American Burger, Athletes that Care, and Al & Friends present a Super Bowl Dinner for the disadvantaged on Sunday, February 2. We'll provide a warm meal while they watch the big game on our big TV and have fun. We're now seeking donations to help support this event.

You can sponsor a meal - $15 will feed a disadvantaged person in our community - and/or buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a new, 58" LED TV. We're also accepting gently used clothing items.

You can purchase raffle tickets and drop off donations before February 2 at American Burger (738 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey). Both Athletes that Care and Al & Friend are non-profit organizations, so your donations will be tax deductible.

Athletes that Care, founded by Matthew Gibbs, is a local group of high school athletes that provide sandwiches, clothing, and other items to homeless in Monterey.

Al & Friends, founded by Al Siekert, is a local group that serves breakfast to the homeless every Sunday at Window On the Bay Park in Monterey.

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Escape Room 831 Is Dog Friendly

Posted on January 20th, 2020 by Escape Room 831

Abbie (pictured here) brought her humans to Escape Room 831 for a day on the town. She tried hard not to give away too many of the answers, but she was way ahead of them.

Everyone is always welcome to bring your dogs to Escape Room 831 - as long as they're house-trained, they're welcome to play! Family is family. We're located at 599 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Nominate Lighthouse District Businesses for MC Weekly's 2020 Reader Poll

Posted on January 20th, 2020 by lighthouseave

Monterey denizens! Please don't forget to participate in Monterey County Weekly's annual readers poll and be sure to nominate all your favorite Lighthouse District businesses. This kind of nomination can mean a lot to small mom-and-pop businesses like the kind you'll find on Lighthouse Avenue in New Monterey. We've got great food, cozy watering holes, and fun and funky retail shops. Celebrate owner-operated businesses! Deadline for nominations is Friday, January 24, 2020.

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Welcome to 2020! Now through the end of January, get 20 sessions of Level 1 tanning for only $69.95* (includes stand-up tanning). Stock up now - spring is just around the corner! Sahara Sun Tanning and Boutique is located at 585 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

*No set-up fees for new members. Special valid through January 31, 2020.

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Let's go kids! Every Saturday at 2pm, Boxing Strong welcomes you to try Youth Boxing Class. Boys and girls, ages 8-12 (with some exceptions) of any level and physical ability. Join our team and learn some new skill while making new friends. (We might even play some games, if you throw your punches well.)

Boxing Strong is located at 191 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite B, in Monterey.

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Looking to spruce up your bedroom decor? Mattress Nation, located at 296 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey, is now carrying these beautiful tencel sheet sets by Malouf.

Made from fiber from eco-friendly resources, tencel's moisture management and temperature regulation help keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter to ensure your sleep is refreshingly comfortable. And they look great, too.

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January 9 through February 9, 2020, Liv's Baby Boutique and Accessories is holding a big sale in honor of little Liv's first birthday, offering up to 50% off items in store (excludes organic and homemade goods).

We have a shop full of delightful items for newborns, toddlers, young children, and mothers! Come and check it out, find some great deals, and meet 1-year-old Liv and her mom, who own and run the shop. We're located at 800 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and we're open 10am-6pm.

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Start your year fresh - recharge your body, muscles and joints! Coach Masha of Boxing Strong and Ian Edwards of Five Point Palm Massage are offering a "Recharge Your Body" package, available on select days, January 13-25. Get a 45-minute private boxing training session and a 45-minute deep tissue sports massage for only $100. Book now for yourself or your special someone - appointments are available online.

Masha, founder of Boxing Strong, is a a former competitive fighter, athlete, coach, and a group fitness instructor in numerous fitness formats. She brings her boxing and training experience to her diverse range of clients with their various fitness and athletic goals. Masha works with her athletes to help them find their own physical and mental confidence through the art of boxing. For Masha, boxing is the most challenging workout she has ever done: it builds, tones, shapes, and sculpts the body, and most importantly, strengthens the mind.

While working for a physical therapist office, Ian Edwards brainstormed Five Point Palm Massage as a Pain Management Suite. The daily frind of physical therapy was missing something. It was lacking spirit and soul. In 2012, Ian traded down to a local, simple, unrefined pain management studio. Here the focus is raw deep tissue bodywork. FPPM advocates the use of our service as part of a balanced life that includes a healthy diet, sensible exercise, and a moderate intake of laughter.

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