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The holidays are coming and Bulldog Sports Pub wants to celebrate with you! We are now accepting group reservations. Work, family, friends - if it's a celebration we would love to have you here!

Give us a call to book your holiday party reservations, 831-658-0686. The newly renovated Bulldog Sports Pub is located at 611 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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From now through the end of 2022, Bamboo Reef Dive Shop is having a winter sale on scuba and freedive gear! Select items will be on sale for 10-15% off. We have BCDs, dive computers, spearguns, regs, fins, and wetsuits all priced at a steep discount. Visit the shop and find the gear that’s right for you at 614 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! booster boxes and packs are now on sale at Current Comics:
Burst of Destiny pack just $2
Grand Creators pack just $2 and box just $75
Power of the Elements pack just $2.25 and box just $75
Tactical Masters pack just $2.25 and box just $75
Brothers of Legends box just $70

And our huge sale of Magic: The Gathering continues in November. We're offering discounted draft booster packs and boxes and a sale on set boosters. MTG sets on sale include: Dominaria United, Innistrad Crimson Vow, Streets of New Capenna, and D&D Battle for Baldur's Gate.

There's no end date to the sale, but it'll only happen as long as supplies last so come on down to Current Comics at 400 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Lilify is thrilled to introduce our signature chocolate bars handmade in Monterey by award winning pastry chef Yulanda Santos. These 70g chocolate bars are available in three exquisite combinations:

Dark Chocolate
With candied cocoa nibs and Diablo Salt from Big Sur Salts

Milk Chocolate
With puffed brown rice and Pico Blanco Flake Salt from Big Sur Salts

White Chocolate
With black sesame seeds and Black Cone Salt from Big Sur Salts

Available in the shop at 281 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and at our online store.

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Because of the Monterey Bay Half Marathon on Sunday, November 13, there will be a number of parking restrictions, 2am-11am, and road closures, 3am-11am, in Downtown Old Monterey and in the New Monterey and Cannery Row areas.

To download a detailed list of all parking restrictions and road closures in Monterey that morning, please click here. Information may also be downloaded below.

The entire Half Marathon course will be posted, "No Parking - Tow Away 2am-11am on Sunday, November 13, 2022." Other parking restrictions will also be in effect in the Downtown and Cannery Row areas. All "No Parking" areas will be posted a minimum of 48 hours in advance. All vehicles left standing in a "No Parking" zone will be towed at the owner's expense.

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Ballot Drop Box at Monterey Public Library

Posted on October 24th, 2022 by lighthouseave

The U.S. midterm election is November 8, 2022, and it's time to vote! The local ballot will include candidates for City Council for Districts 1 and 2 and for Mayor.

A permanent Monterey County Elections ballot drop box for voters is installed at Monterey Public Library, available 24 hours a day until 8pm on November 8. The County will empty it on a regular basis. Just drop your ballot safely in the box at 625 Pacific Street.

To view a list of other ballot drop box locations in Monterey County, please click here. To check your voter registration status, please click here.

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2023 calendars have arrived at Lighthouse Books! There are over 200 titles to choose from, but quantities are extremely limited so be sure to visit us soon at 600 Lighthouse Ave in Monterey.

The New Monterey Business Association would like to congratulate the 18 Lighthouse District businesses and organizations that won Monterey County Weekly’s Best of Monterey County 2022. Click the links below to read what the Weekly’s writers and editors had to say about each business.

Bulldog Sports Pub
Best Resurrection of a Pub

Crystal Fish
Best Japanese / Sushi

Current Comics
Best Punny Small Business Slogan: "We Have Issues"

Escape Room 831
Best Place for a Birthday Party

First Awakenings
Best Breakfast
Best Omelette

Gianni's Pizza
Best Pizza

Best Thrift Shop

Hula's Island Grill
Best Happy Hour
Best Appetizers / Small Plates
Best Restaurant for Gluten-Free
Best Restaurant - Monterey

International Market and Deli
Best International Market

Monterey Bay Aquarium
...Read More

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Applications are now being accepted for the Monterey County Film Commission’s Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award Program. The deadline to apply is November 4, 2022.

The scholarship program was created to provide financial aid and incentive to students of film and beginning filmmakers who live in Monterey County or who are currently enrolled in a community college or university in the county. It is designed to help a college student work towards a career in film.

The winner of the $2,000 award will be announced by December 31, 2022. Eligibility details and application forms can be downloaded on the Film Commission's website, or you may call the office at 831-646-0910.

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Current Comics is holding a Massively Mighty Magic: The Gathering Sale with discounted draft booster packs and boxes until the end of October. Sale includes Innistrad Crimson Vow, Streets of New Capenna, and D&D Battle for Baldur's Gate.

This is a serious sale on set boosters! We'll take cash, coins, or credit card for commander decks and collector packs. Please note: this sale does NOT apply to the last two Magic: The Gathering sets released.

Current Comics is located at 400 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Heaven On Earth Cleaning

Posted on October 4th, 2022 by Heaven on Earth Cleaning

Locally owned Heaven on Earth Cleaning offers house cleaning services for your home or business. Our office recently moved to Lighthouse Avenue in New Monterey, but we've been serving the Monterey Peninsula for over 20 years!

Learn more about our services and prices and book online with ease, all on our website. Let us do the cleaning so you have one thing less to worry about.

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