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Old Town La Quinta Celebrates 20th Anniversary

One of La Quinta’s most frequented gathering places is Old Town La Quinta, and this year, the shopping and dining destination is celebrating 20 years since it first opened in 2003. In the 1920s, a visionary by the name of Walter Morgan built what, essentially, was the catalyst that sparked the future growth of this … Continued

Three La Quinta Veterans Share Their Stories of Service

By: Sherry Barkas, City of La Quinta Curtis Thompson was given a “top secret” assignment with the U.S. Air Force Special Forces that sent him out of the country into Vietnam for a year, devastating his mother who didn’t know where he was. Peter Del Rio wouldn’t take no for an answer when U.S. Coast … Continued

Noteworthy Nuggets – November 2023

Shop Local Program Did you know that small businesses make up about 70% of the City’s estimated 580 shops and restaurants? To celebrate these businesses, the City’s new Shop La Quinta Local campaign offers discounts and LQ swag to residents and visitors who shop and dine at participating businesses. La Quinta swag that includes one-of-a-kind … Continued

KIKI’S Dining & Drinks Opens in La Quinta

Last month, La Quinta’s dining landscape was made richer by a true haven for lovers of Italian cuisine. KIKI’S Dining & Drinks indulges patrons in a delightful blend of contemporary Italian flavors and expertly crafted cocktails. Since its doors swung open, KIKI’S has transformed the local culinary scene, garnering a devoted and enthusiastic following that … Continued

Chairman’s Message – November 2023

In a world dominated by big-box stores and e-commerce giants, small businesses often struggle to compete. However, Small Business Saturday and the City of La Quinta’s Shop La Quinta Local program are shining beacons of hope for these local enterprises, making a significant difference in their ability to thrive and continue serving the community. Small … Continued