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Enjoy Pupusas at American Burger

Posted on February 28th, 2024 by American Burger

Stop by and try the pupusas at American Burger! Made by hand with love by Mama Linda, these delicious pupusas are homemade corn tortillas filled with pork and cheese and then grilled

American Burger was started in August of 2009 by the Miguel family. Proud immigrants from El Salvador, they named their restaurant "American Burger" in honor of their own pursuit of the American entrepreneurial dream. With these pupusas, the Miguel family wants to share their traditional family comfort food with you.

American Burger is located at 738 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Ballot Drop Box at Monterey Public Library for 2024 Elections

Posted on February 27th, 2024 by lighthouseave

The California primary election is March 5, 2024, and it's time to vote! A permanent Monterey County Elections ballot drop box for voters is installed at Monterey Public Library, available 24 hours a day until 8pm on March 5. 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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On The Beach Surf Shop now carries Treeswax! This new, petroleum-free surf wax, hand poured by surfers in Santa Cruz, is made from responsibly sourced pine resin, olive oil, cactus wax, and limestone. And the bars come in a recycled paper bag.

Treeswax is guilt-free and appropriately sticky for maximum surf and environmental satisfaction. Visit On The Beach at 693 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey to get yours.

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Plato's Closet Buys Fast Fashion

Posted on February 27th, 2024 by Plato's Closet

Plato's Closet buys fast fashion! Give your clothes a second chance - bring them down to the shop and get paid cash on the spot for the items we select. We welcome brands such as Shein, Zara, Forever 21, H&M, Wild Fable, Uniqlo, and more. We're located at 402 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Please note: clothing must be in like-new condition and styles that have been in the mall over the last 6-12 months.

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Did you know that On The Beach Surf Shop carries used surfboards? We currently have over 50 used surfboards in stock ranging from 4’11” up to 10’. Come by and check them out at 693 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

International Market and Deli now has a limited number of desert truffles in stock in 14.8 ounce cans, packaged by Tazah and ready to eat.

Unlike European forest truffles, the seasonal desert truffle (also known as kama or fagaa) grows in arid and semi-arid areas in the Mediterranean and Middle East only in late winter and early spring. Come visit International Market and Deli at 580 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and try them, along with the many other imported delicacies and staples on our shelves.

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Artisan Chocolate at Lilify

Posted on January 31st, 2024 by Lilify

Do you have a chocolate lover in your life? Lilify is pleased to have a wonderful selection of artisan chocolate by Sama Delights, Tiny House of Chocolate Artisans, Deux Cranes, Twenty-Four Blackbirds, and Mast.

The shop carries everything from chocolate bars to chocolate covered espresso beans to boxes of handmade chocolates, any of which would make lovely Valentine's gifts. View the selection online, and stop by Lilify at 281 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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International Market and Deli carries Vimto soda and Vimto cordial! This fruity drink, which contains blackcurrant juice, pear juice, and herbs, was first produced in England in 1908.

Vimto is now popular around the world, and has been enjoyed by generations of families around the Iftar table at Ramadan. Visit International Market and Deli at 580 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and try it!

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Cypress Boutique invites you to stop by and check out our latest Spring arrivals for men and women! We have styles perfect for a date night out or a Valentine’s weekend brunch. You'll love the cool looks, warm colors, and cheerful patterns.

Come visit us at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C in Monterey.

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Carpets and Floors, Inc. is thrilled to unveil our new Area Rug Gallery, where you can immerse yourself in the artistry of hand-knotted rugs from various regions around the world, at our locally-owned showroom at 471 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

From luxurious silk to the finest wool, our fiber options are endless! Each rug is an intricately handcrafted masterpiece, rich with tradition and design. We invite you to explore the exquisite textures and patterns available.

The collection is fully customizable in shape, size, color and fiber, ensuring endless possibilities to complement your unique style.

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Women, join Monterey Core Fitness on Mondays, 6pm-7pm to learn the art of burlesque dancing at our Burlesque Empower Hour Class taught by Harmony (a.k.a. Belle Delight). Fee is $30 - please register online per class, or become a member for access to more classes and gym access.

This class is designed for all abilities and experience levels because burlesque is for everyone! You'll be led through a warm up, taught techniques of burlesque, and learn some sassy and empowering choreography (fun and sexy props included).

Ladies, this is a great way to try something new while being surrounded by an incredible and encouraging group of women. Our aim is for you to leave feeling confident and empowered.

Monterey Core Fitness is located at 191 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Now through February 29, save big on bike service at Epicenter Cycling in Monterey. Having your bike regularly serviced by a professional mechanic is the best way to keep your ride in tip-top shape and performing at its best.

Get $100 off a top-level service package or $50 off a mid-level service package. Added to one of those packages, you can get $20 off a hydraulic brake service, $50 off a full fork or shock service, or $20 off a routine fork or shock service (fork and shock service is recommended for mountain bikes).

Our top-tier service package (recommended every 100+ hours of riding) gets your bike cleaned, aligned, fresh cables and housing, and a new bearing system.

Our mid-level service package (recommended every 50+ hours of riding) gets everything on your bike cleaned, aligned, and adjusted.

Epicenter Cycling is located at 230 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. Please call us at 831-920-1804 for more information. We're open daily, 10am-6pm.

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Receive Emergency Alerts from Monterey County

Posted on January 19th, 2024 by lighthouseave

Stay informed in the event of a flood, earthquake, power outage, or wildfire. Monterey County has launched a new mass notification service, Alert Monterey County, that allows them to notify residents and businesses of an emergency in your area. To get alerts, you'll need to register for an account here.

You can then select to receive alerts through landline calls, cell phone text messages, pre-recorded verbal messages, and/or email. (Alert Monterey also works with telephone devices for the deaf.)

Once a notification is issued about a potential safety concern, you'll receive communication. Learn more about Alert Monterey County here.

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Did you know that La Bahia Mexican American Restaurant offers catering? Ask us about our Deluxe Package, which includes Jeezy Shrimp and Quesabirria Tacos, aquas frescas, homemade salsas, and more. And there are plenty of options available! Call us at 831-884-5269 for a free quote. We're located at 675 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

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Did you know that Heather Jorgensen at Headdress cuts the hair of clients of all ages? That's right - she cuts children's hair, too! Give her a call at 831-915-7781 to book an appointment for yourself or your little one.

Located at 883 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey, Headdress Salon exudes the essence of community, making people look and feel better about themselves one hairstyle at a time.

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