New Summer Items at Casey Starks Studio

Monterey, CA

The Lighthouse District's resident ceramist, Casey Starks, has been busy making lots of new pieces! Towards the end of this week, expect to see some great new items in her shop and online including mugs, pendants, and these cute little dishes with a Monterey sardine can design.

Every piece of ceramics made and sold by Casey is one-of-a-kind because she hand-paints all her own work. Come check them out at 550 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite A.

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror at Current Comics

Monterey, CA

If you love The Simpsons ' scary Halloween specials and want more of it, Current Comics has the book for you! The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Ominous Omnibus Vol. 1: Scary Tales and Scarier Tentacles is now in stock at the shop at 400 Lighthouse Avenue.

This is a deluxe slipcase hardcover collection of the comics with a die-cut cover that glows in the dark featuring a horrified Homer and those awesome aliens.

New Shirts and Sweatshirts at Hula's Island Grill

Monterey, CA

Hula's Island Grill has recently restocked our line of t-shirts and sweatshirts! We have all new colors, styles, and designs for you hulagins. Come check out the selection at 622 Lighthouse Avenue. You can decide over a cocktail and dinner.

New Madone SLR from Trek at Epicenter Cycling

Monterey, CA

The new Madone SLR from Trek Bikes has arrived at Epicenter Cycling at 230 Lighthouse Avenue.

If you eat, sleep, and breathe racing and you want the best road race bike Trek has ever made, this is the bike for you. We could tell you more, but we think you should come see it for yourself.

Namaste India Bistro Featured on America's Best Restaurants

Monterey, CA

Namaste India Bistro is proud to present our episode from America’s Best Restaurants ! Watch ABR host Theo Williams interview Namaste's owner, Subash, and try classic dishes such as butter chicken, vegetable coconut curry, and seafood trio (sea bass, salmon, shrimp) cooked in the clay oven.

Then stop by our restaurant at 538 Lighthouse Avenue and try some of the dishes featured in the episode. We can't wait to hear what you think!


Campbell, CA

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Semi-Annual Clearance Sale at Cypress Boutique

Monterey, CA

Cypress Boutique is having our Semi-Annual Clearance Sale through July 21. Get up to 75% off select items throughout the store at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C.

Find great deals on summer clothing and accessories for women and men. And don't miss our Blowout Clearance Rack, which includes t-shirts ($10), blouses ($15), shorts ($8), skirts ($8), jumpsuits ($15), dresses ($10-$20), and sweaters ($25).

2024 4th of July Photos Now on Old Monterey Website

Monterey, CA

Another fantastic 4th of July celebration is in the books! The Old Monterey Business Association wants to thank everyone who attended and marched in our annual 4th of July Parade. We hope you had as much fun as we did.

There are photos on our website from the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Old Monterey, pancake breakfast at the fire station, and music and food fest in front of Colton Hall. We encourage you to see the special moments captured by photographer and OMBA web developer Sheldon Chang .

Nacho Bizness Under New Ownership

Monterey, CA

Big news, Monterey food lovers! Nacho Bizness, located at 470 Alvarado Street, has changed ownership.

After 8 years of hard work, the brilliant duo behind the creation of all your favorite Nacho Bizness recipes, Steb and Brittani, have decided to sell the restaurant to another hard-working, talented team, the Manasiri family. Does the name sound familiar? It's the same friendly family that's been serving up mouth-watering dishes at Manasiri's Crepes and Sandwiches for years.

You'll find that Nacho Bizness still has the same delicious menu and fun atmosphere. Come on down and show the new owners some love! Open Sun-Thu, 11am-9pm, and Fri-Sat, 11am-10pm.

Big Sur Honey at Luminata

Monterey, CA

Luminata Books and Gifts now carries high-quality, raw, unfiltered honey from Big Sur Honey Co. Come find it at our shop, located at 631 Cass Street.

Sourced from hives located on the south coast of Big Sur, the honey retains natural enzymes, pollen, and antioxidants, offering a distinct taste reflective of the area's diverse flora, including wildflowers, sage, and eucalyptus.

Ask Amy: Is CBD Good For Inflammation?

Campbell, CA

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S'more Cupcakes at The Perfect Crumb Bakery

Monterey, CA

Fourth of July S’more Cupcakes are available at The Perfect Crumb! They're chocolate cake with a graham cracker crust on the bottom, a peanut butter cup in the middle, and delicious Swiss meringue on top.

Stop by Wednesday, July 3 or give us a call to place an order for your next picnic, party, or craving: 831-241-6269. We're located at 301 Lighthouse Avenue.

New Birkenstocks at On The Beach

Monterey, CA

New Birkenstock sandals are available at On The Beach Surf Shop. We have different styles perfect for the approaching hot weather. Get them while they're fresh at 693 Lighthouse Avenue.

Monterey Hostel Offers Day Passes

Monterey, CA

Did you know that Monterey Hostel offers day passes? It only costs $25 per day to get hostel access 8am-8pm. Each day pass includes parking, wifi, showers, and kitchen facilities.

Passes are available for purchase at the front desk. The hostel is located at 778 Hawthorne Street.

Accessories Sale at Poppleton's

Monterey, CA

Poppleton's is having a sale on accessories in our showroom through July 14. Visit us at 299 Lighthouse Avenue to view our distinctive selection of interior decor.

Poppleton's is open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm, and Sun, 12pm-5pm. Closed July 4th.