Category Archives: Entertainment

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…

Shocking truths they won’t tell you about going viral

The faint sound of Rae Sremmurd’s song “Black Beatles” drifts through the hallway, and students are seen crowded around a smartphone watching the video of people frozen in action. In…

From New York to your front door, Tommy will rock you to Pieces

Tommy Castellanos shreds out a chord on his guitar, Joe Johnson gives his bass one more pluck before muting the strings, and Kevin ¨Bagel¨ Nagle pounds his drums into oblivion…

You don’t know Jack: Clifford brings light to CHS theater

The next time the Carmel High School theater hosts some convicted witches or perhaps a film about fracking that gives an AP Chem class a little change of pace, take…

Shoe Game loss still most rewarding part of PG experience

Pacific Grove students have never been known for their optimism. That may be why a recent survey shows that P.G. students count the recent Shoe Game loss as one of…

Say Amen to Ramen: Japanese restaurant wows with flavor

Alvarado Ramen, the newest addition to downtown Monterey, combines a laid-back atmosphere, authentic Japanese cooking and fast service to create what is quickly becoming one of the more popular dining…

Roadside restaurant offers quiet setting, loud character

Forty minutes south of Carmel is a quaint, modern cafe-style restaurant by the name of the Big Sur Roadhouse, a picturesque destination for a tasty meal in a relaxed and…

Get your punk on, we’re going back to the early 2000s

Green Day recently released its 12th studio album “Revolution Radio,” which was immediately downloaded onto my phone because I couldn’t wait to get my hands—ears?—on it. Overall, the album is…