Say “Cheese” -Top 5 Spots for Taking Pics in Monterey

  Need that perfect pic for your next Instagram post? Looking to make your friends green with envy about your latest adventure? Well, if you’re looking for some recommendations on the perfect Monterey Bay backdrop for your next selfie or travel photo, then you check out our Top Five recommendations!   Bixby Bridge, Big Sur…

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2018 Is All About Fun, Fun & More Fun

It’s All Right Here  Happy New Year! We are so thankful for all our readers and are thrilled to announce that we have officially changed the name of Central Coast Living to It’s All Right Here! And with that – we are about to focus on fun, fun and more fun in 2018! We polled…

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Yoga & Beer? Namast-YAY!

Grab a friend and meditate, move and flow with a 90-minute yoga class in the tranquil, outdoor Cottonwood Plaza at the Portola Hotel & Spa, followed by craft beer at Monterey’s original craft brewery, Peter B’s Brewpub.   Peter B’s and the Portola Hotel have partnered with Monterey-based Yogi, Kate Balog for a Yoga +…

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Plan Your Next Monterey Moment

Summer may be underway, but there’s still plenty of time to plan that much-needed vacation to beautiful Monterey! Easily accessible by car or plane, the Monterey Peninsula is the ultimate playground for kids and grown-ups alike! Whether you’re seeking a peaceful getaway focused around food, wine and spa days or one for the family full…

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Good Old Fashioned Fun

Sometimes the best memories stem from our childhood. For me, one of those memories that I forever cherish is my family’s annual outing to the Monterey County Fair. From pony rides to every food imaginable available on a stick, winning a lucky goldfish to rides that made me dizzy for days – my fair experiences…

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New Eats & Brews at Peter B’s Brewpub

Sometimes a cold beer and amazing pub fare is all this girl needs to make her happy! And that’s easy to achieve at Peter B’s Brewpub. Head Brewer, Justin Rivard, has been debuting an array of new brews including his most recent IPA, the Tropic Maelstrom brewed with pounds of fresh pineapple, passionfruit and Heull…

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Camille’s Gentle Cleanse, Guest Post by Camille Malcolm, Spa on the Plaza

When was the last time you craved a salad? If you can’t remember, it might be time to realign your eating habits with a cleanse. One of the many benefits to a cleanse is that unhealthy cravings diminish afterwards. Even a short, 3 day cleanse is a reboot to your system and need not be difficult. Ready to take the challenge? Begin with stocking your…

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Summertime Inspiration at Jacks Restaurant & Lounge

Fresh caught, locally sourced and inspired by the summer season are the main ingredients in Jacks Restaurant & Lounge new seasonal menu. From fresh caught Monterey Bay Calamari to Filet Mignon, Day Boat Scallops to Alaskan Halibut, don’t miss out on trying the Summer Menu at Jacks! AND…make sure to take advantage of Jacks summer promo –…

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Bicycling Your Way Through Monterey

The Monterey Bay area is such a pedestrian and bike-friendly region and really, there is no better way to experience all the area has to offer than by bike. With a variety of trails for all levels along the coast or in the woods, you can experience the best of Monterey. If traveling without your…

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A Hop, Skip & a Jump – Exploring Fisherman’s Wharf

One of Monterey’s most cherished landmarks is Old Fisherman’s Wharf, located just steps from the Portola Hotel & Spa. Home to gift shops, galleries, seafood restaurants and markets as well as numerous boat tours, exploring family-friendly Fisherman’s Wharf is a must stop during your next Monterey Bay getaway. As you walk along the Wharf make…

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