David J Castello

David J Castello is the Editor-in-Chief and Chief Operating Officer for the Castello Cities Internet Network (PalmSprings.com, Nashville.com, WestPalmBeach.com, etc). His debut novel, The Diary of an Immortal (1945-1959) was published in 2016.

VillageFest Returns to Palm Springs

palm springs villagefest, coachella valley

Thursday nights will be hopping once again in downtown Palm Springs as VillageFest returns on May 16, 2024 Featuring over 180 colorful merchants and entertainers lining Palm Canyon Drive, VillageFest was the brainchild of the late Mayor Sonny Bono in 1991. It has evolved into one of Palm Springs’ most …

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Palm Springs Spring Activities!

Palm Springs Summer Activities

Winter is here in the Coachella Valley and there are a multitude of Palm Springs Spring Activities to enjoy! Palm Springs, nestled in the heart of California’s Coachella Valley, is a vibrant playground offering a diverse array of activities to entertain visitors of all ages. Don’t forget that Palm Springs …

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Madonna – Celebration Tour Tickets – Palm Springs

Madonna Celebration Tour Tickets Palm Springs, 3/13/24.

Madonna, the best-selling female solo touring artist of all time, announced that The Celebration Tour, which has sold-out over 40 shows across Toronto, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris, has added a new date for the Palm Springs area at the Acrisure Arena on March 13, 2024. Madonna …

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World’s Largest Weed Lounge Four Twenty Bank Opens In Palm Springs

Four Twenty Bank - Palm Springs

The world’s largest weed lounge, Four Twenty Bank, has opened for business in Palm Springs. Built at a cost of over a million dollars, the 38,000-square-foot Four Twenty Bank is located in a former bank building that sat vacant for twenty-three years at 296 South Palm Canyon Drive in the …

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Monopoly Palm Springs Edition To Be Released In 2022

Monopoly Palm Springs

Monopoly, the Palm Springs edition, will be released in stores in Spring 2022 according to Top Trumps, manufacturers of Monopoly Palm Springs under license from Hasbro. Instead of purchasing Park Place, you may acquire Palm Canyon Drive. Instead of developing real estate on Boardwalk, you may want to build your …

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2022 Palm Springs International Film Festival Dates Announced

2022 Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 2022 Palm Springs International Film Festival will return in-person for its 33rd year on January 6 though January 17, 2022. The Film Awards Gala will take place on January 6, with film screenings starting January 7, and concluding on January 17 with the Best of Fest. Due to the …

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Marilyn Monroe Returns To Palm Springs

Forever Marilyn, Palm Springs

Forever Marilyn, the 26-foot tall, 34-thousand pound painted stainless steel and aluminum statue of Marilyn Monroe by J. Seward Johnson, permanently returns to Palm Springs in June. Forever Marilyn recreates the iconic pose of Marilyn Monroe as her white dress billowed above a subway grate on the corner of Lexington …

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Spotlight on: Rob Woronoff of Sanctuary Palm Springs

Rob Woronoff

Sanctuary Palm Springs (SPS), the first of its kind home for LGBTQ foster youth and their allies in the Coachella Valley, is pleased to announce that Rob Woronoff, a nationally-recognized expert on the needs of LGBTQ foster youth, has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the organization. The Executive Director (ED) of Sanctuary Palm …

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Coachella Valley Arena To Open Late 2022 Near Palm Springs

Coachella Valley Arena / Acrisure Arena in Greater Palm Springs

The 10,000+ seat Coachella Valley Arena (Acrisure Arena) is set to open in late 2022 near Palm Springs. Located in Palm Desert, between the I-10 Freeway and the Classic Club golf course, the Coachella Valley Arena will feature concerts (11,679), basketball (10,815) and hockey (9,918). It will be the home …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Melissa Morgan of Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Gallerist Melissa Morgan is the owner of Melissa Morgan Fine Art in Palm Desert, CA. The gallery represents contemporary 2D, 3D and New Media artists both nationally and internationally, and evolved “Modern Masters Fine Art,” an El Paseo gallery opened by Melissa and her late husband in 2002. Melissa is also private art consultant …

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