By Lola Rossi

Tonight, Thursday, October 3, stop by for the debut of Lola’s Lounge in the Central Park Restaurant at the Adriatic Resort, 2330 North Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. (760) 866-9166. Vocalist Lola Rossi, along with pianist and vocalist Denise Motto, have found a new home in Lola’s Lounge every Thursday from 5 until 8:30 p.m. The first Thursday of every Month features a birthday celebration starting with Lola’s birthday and everyone is invited to join the fun. They plan to have a Happy Hour Menu in addition to their dinner menu and drink specials.

Later that evening in the Central Park Lounge and main dining room, Divas of Illusion featuring Ashley Sparks and Anime Bright-Eyes will perform from 9:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. DJ Dance Entertainment is presented every Friday and Saturday from 9:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. Every Sunday is a fun night with Karaokie Jo from 7 until 11 p.m. Every Wednesday vocalist Tony Shone performs from 5 until 7 p.m. followed by Irie Junctions at 8 p.m. Charlie Chaplin impersonator Audrey Rutter is the hostess every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Make your dinner reservations for a romantic evening in Lola’s Lounge to hear vocalist, Jerome Robinson, one of the vocalists from the second generation of the Platters who performed with the late Zola Taylor. He will perform on Friday, October 11, from 5 until 8 p.m.


The Adriatic Resort is now under new management by Jed and Tara of the Coastal Hospitality Group, LLC. The accommodations have all been upgraded and a few of the rooms will be open to view every Thursday, depending on occupancy, of course. The resort has studio rooms and spacious villas available at a pre-season rate, so tell your friends to book now. When you enter the gates, you arrive in a whole new world surrounded by beauty, with rooms overlooking the two pools and jacuzzi. The view of the mountains is breathtaking.

What more can you ask for? A beautiful villa, in a very private location, with great food and stellar entertainment. It seems like it’s time to relax and enjoy life in this “best kept secret” in Palm Springs. (760) 325-5024.