Archive | August, 2011

The Living Desert

A zoo in the desert?  You bet!   The Living Desert was established in 1970 by several trustees of the Palm Springs Desert Museum who foresaw the impact that resort development would have on their local desert ecosystem. This foresight led to an interpretive nature trail and preserve in Palm Desert. For almost four decades […]

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Palm Springs Villagefest every Thursday!

Started more than sixteen years ago, Villagefest is sure to tantalize you with a new experience each time.  Villagefest is consistently voted the best event in the area, attracting thousands of visitors each week.  Each block offers great street entertainment in the heart of beautiful downtown Palm Springs.  Browse more than 200 booths offering beautiful art, […]

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Ever had an encounter with a Meerkat?

Founded in 1989, Fellow Earthlings’ Wildlife Center is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization. We are the only privately licensed facility that specializes in caring for meerkats (Suricata suricatta). Situated in the high desert of California, just 25 minutes from world-famous Palm Springs and two hours from Los Angeles and San Diego, our location was carefully chosen […]

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Another great place to eat in Palm Springs!

When you’re in town and are looking for a great place to eat, let me suggest TRIO Restaurant.  Located at 707 North Palm Canyon in the artsy district of Palm Springs, there’s ample parking and always a great atmosphere for your dining enjoyment.  Check it out when you can. http://triopalmsprings.com/index.php

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Sunnylands Annenberg Estate free tours coming soon!

Sunnylands, a 200-acre estate in Rancho Mirage, California, was the winter home of Ambassador Walter and Leonore Annenberg. Here the couple hosted U.S. presidents, other national and international political leaders, including Queen Elizabeth II and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, as well as legendary figures from the worlds of entertainment, business, philanthropy, and education. […]

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