Unique Patch Kits Available at Slowfiber

Monterey, CA

Did you know that Slowfiber in Downtown Old Monterey creates their own patch kits? Your jeans are worth saving and these small, beautifully-curated collections of cloth and embellishments are meant to linger in your mending box so you have a...

Montrio Bistro's New Manager: Rory Filbin

Monterey, CA

Montrio Bistro, located at 414 Calle Principal, is pleased to announce that Rory Filbin has been promoted to the position of General Manager. He is a longtime, dedicated employee of the Downtown Dining restaurant family; he spent 6 years working...

At Principal Beauty, Client Safety Is the Top Priority

Monterey, CA

We are living in different times, and with that comes a different set of standards and responsibilities. At Principal Beauty, offering professional eyelash extensions, lash refills, and lash extension removal, owner Mariam Shatilova takes the safety and health of her...

Meet the Owners of International Market and Deli

Monterey, CA

Meet the owners of International Market and Deli, Gloria & Adil Altamimi, and their assistant, Robert. If you want to know why this little grocery and Mediterranean deli is such a warm, inviting space, look no further. Gloria and Adil offer extraordinary hospitality and customer service with a big-hearted community spirit that can't be beat.

The grocery store is small but mighty, offering a wide selection of food and essentials, including Halal meat and hard-to-find items from around the world. As for the deli...let us sing praises of their take-out falafel, gyros, hummus, and baklava.

International Market and Deli is located at 580 Lighthouse Ave. Please protect Gloria, Adil,and Robert by wearing your face covering when you visit. Be local heroes just like they are!

Masked Heroes at American Burger

Monterey, CA

Today, we bring you a photo behind the scenes at American Burger, a family-run business that's been bringing food, fun, and smiles to New Monterey with their classic burgers since 2009.

American Burger is now open for take-out, delivery, and no-contact curbside pick-up at 738 Lighthouse Ave. If you're stopping by the restaurant, be sure to wear a face mask like these heroes in the kitchen.

Play Full Ground Awarded Monterey County Business Grant

Monterey, CA

Good news for Play Full Ground and the #happymontereysardines project ! "We recently received the award letter for a grant from the Monterey County Workforce Development Board. This is our very first business grant and we are super grateful for it," says artist and Play Full Ground owner Mai Ryuno.

You can follow the activities and adventures of Mai Ryuno and her Play Full Ground sardines on Instagram and YouTube as they explore creativity in uncertain times.

Through Play Full Ground, Mai Ryuno offers Creativity Based Learning Programs : customized workshops, seminars, and coaching to enhance critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration in an encouraging and fun environment.

Handmade Soap at Lilify

Monterey, CA

Something we're all doing a lot these days is washing our hands. Did you know that Lilify carries locally made soap at our shop at 281 Lighthouse Ave? We have a variety of luxurious formulations , including lavender, rosemary and lime, lemon and poppy seed, and salt and star anise (pictured here).

Lilify's soaps are available in store and online , with the option of curbside pickup or shipping. If you have any questions, please call us at 831-207-1380.

Heavyweight Organic Cotton Thread at Slowfiber

Monterey, CA

Slowfiber, located at 517B Hartnell Street, now carries heavyweight organic cotton thread made by Fiberactive Organics. This long-stapled cotton comes in 300 meter spools and is great for topstitching, sashiko, and buttons. Visit Slowfiber for sewing tools, notions, cloth, yarn, and more!

City of Monterey: Emergency Face Mask Order

Monterey, CA

As of July 1, the City is enforcing the mandatory wearing of face coverings in business districts, both inside and outside, with a fine of $100 for the first violation. All people over the age of 12 must wear a face covering.

Residents and visitors to the business districts are also required to maintain a six foot distance from others who are not members of the same household.

City of Monterey Emergency Face Covering Order

Monterey, CA

As of July 1, the City is enforcing the mandatory wearing of face coverings in business districts, both inside and outside, with a fine of $100 for the first violation. All people over the age of 12 must wear a face covering.

Residents and visitors to the business districts are also required to maintain a six foot distance from others who are not members of the same household.

Tuesdays is for Taco's at Tessora's

Campbell, CA

Here's a tongue twister for ya.

Tuesday is for Taco's at Tessora's. (3x fast) 😂

Enjoy two Barbacoa Beef tacos with Chipotle Salsa, Crunchy Slaw, Black Bean and Corn salad sides + a beer for $15

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July 4th Donut Breakfast To Go: Fundraiser for MY Museum

Monterey, CA

Monterey County Youth Museum is unable to hold our annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast fundraiser at our local fire station this year due to Covid-19 so we are having a July 4th Donut Breakfast To Go! Proceeds will benefit MY Museum. Place your order today.

Price is $15 per bag, which includes: 6 assorted festive donuts from Red's Donuts ; fruit from Trader Joe's; 1 small American flag; and 2 colorful fun necklaces. Order in advance online and select a pick-up time at 8am, 9am, or 10am. You must wear a face mask at pick-up. Social distancing practices will be in place.

Brioche Vendeenne at Parker-Lusseau

Monterey, CA

Parker-Lusseau Pastries & Cafe, located at 539 Hartnell Street, is offering Brioches Vendéennes on Fridays! They sell small loaves, large rounds, and half rounds. This special bread, rich in eggs and sugar, has all natural ingredients, no additives, and still tastes fresh a week later thanks to the triple fermentation. It's well worth the wait.

Beach Yoga with Union Yoga

Monterey, CA

Union Yoga is now teaching yoga on the beach at Monterey Tides Hotel every Saturday and Sunday, 9am-10am. These all-level flow classes are taught by Kelli Gray (Nairn) on Saturdays and Rebekah Cordell on Sundays. We're gathering together, breathing together, and enjoying familiar company. Please register online in advance.

Snake and Butterfly has Lush Gelato!

Campbell, CA

A big order of Lush Gelato is headed to Snake and Butterfly, just in time for the weekend. Mexican Chocolate made with 72% Chocolate and flavored with Vietnamese Cinnamon Sticks. With the smooth texture of Jersey Cow Milk.