Category Archives: Entertainment

Hollywood climate clouded by CGI and comic book franchises

What was the last movie you saw in theaters? Maybe it was an award-worthy film like “La La Land” or “Moonlight,” but the chances are, you saw “Fantastic Beasts,” “Rogue…

Underground Forest closes doors to local bands, concert-goers

Located in the heart of the Barnyard in the Carmel Crossroads lies an empty art gallery. What was once a haven for teens and young adults to enjoy live music…

All ‘good’ things must come to an end: disastrous trends from 2016

As we watch 2016 dwindle in our rearview mirror, we can’t help but cling onto every last beautifully admirable trend that graced those months of peace, happiness, rainbows and puppies…

Girls ask boys: Sadie’s allows females to lead the way

The second semester is largely characterized by “promposals,” a friendly competition of sorts, in which students try to ask their dates in the most elaborately adorable fashion as possible. And…

Students share holiday traditions and cheer

As warm weather gives way to the cold, leaves start to fall off trees, shorts turn into jeans, and knit beanies reign over sunglasses, the onset of winter has begun,…

Krayniy puts musical dreams into play at young age

It is lunch, and while everyone is rushing out of their classrooms, eager to rendezvous with friends, one student lurks behind, sliding into the music room alone to light up…

No one’s clamming up about this chowder phenomenon

A tourist steps foot onto the Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. The first things he sees are the candy stores and the gift shops. A little bit further and he’s reached…

Chic ice cream shop speaks volumes to modernism, freshness

Downtown Monterey just got a little more interesting with the recent opening of a trendy ice cream parlor on Alvarado Street called Revival Ice & Cream, featuring a varied list…

Downtown Monterey Turns a page, Alvarado Street redesigned

In the past two years, downtown Monterey, specifically Alvarado Street, has been thoroughly revitalized by the Monterey Planning Office and by recently opened restaurants which attract the younger population, conference…

Residents ring in New Year with First Night celebration

As a kaleidoscope of activities, colors, lights, musical entertainment and performances unfolds during this year’s First Night Monterey, the streets of historic downtown Monterey are reawakened with a festive breath…