February 2016

There are 6 blog entries for February 2016.

Whether vacationing or living in Palm Springs, breakfast is taken seriously here.  Saturday and Sunday mornings, you'll find local favorites with lines out the door, as people anxiously wait for delicious German pancakes, home-made cinnamon rolls or bacon flights....

The following is a list of some of the most popular breakfast hang-outs in Palm Springs.

1.  Cheeky's  -  622 NORTH PALM CANYON DR.  -  CAUTION-  be prepared to wait!  but this is one of the most popular hangouts for unique and innovative breakfast choices in all of Coachella Valley-  lovely outdoor patio with a few spots inside.  The menu changes, but you might find items like "dutch breakfast: rare roast beef toast, aged gouda, fried eggs" or "dark chocolate waffle w/ cocoa nibs

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Reposted in part from The Good Life Realty, Feb 22, 2016

No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Buying a home in Palm Springs, is not that much different then purchasing anywhere else in the US.  Following these real estate tips, along with working with one of our expert Realtors, will help the process.  

Know your

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Palm Springs ranks as one of the top international resort communities.  Whether you come here for the sunshine, golf, architecture, or just to float in a pool with a cocktail, its easy to see why we attract visitors from around the globe.

Living in Palm Springs is not just for millionaires.  There are a number of affordable options for those looking for the perfect escape pad.  Here are three of our favorite picks for Palm Springs homes, priced under $300,000:

  • 360 CABRILLO RD 214
  • Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • $278,000
  • 1 Bed, 1 Bath, 576 SqFt
  • Residential

Mid-century modern gem! This light filled jewel at the historically designated Racquet Club Garden Villas features floor to ceiling glass, and a west facing breeze block framed

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Donald Wexler is one of Palm Springs most Iconic architects and one of the founders attributed to the Desert Modernism movement here in Palm Springs and southern California.

Life and career (from Wikipedia)

Wexler was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1926 and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota.He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1950and worked for Richard Neutra. He moved to Palm Springs in 1952 and practiced there for almost six decades, developing an architecture that is acutely sensitive to the extremes of the desert climate. In 1962, he designed the all-steel Alexander houses, along with the structural engineer Bernard Perlin for the developers George and Robert Alexander. His houses' framing, roofs and exterior siding are

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If you're a fan of Palm Springs and a fan of Mid-Century architecture, you've probably heard about "Modernism Week."  If not, its an international celebration of Modern Design from the 20th Century and beyond-  There are architecture tours, themed parties, a vintage trailer show, and Mid-Century furnishings market, lectures and oh so much more.  The Paul Kaplan Group has been sponsoring Modernism Week since it was just Modernism Weekend!  And every year the event gets bigger with more exciting things to do and see.

Maybe it  just occurred to you that you really want to check out Modernism Week?  Don't stress-  although many of the venues have sold out months ago, with over 250 events planned over the  ten day celebration, there are still tickets

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If you're a fan of Palm Springs and a fan of Mid-Century architecture, you've probably heard about "Modernism Week."  If not, its an international celebration of Modern Design from the 20th Century and beyond-  There are architecture tours, themed parties, a vintage trailer show, and Mid-Century furnishings market, lectures and oh so much more.  The Paul Kaplan Group has been sponsoring Modernism Week since it was just Modernism Weekend!  And every year the event gets bigger with more exciting thigs to do and see.

Maybe it  just occurred to you that you really want to check out Modernism Week?  Don't stress-  although many of the venues have sold out months ago, with over 250 events planned over the  ten day celebration, there are still tickets

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