Category: Living on B.I.

Safeway Banner Fence is the Latest in a Long Line of Island Message Boards

Ever notice all those banners that usually hang on the chain-link fence in front of Safeway on High School Road?  Pre-pandemic, the fence was usually adorned from one end to the other, and the banners changed regularly announcing everything from …

The Not-So-Chilly Hilly Scheduled for Sunday August 1, 2021 – Sunscreen Required!

The Chilly Hilly? In summer? Seriously?

For the first time in its history, the traditional kick-off ride to the Pacific Northwest biking season – held on Bainbridge Island for nearly five decades – will be staged in the summertime.

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Modern Collision Rebuild & Service – Over 4 decades of family, community, and service

When longtime islander, Dick Strom was a teenager, he was introduced to metalworking and from that point on he was hooked. It was a natural progression for him to make a career out of it, and in 1974, Dick opened …

The “New” Messenger House is a Significant Upgrade

“They’ve done an amazing job here,” said Steve Johnson, peering down a hallway of the newly renovated Fieldstone Memory Care facility in Rolling Bay.

A 50 year resident of Bainbridge Island, Johnson recalls his mother-in-law spending several “quality years” at …

Moritani Preserve: a Cool Oasis on the Edge of Downtown Winslow

As our short Pacific Northwest summer flies by, with stretches of hot, hot weather, mixed with our celebrated marine layer and cooler days, islanders are always seeking out restive places to get away from the daily grind or the post-Covid-19 …

Free Summer Reading for Children at Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center

Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center logoWhat’s not to like about a child, a senior, and a book?  It’s the perfect combination, right?

Reading is the foundation block of all learning and practicing early and often is extremely important in our ever-changing world. That’s one reason …

Check out the new Messenger House at Grand Opening on Wednesday July 14

The new Fieldstone Memory Care facility – located in the former Messenger House site in Rolling Bay – is holding a Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday July 14, from 4-6 p.m.

The historic building, which is being transformed into the …

No Ride Share on the Island – No Problem: Introducing Bainbridge Island’s new ride share program

Kitsap Transit and Pingo have joined forces to create a new ride share program via BI Ride. And its free for the month of July!

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Concerts are Back – brought to you by the Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District

The Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation District Presents: Sounds of Summer

Wednesdays, August 4th through September 15th

6:00 – 8:00PM, Battle Point Park Observatory Hill


Dance, relax and enjoy the sounds of summer. Food vendors will be on …

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