Arrive Hotel Palm Springs

The tagline for Arrive Hotel Palm Springs is, “A Neighborhood Hotel.” It’s so true.  We’ve done a post on Arrive before, but wanted to update a new one.  First off, it’s one of our favorite getaways, and they’ve had some recent updates to their venue. The desert community of Palm Springs is about a 2-hour drive from the general Hollywood or Beverly Hills area. It’s always been the perfect weekend trip or 2nd home for celebrities escaping the city-life of Los Angeles.  So much so, that there’s even celebrity homes tours there, much like we’ve got here in Beverly Hills with Glitterati Tours. When we can, we head to Arrive Hotel Palm Springs for some much needed R & R.  Even if 

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Where is Coachella and Why Do I Keep Hearing About It?

  Once again, Coachella is all over the news.  Most people woke up to Twitter lighting up about Beyonce headlining this year’s event.  So much so that they’ve renamed it “Beychella.”  Her performance was full of surprises, including Jay Z and Destiny’s Child taking the stage. So what and where is Coachella?  It’s a desert city in Riverside County, California.  The concert actually takes place in Indio, which is part of the Coachella Valley. It’s about 2.5 hours to get there from Los Angeles, and it’s about 25 miles east from its famous neighbor, Palm Springs. Their population sits at about 40,000, but swells to nearly 300,000 people in the general area for the annual Coachella Music Festival. This festival 

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Ted Casablanca Art Gallery in Palm Springs

A good friend of Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles, Ted Casablanca, has opened up a hot new gallery in Palm Springs.  If his name sounds familiar, Ted was a columnist and online correspondent with a segment on E! Entertainment called the “Awful Truth” which ran for 16 years.   The Ted Casablanca Art Gallery is located on the main road through Palm Springs called Palm Canyon Drive. Ted Casablanca artists include:  Andrea Joyce Heimer, Bob Joyce, Bret Philpot, Chace Langford, Gilles Compain, Jim Cox, Johnny Nicoloro, Lew Harris, Madalina Garza, Nancy Fechtel, Roger Groth, Zanne Hochberg and Jimmy McGill. View Ted’s gallery on YouTube here. The Ted Casablanca Art Gallery is located at: 388 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs, CA 

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