Nail Salons Open for Indoor Services

Posted on September 23rd, 2020 by lighthouseave

Good news! On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, it was announced by the California Department of Public Health that all nail salons across the state are permitted to reopen for indoor services.

You're invited to call to your favorite nail salon and make an appointment, but please be patient. No one was expecting this announcement, and it may take our local artisans a few days to prepare their businesses to reopen.

To learn more about the State of California's Blueprint for a Safer Economy, and to learn what's permitted in Monterey County at this moment according to the Blueprint, please click here.

Nail Salons Can Open for Indoor Services

Posted on September 23rd, 2020 by omba

Good news! On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, it was announced by the California Department of Public Health that all nail salons across the state are permitted to reopen for indoor services.

You're invited to call to your favorite Monterey nail salon and make an appointment for a manicure or pedicure, but please be patient. This was an unexpected announcement, and it may take our nail artists a few days to prepare their businesses to reopen.

To learn more about the State of California's Blueprint for a Safer Economy, and to learn what's permitted in Monterey County at this moment according to the Blueprint, please click here.

Hooked Yarn Now Available at Slowfiber

Posted on September 22nd, 2020 by Slowfiber

Do you knit or crochet? Slowfiber carries Hooked brand yarn! Hooked yarn is made from textile waste - recycled cotton and industry off-cuts are their specialty - and most is produced at their own facility in Portugal. This yarn is great for making baby items, cowls, bags, stuffed toys, and soft goods. It's super soft, cost effective, and machine washable.

Hooked yarn is available in-store at Slowfiber in a wide variety of colors. To find out which types of yarn and colors are here, please visit us at 517B Hartnell Street in Downtown Old Monterey or phone us at 831-901-3168. Unlike much of our stock, these yarns are not available for purchase on our website.

New Menu Items at MidiCi

Posted on September 22nd, 2020 by MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey, The Neapolitan Pizza Company, is happy to introduce new items to the menu! Stop by and enjoy the new Tuscan Pizza (with sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, and goat cheese), La Margarita Fiesta Pizza (with chorizo, jalapeños, and mixed bell peppers), Barbecue Chicken Pizza (with marinated BBQ chicken breast and red onions), and Spaghetti Bolognese (ground beef sautéed with herbs, carrots, celery and onions in our house-made tomato sauce). MidiCi offers pick-up, delivery, and outdoor dining at 467 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

Locals' Night at Montrio Bistro

Posted on September 18th, 2020 by Montrio Bistro

Montrio Bistro is launching Locals' Night every Tuesday and Wednesday, September 22 - October 31, 2020. Join us on our 40-seat outdoor patio and enjoy discounts on food and cocktails! Those nights, just show a Monterey County ID and receive 25% off the entire menu. Craft cocktails by award-winning spiritsmith Anthony Vitacca are only $11 each.

Montrio Bistro, located at 414 Calle Principal, is open for outdoor dining Monday - Thursday, 4:30pm-9pm, and Friday - Saturday, 4:30pm-10pm. For reservations, call 831-648-8880. Curbside pick-up and delivery is available daily, 4:30pm-9pm.

Our weekend road closure is in effect this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in Downtown Campbell. The street will be opened for outdoor dining and pedestrian traffic on Fridays and weekends until the installation of our parklets are completed.

Put on a mask and come join us for some socially distanced shopping and outdoor fun this weekend.

Let's face it: 2020 is stressful on a lot of levels. Are you looking for clothing to get cozy in? Cypress Boutique Monterey has a wealth of soft, comfortable joggers, sweaters, and jackets that are sure to put a contented smile on your face.

Stop by the shop at 800 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey or check out our Instagram page and give us a call to place an order for curbside pick-up, 831-383-2769.

Pearl Hour is happy to announce we'll be selling donuts by Yulanda Santos of Aubergine on Saturday, September 27, 9am-1pm, along with coffee drinks by Felicia and cocktails by Katie. Enjoy individual donuts paired with coffee or a cocktail on our back patio or pre-order a box of 6 or 12 donuts and a bottle of Prosecco for take-out.

Pearl Hour is located at 214 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. 10% of donut and drink proceeds, 9am-1pm, will benefit the NAACP Seaside Youth Council.

Dulcey Blond
Monte Cristo

$4 each
Baker's Half Dozen Box & Bottle of Prosecco, $51*
Baker's Dozen Box & Bottle of Prosecco, $75*

*Baker's Half Dozen Box contains 1 of each flavor. Baker's Dozen Box contains 2 of each flavor. Must be ordered before September 23. Text 831-229-4132 or e-mail Pearl Hour.

Carpets and Floors, Inc. is now looking for accomplished flooring installers / contractors for hardwood and high-end carpet installations. Must have extensive experience in the installation of the finest quality carpets and hardwood. We are offering top pay scale for Monterey Peninsula flooring installers. Must be licensed and insured.

Please apply at Carpets & Floors and ask for Amanda Baker, Showroom Manager. Phone 831-372-2300 or visit us at 471 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. Carpets and Floors is locally owned and operated.

Salted Creamed Honey at Lilify

Posted on September 16th, 2020 by Lilify

As mornings grow darker, a sweet pick me up is the perfect start to the day. Salted Creamed Honey, handcrafted in California by Backroad Beekeeping, is the perfect marriage of sweet and salty: it contains only pink Himalayan salt blended with wildflower honey to create spreadable honey.

Now at Lilify, Salted Creamed Honey is naturally solidified - it does not contain any additives, unnatural properties, or cream. 12 ounce jars are now available in our store at 281 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and on our website for curbside pick-up or shipping.

Huge Sale at Cat's Meow

Posted on September 16th, 2020 by Cat's Meow

Cat's Meow is having a massive liquidation sale! But don't worry - this beloved shop is NOT going out of business. The building is getting remodeled so they have to relocate for a while - they'll announce a pop-up location soon. But first they have to sell off a lot of inventory. Shop til you drop and get all the coolest stuff before it's gone at their current location, 601 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Cat’s Meow is the only vintage clothing store in Monterey that serves both locals and international customers, assisting in all wardrobe requests. Clients include directors, theater, photographers, party event planners, vintage dealers, and walk-in customers. Cat’s Meow is internationally known for its rarity of product coupled with its quality.

The Lighthouse District welcomes a new retail shop! Catalyst Consignment is a women's consignment boutique with clothing for every occasion. Whether you're looking for pieces to wear for work, an evening out, a casual day with friends, or to exercise in, this little shop has something for everyone, including plus sizes. You'll also find shoes, accessories, and jewelry to complete your look.

As part of the grand opening celebration, Catalyst Consignment is now offering a 10% discount to all shoppers! Go and check it out at 801 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite A in Monterey. The shop is open Tuesday - Saturday, 11am-5pm, and Sunday, 12pm-4pm.

Have you been doing a little pandemic cleaning and suddenly have some women's clothing or accessories you'd like to consign? Bring it in to Catalyst! The owner accepts up to 30 items per person, and is happy to pick them up from you. Items will be consigned for 45 days, and consignment is offered at a 55%-45% split (shop-consigner).

Sunday Football Take-Out Menu at Cult Taco

Posted on September 16th, 2020 by Cult Taco

Now that football is back, Cult Taco at 481 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey is offering a Sunday Takeaway Menu! Order your favorite dishes ahead of time and pick up at Cult Taco at 12pm on Sunday to enjoy during the game.

The Sunday Football Takeaway menu includes margaritas, bean dip, chips and salsa, taco kits, enchilada casserole, burritos, and nachos. Place your order in advance here.

Epicenter Cycling is happy to have the all-new Slash in stock! The 2021 Trek Slash is THE trail bike of trail bikes...think monster truck meets magic carpet. Fast and smooth, this long-travel beast is confidence-inspiring on even the rowdiest terrain while remaining light and planted on punchy climbs.

To accommodate the additional travel, Slash’s enduro geometry is now longer, slacker, and lower. This delivers more high-speed stability in the steepest, loosest terrain, while the steep seat tube angle keeps your pedaling efficient. Learn more here and visit Epicenter Cycling at 230 Lighthouse Avenue at in Monterey to score one for yourself.

Comanche Cellars Wine Room is pleased to announce our new tasting menu! Visit us and try the 2019 Comanche Cellars Chardonnay, 2019 Dog & Pony Rose of Pinot Noir, 2017 Comanche Cellars Pinot Noir, 2017 Dog & Pony Il Rinnegato, and the 2017 Comanche Cellars Cabernet Franc. Our five-flight tasting is $20 per person - if you make a two bottle purchase, we'll waive one tasting fee.

We're located at 412 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey, and now open for outdoor wine tasting and retail wine sales. Curbside pickup of wine bottle purchases is available. Hours are: Wed-Thurs, 4pm-8pm; Fri, 3pm-9pm; Sat, 2pm-8pm; Sun, 1pm-6pm.

The weekend of September 25-27, Monterey Marriott Hotel invites you to soak in the best Monterey has to offer with our Monterey Bay Virtual Jazz Festival Package. Our Drive-In Package includes entrance to the Drive-In 63rd Annual Jazz Festival at the Monterey Fairgrounds, where you'll enjoy an incredible lineup of new and previously unreleased archival performances from the Monterey Jazz Festival followed by Clint Eastwood's films True Crime on Friday and Play Misty for Me on Saturday.

Our Drive-In Package requires a two-night minimum stay. For more information and to book your reservation, please visit our website. Monterey Marriott Hotel is located at 350 Calle Principal in Downtown Old Monterey.

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is hosting an online painting class with local artist Bunny Paivine on Saturday, September 19, at 6pm. Learn how to paint this picture from the comfort of your own home! Fee is $30 per person and includes paint, supplies, and delivery of the paint and supplies. If you already have your own supplies, fee is only $10. (You can order wine from us, too!)

Purchase your tickets here. Class details will be sent to you following your purchase. Please purchase your tickets by Thursday night, September 17, to ensure delivery of supplies.