Virtual LEGO® Camp February 15th-19th!

Campbell, CA

Play-Well Online with LEGO Materials: Winter Wonderland Engineering *Virtual* (6-12 yrs)

Bundle up, Play-Well programs are going virtual this Winter! Encounter practical real-world STEM concepts while learning from and connecting virtually with other young LEGO® engineers. Build...

Nectar Mattress Special at Mattress Nation

Monterey, CA

For a limited time at Mattress Nation, receive $399 worth of accessories free with every Nectar memory foam mattress you purchase, including mattress protector ($99), sheet set ($150), and premium pillows ($150). Visit our website to check out our selection of Nectar mattresses or visit us at 296 Lighthouse Avenue.

Now at Bamboo Reef: 3mm Waihana Freediving Wetsuit

Monterey, CA

New at Bamboo Reef Dive Shop: we now carry 3mm freediving suits from Waihana's Essentials Line. This line of wetsuits expertly marries form with function, featuring quality craftsmanship, superb design, and an entry-level price point. These suits are perfect for our upcoming Baja spearfishing trip.

Visit Bamboo Reef at 614 Lighthouse Avenue, or give us a call at 831-372-1685.

New Fashion and Art Project from Mai Ryuno of Play Full Ground

Monterey, CA

The owner of Play Full Ground, artist Mai Ryuno, has begun a new collaborative art and fashion project with local artist Linda Lay: Relation, Fashion, Creation, Connection (RfCC). RfCC seeks to inspire and connect people, building authentic relationships through artistic creation and technology.

Through RfCC, Linda and Mai design and create clothes for each other, communicating their thoughts and their creative process via videos on YouTube and Instagram . Everyone is invited to watch the videos and participate in their fun creative journey through social media.

Women’s Over-the-Knee Boots at Resold Threadz

Monterey, CA

Resold Threadz is happy to announce that we now have a selection of women's over-the-knee boots in stock, including ones from Vince Camuto, Marc Fisher, Enzo Angiolini, Franco Sarto, and more. Stop by the shop and take a look at 800 Lighthouse Ave, Suite B.

Fried Calamari Sandwich at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

Monterey, CA

Chef Delfino has introduced a new special at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill. The Fried Calamari Sandwich features fried tubes and tentacles, tartar sauce, alfalfa sprouts, tomato, red onion, jalapeno aioli, brioche bun, and is served with your choice of fries or salad.

Located at 426 Alvarado Street, they're now open for take-out Wed-Sun, 12-7pm. Check out the menu and give them a call at 831-655-2337 to place your order for pick-up.

Stay-at-Home Wine Sale at Sovino

Monterey, CA

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is offering crazy deals during the stay-at-home order, with 25% or more off all wine! And we're back at the delivery game, offering free next-day local delivery and pick-up by appointment. We also offer shipping to all 50 states.

Not sure what to get? Don't hesitate to DM Claire Sutton, Sovino's owner and in-house sommelier, through Instagram or Facebook .

Order Chap Chae To-Go from Won Ju Restaurant

Monterey, CA

Looking for a warm noodle dish? Won Ju Korean Restaurant serves delicious Chap Chae, stir fried glass noodles with vegetables. You can eat it vegetarian style or request your choice of meat be added. It's comfort food that's perfect for take-out, and it's all made fresh to order by Won-Ju's owner, Hui-Kyong.

Won Ju Restaurant is now serving our menu to-go at 570 Lighthouse Avenue, and we're open every day, 12:30pm-8:30pm. Phone in your order and we'll have it ready for you to pick-up, 831-656-0672.

Bake Sale at Alta Bakery Benefitting Cheryl Graham, January 16

Monterey, CA

Alta Bakery is joining forces with Parker-Lusseau Pastries, Ad Astra Bread Co., Rise and Roam, Aubergine, and Tazzina Coffee to throw a huge outdoor bake sale fundraiser for stroke survivor Cheryl Graham on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9am until everything sells out.

Come to Cooper Molera Adobe, 502 Munras Avenue, wear your face mask, and be ready to physically distance. Visit Cheryl Graham's GoFundMe page to donate and learn the story behind the fundraiser.

Karen Seppa Nordstrand Recognized by Monterey County Film Commission

Monterey, CA

The Monterey County Film Commission board of directors has recognized Monterey County Film Commissioner Karen Seppa Nordstrand with a Hollywood “Walk of Fame Star” replica plaque in 2020 in honor of her 30th anniversary of working for the nonprofit organization.

Since the film commission was created in 1987 by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, more than $118 million has come into local communities from on-location film productions. Congratulations to Karen on three decades of award-winning work, promoting county-wide locations for filming and assisting productions with local location ideas, resources, and crew!

Three January Specials at Montrio Bistro

Monterey, CA

Now through Jan. 28, Montrio Bistro is offering three new promotions: $3 glass of wine, draft beer, or well drink with the purchase of 1 entree or 2 appetizers; buy any 3 entrees and get the 4th entree free; or buy any 3 entrees and get a bottle of select wine for only $3. (Please note: no offers can be combined.)

Montrio Bistro is now open for take-out Wed-Sun, 4:30pm-8:30pm, at 414 Calle Principal.

Seven New Classes from Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Monterey, CA

Bamboo Reef Dive Shop is offering seven new classes beginning in January. In addition to NAUI Open Water SCUBA and Nitrox, you can sign up for: DAN First Aid & CPR; DAN O2; Advanced Scuba Diver (NAUI); Freediver Level 1 (NAUI); Intermediate Freediver (NAUI); Rescue (NAUI); and Dry Suit (NAUI).

And there's more to come! Just give us a call at 831-372-1685 to register. We're located at 614 Lighthouse Ave.

Shortbread Butter Cookies at Lilify

Monterey, CA

Lilify now offers shortbread butter cookies with rich, earthy matcha green tea and toasted black sesame seeds, handmade in California by Makabi and Sons. These lovely boxed cookies are available in our store at 281 Lighthouse Avenue and on our website for curbside pick-up or shipping.

Tiki Tuesdays Return to Hula's Island Grill

Monterey, CA

Things we miss from The Before Times...Tiki Tuesdays. But Hula's Island Grill is turning on the time machine and beginning this month, 2pm-8pm on Tuesdays, they're offering tiki cocktails, half litres of Hinano beer, and Scenic Stout to-go for $7. But please note: all adult beverages must be ordered with food.

Hula's Island Grill is located at 622 Lighthouse Ave. Check out the menu here and give them a call at 831-655-4852 to place your order for pick-up.

Fashionable Inverted Umbrellas at Cypress Boutique

Monterey, CA

Rainy season is upon us, but you can stay dry and fashionable with Cypress Boutique's floral inverted umbrella, priced at $19.99. We welcome in-store shopping as well as phone orders for curbside pick-up or shipping. Just call 831-383-2769 or visit at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C.