Category: Living on B.I.

The City of Bainbridge Island’s First Mayor and Long-Time Local Businessman Sam Granato Passes Away

Long-time Bainbridge businessman and the City’s first Mayor, Sam J. Granato, passed away recently at the age of 87 after suffering from congestive heart failure. Granato was co-owner of the Historic Lynwood Theatre and later Bainbridge Cinemas, and …

From Pizza to Small Business Ownership – Samantha and Doug Christopherson on their business, Bainbridge Event Rentals

If you’re planning an event on Bainbridge Island or the Kitsap Peninsula, the go-to place for all your needs is Bainbridge Event Rentals (BER), which was founded in 2019, but for owners Samantha and Doug Christopherson, who purchased …

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

CNB February 9, 2024 Photo courtesy of WSDOTNew Ferry Terminal Pedestrian Walkway Open

After a nearly a year and a half of construction, the new overhead pedestrian walkway at the Bainbridge terminal finally opened this past week.

Work has been underway since the Summer of 2022 to …

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) Broadens Its Commitment to Grief Support with the Launch of the Grievers Library: A Source of Healing and Hope

Grievers LibraryIsland Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) continues to expand its mission of aiding those in our community dealing with grief. Recently, IVC proudly introduced the Grievers Library, a project that extends its commitment to supporting individuals on their grief journey. In …

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM’S ANNUAL MEETING CELEBRATES LOCAL HISTORY HEROES – Featuring Guest Speaker Jonathan Evison

BIHM-signThe Bainbridge Island Historical Museum (BIHM) is excited to announce its upcoming Annual Meeting scheduled for Saturday, February 10, at St. Barnabas Church from 1pm to 3pm. This afternoon event promises to be engaging as we celebrate the Island’s …

Bringing the Love of Music to Life – Luthier Clay Levit

For luthier Clay Levit, his passion for music dates back to his early teenage years, when he began learning to play guitar. He took a basic folk (music) approach in those early years, but later (around 2000) he became …

Enjoy an Evening with Tom Fucoloro, author of “Biking Uphill in the Rain” and Publisher of Seattle Bike Blog

Mark your calendars and plan to enjoy a fun and informative evening on February 15th with Tom Fucoloro, author of the new book Biking Uphill in the Rain. Tom’s book details the long history of bicycles and transportation …

Waterfalls on Bainbridge Island? Yes, Indeed. Check them out just off of Country Club Road!

Water, water everywhere. There’s water in our basement. Argh! There’s water running in culverts on island roads, rushing in creeks that are usually silent, down streets and driveways, off of trees and buildings, and bubbling up through lawns and grasses. …

Local Pickleball Community is Stepping Up by Organizing itself into a Nonprofit, Pursuing Covered Courts and More

Founders Courts courtesy of Bainbridge Island Pickleball, BIPRD - Battle Point ParkBainbridge, of course, is the home of Pickleball, and the sport is exploding all over the world. Celebrities are playing it on a regular basis, there’s a pro circuit well underway, and it’s even mentioned on television sit-coms and variety …

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the February 2024 First Friday Art Walk, featuring artists Barbara Weissman and Jacki Moseley

Library LogoThe Bainbridge Public Library is dedicated to spreading the joy of reading and the discovery of ideas with not just our local community, but with visitors from near and afar. In addition, the library is fortunate to house beautiful local …

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