Old Monterey District Blog

Peter B’s Brewpub, located in Old Monterey behind the Portola Hotel & Spa, is offering a specialty cocktail for a limited time this summer. Created by one of Peter B’s bartenders, Jesus Martinez, "Jesus Juice" combines fruit flavors associated with summer such as limeade, cherry, and peach to create one-off batches. Each drink is unique!

Guests can inquire with their server or bartender about the “Jesus Juice” flavors available in the brewpub throughout the summer. Pictured here is a blend of vodka, peach schnapps, lemonade, cranberry juice, and lime.

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The Golden State Theatre property is located in Old Monterey with 26,000 square feet of mixed used space at the center of downtown with a historic designation. Live performances takes place in the theatre 4-5 nights a month. The rest of the property is fully occupied retail and office. This unique retail space is coming on the market for the first time in close to a decade (used by theatre operators prior). It is a must see opportunity for anyone in need of a large open floor space with some private offices as well. There is nothing like it in the downtown.

Located in the heart of Old Monterey on Alvarado Street. Terrific foot traffic from locals and tourists alike with loads of inexpensive parking garages within two short blocks. Also, free parking for 90 minutes in front of the property, making it ideal for retail shopping and other types of businesses such as dance studios, yoga classes, and more.

4,085 square feet are available; $1.75/SF per month. For details and showings, please e-mail Lori or call 650-339-6676 for details and showings.

If you are a Monterey County Hospitality Association member you will soon be receiving an announcement from the MCHA regarding the establishment and implementation of the Monterey County Hospitality Association Health and Welfare Trust. This Trust was implemented to afford the member companies access to high quality, affordable health insurance plans. The Trust plans are fully insured by United Healthcare. Additionally, the Trust has appointed the Monterey Hospitality Benefits Group, Inc. as the sole sales and service consultant for the health plans.

As a member of MCHA, these discounted rates and high quality plans are available to you. Give us a call to setup an appointment to learn about the plan rates, 831.920.2841.

You may also join Monterey Hospitality Benefits Group at our office at 480 Calle Principal, Suite 1 in Old Monterey to learn about the Health Trust and how you can start the enrollment process. These free information sessions will be held daily, June 26 - July 7, 3:30pm-6:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.

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We at Youth Arts Collective (YAC) are so proud of YACster Angela Bomarito, who recently accepted a six month position at the Walt Disney Company as a Digital Media Intern! Angela was always one of our most prolific painters - she started out focused on fine art, learned graphic arts at MPC, and was then accepted at CSUMB in 2016. You can see Angels's fabulous work on her website here. Congratulations, Angela!

YAC is a nonprofit, after school art studio and mentorship program for high school and college artists - brilliant and struggling, confident and fringe, multi-ethnic, multi-tempered, and over 40% financially challenged. They learn art, job, and life skills, and gain a healthy dose of self-esteem and gratitude along the way. YACsters learn to believe in themselves, take creative risk, and give back.

YAC provides supplies, studio space, art training, exhibition and commission opportunities, individual mentoring, and a community unlike any other. We’re open 4 hours a day, 6 days a week, year round.

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The Poke Lab and Seafood Watch

Posted on June 8th, 2017 by The Poke Lab

The Poke Lab is proud to be the first and only Seafood Watch compliant poke restaurant in Monterey County. We're partners with the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, so you can feel confident knowing you’re getting ocean-friendly seafood when you eat at our restaurant. Celebrate sustainability here at 475 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey.

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Shear Addiction Barbershop and Hair Studio is now auctioning off a $100 gift certificate donated by Home Away From Home Pet Spa in Monterey! 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Real Options for City Kids (ROCK), a non-profit organization which providers after school programs and academic support to children in need in San Francisco's Visitation Valley. Shear Addiction is located at 160 Webster Street in Old Monterey.

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