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    Friday, September 09, 2016
    By Donna Tabbert Long On the California coast, Carmel-by-the-Sea honors its charming history and windswept location. It was 5:30 in the afternoon and “Yappy Hour” was winding down at the Cypress Inn. Two well-behaved Shih Tzus, dressed alike in tulle skirts and hair bows, were settling into what looked like a baby carriage. A beautiful black Lab stretched out on the floor, having ...read more
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    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    By Michael Bauer Andre’s Bouchee: Earlier this year, Benoit Petel took over the kitchen of this classic French bistro and started adding a modern perspective to the menu. While Petel offers such dishes as gnocchi with Monterey Bay abalone mushrooms and seaweed; and crispy sweetbreads in a foie gras sauce, he also has a feel for the classics: an excellent French onion soup; mussels steamed ...read more
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    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    By Mark C. Anderson Tasting rooms are relatively new to Carmel, with vintner Jack Galante pioneering the idea in the 2003. Fittingly, Galante’s great-grandfather was also a pioneer: J. Frank Devendorf was one of Carmel’s founders. There has since been a boom of tasting rooms, taking the number past 20 and prompting the city to place a moratorium on them. Here are seven small-batch, ...read more
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    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    By Mark C. Anderson With more than 35 percent of the population over 65, it’s not surprising that Carmel has never had much of a nightlife, but for a moment, the bar scene in Carmel was looking dark. In the space of a few weeks last year, it lost an institution when Jack London’s closed, and the city’s most popular bar when locally owned Brophy’s was bought out by a hotel ...read more
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    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    By Mark C. Anderson When it comes to four-legged travelers, Carmel goes dog wild. Pets are welcome nearly everywhere, with water bowls, biscuits and biodegradable bags at most locations. There are high-end creature comforts too, from spa treatments to surf lessons. Dog-friendly patios proliferate, some 25 hotels cater to canines, and steak tartare even appears on some dog menus. Carmel Beach: A ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    World-renowned Carmel-by-the-Sea has inspired artists, sparked romances, and attracted celebrities for decades. Rated a top-10 destination in the U.S. year after year, Carmel-by-the-Sea is a European-style village nestled above a picturesque white-sand beach where everything is within walking distance from your hotel or inn. From performing arts and cultural activities to hundreds of Carmel shops, ...read more
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    Monday, August 01, 2016
    by Peter Schlesinger No. 15: Carmel-by-the-Sea "A village in a forest overlooking a white sand beach," says the town plan for Carmel-by-the-Sea, founded as an arts colony in 1916. Fast forward a hundred years and the bohemian beach town has stayed true to its word, with storybook houses, charming inns, and top-notch art galleries. A popular stopover for roadtrippers on California’s ...read more
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    Monday, August 01, 2016
    These are just some of the words that best describe the gorgeous Central California coastal destination of Carmel, California. Secret courtyards, art galleries galore, and exquisite cuisine are around every corner. A special thanks to Monta Potter, President and CEO of the Carmel Chamber of Commerce for sharing a glimpse into all of the activities, events, and colorful history of Carmel. Enjoy ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CELEBRATE FATHER'S DAY WITH A DAD OUTING Local run/walk offers an opportunity to pay tribute to a loved one Run in the name of love with, or for, your dad this Father's Day. A special tribute race commemorating dads, moms, kids and anyone who's special in your life, will be held in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Sunday morning, June 19. "Run in the Name of Love," ...read more
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    Sunday, May 01, 2016
    In preparation for the busy summer season, the Carmel Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center is hosting an open house on Friday, June 3 from 4-6 pm. The visitor center is located on San Carlos between 5th and 6th above the Hog’s Breath Inn. All Carmel businesses should send their permanent and temporary summer staff to the visitor center for refreshments and networking. The Carmel Chamber ...read more
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    Friday, April 08, 2016
    CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (April 8, 2016) – Every dog has his day, particularly if he or she is visiting Carmel-by-the-Sea, which has long earned its reputation as one of the most pooch-pampering towns in America. There’s good reason, too, as inns, shops and restaurants are famous for rolling out the red carpet for their four-legged visitors, making them feel as special on the road as ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 22, 2016
    A panel of experts picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Katie Dillon (La Jolla Mom), Veronica Hill (California Travel Tips) and Walter McLeod (Clean Beaches Coalition,) were chosen based on their extensive beach knowledge and experience. Other West Coast Beach nominees included East Beach in Santa Barbara, Kaunaoa Beach on the Big Island, ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 01, 2016
    By David Armstrong Salt air refreshes and invigorates me as I stroll the white sands of Carmel Beach with my wife, Georgina. We greet a dozen other walkers and joggers, and are entertained by a half-dozen dogs frolicking in the foaming surf. Massive waves roll into Carmel Bay from the Pacific and break on rocks. The sun peeks through morning clouds, revealing swatches of blue sky. Read the full ...read more
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    Monday, December 07, 2015
    Carmel is for Romantics…and their Dogs By Barbara Barrielle The charming hamlet of Carmel-by-the-Sea has everything a couple could need or want…and a place for their pups. It is a walking town so park, clip on a leash and head out to taste wines at the many tasting rooms that dot the Village. You will see indicators that Carmel is for foodies, wine aficionados and dog owners. There is no shortage ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 01, 2015
    Aven tura soñada en California POR LEILA COBO De cabalgata en la arena Dejo Big Sur con sueños de alquilar por un año una remota cabaña para escribir un libro. Pero las pequeñas y encantadoras ciudades del norte también llaman al asombro. Almorzamos en Carmel-by-the-Sea. Situada en el mar y con acceso peatonal a casi todo, es una exuberante colonia de artistas llena de restaurantes, galerías y ...read more
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    Sunday, October 04, 2015
    Carmel's Culinary Gala has an Extra Reason to Celebrate this Year By Julie Hatfield Before September 23, residents of Carmel-By-The-Sea loved to go up to their hilltop mission to reflect, attend mass, meditate and just enjoy the famous dramatic sunsets over Carmel Bay. For years, they also chose the courtyard next to the basilica for their annual culinary gala, Taste of Carmel. This year, though, ...read more
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    Monday, July 20, 2015
    Carmel: Your Double Date Golf Escape By Marika Flatt If you're a golfer, you likely have Pebble Beach Golf Club on your bucket list, which makes Carmel-by-the-Sea a golfer's paradise. Charmel, as I like to call it, is a popular destination for Texans because, well, who wouldn't want to experience the charm of a place by the sea? And we've got the recipe for your ideal escape: grab your golf buddy ...read more
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    Monday, June 29, 2015
    Battle for Monterey County's Best Restaurant Block, Part II: Mission Street in Carmel By Mark Anderson Not too long ago Conde Nast ranked Carmel number seven in its list of Best American Cities for Foodies, ahead of Portland, Austin, Healdsburg, Santa Fe, Boston, Seattle and Las Vegas. And—breaking news—Carmel is tiny. One square mile tiny. So when the Weekly set out to find the most dense and ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 03, 2015
    Carmel Chic By Michael Hiller You don't come to Carmel to spend the day in a spa or lounge by the hotel pool. You come to be wowed. You come to hike along it's rugged coastline, explore it's leafy passaeways and stare out it's wave-lashed horizon. Even when it is swaddled in fog and raked by wind, you're happy here. Ever since 1602, when Carmelite friars surveyed this Monterey Peninsula hilltop ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    Golf Getaway By Krista Minard The Ocean backdrops almost any golf course on the Monterey/Carmel peninsula. Let that be your invitation to play. The bay, the ocean, the forest and the greens combine to make the Monterey peninsula one of the finest golf destinations in the world. Three hours from Sacramento, it’s not exactly in our backyard, but it’s close enough for an easy weekend getaway. Go ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 25, 2015
    The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in California When thinking of California, many visitors are familiar with cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. The Golden State is also home to many picturesque small towns and villages that will inspire every visitor. We've put together a list of some of the loveliest places to be found in California, from coastal charmers to mountain beauties. ...read more
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    Monday, February 09, 2015
    My Top 10 Artsy American Towns By Steve Winston Art, they say, is a personal matter. And what's "High Art" to one person could, of course, be "junk" to another. But what about "artsy" towns? Here are my favorite ones in America. What are yours...? #6: CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, CALIFORNIA Carmel is a work of art in itself...a pastel seaside village filled with Old Spanish buildings of stucco, with lush ...read more
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    Thursday, February 05, 2015
    20 Cities For an Affordable Valentine's Day Getaway By Lindsey Carlton With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, finding the perfect getaway destination is usually tough on your wallet. Between booking the best bed-and-breakfast to planning affordable activities, the cost adds up pretty quickly. Yet despite the expense, you want to make sure your loved one feels special and has an amazing ...read more
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    Thursday, November 27, 2014
    The Top 10 Best Places for the Holidays in the U.S. Have Enough Holiday Spirit for the Whole Country By Lucia Peters Now that Thanksgiving is here, the winter holiday season is about to kick into high gear — so why not usher in its arrival by checking out the top 10 places in America for holiday cheer? As part of their America’s Favorite Places survey, Travel and Leisure collected data from ...read more
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    Saturday, November 22, 2014
    A Perfect Day in Carmel By Jim Harrington, San Jose Mercury News Many travelers use Carmel-by-the-Sea as a base for exploring the greater area, taking in such nearby attractions as the always-fascinating Monterey Bay Aquarium and picturesque Point Lobos. I get that. Yet I also understand why someone might never want to leave once they set foot in this lovely European-style village. It offers just ...read more
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