old town la quinta: HOT weather, HOTTER real estate, COOL things to do in La Quinta! - 07/31/16 08:45 AM
HOT weather, HOTTER real estate, COOL things to do in La Quinta!
JULY is typically our hottest month in La Quinta, CA.  Most residents have headed back to their homes in Colorado, Washington, Montana, or cooler beach cities in California.  With 55 days already over 100°, and an average temperature of 107°... I don't blame them.  Even many of my fellow full-timers here are bugging out and heading to the mountains or the coast.  Just a few days away can be all you need to refresh and come back home with a better attitude. 
 
 Because of the heat, fewer visitors, and residents- summer … (5 comments)

old town la quinta: Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving in Old Town La Quinta - 10/03/14 08:12 AM
ANNUAL TURKEY TROT in OLD TOWN LA QUINTA  
Are you ready to get trotting La Quinta? Plan on working off those Thanksgiving pounds by running in the annual Turkey Trot!   The 16th Annual Turkey Trot is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday., November 27 at 7:30 a.m.  This year's race will start and end on Main Street in Old Town La Quinta. 
The 5k run/walk will have a fast, flat course with beautiful desert landscape and panoramic views of the Santa Rosa Mountains. The race is suitable for all ages and levels of runners/walkers as well as dogs on leashes. There is plenty of free … (2 comments)

old town la quinta: Farmer's Market is Back in Old Town La Quinta! - 10/03/14 07:41 AM
The Farmers' Market returns this Sunday!      
Farmer's Market is back in Old Town La Quinta!  October kicks off with a bang in Old Town... and that marks the return of the Certified Farmers' Market to Main Street in Old Town La Quinta.  
  The first Farmers' Market of the season is this Sunday, October 5 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and it will continue Sundays through May 24, 2015. (Closed on Easter.)
The popular weekly market features produce, herbs, honey, nuts, cheese, fresh cut flower bouquets, fresh baked breads, live chef demos, knife sharpening, fresh meats, music and more.  For info visit: certifiedfarmersmarket.org.  … (9 comments)

old town la quinta: Old Town La Quinta is my Village… Where is your village? - 11/17/13 12:17 PM
Old Town La Quinta is my Village… Where is your village?
 
Even though we live in a resort area, and a valley with a chain of cities from Palm Springs to Coachella... we have a village.  Old Town La Quinta.. town center lies a mile from our home.
  We can walk to it.
We have an office in Old Town La Quinta, but we also shop there, have dinner, go to the Wine Bar, meet clients, and lunch with friends, attend Art Under the Umbrellas and the Farmers Market there.  We sell homes nearby, have a wine locker at … (7 comments)

old town la quinta: Art Under the Umbrellas in Old Town La Quinta 2013 - 11/09/13 03:13 AM
Art Under the Umbrellas    
Right in the heart of Old Town La Quinta, 80 + artists present works in painting, glass, ceramic, jewelry, wood, sculpture, photography, fiber and mixed media at each Art Under the Umbrellas show.    Just find Main Street and the Event Lawn and you will know you are there by the beautiful white umbrellas lining the street!  Art patrons and locals will find quality artwork of every genre while tourists will discover a trove of treasures. Sometimes calypso, sometimes folk...live music complements the event and sets the stage for fun.   The setting in Old Town … (6 comments)

old town la quinta: FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL IN OLD TOWN LA QUINTA - 11/05/13 06:32 AM
 FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL IN OLD TOWN LA QUINTA 7th Annual Fall Family Festival  Saturday, November 9, 2013 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Old Town La Quinta. Family & kid friendly activities for the entire family!
OVER 50 family themed vendors and exhibitors along with car seat safety checks, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, local resources, entertainment, raffle prizes and much more.
Free admission and parking! For more information: 760-342-7400; www.lqfallfamilyfestival.org 
 

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old town la quinta: Speechless Sunday: Rare August Thunderstorm in La Quinta - 08/25/13 01:00 PM
 
Speechless Sunday:  Rare August Thunderstorm in La Quinta
 

 
I was stationed in our California Lifestyle Realty office this afternoon in Old Town La Quinta.  A summer storm came through that had the trees blowing, rain coming down, phone went out, and the surrounding streets flooded.  When is subsided I carefully drove through the deep water, and found an alternate route home.  We need the rain, and now that I'm safely home... I'm grateful!
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old town la quinta: Wordless Wednesday: An Angel in Old Town La Quinta - 06/19/13 11:51 AM

An Angel in Oldtown La Quinta
A good friend of mine shared this photo with me of his daughters dance recital in Old Town La Quinta.  I have been creating cards for marketing and for gifts and I enhanced his photo to create this magical image of his daughter reaching to the sky.
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old town la quinta: 4th of July Events in Old Town La Quinta - 06/05/13 08:46 AM
4th of July Events in Old Town La Quinta
 
 Don't miss the La Quinta 4th of July Parade & Community Celebration being held on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at La Quinta Community Park, 77865 Avenida Montezuma, La Quinta. 
Activities will be held throughout the day to entertain families and visitors of all ages! The 4th of July Parade starts at 7 p.m. and a spectacular fireworks display will begin at 9 p.m.
The celebration will include a Chili cook-off, beer garden, kids zone, food and entertainment and free swimming at Fritz Burns Park!
Businesses and organizations interested in participating in the parade or … (5 comments)

old town la quinta: Springtime Snow in La Quinta - 04/02/13 05:14 AM
Springtime Snow in La Quinta
 
There may still be snow in other parts of the country, but when you live in La Quinta, this is the closest thing we have to "snow"!  Hope you are enjoying the lovely spring weather and all of the beautiful flowers and cactus now blooming in our California desert!  The photo on the left is in front of our Intero La Quinta office- and the one on the right is my view of the fallen "snow"!
Stop by and see us in Old Town and we'll show you around! 


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old town la quinta: Top 10 Things to do in Palm Springs Area - 02/11/13 01:26 PM
 
 
Top 10 Things to do in Palm Springs from  365 Things to do in Palm Springs
1. Flirt with Marilyn @Forever Marilyn!
2. Take a Balloon  ride!
3. Drink a date shake and see "Sex Life of a Date" @ Sheild's Date Garden!!
4. Visit The Living Desert!
5.  Have lunch in Old Town La Quinta and check out the shops!
6.  Cruise El Paseo ... for art galleries, lunch, and more shopping!
7. See the Palm Springs Follies!
8. Visit Sunnylands, Annenberg Estate
9.  Have a fabulous dinner at Melvyns, Le Valluris, The Nest, Arnold Palmer's, Cork & Fork,  Cork Tree, La Spiga, Cuistot, Desert Sage, … (2 comments)

old town la quinta: Small Business Saturday in Old Town La Quinta - 11/22/12 07:50 AM
Small Business Saturday  Shop in Old Town & Get a $20 Gift Certificate!  Saturday, November 24, 2012 "Small Business Saturday" is a special day between Black Friday and Cyber Monday to recognize the importance of supporting small businesses during the holiday shopping season. Old Town La Quinta, which is comprised of small businesses, invites local residents to support its many one-of-a-kind merchants on Saturday, November 24 and enjoy a free gift certificate promotion. Old Town La Quinta will issue a $20 gift certificate for purchases totaling $100 or more made at Old Town La Quinta retail stores on Saturday, November 24, 2012 only.  … (4 comments)

old town la quinta: Old Town La Quinta Farmers Market Returns! - 10/21/12 03:57 AM

OLD TOWN LA QUINTA FARMERS MARKET
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old town la quinta: Art Under the Umbrellas returns to Old Town La Quinta - 09/27/12 10:44 AM
Save the dates for a new season of "Art Under the Umbrellas"   "Art Under the Umbrellas" returns for the 2012-2013 season on Saturday, October 27th! We love the Art Under the Umbrellas weekends in Old Town La Quinta!
Over 70 artists present works in painting, glass, ceramic, jewelry, wood, sculpture, photography, fiber and mixed media at each "Art Under the Umbrellas" event, located along the closed-off streets of this charming venue in Old Town La Quinta. Admission and parking are free!  Art patrons will find quality artwork, while tourists will discover treasured mementos.  Don't miss an enjoyable day outdoors perusing … (7 comments)

old town la quinta: La Quinta Country Club Neighborhood-- close to Old Town La Quinta! - 04/26/12 05:15 AM
We have lived in the La Quinta Country Club neighborhood for over 10 years and love the gorgeous mountain views, quiet streets, proximity to Old Town La Quinta and the La Quinta Country Club... and especially the friends we have made there.
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old town la quinta: New Businesses in Old Town La Quinta! - 10/07/11 07:17 AM

Old Town Announces Addition of  
New Businesses!    
 
 
 I work in Old Town La Quinta and live nearby... so we are excited to share with you these new businesses coming to Old Town La Quinta this season!
Old Town Wine Bar - This highly-anticipated Old Town merchant is NOW OPEN, offering 200 wines from around the world in its Retail Wine Shop and 15 to 20 wines by-the-glass plus a number of micro brew beers in the Bar. 760-564-2201; www.thewinebaratoldtown.com Old Town Bicycle Rentals - NOW OPEN! Rent by the hour at Old Town Bicycle rentals. Visitors will … (1 comments)

old town la quinta: Montero Estates, under $300,000, near Old Town La Quinta and La Quinta Country Club - 07/07/11 09:26 AM
Completely remodeled 3 bed/3 bath home in the lovely, gated community of Montero Estates in La Quinta. Montero Estates is a small enclave of established homes with a close proximity to the La Quinta Country Club, Old Town La Quinta, shopping, library, parks, and pools and the weekly Farmers Market.
An interior courtyard provides this light & bright home an open and airy feel.  Cool granite flooring, and carpeting - all one level. Granite in kitchen with stainless appliances. Baths have been totally redone with impressive tile work and designer sinks.
 

 
 
 
On the west side, there … (2 comments)

old town la quinta: Summer Events in La Quinta - 07/01/11 12:01 PM
Free Moonlight Movie!  
Friday, July 1, 2011
Old Town La Quinta Event Lawn 
Movie starts at dusk!  
 
Bring a blanket, your family and friends and enjoy a free movie under the stars on the Old Town La Quinta Event Lawn!  This month's feature presentation will be Shrek Forever After.  The Movie will begin at dusk. (Approximately 8 p.m.)Come early and have dinner at one of Old Town's restaurants or order your food to-go and enjoy your meal with the movie!  Several Old Town restaurants are offering movie night specials, including The Grill on Main, Stuft Pizza Bar & … (2 comments)

old town la quinta: BEST PIZZA IN THE DESERT! - 04/14/11 03:23 PM

   BEST PIZZA IN THE DESERT! 
 
 
The best pizza in the Palm Springs area is in La Quinta!  The best Pizza as voted by the readers of the Desert Sun is found in Old Town La Quinta at Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill!
Though it's located in the charming Old Town area... the menu at Stuft Pizza is modern and eclectic!  From the popular "Everything But the Kitchen Sink", to a string of gourmet pizzas including the Thai Chicken,  Greek, and Mediterranean, Apples & Brie... plus the Boss Hawg made with pulled pork and BBQ sauce.   They … (8 comments)

old town la quinta: Best Happy Hours in La Quinta! - 02/25/11 04:34 AM
Get Happy in Old Town!
Happy Hour Specials
Old Town is the place to be for happy hour... come enjoy the wonderful outdoor patios, food and drink specials, and a fun atmosphere!  There is a happy hour for everyone!
Hog's Breath Inn - Happy Hour in the bar runs from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily featuring 50% off the bar menu food. 760-564-5556 www.hogsbreathinnlaquinta.comOld Town Cellar & Wine Bar - Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. featuring a $5 food and wine menu. 760-771-8950 www.oldtowncellar.comStuft Pizza Bar & Grill - Happy Hour 3 p.m. to … (6 comments)

 
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