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Got a few days off? You can still make the weekend break count. Whether you’re in the mood for exploring or relaxing, our easy short trip ideas will set your getaway plans percolating. Great American Drives Whether you’re looking for mud baths o...
This is a tale of two deserts: one as glittering and artificial as a futuristic theme park, the other as spare and elemental as boulders and cactus. It’s roughly a 32-mile journey north from Palm Springs, the Midcentury Modern center of Southern C...
Back in mid January, a month before the new Ace Hotel & Swim Club, in Palm Springs, officially welcomed its first guest on February 12, the owners held a two-day “job fair” to staff the completely refurbished five-acre property on the eastern leg ...
Palm Springs (285 miles round-trip from Los Angeles) A nouveau–Rat Pack oasis on the desert floor of California’s Coachella Valley, Palm Springs draws both the country-club set and the design-obsessed. But this resort town famed for its superlati...
I discovered Palm Springs one winter many years ago, at the beginning of a wild romance. We stayed at a slightly louche but charming Art Deco motel once frequented by Mae West and (not simultaneously) Rock Hudson. There wasn't a kid in sight. The ...
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Curriculums at Faldo Institutes are built on fundamentals. Each offers schools, lessons and club-fitting. For U.S. institutes, call 888-463-2536 or visit gofaldo.com. For Brocket Hall, call 011-44/1707-368-786 or visit brocket-hall.co.uk. Marco I...
"Elvis slept here." "Jane Russell played tennis there." Palm Springs hoteliers love to brag about the stars who spent two seconds under their roof. Most of the big names, of course, are long gone. Not so in Desert Hot Springs, 20 minutes up the ro...
In a 1940 American Magazine article entitled "Camps of Crime," FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover waged something of a war against motels, which he labeled "a new home of crime in America, a new home of disease, bribery, corruption, crookedness, rape, w...
A half-century ago, Palm Springs was a bacchanalian escape from Hollywood for Grant, Gable, and the Rat Pack's good-time boys. Cut to the mid-eighties, when the desert town, its celebrity credit spent, became known as God's Waiting Room. Shabby in...
As Hollywood hipsters continue to take over Palm Springs—snapping up Mid-Century houses and bolstering the martini culture—many of them are justifying their weekend escapes by opening outposts there. The owner of the restaurant Spencer's at the Mo...
Designer Jonathan Adler, whose dotty ceramics and mod pillows launched a hip home-décor brand, has always favored Palm Springs for a little R&R. In his case, that means research and reconnaissance. "I have uncovered layer upon layer of vintage sho...
While I'm no expert on gambling, I know more than I care to about the resorts and the people gambling made famous. I lived in Atlantic City in the mid eighties, and I spent several years researching and writing a book about a guy named Skinny D'Am...
"V is very, very...extraordinary," Frank Sinatra sang, and chances are, he'd say the same about the sale of his Palm Springs estate to the agency Time & Place Homes. Offering renters the seclusion of a private house along with the perks of a five-...