Pick up some great early Christmas gifts or shop for fall necessities at Monument Board Shop (1402 Grand Ave. in the Spencer’s Market and Applebee’s shopping center in Arroyo Grande, and 8155 El Camino Real in Atascadero). They have it all—from your boarding needs to your clothing wants. With a stylish ambiance and staff, Monument is a model for skate and surf shops. Info: monumentboardshop.com or call 473-1144 or 466-8696
SeaVenture Restaurant, atop the SeaVenture Resort in Pismo Beach, has a spectacular view of dunes, hard-packed sand beaches, and the Pismo Pier. This eatery, with its center bar, presents a new fall/winter menu starting Nov. 6. Chef Paul Novak, cooks up cuisine inspired by the southeastern United States and pairs it with Central Coast wines. SeaVenture is located at 100 Ocean View Ave. near downtown Pismo, off of Dolliver Street. There’s live music on various nights and afternoons, and brunch on Sundays. Info:
773-3463 or www.seaventure.com.
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