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Center Diamond in Cannon Beach
From Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
Quilting on the Coast
Today, quilting is more than creating the beloved bedspread. Quilting has expanded to become a contemporary art form that adorns our homes in a variety of ways and is displayed in galleries. With a stunning kaleidoscope of fabrics available at quilt specialty shops up and down the coast, shoppers will find a variety of supplies and resources to fuel their......[read more]
 
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    • A Legacy Like No Other: Authors Jan and Jack McGowan share the story of Oregon's public beach access in new book titled The Oregon Coast, A Legacy Like No Other. Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • Shopping on the Oregon Coast: Your fall and winter guide to the best shopping on the Oregon Coast Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • Top Shop: Center Diamond in Cannon Beach earns top shop honor from Quilt Sampler magazine. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • The Best of Lincoln City Shopping: Ideally positioned between Oregon's north and central coasts, the Lincoln City retail scene shines as bright as a lighthouse beacon. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • Top Shops in Astoria: Downtown Astoria offers a shopping experience that reflects both the heritage and hipness of this coastal community Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Old Town, Fresh Shops: Old Town Florence blends its historic mill town roots with fresh beach flavor and great shopping against the backdrop of the Siuslaw River Bridge, a stunning 1936 Art Deco span designed by Conde McCullough. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Shopping Treasures: There's a lot of good shopping on the Oregon Coast, but these one-of-a-kind shops offer treasures special and rare along with a unique experience. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Quilting on the Coast: Today, quilting is more than creating the beloved bedspread. Quilting has expanded to become a contemporary art form that adorns our homes in a variety of ways and is displayed in galleries. With a stunning kaleidoscope of fabrics available at quilt specialty shops up and down the coast, shoppers will find a variety of supplies and resources to fuel their passion and creativity. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
    • Doggie Destinations That Will Knock Their Spots Off: Whether Susie Splendiferous needs a new tutu or Spottydog wants home-baked treats, here are six places on the Coast that get drool endorsements, tail thumps and four enthusiastic paws up. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2014
    • Best of Old Town Bandon Shopping: Discover boutiques, galleries and tasty treats in Old Town Bandon's shopping district. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2014
    • Hand-Crafted Furniture at Cook Gallery in Port Orford: Furniture maker Rick Cook has been creating hand crafted furniture in Port Orford for 30 years and counting. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2014
    • The Coast's Best Bookstores: In today's world of e-readers, successful bookstores are filling a void. On the Oregon Coast, four bookstores, with local-interest titles, cozy nooks and proprietors ready with suggestions, are havens for book lovers. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Best of Lincoln City Shopping: From vibrant shopping districts to unique shops scattered to the edges of town, and one of the Northwest's best outlet malls, shopping can easily occupy any visitor's itinerary in Oregon's coastal town of Lincoln City. With Lincoln City's plethora of shops, it's easy to imagine the old adage "So many stores, so little time" was invented there. With all that shopping, your biggest problem will be making time for the beach. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Sweet Spot: Sample your way through one of the South Coast's classic sweet stops, Cranberry Sweets, a coastal destination for candy lovers for four decades. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2013
    • Found Objects: Antiquing in Lincoln City: With more than a dozen shops, over 80 dealers and the annual Antique Week 10-day celebration each February, Lincoln City is a popular destination for collectors and antique-seekers. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • Business Profile: Cleanline Surf Shop: Not only a surfer's paradise but also a Northwest Coast surf tradition. Appeared in Online Extras Summer 2012
    • Business Profile: Seaside Factory Outlet Center: Designer labels and national name brands at factory-direct prices. Appeared in Online Extras Summer 2012
    • Seaside's Carousel Mall: Shop, eat, play arcade games and ride an old-fashioned carousel under one roof. Appeared in Online Extras Summer 2012
    • A Textured Touch from Sesame + Lilies in Cannon Beach: Sesame and Lilies in Cannon Beach captures the spirit of the beach with a charming collection of textures and colors certain to delight a shopper's senses. Appeared in Online Extras Spring 2012
    • Shop & Stroll in Seaside: Seaside is a shopper's paradise offering everything from high-end brand names to artisan-made wares from funky eclectic shops. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2012
    • A World of Chocolate: Discover the world through chocolate at the Chocolate Cafe in Cannon Beach. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2011
    • Clever Conversions: Astoria is home to a handful of shops that give you a glimpse of the past and a real look at creative re-purposing, recycling and re-using. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2011
    • Pedal Pushers: The coast offers some great opportunities for bicycle enthusiasts, as well as some great bike shops to explore on your travels. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2011
    • Tempered Steele: Jewelry artist Deb Steele incorporates gold, gems, pearls and even beach glass in her wearable art. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2011
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