Covid-19

Pearl Hour's New Seasonal Cocktail Menu

Pearl Hour, your neighbor bar that is temporarily a bottle delivery service, is now offering cocktail kits for new seasonal drinks such as Starburst, Gardenia, and Soft Candy. This is in addition to our Spritz Menu, Classic Cocktail Menu, and House Specials.

Order today for delivery tomorrow! We operate seven days a week. Phone us at 831-229-4132 or DM us through Instagram @pearl_hour. View our entire delivery menu on our website.

Social Distancing Solutions and Services from Chic Event Rentals

As we navigate these unprecedented times, locally owned Chic Event Rentals is ready to provide solutions and services to meet new social distancing standards. Give us a call at 831-375-1055.

Let us help you brainstorm a solution for: providing protection from the elements for curbside pickups or customer queues; creating extra space for break rooms or office space; adding heating and/or lighting to an existing outdoor space; expanding dining, reception, and event spaces; and staging an event that's moved from indoors to outdoors.

Seasonal Specials at American Burger

American Burger is happy to announce our new Seasonal Specials, featuring Alfredo Pasta with chicken, salmon, or shrimp, and our Hearty Meal with grilled chicken, grilled salmon, or New York steak.

Located at 738 Lighthouse Ave, we're open for pick-up, take-out, and delivery. Phone us at 831-373-7573.

#HappyMontereySardines Participatory Art Project from Play Full Ground

#HappyMontereySardines is the first online participatory art project by Monterey-based socially engaged artist Mai Ryuno, owner of the Lighthouse District's own Play Full Ground. And she wants you to participate! This photo project is a way of creating a healthy, supportive, and joyous community by sharing, connecting, and caring. Join in the fun - details are here .

Paper Wing Theatre: GoFundMe Campaign & Dinner Theatre Update

Paper Wing Theatre Company has a big announcement to make...We're moving! Paper Wing has plans to eventually open a full Theatre Supper Club at 711 Cannery Row for upscale dinners and shows. But, for now, we will be opening the kitchen within the next three weeks for takeout and delivery.

Food will be delivered by costumed actors as we create the new concept of "Dinner and a Show to GO!" Our menu will be California coastal cuisine, serving lunch and dinner with breakfast options on weekends.

Want to support Paper Wing in these uncertain times? We now have a GoFundMe page which is helping pay our theater's bills and maintenance and allowing us to distribute donations to our actors and crew in need.

Fashion Trade Boutique Reopens for Curbside Pickup

Fashion Trade Boutique is now open for curbside pickup Fridays-Sundays and by appointment. Consider boutique owner Kim Lawson your personal shopper while our doors are closed to foot traffic.

Please e-mail , DM via Facebook or Instagram , or phone 831-682-3740 to ask about items available in the shop. Fashion Trade is located at 554 Lighthouse Ave.

Document Your Pandemic Experiences for Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library wishes to capture and preserve our community's experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this Together: Community Voices sets out to document our community's experiences during the pandemic through writing and art.

Become part of this historical record by submitting your poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoir, reflections, photographs or artwork. All forms of expression document how we cope, survive, and live as our lives have changed. These submissions will document our experiences and become a historical record for future generations.

Cat's Meow Window Is Boarded Up but We're Open for Curbside Pickup!

Cat's Meow vintage fashion store has begun getting product out onto the internet through Poshmark and will start posting more on Instagram . We're now offering curbside pickup for all local online orders and gift certificates.

Two weeks ago, a driver crashed into our display window. Despite the damage, we are keeping our head up and hopes high! Call us at 831-393-2287, visit us online, and pick up your latest Cat's Meow fashion finds at 601 Lighthouse Ave.

Intermittent Fasting - Online Workshop from Boxing Strong

How many times have we heard of intermittent fasting? Despite being so popular, many of us have not yet brought up the courage to deprive ourselves from much yearned-for meal time. Boxing Strong invites you to join us for a...

Donate to Monterey Bay Aquarium's Special Fund

While Monterey Bay Aquarium remains closed to the public, your favorite animals and exhibits are still receiving the highest level of care. But since closing our doors to protect our visitors, staff, and marine life during the COVID-19 pandemic, we've suffered a 100% loss of admissions revenue and we need your help as we face a huge funding shortfall of over $40 million.

Please consider a donation to help us bridge this crisis and come out stronger and more connected than before. Your gift to our Special Fund for the Aquarium will be put to work immediately to feed and care for our animals, clean the jelly displays to make sure the live cams are crystal clear, and to maintain this special place we've built together over the past 35 years. Thank you.

Hula's Island Grill Reopens for Take-Out

Hula's Island Grill is now open for carry-out! Favorites like coconut shrimp rolls, fish tacos, and even select tiki drinks, beer, and wine are available to-go. Visit our website to view the entire menu, then give us a call at 831-655-4852 to place your order and pay by credit card.

Mermaid Spritz from Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour's Mermaid Spritz cocktail kit is now available for delivery for $50. In this kit, you’ll receive a bottle of Liquore delle Sirene, made by herbalist Elisa Carta in the Lake Garda region of northern Italy, paired with our favorite Prosecco made by the Bronca sisters in Valdobbiandene. Order today for delivery tomorrow! Phone us at 831-229-4132.

Support New Monterey's Play Full Ground

Play Full Ground supports everyone's creative journey to discover their full potential, inspiring the community through creative activities. Here's how YOU can support Play Full Ground and keep creativity, vibrancy, and socially-engaged art in New Monterey...

1. Purchase colorful, locally made sardine pillows; 2. purchase ocean or farm-themed items including t-shirts and tote bags; 3. invite artist Mai Ryuno to help you develop your creativity ; and 4. visit Play Full Ground's YouTube page full of fun videos and watch and/or subscribe. Contact Play Full Ground today!

Special Products and Services from Pixels Graphic Design

Locally owned Pixels Graphic Design is ready to help businesses and families during the shelter-in-place order. Special products include graduation banners and yard signs, sanitation notices, to-go menus, and vinyl floor stickers for social distancing.

The Pixels team is now available by telephone and for virtual appointments. For more information, including pricing, please visit our website .

Lilify's Online Store: Get 15% Off

Now through Mother's Day, May 10, save 15% off your entire purchase at Lilify's online shop using code "LILIFYLOVE".

Spending springtime in shelter, we are abundantly aware of the people in our lives who show us constant kindness and care: our teachers, therapists, trainers, essential workers, and dearest friends and family. We invite you to acknowledge these caregivers with a little Lilify love.

At Lilify's online shop , we offer soaps and lotions, candles, jewelry, locally handmade aprons, fashion and accessories, and homeware.

Current Comics' Online Store: Back Issues, Current Issues, Action Figures!

Current Comics has just added 300+ back issues (from late 1950s - early 1990s) to our online store. Plus we have all the current issues, graphic novels, and Funko POP action figures from the store shelves on on the website, too.

That's right, you can order it all online and get it shipped to you wherever you are. Because who doesn't need a little fun right now?!

Monterey County: Face Coverings Required in Public

The Monterey County Health Officer has announced that all people over age 12 must wear face masks or face coverings in public beginning at 12:01am on Thursday, April 30. (Parents and guardians please note: children age 2 and under MUST NOT wear face coverings.)

Reusable cloth face masks are encouraged. The use of medical masks, such as N-95 respirators and surgical masks, are discouraged because there is a shortage of those in the marketplace and health care workers and first responders need them.

Find links here to the County Health Officer's full order and FAQs in both English and Spanish.

Taqueria del Mar Reopens in New Monterey

Taqueria del Mar has recently reopened for take-out and pick-up orders! Whether you're a fan of the squid burrito, the chicken enchilada, the fish sope, or the artichoke taco, it's great news.

This family-run restaurant has been feeding happy New Monterey residents and guests for decades at 530 Lighthouse Ave.

Buy Meow Money Gift Tokens from Cat's Meow

Do you miss spending time at New Monterey's vintage clothing store, Cat's Meow? Yeah, we do, too. It's fun! But while we're sheltering in place in Monterey County, you can still support Cat's Meow and help owner Melinda Collis pay the bills by purchasing Meow Money gift tokens, which you can spend when Cat's Meow re-opens its doors.

Buy some Meow Money for yourself, for your best friend, for that nice person next door! Just e-mail Melinda.