Category Archives: Main Street Half Moon Bay

Welcome to Main Street in old Half Moon Bay

Thank you, Tony Pera, for the photo. Tony, almost single-handedly returned the Ocean View Lodge in the IOOF building on Main Street, back to its former glory. You can’t imagine how many hours and days of his private time he … Continue reading

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Yesteryear: Main Street Half Moon Bay

(Photo: Courtesy Larry Teixeira)

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Beautiful Half Moon Bay Day

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Missing Bev

I went to Cunha’s in town yesterday and bought a steak–Burt grilled it, really great. But no Bev. Not the same when Bev’s not there. (Photo is of the original Cunha’s Country Store on Main Street)

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The Birth of Buffalo Shirt

Bob Mascall was handsome as a movie star and the founder of one of the coolest stores in Half Moon Bay in the late 1970s. Called Buffalo Shirt, which was clever enough, Bob, a manly and very married man, learned … Continue reading

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George's Toggery

George’s Toggery in Half Moon Bay was a favorite Main Street landmark because the historic hitching post on the street outside reminded locals that horse and carriages once carried folks to town to shop.

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Main Street MakeOver–Half Moon Bay Inn: Before and After

On my way to the Half Moon Bay Bakery on Main Street (for a twist w/sesame seeds), I saw the makeover of the old Half Moon Bay Inn. For fun, here’s the before and after pictures of the Half Moon … Continue reading

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