Palm Springs Dining and Entertainment

Palm Springs Dining and Entertainment

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  All of us at The Paul Kaplan Group look forward to this every year in Palm Springs -  Its a great opportunity to try some of the restaurants you've been wanting to test out-  as well as revisit some old friends, featuring amazing dining selections.     

Experience some of the best restaurants, attractions, spas, and hotels in the Coachella Valley during Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week.

It's the perfect time to visit your favorite restaurant (or try a new one), explore area activities, relax at a spa, or enjoy a resort vacation. Restaurant Week offers something for everyone!

 

CLICK HERE for a list of participants and more information.  Please let us know your favorites and recommendations!

 

 

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The Coachella Music festival is not the only cultural event going in Palm Springs this week.  The Paul Kaplan Group welcomes Los Angeles photographer, Nancy Baron's new photography exhibition, Beautiful Trailer Town featured at their studio. Although still considered "real estate," this exhibit offers a visual treat of vintage mobile homes and communities of Palm Springs.

A precurser to the "Tiny Home Movement," Nancy Baron offers an intimate look at Palm Springs' Mid-Century mobile home communities through her creative photography. Experience an inside glimpse of the desert's Trailer Park world and their inhabitants during this unique exhibition.



“Some years ago I was involved in a group project to document the economic downturn in Southern

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Los Angeles Eater blog  just published a quide where to grab a cocktail during Palm Springs' Coachella-  Although you don't have to go to Coachella to enjoy your favority libations, here are a few of our favorite watering holes from the list. 


Bootlegger Tiki, Palm Springs  

"Whether you're coming for Coachella or Nochella, the good news is that you'll never be far from a decent cocktail wherever you are in the valley. Here's a helpful roundup of bars, lounges, and live music venues intent on keeping your thirst quenched in and around Palm Springs. And if you're looking for restaurants too, head over here."

 

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Look for the giant mural on the side of a building downtown Palm Springs.  "This downtown hot spot, popular with young

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Palm Springs is once again a favorite among TripAdvisor users and also now coined as one of the hippest cities in the US.  As recently featured in various blogs and articles, Palm Springs is again on the radar.

Trip Advisor's travel site's 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards place the Coachella Valley city  of Palm Springs in the No. 12 spot on the ranking of top 25 United States destinations.  Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the reviews and opinions of millions of TripAdvisor travelers around the globe.

Maybe Palm Springs made the top 25 travel destinations because we're also HIP??

 

From "The Daily Beast," People who have never been to Palm Springs, California, or those who haven’t visited this picturesque desert

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PRIVATE OPEN HOUSE

SUNDAY 12:00 to 2:00PM
GARDEN VILLAS -  360 Cabrillo Road - Palm Springs*

*Call/text 760-808-3300 at gate for Access code

Offered at $549,000

Real estate builder Paul Trousdale, who also developed the famous Trousdale Estates in Beverly Hills, was the lead in the development of the Racquet Club Garden Villas in Palm Springs. During many years, as well as while working on the project, he owned a uthere which had its own pool. Unit 113. This large condo, an iconic mid-century modern architectural masterpiece, designed by famed architect William F. Cody, is now available turnkey furnished.


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Large open living and dining room with walls of glass
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Nicely appointed kitchen with a passthrough window to the main patio

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Palm Springs is hot and its not even summer yet.  The recent rebirth of Palm Springs has been making international headlines lately, in fact,  almost daily!  Here are just few snippets from  various recent posts. Click on the titles for the full articles.....

The 10 Hippest Cities in America

 By Gogobot || 1 March, 2016 | 1

 "There is no universal definition of “hip.” For some, it’s hipster — that ironic cool that has been perfected by the likes of Brooklyn and Portland. For others, it’s trendy and fashion forward, showing off the latest, chicest clubs, restaurants, and boutiques, a la Miami or LA. And while big cities are often known for being hip, smaller cities get passed over, but that shouldn’t be the case. To find the 10 hippest…
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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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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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Whether you're visiting Palm Springs for the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Modernism Week, or any other time of year, "where's a good place to eat" is typically on everyone's mind.  LA Eater posted a list of "hot restaurants" in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley that is worth revisiting.  Here's an excert from their post: Updated by Lizbeth Scordo on Dec 11, 2014, 11:00a 

Note that the Hacienda and Bernies are no longer around, but there are other great options listed.   I'd like to add some old stanby's too:

Jakes
Johannes
Rooster and the Pig   (no reservations but worth a wait!)

As Palm Springs becomes hotter by the moment, thanks to the rise of Coachella culture, the fact it's now an internationally renowned mid-century

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