCIATION would like to welcome you to the Coachella Valley! We are a professional organization of local concierges and may be found in most of our major hotels throughout the valley. With so much to see and do in the desert, time is precious! Your concierge is here to serve you, whether you need assistance with local restaurants, theater tickets, local attractions or whatever.
If you are a tourist or a local ...”your best friend away from home”, your hotel concierge is ready to help assist you with tour ideas, current events and can even help-out in a crisis. Stop by the concierge desk and you will be greeted with a smile and open arms.
The DESERT HOTEL / RESORT CONCIERGE ASSOCIATION
Gather the gang and Hit The Trail It’s the perfect time of the year to see the beautiful desert flowers in bloom. You will see deep pink Verbena, Desert Primrose, Creisote, Beavertail cactus, Prickly Pear and Barrell cactus, and Desert Sunflowers - to name a few! For information call The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument; 760.862.9984
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50 AGUA CALIENTE CULTURAL MUSEUM Visit and experience the history and culture of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians – earliest people of Palm Springs. Now showing “Visions of the Indian Canyons,” an exhibition of conflicting perspectives. The museum is located at 219 South Palm Canyon Drive, downtown Palm Springs. Open Sept.-May • Wed.-Sat. 10-5 and Sun. Noon-5; June-Aug. • Fri.-Sat. 10-5 and Sun. Noon-5. Call 760-778-1079 or visit www.accmuseum.org. Free admission and parking. TAKE A BALLOON FLIGHT ...The best view of Southern California’s unique deserts, coastline, lakes and wine country are enjoyed aloft, on board a thrilling Balloon Flight. Colorful, 7-story high, 2-6 passenger hot air balloons ascend daily. Your comfort and safety are assured by experienced and top-rated, professional pilots and ground crew. Call Fantasy Balloon Flights at 760.568.0997 for information and reservations. TAHQUITZ CANYON 500 W. Mesquite, west of Palm Canyon Drive in downtown Palm Springs, is home to a spectacular 60-foot waterfall, rock art, ancient irragation systems, native wildlife and plants. The visitor center offers educational and cultural exhibits and a video which narrates the legend of Tahquitz Canyon. A 2 hour walking tour is available. 760.416.7044. The entrance to PALM CANYON, MURRAY CANYON and ANDREAS CANYON is on So. Palm Canyon Dr., 3 miles south of East Palm Canyon Drive. 760.325.5673 MOORTEN’S BOTANICAL GARDEN in Palm Springs is internationally famous as an arboretum professionally designed in geographical regions of native habitats displaying several thousands of varieties of desert plants from seedlings to giant specimens. Located at 1701 S. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. Call 760.327.6555.
“Coming in for a landing “ at the PALM SPRINGS AIR MUSEUM are bombers, fighters and trainers, and the World’s largest collection of flying WWII airplanes. This museum is a living tribute to America’s Veterans and the planes they flew. Open daily. Located at Palm Springs Regional Airport, 745 Gene Autry Trail. For details call 760.778.6262.
The GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON MEMORIAL MUSEUM has been established to honor the late General George S. Patton and the thousands of men who served with him at the Desert Training Center. Exhibits display memorabilia from the General’s life and career. The exhibit halls include the many and varied aspects of military life with particular focus on the Desert Training Center and soldiers of World War II. The museum is located off I-10, about 30 miles east of Indio at Chiriaco Summit. Call 760.227.3483 for information. SHIELDS DATE GARDEN has been in operation since 1924. Specializing in Super Jumbo Royal Medjools, Deglet Noor, Blonde and Burnette dates - all beautifully packed. They also carry dried fruit and nuts. Don’t leave the desert without having one of their famous “Date Shakes” or “Date Ice Cream”. FREE MOVIE on the “Romance & Sex Life of the Date” is on-going. Open 7 days a week, 8 am-6 pm. 80-225 U.S. Hwy. 111 in Indio. Call 760. 347.7768.
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Be seen in
The descriminating magazine for tourist and locals alike, with extensive monthly distribution and a well known reputation throughout the valley. Ask about our new internet/video/print offer!
For info call: Teri Carter
Where history... Flies Through The Skies!
745 N. Gene Autry Trail
(between Ramon Road and Vista Chino)
Open Daily 10am to 5 pm Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas
Adult Admission with this ad
“FOREVER MARILYN” 26-Foot Tall Sculpture In Downtown Palm Springs
“Forever Marilyn” by American artist Seward Johnson, is located at the corner of Palm Canyon and Tahquitz Canyon Way and stands on a replica of the subway grate over which Monroe famously held down her skirt in the 1955 ÿ lm “The Seven Year Itch’. Marilyn Monroe has legendary ties to Palm Springs, She was discovered at Charlie Farrell’s Racquet Club and owned a 50’s bungalow-style house in Las Palmas. Don’t miss seeing Marilyn, if you are just visiting – have your photo taken with her.
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Daily “Champagne” Balloon Adventures For reservations and Information
(800) GO ABOVE
$30.00 off per couple
1 h o u r r e g u la r flig h ts
Not available with any other promotion
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THIS RARE HAND-MADE PUEBLO IS A HISTORIC LANDMARK OPEN FOR DAILY TOURS AND SPECIAL EVENTS OPEN TUESDAY - SUNDAY 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 67-616 E. DESERT VIEW AVENUE DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 92240
(760) 329-7610 WWW.CABOTSMUSEUM.ORG
Climb aboard Desert Adventures’ Big Red Jeeps for an unforgettable open-air jeep tour to one of three amazing desert environments. Palm Springs Indian Canyons Adventure – The contrasting greens of magnificent fan palms and more than 150 species of plants beckon travelers to these lush palm oases that were the ancient home of the Cahuilla Indians. San Andreas Fault Adventure – Extraordinary scenery abounds as your jeep winds its way through the labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons of the San Andreas Fault Zone. Mecca Hills / Painted Canyon Adventure – Experience sheer canyon walls, fascinating geology, abundant agriculture, scenic vistas, desert plants and animals, and amazing hikes on this desert adventure to the Eastern end of the Coachella Valley. Private, customized, naturalist guided hiking and sightseeing tours to all the best desert area attractions are also available including Aerial Tram, Windmills, Living Desert, Joshua Tree National Park, or Salton Sea, to name just a few. Tours are available using your car or we can provide the transportation. For more information or reservations, call (760) 324-5337 or (888) 440-5337 Toll Free or visit us online at red-jeep.com/tours. Be sure to mention Key Magazine for the best rates or use Promotion Code: Key2012 when booking online.
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April_May EVENTS 2013
56 Every Wednesday 9am-Me & You at the Zoo (Free for Members) Lizards, and Bobcats and Snakes, Oh My! Toddlers and accompanying adults can enjoy experiencing the zoo in a brand new way! Each weekly adventure for children ages 18 months to 4 years of age includes an animal encounter, tactile experiences, and active play and ends with a short walk on grounds, so don't forget your stroller! For more info visit www.livingdesert.org or contact 760-346-5694 x 2506 or MeandYou@livingdesert.org May 4th, Brew at the Zoo - “Saving Wildlife One Beer at a Time” Join us on a culinary journey throughout the world's deserts on a fun filled evening at The Living Desert. Help the world's endangered animals and preserve our precious desert landscape while enjoying three live music stages, toasting a variety of premium craft beers and wine and samplings of scrumptious appetizers. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 47900 Portola Ave., Palm Desert 760.346.5694. May 5, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 11:30am – close. Las Casuelas Terraza in downtown Palm Springs will host it's annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta featuring live music, entertainment, and giveaways. 222 South Palm Canyon Drive. In the heart of Downtown Palm Springs. 760.325.2794
May 16-19, The 14th Annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival This unique festival features an eclectic mixture of landmark and obscure vintage movies from the classic film noir era. Laden with period post war cynicism, these glorious black and white films are laden with suspense, sexuality and crime portrayed from the perspective of the criminals. Online Ticketing www.camelottickets.com / Telephone Ticketing: 888.718.4253. May 18, 18th Annual Palm Springs Smooth Jazz Festival, Saturday, outdoors and under the southwest stars at the picturesque Indian Canyon Golf Resort in Palm Springs. Event starts at 6:30pm with a Lakeside Reception followed by Dinner at 7:30pm. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Don Felder presents “An Evening at the Hotel California” featuring an array of favorite hits from one of the world most famous rock and roll bands. Call 760.323.6673 May 28, 1:00pm - Annual Memorial Day Flower Drop - This is a very special day at Palm Springs Air Museum. Our brief Memorial service is dedicated to all of our fallen comrades, who paid the ultimate price for our freedom. In their honor, we highlight the service with a fly-by and flower drop of over 3,000 red and white carnations from a B-25 Mitchell. Visitors are welcome to pick up a flower to take home. Flight Exhibition Scheduled. 745 North Gene Autry Trail Palm Springs, CA 92262. 760.778.6262. Now playing through May 2013 - The 22nd edition of the Fabulous Follies is guaranteed to be the best ever, starring our Legendary Line of LongLegged Lovelies, our internationally-acclaimed guest stars, a classic variety act, and the music and dance of the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s, all performed by a cast old enough to have lived it! Box Office now open. 760.327.0225 or www.psfollies.com.
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April_May EVENTS 2013
May 2-5, 7:00 pm
A Little Night Music Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece tells the story of a middle-aged lawyer, his young wife, and his former mistress (a famous actress). This COD production is set in mid-century Palm Springs, where lovers unite, secrets are revealed, and all celebrate "The Glamorous Life." Features the songs "Send in the Clowns" and "A Weekend in the Country." Special guest artist to be announced. McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts 73000 Fred Waring Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260 Box Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm Phone: (760) 340-ARTS
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richard danskin GALLERIES
“Ocotillo Ridge” by J. Lewis Bowker
City of Angels” by Gina Higgins
“Nuestro Tango” by Manuel Avendano
Jackie in the gallery Thurs. April 4th
Gina in the gallery Thurs. April 4th
Manuel in the gallery Thurs. May 2nd
richard danskin Galleries Collectors have been visiting and appreciating fine art at the Gallery since 1968. Realism paintings and sculptures include many subjects and styles. Original paintings feature Richard Danskin, J. Lewis Bowker’s desert paintings (pictured), and by Sue Averell, Steve Barton, Beverly Carrick, Stephen Dixon, George Gonzalez, Michael Gorban, Gina Higgins, Edd Lupper, Isaac Maimon, Charles Pabst, Robert Pejman, Fabian Perez, Eric Poulson, Steven Quartly, Greg Sievers and Stan Stokes. Sculptures by Tim “The Frogman” Cotterill, Victor Issa, Ron & Sheila Ruiz, Richard Thomas, Lyle Waggoner, Thad Markham’s “Out of the Bowl”, and Steve Egge’s life size gentlemen. Crystal sculptures by Jack Storms and Michael Wilkinson’s acrylic sculptures both catch everyone’s eye! 2013 Season: Danny Aleksic, Manuel Avendano, Will Bullas, Dale Dirks, David Fairrington, Tom Henderson, Rick Morrell, and George Rhoads.
TERRA GALLERY Terra Gallery celebrates its’ 13 year in Palm Springs with a brand new location. Now located at 187 S. Palm Canyon Drive. Visit this unique gallery and see the beauty of nature and wildlife. Featuring Photography, Watercolors, Glass Art, Mixed media sculpture, Steel wall art and our “Frogs” by renowned artist “kitty Cantrell”. You will also find a collection of Jewelry featuring Trollbeads, the original since 1976 and Native American jewelry. 760.325.5202.
CODA Gallery CODA Gallery provides an inviting medium for modern and contemporary art in the Palm Springs Valley. Modern art is presented in an eclectic mix of painting, sculpture, glass and objects that share nothing except an extraordinary energy. The art at CODA is full of color and life. Visit our fine art gallery at 73-151 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260, 760.346.4661 or explore our art gallery Website: email@example.com.
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ALLAN PITCHKO GALLERIES Enter this elegant showroom filled with high-end antiques, 18th, 19th and early 20th century fine art by European and American artists. There is a variety of furniture, accessories and historical finds from Georgian and Victorian furniture to sterling silver, estate jewelry, art glass and fine china. Oriental antiques including porcelain and bronze sculptures can be found here. Owners Allan and Shauna Pitchko have owned Antiques Alberta in Alberta Canada since 1988. This gallery is a designers delight!! The gallery is located at 70-125 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage. Call: 760.324.9595.
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richard danskin GALLERIES
“Ocotillo Ridge” by J. Lewis Bowker Jackie in the gallery Thurs. April 4th
“Nuestro Tango” by Manuel Avendano Manuel in the gallery Thurs. May 2nd “City of Angels” by Gina Higgins Gina in the gallery Thurs. April 4th
73-111 El Paseo Palm Desert 760-568-5557
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Published on Mar 28, 2013
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