Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the links below to read the full articles.

Lighthouse May Get Left-Turn Lane
by Kevin Howe
Monterey Herald, 12/01/10

Green Business: There's More to Mary Jane'z New Owners than Smoke and Mirrors
by Gabriel Skvor
Monterey County Weekly, 12/09/10

Mike Beck & the Bohemian Saints Back on Home Turf this Weekend
by Mac McDonald
Monterey Herald, 12/09/10

Hobo from Heaven: How a Homeless Man's Input Led to Three Shows by Songs Hotbox Harry Taught Us this Weekend
by Adam Joseph
Monterey County Weekly, 12/09/10

Meow Money: The Perfect Gift!

Posted on December 6th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

The Lighthouse District's own Cat's Meow (801 Lighthouse Ave) is pleased to announce the introduction of Meow Money! Meow Money, available in $5 denominations, can be used just like cash for purchases at Cat's Meow. It's our answer to gift cards! Give your friends and family the gift of Meow Money this holiday season.

Cat's Meow: offering stylish, distinctive, and inspirational fashion.

Carbone's in December

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

Come on down to Carbone's in New Monterey's Lighthouse District! Throughout December, there's lots going on in the evenings:

Mondays: Monday Night Football
Wednesdays: Ladies' Night
Fridays: Live music, 9pm (check the calendar for details)
Sundays We have NFL Package this season! Watch all the Sunday games on our 8 TVs, indoor and outdoor viewing. On Sundays, we'll also be offering free pool and $3.50 Bloody Marys.
Update: Carbone's will be open throughout December - we've canceled our planned one-week closure.

Carbone's, your friendly neighborhood bar: old school, new rules at 214 Lighthouse Ave. ...Read More

Hula's New Happy Hour

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

Hula's Island Grill and Tiki Room (622 Lighthouse Ave) is pleased to announce its new Happy Hour, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 2pm-6pm and Sundays and Mondays, 4pm-6pm.

During this time, Hula's will offer special wines by the glass and Tiki cocktails for only $5, as well as special $5 pupus including Vietnamese spring rolls, pork-stuffed pot stickers, and crispy coconut shrimp rolls.

Have a holiday gathering coming up and want a hassle-free way to feed your friends? Amir's Kabob House in New Monterey's Lighthouse District is pleased to offer catering for parties and other events! Your guests will love our delicious Afghan cuisine made with fresh vegetables and halal meats. Please phone our restaurant for more information, 831-642-0231.

The Scholze Park Community Center, located in the heart of New Monterey's Lighthouse District at 280 Dickman Avenue, is busy with drop-in activities five days a week! Here's a sample for December:

Mondays: Bingo (12:30pm-2:30pm)
Tuesdays: Public Computers Available (9am-4:30pm)
Wednesdays: Gentle Exercise (10:30am-11:30am)
Thursdays: Thursday Matinee Movie (1pm)
Fridays: Nintendo Wii Play (9:30am-11:30am)
Please note: We will be closed December 24-27

Although we primarily cater to people age 55 and older, many of our events welcome adults age 18 and up. Just give us a call at 831-646-3878 or stop by to learn more. To download a calendar of activities for November as an Adobe PDF file, please click here. ...Read More