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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, Feb 4, 2012 at 8:23 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Riviera's Vintage 1959 Menu

The Riviera's Vintage 1959 Menu

Love an old-school menu? So does this swanky Palm Springs property. So much so it has a special menu on for February. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Riviera's Modernism Week Deal

The Riviera's Modernism Week Deal

The mid-century hotel is doing a steep discount on the Best Available Rate. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 28, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

NYE in P.S.

NYE in P.S.

Several places are partying in 2011. Bonus: big desert skies at no cost. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pool Yule? Cool

Pool Yule? Cool

Splash about, then sing a carol or two. Read »

Friday, Aug 27, 2010 at 7:07 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Riviera's New Trolley

The Riviera's New Trolley

Take a break from pool time for a zip into Palm Springs proper. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.