Military Mondays at Om Studios

Posted on February 9th, 2019 by Om Studios

On Studios in Monterey invites active miliary and their families to join us every Monday for half off any class.  That's only $8.50 for any one of our four classes Monday afternoons. Classes include Barre (12:15pm), Gentle Yoga (5:30pm), Barre (5:30pm), and Candelit Vinyasa (6:45pm). We're located at 631B Cass Street in Old Monterey....Read More

New Benefit Shop on Lighthouse!!

Posted on February 8th, 2019 by Lighthouse District

"Neverland" specializes in fine furnishings, artwork, designer clothes, kitchenware, household items, and other collectibles donated to PacRep Theatre. Furniture, antiques and specialty items are especially needed. We offer pick-up on selected items! 

Call us at 831-641-7199

And Remember... Your donations of furniture, antiques, estate items, collectibles and all things kitchen and household are greatly appreciated!

All proceeds will benefit the non-profit programs of Pacific Repertory Theatre, and are the means by which PacRep creates beautifully crafted productions, keeps ticket prices affordable, and offers stimulating education programs! 

For more information visit PacRep’s Neverland Benefit Shop website at: More

Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, an independent, locally-owned movie theater located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey, February 8-14, 2019.

Daily at 7:15pm

**Featured documentary short films**
Black Sheep (UK, 27 minutes)
End Game (USA, 40 minutes)
A Night at the Garden (USA, 7 minutes)
Lifeboat (USA, 40 minutes)
Period. End of Sentence. (India, 26 minutes)

Weekdays at 5:20pm

Sat & Sun at 12:45pm, 5:20pm
**Featured animated short films**
Bao (USA, 8 minutes)
Late Afternoon (Ireland, 10 minutes)
Animal Behaviour (Canada, 14 minutes)
Weekends (USA, 16 minutes)
One Small Step (USA, 8 minutes)
**With additional animated short films**
Wishing Box (6 minutes)
Tweet Tweet (11 minutes)

Daily at 3pm

**Featured live action short films**
Madre (Spain, 19 minutes)
Fauve (Canada, 17 minutes)
Marguerite (Canada, 19 minutes)
Detainment (Ireland, 30 minutes)
Skin (USA, 20 minutes)

Daily at 2:40pm

This film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2:50pm, 5:10pm, 7:20pm

Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 2:50pm, 5:10pm, 7:20pm
Cold War is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia, and Paris, it's the tale of a couple separated by politics, character flaws, and unfortunate twists of fate - an impossible love story in impossible times. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 5pm, 7:45pm

Sat & Sun at 11:30am, 5pm, 7:45pm
Destroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the...Read More

Spa on the Plaza is offering select specials on our services in honor of Valentine's Day. Please phone us at 831-647-9000 or visit our website for more information.

Deluxe Valentine
$220 for 2 hours
A full-­body massage and sugar mousse back treatment relieves tension and gently exfoliates skin, and a deluxe rose facial will leave your skin radiant and looking refreshed.

Valentine's Spa Day
$165 for 80 minutes
Your Spa Day begins with a detox foot bath followed by a relaxing aromatherapy massage in our candlelight massage room. ...Read More

Boxing Strong Valentine's Special: Love Taps

Posted on February 7th, 2019 by Prime

This Valentine's Day, Prime and Boxing Strong thought you might want to try an adventurous experience with your loved one: eye contact, sweat, laughter, giving and receiving... the punches. Your partner won’t know what hit them! Unlock a new, playful way to connect with your partner or bring a friend who doesn’t have a valentine and create a new tradition. 

February 11-22, 2019, pay only $150 for a package valued at $220, which includes one hour private boxing training for two people, two boxing kits (boxing wraps and gloves), and pictures and memories. Keep your boxing kits as souvenirs, or continue using them if you fall in love with the training.

Book your experience online here. For more information, contact Coach Masha at 310-242-3912....Read More

March Madness 2019 at Peter B's Brewpub

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by PortolaHotel

Peter B's Brewpub invites you to watch all the March Madness action on our 18 HDTV’s! March 19 - April 8, Peter B’s will offer $3 March Madness Nachos during NCAA men’s and women’s basketball games in addition to raffling off Peter B’s swag and prizes during the games.

Peter B’s daily happy hour will be available 4pm-6:30pm and late night happy hour Sunday-Thursday, 9:30pm-10:30pm. Reserve your table today, call 831-649-2699....Read More

The Olive Bar is up for Sale!

Posted on February 5th, 2019 by The Olive Bar

If you know anyone out there who'd like to buy a successful specialty gourmet retail business in a thriving downtown, we have one of those in stock!

Ed and Chrystie have decided that it's time to retire for real and The Olive Bar is up for sale. There's another year left on their lease. They'll continue supplying us with great Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Balsamic Vinegars, and other gourmet items while they seek someone worthy enough to continue what they've started.

If interested, contact the Olive Bar for details. More


Vote for Lighthouse District Businesses for "Best of 2019"

Posted on February 5th, 2019 by lighthouseave

The New Monterey Business Association encourages you to vote for Lighthouse District businesses in Monterey County Weekly's Best of 2019 Readers Poll. We're a group of small, owner-operated businesses, but we pack a great punch when it comes to quality food, goods, and services.

Heck, you can even vote for the Lighthouse District itself, which was nominated for "Best Shopping District / Center." Check out our Lighthouse "Best Of 2019" Voting Guide below (listed in voting order).


Best Business Sign
Nacho Business
The Perfect Crumb

Best Neon Sign


Best Late Night Hangout
Nacho Bizness

Best Neighborhood Bar
Bulldog British Pub

Best Bar for Darts
Bulldog British Pub

Best Happy Hour
Hula's Island Grill

Best Pub
Bulldog British Pub

Best Place to Shoot Pool

Best Club for Blues
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Best Place for Karaoke
Bulldog British Pub

Best Local Theatre Company
Paper Wing Theatre

Best Theatre Production of 2018
Paper Wing Theatre (Rocky Horror Show)


Best Appetizers / Small Plates
Hula's Island Grill

Best Cheap Eats
Nacho Bizness

Best Family Restaurant
Gianni's Pizza

Best Restaurant for Vegetarians
El Cantaro
Hula's Island Grill

Best Food Truck
Tricycle Pizza

Best Restaurant for Gluten Free
Hula's Island Grill

Best Thai Restaurant
Zab Zab

Best Mexican Restaurant
La Bahia

Best Japanese / Sushi Restaurant
Crystal Fish

Best Indian Restaurant
Namaste India Bistro

Best Server
Dan at Hula's Island Grill


Best Poke
Poke Time

Best Pizza
Gianni's Pizza

Best BBQ
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Best Cupcake
The Perfect Crumb

Best Cookie
The Perfect Crumb

Best Ice Cream / Frozen Yogurt


Best Ethnic Market
International Market and Deli

Best Selection of Liquor
Bottles N Bins

Best Computer Repair
Rayne Technology

Best Bookstore - Used

Best Place to Buy Vinyl
Recycled Records

Best Furniture Store

Best Dive Shop
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Best Surf Shop
On The Beach

Best Thrift Shop

Best Vintage Clothing Store
Cat's Meow
Plato's Closet

Best Shopping District / Center
Lighthouse District

Best Place for Adult Novelties
Mary Jane'z Novelties
Ooh La La
...Read More