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PALM SPRINGS, CA

CHARLES PHOENIX: PALM SPRINGS BUS TOUR
Presented by Modernism Week

HK3 Design,
501 S. Palm Canyon Drive,
Palm Springs, CA 92264


Retro pop culture humorist and Holiday Jubilee author, Charles Phoenix leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus highlighting exterior views of spectacular mid-century modern homes and estates, commercial and civic buildings, and other…Read More


 

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The CAT CLOCK is an American Classic. They’re timeless, yet have been keeping us on time since 1932.

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By Steve Harvey
Gazette Columnist

Pop culture humorist Charles Phoenix calls our fair city “Long Beachland,” as though it were a section of Disneyland.

And why not? I can see the Traffic Circle as the equivalent of Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, the Gaytonia Hotel as Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, the Queen Mary as the Haunted Mansion.

And the Blue Line, of course, could be the Monorail (if you disregard a few things, like the illegal vendors, panhandlers, religious fanatics and free riders).

Phoenix, author of “Southern California and the ’50s,” grew up in the IE (as TV weatherfolks now call the Inland Empire). But he has fond memories of Long Beach dating back to visits he made to relatives here (one kin owned Redondo Paints, now the site of the Silver Fox nightclub). So, knowing of Phoenix’ interest in Long Beach, I attended a sold-out show he gave the other day at the Art Theater on Retro Row.

Read more: ONLY IN LB: Recognizing Amusement Park Elements Of Long Beach

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Cyclone Racer, Long Beach

The Cyclone Racer, a Southern California landmark and star attraction of The Pike for nearly four decades, upstages two well-suited women posing near a trio of tin trashcans...

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Thanksgiving Dinner

Dinner is served amid warm and inviting early American décor (yes, I know you just love that gorgeous ruffled lampshade in the background.)

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