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Good news to all those still sitting in the dark: we have a local phone charging station with great food and drink! Go warm up and enjoy a hot meal at Bulldog Sports Pub at 611 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. There are plenty of USB ports there to charge your phone and electric outlets in the booths.

Monterey Bay Restaurant Equipment invites you to check out our new sale showroom! Located directly next door to our main location at 497 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey, we now have a huge sale floor with items up to 70% off!

From commercial equipment to home goods and gifts, the Sale Showroom is the perfect place to score discounted items and gifts. It's open Monday - Saturday, 9am-4pm.

Please note that not all items in our Sale Showroom are discounted. Discounted range and pricing must be confirmed in person.

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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is moving up the street! That's right, we are excited to announce that we are relocating to 800 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey this week.

We’ve been working extremely hard to make this new location nice and welcoming over the past weeks and we can’t wait to share it with you. Come and join us for a class or workshop! Find our schedule, pricing, and more info here.

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Now at Cypress Boutique, men's hats, scarves, beanies, flannels, and boots are all 30% off! Whether you're looking for something stylish or practical, you're sure to find it at this locally-owned shop.

Visit soon at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C in Monterey before all this warm and cozy winter wear is gone. There are some great deals.

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Celebrating a special occasion? Give The Perfect Crumb Bakery a call to order your custom cake, 831-241-6269. Owner operated, our small boutique bakery crafts everything from scratch with care. Located at 301 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Pictured here is a 25th wedding anniversary custom strawberry and cream cake.

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After almost 3 years, Namaste India Bistro is happy to announce the return of our popular lunch buffet! Our all-you-can-eat buffet, available daily 11:30am-2:30pm, includes a wide range of delights including vegetable samosas, vegetarian and meat entrees, tandoori chicken, a salad bar, dessert, and much more.

Price is $15.95, Monday - Friday, and $19.95, Saturday and Sunday. Take-out is available. Namaste is located at 538 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

We invite you to join us for a delicious lunch and experience the harmonious atmosphere, the sincerity of our service, and the warmth of our Namaste community. We care because you do.

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Teappo Teas at Lilify

Posted on February 15th, 2023 by Lilify

Here at Lilify, we are absolutely smitten with California tea purveyor Teappo’s newly-introduced rose oolong tea. This medium roasted rose oolong offers notes of smooth florals with a lovely, sweet aftertaste. The dried rose petals make it beyond beautiful.

In the shop at 281 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey, we have a new, interactive display with an exquisite variety of loose leaf teas, all of which are also available on our website.

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Cypress Boutique has a new spring selection of cozy, stylish clothing for men and women! We love how soft and sporty the new Slam crewneck sweatshirts are (with double stitching for extra durability) and our new, fitted unisex cotton t-shirts have a beautiful feel.

Stop by the shop and check out all our new arrivals at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C in Monterey!

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20th Anniversary Sale at Current Comics!

Posted on February 14th, 2023 by Current Comics

Current Comics is celebrating our 20th anniversary with a huge sale, February 14-28, 2023.

All cover price boxed back issues are $2 off, and we're offering some sweet deals on Magic: The Gathering items, including Baldur's Gate booster boxes for $85 and Dominaria set booster boxes for $110.

We also have new Current Comics 20th anniversary t-shirts available for sale! Come and get yours at 400 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Hot Drinks to Go at Sunrise Cafe

Posted on February 14th, 2023 by Sunrise Cafe

Want to start your day off right? Sunrise Cafe would like to introduce you to our new to-go cups for all your hot beverage needs. Each cup beautifully displays our logo, so you can show your support for our family-run business as you stroll around town.

Stop by Sunrise Cafe at 204 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and take a cup or two for the road, filled with a warm and tasty coffee, tea, latte, espresso, or hot chocolate. We're open 6 days a week, 8am-2pm (closed Wednesday).

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Casey Starks regularly offers group ceramics classes at her studio located at 550 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite A in Monterey. But if you're looking to fast track your ceramics learning or if you have a specific project in mind but need some guidance and help along the way, private lessons can be a good option for you.

Private ceramics lessons consist of four 2-hour sessions given over four weeks and include instruction on everything from basic construction through finishing and glaze firing. Scheduling is flexible - we'll find a time that works for you!

Fee is $345 and includes 10 pounds of clay; studio work space; use of all tools, firing, and glazes; two firings of work (one bisque, one glaze), four weekly 2-hour sessions over the course of 4 weeks. Find more information and register here.

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Every Wednesday night is Locals' Night at The Break Room! For just $25 you get a small box of items to break and 5 minutes in the Break Room for one person (regular price, $40). Please register on our website and use coupon code: 939LOCAL.

The Break Room is a fun place where you can release your frustration or get outside of your comfort zone and try something new. We provide full safety gear then let you choose items to smash and the tools to do it. Bring a friend or go it alone - consider it informal destruction therapy.

Please note: ID is required for proof of Monterey residence - your zip code must begin with 939. Cannot be combined with any other offer, groups, or events.

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Now in stock for Black History Month, Design Time Creations has our new Be The Dream t-shirt. Please call 831-204-8808 to place your order, or pick it up at the store, 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite B in Monterey. Design Time Creations is locally owned and operated.

Sahara Sun Tanning and Boutique at 585 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey is celebrating February with some sweet deals. Now through February 28, 2023, get 10 UV tans and 2 free high pressure tans for only $69.95 and/or get 4 Versa Spa Pro sunless tans for $99 (reg $45 each). Plus, this month only, we'll charge no set up fees on new memberships.

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Mug Sale at Casey Starks Studio

Posted on January 18th, 2023 by Casey Starks Studio

Casey Starks Studio is offering these lovely, handmade speckled mugs at 20% off to help clear some shelf space for new things. These sweet mugs are made with speckled clay, hand pinched into shape, and glazed with matte glazes in white, pink, aqua, and yellow.

Casey only has a few left, so snag one while you can at 550 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite A in Monterey.

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