Restaurant Pick-up Is the Way to Go

Monterey, CA

Trying to decide between pick-up or delivery from your favorite restaurant? If you want to support small, locally-owned businesses, pick-up is the way to go.

Most small eateries in New Monterey's Lighthouse District are operated by the owner and a handful of employees. The margins are small. Delivery charges can be expensive for restaurants, and in these tough times, every bit counts.

Don't want to wait onsite? Place your order in advance over the phone or online. Don't want to go indoors? Some restaurants offer curbside pick-up on request - they're listed in our online Dining Guide . You can enjoy great take-out food and stay safe from coronavirus!

Mast Chocolate at Lilify

Monterey, CA

Attention, chocolate lovers! Lilify proudly carries Mast chocolate bars - small batch, certified organic bean-to-bar chocolates handmade in New York.

A variety of 1 ounce mini-bars - including dark chocolate, milk chocolate, almond butter chocolate, coffee chocolate, and tea...

Schedule a Guided Scuba Dive Tour from Bamboo Reef

Monterey, CA

Bamboo Reef Dive Shop offers a variety of guided scuba diving tours, including daily dive tours for small groups in beautiful Monterey Bay and guided night dives at the Breakwater in Monterey. You can even schedule a one-on-one tour to explore at your own pace!

Bamboo Reef's guides are some of the best divers in the area, and they love sharing their backyard. To schedule a dive tour, please call Bamboo Reef, 831-372-1685. The shop is located at 614 Lighthouse Ave.

March 2021 Drive Thru Produce Distribution in Monterey

Monterey, CA

Need food assistance? Reservations are now available for the March 2021 Drive Thru Produce Distribution for Families and Seniors offered by the City of Monterey Recreation and the Monterey County Food Bank. This is a contact-free drive-thru program and reservations are required.

Pick-up times are by appointment only on Mondays - March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 10am-1pm - at Dennis the Menace Parking Lot, 777 Pearl Street. All produce is pre-packaged and all packages are the same for everyone. Please read the official flyer which contains all the details.

Epicenter Cycling in Monterey Is Hiring

Monterey, CA

Epicenter Cycling, located at 230 Lighthouse Avenue, is now hiring a service manager and a service writer technician. Epicenter is a great place to work, with good benefits for all employees. We provide incredible hospitality to our customers and work to change the world by getting more people on bikes. Interested? Click here.

Uncle Nearest Whiskey Now at Pearl Hour

Monterey, CA

Pearl Hour is proud to carry Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey and Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Whiskey. Spice, maple, fruity and grassy, these are blends of premium aged whiskies between 8-14 years. Visit us at 214 Lighthouse Avenue and try it.

In the traditionally cloistered male and white world of whiskey, Uncle Nearest is a brand that is proudly Black-owned and operated and the legacy of the Godfather of Tennessee Whiskey, Nathan "Nearest" Green. Each small batch comes from barrels chosen by the founders and each blend is curated by a fifth generation Green descendant, Master Blender Victoria Eady Butler.

Pick-up Is the Way to Go

Monterey, CA

Trying to decide between pick-up or delivery from your favorite restaurant? If you want to support small, locally-owned businesses, pick-up is the way to go; delivery charges can be expensive for restaurants.

Don't want to wait onsite? Place your order in advance over the phone or online. Don't want to go indoors? Some restaurants offer curbside pick-up on request - they're listed in our online Dining Guide . You can enjoy great take-out food and stay safe from Covid-19!

City of Monterey Parking Permits for Residents 2021

Monterey, CA

The City of Monterey offers a parking program which allows Monterey residents, displaying the proper decal permit, a maximum of two hours of free parking, per day, per parking facility. The decals are honored in the Cannery Row Garage (at Foam & Prescott), Downtown East and West Garage (at Franklin & Tyler), and the Waterfront Attendant Lot (at Washington & Del Monte).

A resident parking permit decal can now be obtained online. Fee is $20 and the permit is valid for 12 months.

City of Monterey Parking Permits for Residents 2021

Monterey, CA

The City of Monterey offers a parking program which allows Monterey residents, displaying the proper decal permit, a maximum of two hours of free parking, per day, per parking facility. The decals are honored in the Downtown East and West Garage, (at Franklin & Tyler), the Waterfront Attendant Lot (at Washington & Del Monte), and the Cannery Row Garage (at Foam & Prescott).

A resident parking permit decal can now be obtained online. Fee is $20 and the permit is valid for 12 months.

Om Studios: Gentle Yoga Series Begins March 15

Monterey, CA

Om Studios' next 6-week Gentle Yoga Series begins on Monday, March 15. While Om classes continue daily in the gardens of Cooper-Molera Adobe in Monterey, this class will be held in Jewell Park in Pacific Grove. Fee is $69. Space is limited.

If you're just beginning (or re-beginning) your journey into yoga, this class is for you. Om Studios owner Lindsay Wetterau will guide you in building your yoga practice from the ground up. Each posture will be taught in a way that allows the student to develop a strong, healthy, safe, and mindful yoga practice.

MIIS: A New Green Agenda in Education, March 9

Monterey, CA

Middlebury Institute for International Studies presents Dr. Christina Kwauk discussing A New Green Agenda in Education , online on Tuesday, March 9 at 12:30pm. This discussion is free and open to the public - advance registration is required .

This presentation focuses on how education is key to strengthening our collective capacity to address and tackle two of humanity's most pressing problems - gender inequality and climate change - across borders and cultures.

Pasta Party Wednesdays at MidiCi

Monterey, CA

MidiCi Monterey announces Pasta Party Wednesdays, 11:30am-9pm. Enjoy any of our scrumptious pasta entries -- chicken alfredo, mac and cheese, penne vodka, pesto genovese, spaghetti and meatballs, or spaghetti bolognese -- for $5 off our regular menu prices, dine-in or take-out. Find us at 467 Alvarado Street.

New Feuillete at Parker-Lusseau

Monterey, CA

Parker-Lusseau Pastries and Cafe happily introduces our new feuillete! It's a medley of curried veggies inside a flaky, buttery puff pastry dough. Available Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays for take-out. We're located at 539 Hartnell Street.

Reusable Pint Containers at Revival Ice Cream

Monterey, CA

Revival Ice Cream loves the environment! When you purchase a reusable pint container at the shop ($21.95) and fill it with your favorite Revival flavor when you visit, you can help us reduce the number of pint cartons we use and you'll get $2 off the regular price of a pint. Visit us at 463 Alvarado Street.

New Shoes and Bags at Resold Threads Consignments

Monterey, CA

Resold Threadz has a new name! We are now Resold Threads Consignments. We are constantly acquiring new inventory for men and women - some great shoes and bags have arrived recently. Visit us at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite B. Want to consign something? Please phone for an appointment, 831-297-6370.

Winter Clearance Sale at Cypress Boutique Monterey

Monterey, CA

Cypress Boutique is holding a Winter Clearance Sale! It's still chilly outside, but we're preparing the shop for spring so we're offering great deals on women's and men's sweaters, jackets, and more.

Cypress Boutique now offers in-store shopping plus online shopping and phone orders for shipping or curbside pick-up at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C.

Pearl Hour Reopens!

Monterey, CA

Pearl Hour is back! We took a little holiday in the middle of this long Covid winter, but we're reopening our patio for cocktails and delicious veggie maki rolls from Ocean Sushi Deli.

The patio and our retail bottle shop is open Friday - Sunday, 5pm-12am, at 214 Lighthouse Avenue. Enter via the gate and walk around to the back of the building to find our secret outdoor hideaway.

Presidents Day Sale at Mattress Nation Is Extended

Monterey, CA

Mattress Nation's Presidents Day Sale has been extended! Save up to $500 on select adjustable mattress sets from Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, and Stearns & Foster and find deals on Tempur-Pedic mattresses and adjustable bases.

Mattress Nation, a locally-owned business, is located at 296 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and welcomes in-store as well as online shopping.

Annual Chocolate and Wine Fundraiser for Monterey Public Library

Monterey, CA

Monterey Public Library Friends & Foundation presents the 16th Annual Chocolate & Wine Fundraiser, held online on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7pm. Celebrate with chocolate, wine, and savories; visit the library virtually; see what's cooking with an expert chef; discover online learning opportunities; and more.

Tickets range $40-$100 and all proceeds benefit Monterey Public Library. Learn more and make your reservations here .