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New ENGRAFFT Hoodie at Atomic 1800

Posted on July 23rd, 2019 by Atomic 1800

Atomic 1800 Streetwear Boutique, located at 800 Lighthouse Avenue in New Monterey, is excited to announce that we are now carrying the Behemoth Mech hoodie, the latest model in the ENGRAFFT giant mech series designed by California artist Derek Hanneman.

This medium-weight hoodie is made of an ultra-soft, high quality cotton/polyester blend and is perfect for wearing everyday. The Behemoth Mech hoodie features hand screen-printed artwork, with original designs on front, back, and sleeve.

Lemon Poppy Seed Soap at Lilify

Posted on July 22nd, 2019 by Lilify

To suit the sweat of summer, Lilify has partnered with local soap maker Connie Mardon to create a soap that is uplifting as well as astringent. Lemons are such an iconic scent to the season and paired with poppy seeds offer an even more elegant, exfoliating experience. Visit our shop at 281 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey to view this and other locally-made products, such as our grapefruit and geranium body lotion.

Wishing you a barefoot July, with sticky berries, dreamy bonfires, and bright blue skies.

Parking Garage Serves Monterey's Lighthouse District

Posted on July 22nd, 2019 by lighthouseave

We know that street parking on Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey can be challenging. The great news is that there's a public parking garage located at 601 Foam Street (between Hoffman and Prescott), a short walk from all your favorite Lighthouse District shops and restaurants!

MONTEREY RESIDENTS
After 4pm, parking in the Foam Street Garage is free for residents whose zip code begins in 939 (just show the attendant your driver's license). During the day, Monterey residents with a one-year parking decal from the City (only $10) can enjoy 2 hours of free parking per day.

MONTEREY VISITORS
Not a local resident? No problem! The Foam Street Garage offers parking for a flat, daily rate. Depending on the season (and the demand), the daytime rate will vary from $8 to $18. In the evenings, that rate will drop, usually as low as $5.

DISABLED VISITORS
The City of Monterey offers all people with a valid disabled person's placard or license plate a 50% discount off the posted parking rate at the Foam Street ("Cannery Row") Garage. More information on Monterey parking for people with disabilities can be found here.

Lighthouse District in the News, 07/19/19

Posted on July 19th, 2019 by lighthouseave

Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the link below to read the article.

Nancy Dean's
by Dave Faries
Monterey County Weekly, 07/18/19

Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, July 19-25, 2019. Osio, a nonprofit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey. Purchase advance tickets on our website.

THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE
Weekdays at 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:15pm
Sat & Sun at 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:15pm

After he's attacked on the street at night by a roving motorcycle gang, a timid bookkeeper, Casey, joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and a hardcore brown belt student, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence for the first time in his life. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor. Watch the trailer.

WILD ROSE
Weekdays at 2:45pm, 5pm, 7:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 2:45pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of prison and reunited with her son and daughter, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Rose's mother, on the other hand, has had a bellyful of her worthless nonsense. Forced to take strict responsibility, Rose gets a cleaning job, only to find an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house. Watch the trailer.

BETHANY HAMILTON: UNSTOPPABLE
Weekdays at 4:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12pm, 4:30pm

Bethany Hamilton is rewriting the rules on being a fearless athlete. This is the untold story of the heart of a champion and her resilience against all odds to become one of the leading professional surfers of our time. Watch the trailer.

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
Weekdays at 6pm
Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 6pm

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works, and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America, and the human condition. Watch the trailer.

HAMPSTEAD
Daily at 3pm

Though Emily and Donald live in the same idyllic London neighborhood of Hampstead, the worlds they inhabit could not be more different. She is an American widow occupying a posh apartment she can no longer afford and filling her time with charity work as she struggles to figure out a next step. He is a gruff Irish loner who lives off the land in a makeshift cabin and wants nothing...Read More

It's a new season, and Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill has new branded merchandise for all Alvarado Brewery fans! We now have sweatshirts, t-shirts (both short- and long-sleeved), tank tops, caps, beach/camp blankets, and more. Visit our website to order your gear now, and visit us at 426 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

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