Kevin Dwyer

Local Pickle-ballers Mull Creative Ways to Add to Courts to the Mix

Talk about an ironic twist of fate. Bainbridge Island pickle-ballers find themselves in – well – a bit of a pickle. They have too many active players and not enough courts for them all to play on.

Pickleball paddle at BIHMThe game that …

Are you a Aspiring Author? Learn more about it at OfficeXpats’ Writers Night This Thursday

Bainbridge Island is something of a writers and authors enclave. By some estimates there are more than 100 published authors who call 98110 their home zip code. Among the more famous are David Guterson (“Snow Falling on Cedars”), Kristin Hannah

Brendan McGill’s Latest Bainbridge Restaurant – Seabird – Grabs National Attention

It’s not unusual when one of our island restaurants or wineries earns a kudos or two from our local and regional press. Greg Atkinson’s Marche comes to mind, along with Eleven Winery and Bruciato in downtown Winslow.

Brenddan+McGill+2019+courtesy of www.hitchcockrestaurant.comSeabird Winslow Way Bainbridge Island image by BPMillmoreBut now there …

The Hansville Greenway Corridor is Beautiful Hike Anytime of Year, but Especially Now!

Hansville5Hiking in the Pacific Northwest in November is almost unheard of. The days are getting shorter and shorter, and by now we’re usually getting pelted by rain, originating from the weather maker of all weather makers – the dreaded Pineapple …

Pickleball has Truly Arrived: Stephen Colbert is Hosting a Celebrity Tourney Thursday Night!

Stephen Colbert imageWe know that Pickleball – the game founded on our little island – has gone global in the past year or so, and has been the subject of numerous stories appearing in high-brow publications like The New Yorker, and, er, …

Time to ‘Get stoked’! The Strawberry Hill Skatepark plan is here. 

Back in the day – and I’m talking about the 1960s – skateboarding was just coming into vogue. I remember a cover of Life Magazine from that era with a picture of young guys with long hair traversing Lombard Street …

Check Out the Proposed Mountain Bike Park at Strawberry Hill on Sunday

Strawberry Hill Bike Park poster

No doubt about it, Mountain biking is a popular sport among youth and adults on Bainbridge Island and throughout Kitsap County. There are lots  of excellent beginner to advanced biking trails in the Grand Forest and other parks throughout the …

With Nuisance Chestnuts Gone, Moritani Oak Comes into the Light

Moritani Preserve signThe Moritani Preserve is a hidden gem, located just west of Downtown Winslow, bounded by Winslow Way, Grow Avenue and Shepard Way NW. It’s meant to be a passive park – meaning it’s a perfect place for family picnics, quiet, …

City News Bytes: Lawsuit against Former Mayor, Bethany Moves Forward, New Waste Regs for Businesses

City News BytesLawsuit Alleges Conflict of Interest by former City Councilor 

Former Bainbridge Mayor and City Council member Kol Medina is the subject of a lawsuit alleging a conflict of interest over a donation made by CHI Franciscan to a foundation Medina …

Looking for a Laugh, or Inspiration, check out BPAs November Line-up

BPA Marquee at The Bainbridge courtesy of BPA websiteBainbridge Performing Arts is back in business with an impressive performing line-up just in time for the holidays. It all starts this weekend and continues through Nov. 19th. All performances will be held in Theater #3 at Bainbridge Cinemas, in

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