Palm Springs

This is the first US delivery from Amazon’s drone publicly caught on video

A newly surfaced video shows what is likely the first public demonstration of an Amazon Prime Air drone making a delivery in the United States.<p>A demonstration at Amazon's MARS robotics conference in Palm Springs, California is the first time we've seen it take flight in the US. Last December Amazon …

Drones

Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Palm Springs house is stylishly vivid

Calling all fans of conversation pits<p>Designer-to-the-stars Martyn Lawrence Bullard has helped decorate the homes of Elton John, Ellen Pompeo, and Kourtney Kardashian. He is famous for his fearless approach to patterns and love of “mad colors,” so it’s no surprise that Bullard’s Palm Springs retreat …

Mid-Century modern

Vintage Vacations That Will Give You Intense Nostalgia

Travel before the 19th century was limited to the very wealthy. The automobile and its widespread availability after World War II changed that, …

Martha's Vineyard

Palm Springs finds bright future in modernist past

PALM SPRINGS—Jaime Kowal left Vancouver for Palm Springs in 2012, deciding to move to this southern California paradise almost on a whim.“I came for Christmas vacation and never left,” she says.<p>A freelance photographer, she decided to channel her creative spirit into being an entrepreneur of …

Mid-Century modern

DIY Cushion Headboard (An Easy Ikea Hack!) | a pair & a spare

Hey guys! I’m currently in Bali on a bit of a creative escape, and I’m excited to share more of that with you next week. But in the meantime, for …

Crafting

MIRAGE, Palm Springs, 2017 - Doug Aitken

MIRAGE is now on view as part of the inaugural Desert X, a recurring, site-specific contemporary art exhibition for the California.<p>MIRAGE is …

Art

Edris House in Palm Springs Maintains Its Sinatra-Era Cool

The home was designed by E.Stewart Williams, an icon of desert modern style who also designed Frank Sinatra's Twin Palms Estate home.

Mid-Century modern

The Obamas’ decorator shoots down that rumor that the former first couple is buying in Palm Springs

The rumor was as resistant to fading as the perma-tan on a Palm Springs retiree — that former president Barack Obama and his family were buying a house in the tony California desert enclave for their post-White House chillaxing purposes. But the Obamas’ decorator and close pal Michael Smith has …

Lifestyle

Suzanne Somers and Alan Hamel’s $14.5M, 73-acre Palm Springs home, reached by funicular, is on the market

Actress Suzanne Somers and her husband Alan Hamel are selling their 73-acre, Palm Springs retreat for $14.5 million – a bargain, considering it was …

Canadian News

Laura's Palm Springs Themed Baby Shower

Let me start off by saying, Laura and I have been planning each other's baby showers for no less than three years now. So it's a dream come true that …

Babies

Dixon goes back-to-back with Solomun for Rhonda in Palm Springs

Beginning next week, the UK dubstep veteran will hit the decks at cities across the country.<p>There's also a Sacred Bones label gig, a night of gqom …

Coachella Valley

BroadwayWorld Seeks Regional Editors, Production and Student Bloggers in Vermont

<b>How can I get involved as a Contributing Editor?</b><p>All applicants should have excellent writing skills and an enthusiasm for giving local theaters and …

Vermont

Alexandra Basch’s Laid-Back California-Cool Wedding in Palm Springs

Alexandra Basch, the brand director of A.L.C., and Dylan Wolff, the head of business development for the Los Angeles–based design firm JWID, became best friends back in high school. “Everyone would say that we were the boy/girl version of each other,” laughs Alexandra. After graduation, they went …

Weddings

Eric Duncan plays poolside in Palm Springs

The program includes performances, talks, and technological experiments meant to "energize sonic resistance and create new tools for …

Music

Amazon Prime Air delivery drone drops off sunscreen during semi-public U.S. debut

Amazon’s Prime Air drone made its first package delivery in December, in England, but regular folks haven’t seen it in action out in the open here in …

Drones

15 California Eateries Named Among Nation's 'Top Hot Spot Restaurants'

Have you dined at any of these locations?

Restaurants

This Was The Winter When It Rained In LA

The sunshine and stability that made Los Angeles so appealing when I moved here also made it easy to lose track of time. This winter, I found it again.<p><b>I barely</b> <b>recognize</b> Los Angeles these days.<p>Runyon Canyon, which just a couple of months ago could have been mistaken for a desert mountain, now …

Climate

Modernism Week 2017 honours Lautner, while a never-built Beadle comes to life

When Arthur Elrod selected John Lautner to design a house for him in Palm Springs in 1969, the interior designer had a simple set of instructions: ‘Give me what you think I should have on this lot,’ he told the architect. Lautner designed a four-bedroom, 8,801 sq ft home perched on a Palm Springs …

Mid-Century modern

Tour-tested golf courses in Palm Springs area can be both beauty and beast

LA QUINTA, Calif. — The finishing stretch of the Stadium Course at PGA West features a greenside bunker that is 20 feet deep, bringing all new …

Golf

Bob Huggins on NIT experimenting with four quarters: "I think we ought to stop having rules committee meetings in Palm Springs. They keep making changes to justify their existence. What's wrong with our game? I think they should meet here in Buffalo. In February."

Bob Huggins on NIT experimenting with four quarters: "I think we ought to stop having rules committee meetings in Palm Springs. They keep making …

Coachella Valley

The 100 Best Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

Looking to make a reservation somewhere new this weekend? You’re in luck.<p>OpenTable—the app that allows you to make online reservations, read and …

Restaurants

Midcentury bungalow in Cali desert can be yours for $250K

It was designed by Walter S. White in 1958<p>This sweet little California midcentury classic in La Quinta, a resort town in the Coachella Valley just 25 miles southeast of Palm Springs, boasts not only historical designation but also architectural pedigree.<p>The 832-square-foot two-bedroom was designed …

Mid-Century modern

10 hottest restaurants in Palm Springs

The best places to fuel up for or wind down from a day in the desert<p>Reservoir<p><i>reservoirpalmsprings.com</i><p>The design at Reservoir, inside the trendy …

Restaurants

Day Club Palm Springs Coachella Pool Parties to Feature Skrillex, Dillon Francis

Coachella's adjacent pool party scene has become almost as hot as the festival itself, and no party series books more A-list talent than Day Club …

Festivals

Coachella Day Club Palm Springs Parties Return in 2017 with OWSLA, Mad Decent, and More

So, you're super-excited about going to Coachella. If you're anything like me, you're very late to the party, and you are heading out to Indio Valley …

Festivals

Palm Springs Travel Guide | a pair & a spare

Palm Springs, it’s been on my list forever and late last year I was lucky enough to visit for a few days. Even though it was a little while ago now, …

Travel

Forget Stella. Record heat is likely in the Southwest

While the eastern U.S. shivers under the effects of Winter Storm Stella and its frigid aftermath, the Southwest is in the grips of a March heat wave.<p>Cities such as Phoenix, Las Vegas and Palm Springs could all set record high temperatures this week, according to AccuWeather.<p>On Monday, the Phoenix …

Climate

Too Cold? These 10 Cheap Flight Deals Will Get You Somewhere Warm

Book now and pack your bags, people.<p>If this frightful weather has you craving a flight to somewhere warm, we’ve got you covered.<p>We searched our favorite deal-finding websites today for 10 of the best flight deals you can book RIGHT NOW. Some deals are for travel in the summer or fall, which at …

Travel

SoCal’s buzziest new hot spots aren’t along the coast

It’s always sunny in Palm Springs (at least, for about 350 days a year).<p>The weather, plus the city’s alluring art, design, culinary and shopping …

Coachella Valley

Rare East Coast Eichler home asking $490K shows off its unique modern design with new interior photos

Although the President has not visited Trump Tower since his inauguration, the NYPD plans on increasing the number of officers ...<p>Starting tomorrow, …

Mid-Century modern