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Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 10:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay's Big Pumpkins: A Glance Back

Competitors are readying their 2015 entries; how did the 2014 gourds look? View gallery »

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 10:44 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Weigh-Off: A Look Back

Some scale-tippers were seen -- and hefted -- at the 2013 contest. View gallery »

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 6:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay: The Pumpkining Starts Early

Half Moon Bay: The Pumpkining Starts Early

Half Moon Bay pours Pumpkin Harvest Ale, offers pumpkin-y menu. Read »

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 9:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Beer vs. Wine in Half Moon Bay

Beer vs. Wine in Half Moon Bay

Can we all just get along? We can, and shall, over a delish, two-libation dinner. Read »

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay: Beyond the Big Pumpkins

Half Moon Bay: Beyond the Big Pumpkins

Yep, you're going to the famous fest to eye the biggies, but what else is going down? Read »

Saturday, Sep 14, 2013 at 7:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Big, Big, BIG Pumpkins of Half Moon Bay

Take a look back at some of the largest gourds to compete at the annual Half Moon... View gallery »

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy Birthday, Half Moon Bay Brewing

Happy Birthday, Half Moon Bay Brewing

It's a tasty 10th for one of the coast's coolest brewhouses. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 1:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay's Giant Pumpkins

Half Moon Bay's Giant Pumpkins

One of the country's best known gourd gatherings rolls out the big'ns. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay's Tour des Fleurs

Half Moon Bay's Tour des Fleurs

Get an inside look at the nurseries and farms of Half Moon Bay. Read »

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay Food & Wine Fare

Half Moon Bay Food & Wine Fare

It's a delicious Saturday of vinos and bites. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.