SCCA National Championships

Photo Courtesy of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca While much of the nation’s automotive focus is pointed to the Monterey Peninsula during Car week in August, in recent years the hardcore racing fan’s appetite has been satisfied with a bevy of races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The world famous track has played host to the…

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The Fourth Annual Monterey Beer Garden – Brews, Views & More!

It’s beer at its crafty, sudsy and tasty best; outdoors and all over! The Monterey Beer Garden is back for its fourth annual installment and this year is shaping up to be best yet. The hop-based festivities start at high noon and run until 4pm this Saturday, September 27, 2014. The event features 15 of…

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Peter B’s Brews & Bites Contest

And the Winner Is…IPA Braised Carnitas Over Polenta Cakes by Camilla Mann Peter B’s Brews & Bites Contest During the month of July Peter B’s Brewpub held one of the coolest contests around town! Rookie chef’s where challenged to design an original recipe for an appetizer incorporating one of the brewpub’s original craft beers. Three…

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August Happenings On & Around the Monterey Bay

No matter what weekend you decide to make Monterey your summer getaway, chances are there’s a festival just waiting for you to enjoy.  With everything from the Scottish and Greek Festivals to the Watsonville Strawberry Festival, there’s no shortage of good food, fun entertainment and great excitement to be had! Start off with a weekend…

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Live Music By The Bay

The Monterey Peninsula has always been known for its musical roots. Festivals have been an integral part of Monterey Bay culture since the 1950’s and the region is quickly becoming a must-visit for some of the biggest names around!  With headliners playing nearly every single weekend, why not make the trip to Monterey and not…

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Staycations are the Best!

Calling all exhausted parents, worn out families, and couples in need of a romantic rendezvous in the 831; this post is for you! Just because there’s no time for an actual vacation doesn’t mean that you don’t deserve a break.  Monterey’s Portola Hotel and Spa is here to provide the perfect solution!  Why not skip…

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