Carbone's in August

Posted on August 4th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

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

Mondays: $4 margaritas
Tuesdays: $2 gin and tonics
Wednesdays: Ladies' Night
Thursdays: Military Appreciation Night
Fridays: Open dart boards
Saturdays: UFC Fight on August 7, $10 cover
Sundays: NFL Games & free BBQ

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

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Current Comics, located at 400 Lighthouse Avenue in New Monterey, encourages you to drop by our shop and make a donation to Operation Yellow Ribbon Monterey, which plans to send at least 1,000 care packages to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan in August. You can help in three ways: by donating cash, care package items (see below), and/or letters of encouragement to the troops.

The next deadline for donations is August 12, 2010 - in New Monterey, the drop-off point is Current Comics. If you wish to donate cash to help cover shipping costs, please make out a check to "ARC Operation: Care & Comfort". A letter or card of encouragement and support (unsealed) may also be dropped off at the shop, to be included in the shipment to our men and women far from home.

Items Suitable for Donation:
Suggested food and snack items include: individually wrapped hard candy (no chocolate); gum and mints; small packages of nuts, seeds, pretzels and cookies; granola bars and instant oatmeal; sweetened drink mixes, ground or instant coffee, cocoa, tea, sugar and sweetener packets; small pop-top tins of tuna or chicken (no pork products); canned fruit and fruit cocktails; non-refrigerated microwavable meals; dried fruit (no apricots); and beef jerky.

Suggested personal items include: hotel or travel-sized deodorant, shampoo, lotion, toothpaste and mouthwash; toothbrushes, dental floss and breath strips; disposable razors; eye drops and saline nose drops; unscented baby wipes, wet wipes, and small hand sanitizers; small Kleenex packets and Q-Tips; anti-fungal creams; Band-Aids, Gold Bond Medicated Foot Powder and moleskin cushions; non-aerosol air fresheners; new or used DVDs or CDs; AAA and AA batteries; disposable cameras; current paperback books and magazines; pens and AT&T worldwide/global phone cards. ...Read More

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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 August:

Mondays: Bingo (12:30pm-2:30pm)
Tuesdays: Bridge (12:30pm-3:30pm)
Wednesdays: Sewing (9:30am-4:30pm)
Thursdays: Thursday Matinee Movie (1pm)
Fridays: Public Computers Available (9am-4:30pm)

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 August as an Adobe PDF file, please click here. ...Read More

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

Monterey Council Weighs Makeover, Taxi Plans
by Kevin Howe
Monterey Herald, 07/19/10

Cloudy Vista: Bay View Elementary Charter Plans Hit Roadblock with Teacher Opposition
by Robin Urevitch
Monterey County Weekly, 07/22/10

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The New Monterey Business Association is pleased to announce that Mrs. DeLish's Cupcake Boutique has now opened in the Lighthouse District! Formerly available only in local farmers' markets, Mrs. DeLish's dynamic selection of cupcakes for every occasion can now be purchased at their new shop at 800 Lighthouse Avenue.

Each Mrs. DeLish's cupcake is handcrafted from the finest, freshest ingredients to create a lovely dessert for you to enjoy. Stop by and pick up a cupcake (or two...or three...) just for fun, or order cupcakes for your party, wedding, or get-together.

Come on down and try our classic flavors, such as chocolate/chocolate (a rich chocolate cake with fudge-y chocolate ganache), banana/caramel buttercream (real sour cream banana cake with caramel icing), carrot/cream cheese (carrots, golden raisins, candied pecans, and lots of spice dressed with cream cheese icing), and many more! Are you hungry yet?

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Carbone's in July

Posted on July 16th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

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

Mondays: Pingpong Tournament, 7:30pm
Tuesdays: $2 drink specials
Wednesdays: Ladies' Night
Thursdays: Military Appreciation Night
Fridays: Live music, 9pm (check the calendar for details)
Saturdays: Singles Mingle
Sundays: Free pool all day

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

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The NMBA is asking all member businesses to consider adding a link to LighthouseDistrict.net on your website. If you use e-mail newsletters to communicate with your customers, please also mention LighthouseDistrict.net in your newsletters.

Adding our link to your website and e-newsletters is an easy way to spread the word about the NMBA's great website, and everyone profits from the increased publicity!

And don't forget, if you have events or special sales happening at your business, be sure to post them on LighthouseDistrict.net. If you have any questions or want your information posted for you, please e-mail [email protected].

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