Kevin Dwyer

Native Islander and Successful Entrepreneur Heather Jaynes has Transformed the Willowtree and has Added a New Store, Hidden Gem

Native Islander and Successful Entrepreneur Heather Jaynes has Transformed the Willowtree and has Added a New Store, Hidden Gem

Heather Jaynes is your classic entrepreneur. She started cleaning houses on Bainbridge Island when she was 19 years old to pay her way through college. That effort morphed into a commercial cleaning services firm that later spawned a line of …

Acquistion of former Comcast Property Adds to Strawberry Hill Park’s Concept Plan; Trillium Run on Tap May 11

Our parks continue to grow. The Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District recently added 9.2 acres to Strawberry Hill Park, acquiring the former Comcast (better known as Xfinity) property east of the park on High School Road.  

The

Island Tidbits: Bainbridge Named Top Small Town, Paws Gala, Crescendo Concert, First Friday Art Walk

Island Tidbits: Bainbridge Named Top Small Town, Paws Gala, Crescendo Concert, First Friday Art Walk

 

As most of us know, the West is home to some of the most charming and scenic small towns in the country, hosting amazing art communities, tons of outdoor adventure opportunities, and top-notch dining options.

Bainbridge Island has been …

Never Heard of Mason Bees? Check out a Presentation this Sunday and see What They can do for Your Garden

Never Heard of Mason Bees? Check out a Presentation this Sunday and see What They can do for Your Garden

Did you know that just 250 Blue Orchard Mason Bees can accomplish the same pollination work as about 40,000 honeybees? And that our local parks are home to these fabulous little creatures?

Join the Bainbridge Island Parks and Trails Foundation

What’s all that Croaking You’re Hearing in Your Neighborhood? It’s the Soothing Sound of Chorus Frogs

The recent day or so of cold, gray and wet weather notwithstanding, spring has sprung on Bainbridge Island and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Early growing flowers like daffodils are blooming, birds are returning to nest, squirrels are coming out of …

Island Tidbits: Madison Ave. Improvements, Earth Month Activities, Jazz for Bike Park, Women’s Clothing Equity, Daffodils’ Smile, and More

Island Tidbits: Madison Ave. Improvements, Earth Month Activities, Jazz for Bike Park, Women’s Clothing Equity, Daffodils’ Smile, and More

Non-Motorized Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Madison Avenue

If you’ve driven in or around Downtown Winslow lately, you’ve probably already noticed that work has begun on the so-called Madison Ave Non-Motorized and Sewer Improvement Bundled Project. The infrastructure project is expected …

“All of Us”: Amabile Choir to Hold Not One, But Two Spring Concerts this Coming Weekend

“All of Us”: Amabile Choir to Hold Not One, But Two Spring Concerts this Coming Weekend

Former Islander Anne Pell, a well-known local pianist, jazz musician and music teacher who now lives in Italy, did Bainbridge and the Kitsap region a big favor nearly a dozen years ago when she decided to start a local …

Hey Bainbridge Islanders, You’re Living the Dream, and You’re Living Longer than most Washingtonians!

Hey Bainbridge Islanders, You’re Living the Dream, and You’re Living Longer than most Washingtonians!

 

Most of us are familiar with the nouveau expression, “Living the Dream.” Many Bainbridge Islanders – especially new ones – use it to describe their lives on our little rock. And why not. There’s so much to do here, …

Regional Escape: Get a Taste of a European Bavarian Village in the Beautiful Mountain Town of Leavenworth!

Regional Escape: Get a Taste of a European Bavarian Village in the Beautiful Mountain Town of Leavenworth!

Holy Schnitzel! The charming, little Bavarian village of Leavenworth, WA., nestled in the heart of the Cascade Mountains in Central Washington, is a great escape anytime of the year, but it is usually at its best in late fall, winter …

OfficeXpats Opens New Gym in The Pavilion; Mayor Deets and the Chamber will Dedicate it on Thursday, March 21

OfficeXpats Opens New Gym in The Pavilion; Mayor Deets and the Chamber will Dedicate it on Thursday, March 21

OfficeXpats, the coworking and conference center located on the second floor of The Pavilion shopping mall in Downtown Winslow, is diverging its business, ever so slightly. The 10-plus-year-old organization is adding a small fitness center to its menu of …

Scroll to Top