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Sweet Shop in Gearhart is sold

The Sweet Shop has a new owner.

Traci Williams, who has owned the shop on Pacific Way for the past several years, announced the $1.05 million sale on Tuesday.

Beat the heat by living in an ice cream shop on the Oregon coast

Let this cool fact wash over you as you battle summer’s sizzling heat: More ice cream is produced and devoured in the United States than any other country in the world, making it convenient to enjoy the frozen treat. Here’s an even easier way: Live in an ice cream shop on the Oregon coast. Sweet […]

Restaurants plan for Valentine’s Day

Around the North Coast, restaurants are preparing to celebrate Valentine’s Day by serving themed treats and offering special discounts. While you can’t go wrong with where you choose to get takeout to celebrate this holiday — Coast Weekend spotlighted what a few local spots have in store for the holiday.

Coast Weekend Road Trip: Gearhart

Throughout the 20th century, families from metropolitan areas regularly spent summers in Gearhart, soaking in the town’s peaceful atmosphere of pristine beaches, quiet streets and small-town charm.

The same simplicity and untamed beauty of nature that appealed to travelers of the past continues to draw tourists to the quaint, primarily residential community today.

Businesses honored for economic, community impact

SEASIDE — Clatsop Economic Development Resources, the local business advocacy group, on Thursday honored the economic and community impact of several local businesses. Nate and Zach Adamson, owners of Adamson Bros. Jiu Jitsu Academy in Seaside, were honored for strengthening the community and promoting personal development through martial arts since 2008. The brothers commented on […]

Newcomers: No dues, no politics just fun

Ellie Ludy moved to Gearhart from northern California in 2016. “Everyone was very nice,” she said, speaking from a place she jokes is her alternative living room, namely the leather sofa at Sweet Shop in Gearhart. “Although everyone was very nice, it was hard to develop meaningful connections.” She spoke of the isolation of the […]

Seaside Chamber celebrates South County businesses

Seaside’s business community came together at the Times Theatre, Thursday, Jan. 14, to celebrate accomplishments of businesses large and small alike. Brew 22 Coffee walked off with “Business of the Year,” winning an internet campaign judged by the public. The secret to their success? Brian Owen, executive director of the Seaside Chamber of Commerce, which […]

Sweet Shop serves up new tradition

With the building’s history spanning decades of different establishments, owner of Pops Sweet Shop Cindy Anderson decided to sell her Gearhart business of nearly 15 years. In 2016 during a visit to Gearhart, Traci Williams passed the shop with its for sale sign posted in the window and a friend suggested she buy the place; […]