Gallery Depicts Rockaway Beach Stories

Gallery Depicts Rockaway Beach Stories

“I think the past informs the future. Rockaway Beach had amazing glory days in the past and the next generation can learn from this history to create an ever more vibrant and vital future.” Mike Arseneault A new gallery exhibit at The Hoffman Center in Manzanita...
Little White Church Antique Shop

Little White Church Antique Shop

Don’t be fooled by the name; there’s nothing little about the Little White Church Antique Shop. Except for maybe the parking lot. Both vintage and new items A trip through Rockaway Beach is worth a stop at this charming antique shop with both vintage and new items and...
A trip to Kelly’s Brighton Marina

A trip to Kelly’s Brighton Marina

If you’re going to go crabbing, you might as well do it right. Around here, that means a trip to Kelly’s Brighton Marina, where the crabs are contagious and the people are the friendliest. Located just four miles North of Rockaway Beach on Hwy 101, Kelly’s Brighton...
A Tragic Valentine’s Day Story

A Tragic Valentine’s Day Story

For many, February is the most romantic time of the year, with cards, chocolates and flowers handed out in groves. In Rockaway Beach, February has become a time of remembrance; for you see it was on Valentine’s Day 110 years ago that a 215-foot sailing vessel...
The ‘Best’ Archives

The ‘Best’ Archives

It was 1945. Rockaway Beach resident Don Best was just over a year old when he stood in the arms of his mother on top of the remains of the Emily G. Reed shipwreck for a picture. Back then, the remnants of the 110-year-old shipwreck were a more common sight on the...

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