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Where to Recover After Coachella

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Sure, it's buckets of fun, but three days of music from noon to well beyond midnight with some 90,000 people in the blistering desert sun accompanied with oodles of booze, well, it takes its toll -- so here are six spectacularly serene spots to recoup after the marathon is over.

Olympics in Sochi, Diebenkorn in Leningrad

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Celebrating the triumph of the American ice dancing pair, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, last night's winners of the Gold Medal at the Sochi Olympic...

Chatting Up Stephen Collins: Palm Springs' Man About Modernism

Duane Wells | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

You probably know Stephen Collins as the undeniably urbane host of Bravo's Property Envy. In addition to appending the title TV host to a CV that already included the job titles hotelier, writer, curator and designer, he has exchanged the bustle of London for the simplicity of desert life in Palm Springs.

Filmmakers Address Gay Seniors Living With HIV in Desert Migration (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

Many HIV-positive men over 50 have decided that Palm Springs seems like a viable place to retire. Filmmakers Daniel Cardone and Marc Smolowitz, who are both HIV-positive, are telling these men's stories in their new documentary for the HIV Story Project, Desert Migration.

Wedding-y Wit and Wisdom: How to Propose to a Princess (Part II)

Tristan Higgins | Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Tristan Higgins

She makes me believe in happily-ever-afters, and I wanted her to be mine.

4 Palm Springs Hotels Under $160

Budget Travel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Palm Springs, Calif., is one stylish vacation destination that loves you right back, with a laid-back, relaxing vibe and prices that say "welcome"!

My Best Last-Minute Holidays

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

My closest cousins are flying to a resort in Brazil. And we in Los Angeles, abandoned without a plan, are lonely and bereft. Which means just one thing. Halleluiah!

Local Experts from 13 California Destinations Reveal Secrets They'd Rather Keep Secret

offMetro.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
offMetro.com

By trade, they are experts on and champions of the iconic places, under-the-radar gems, and newfangled darlings in their areas. But where do the tourism board professionals go when they're off duty?

A Gay Dad Sounds Off On the LGBT Film Festival Theater that Betrayed Its Customers and Bank-Rolled Anti-Gay Causes

Rob Watson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

People like my mother and Rozene have been seduced by the powers that be who would prey on people for whom life has moved too fast and changed too much, and who feel the way of life, on which they thought they had a firm perch, has been left in the dust. That, or . . . the devil has possessed them all. You decide.

Predictions for the Best Travel Deal Destinations for 2014

Travelzoo | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

We've just announced the five worldwide destinations where it believes North American travelers will get the best travel deals in 2014.

LOOK: This Is What 'Thigh Master' Money Can Buy You

Posted 11.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

Every once in a blue moon, we come across a property so incredible that it feels weird to even refer to it as a "home." This is one of those incid...

Be Daring and Go Baring This Halloween

Tom Mulhall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

Halloween's the scariest time of year for kids and the sexiest for adults. It's the one time of the year where adults become more daring and baring at parties. Last year, for instance, Lady Gaga went to a Halloween party dressed just as a topless mermaid. Where do you go to be your barest?

Prairie-oke!: Big Hits and Big Laughs at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Allison Arngrim, TV's original Nellie Oleson, has seen Prairie-oke! three times, and calls it "pants wettingly funny!" One of the reasons Arngrim may have been a repeat customer is the memorable, absurdist homage that Drew Droege nails as bad seed, "Mellie Moleson."

Song of Summer (And the Destinations Behind Them)

Gogobot | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Even in these last few weeks of the summer travel season, we continue to hear summer songs that capture the spirit of the season or stir memories of waterside romance. But how many were inspired by an actual location?

"Hidden Away" Is a Saturday Night Howler

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

TV Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Family Travel: Palm Springs and Palm Desert

Quia Querisma | Posted 09.21.2013 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Upon arriving in Los Angeles, I told a friend that I was staying in Palm Springs for five days.

Ice Cream Festivals to Check out This Summer

Tom Mulhall | Posted 09.02.2013 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

Everyone deserves a cold, creamy, sweet treat this summer. No other food quite delivers the pure, unadulterated innocence and joie de vivre than this heavenly frozen dessert. Craving a brain freeze now? Visit these upcoming decadent festivals.

Gay Couple Ties The Knot After Waiting 43 Years

Posted 07.03.2013 | Weddings

Jim Eastin and Allan Murdock's wedding at the Palm Springs, Calif. City Hall on Monday was short and simple, but it was exactly what the couple of 43 ...

Glam Packed: Summer Beauty Essentials

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 08.31.2013 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

A summer sojourn is all about escaping from your daily routine; you dress in a different way, dine at different times in different locations, you lighten up on the demands of your day. So why then, should you stick to your same signature makeup look?

Complete Coverage: Day of Decision Rally in Palm Springs, Calif. (AUDIO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

In the world premiere of PalmSpringsNow! on The SnowbizNow Entertainment Network, I bring you 100 percent of the speeches delivered in Palm Springs, Calif., on this historic day.

Grindr Saved My Neighborhood

Robert Julian | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Julian

When I wrote my memoir, I included a reference to the exhibitionist who would stalk me as I walked my dogs. At first it was funny; then it became creepy. But his appearances are now less frequent. At first I was puzzled about the change. Then it dawned on me: Grindr had saved my neighborhood.

7 Reasons to Visit Palm Springs Now

offMetro.com | Posted 08.03.2013 | Travel
offMetro.com

True, the desert is not the first place we consider when planning a summer getaway, but that's all the more reason to jet down to Palm Springs now. ...

Free China

Greg Autry | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Greg Autry

While the face of China, with its new veneer of mobster capitalism, looks very different today, nothing has changed politically. The folks that sent the tanks and troops into Tiananmen are still in charge.

Kick Off Your Clothes And Inhibitions This Summer

Tom Mulhall | Posted 05.23.2013 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

Americans naturally think Europeans are more sophisticated when it comes to sunbathing "au naturel." The reality is, however, that the U.S. has some of nicest, most popular, well managed, and friendliest nude sunbathing resorts in the world.

10 Alternative Memorial Day Getaways

Oyster | Posted 07.20.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and with it comes the official kick-off of the summer season. When that Friday hits, thousands of beac...