Business-friendly, family-friendly, and environmentally-friendly La Quinta now has one more compound adjective to describe its welcoming nature: pedestrian-friendly.
The Village is in the midst of a renovation to condense a few lanes, remove traffic signals, add roundabouts, and add mid-block crossings to increase the walkability of the Old Town area for an easier and safer pedestrian experience.
La Quinta officials have their focus on the progress at SilverRock and the future of the important Highway 111 corridor. Several existing businesses are expanding. The popular Okura restaurant has relocated to the corner of Washington and Highway 111, in the former Las Casuelas Quinta building. Offering its loyal customers’ a larger and more relaxed dining room.
While the heartbeat of any city is its people, art is an inspiring force. Originally known as, The La Quinta Arts Festival, art is moving forward with a new signature event held during the first weekend of March.
As new residents move to La Quinta and current residences update their homes, a new retail store will provide an abundance of flooring selections and accessories. Slated to open in the fall, Floor and Décor will occupy 80,000 square feet of the former Sam’s Club building.
With all the exciting new developments in La Quinta, here’s one more that will be music to your ears, the city’s first amphitheater. Featuring 360 degree panoramic views at SilverRock, this dynamic event site will be a great public venue for concerts and theatrical events.
Abridged from Palm Springs Life