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Roundabouts are the Latest Answer to Traffic Gridlock. And, Bainbridge is Right in the Middle of this Emerging Trend

Roundabouts are the latest and greatest transportation craze, aimed at staunching traffic gridlock. They’re ubiquitous throughout Europe and in other places around the world and help create driving efficiency and safety. America has been lagging behind, but is now beginning …

Victoria, B.C. is a Great Place to Visit, Especially during the Holiday Season!

Looking for a European-flavored escape without having to jump on an airplane? Consider Victoria, B.C. The provincial capital of the Canadian Provence of British Columbia is located at the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island and is only a few hours …

Where Italy Meets Bainbridge Island: Long-time Islander’s Leap into Italian Tourism

Dave Spooner Geezers of FuryWhat do you do for an encore after nearly three decades working as a dentist on Bainbridge Island? If you’re Dr. David Spooner, who still sees patients for vacationing colleagues occasionally – and is a member of the Bainbridge

Indoor and Outdoor Experiences/Camps for Kids, Summer Concerts and Movies in the Park, and much more! Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District has something for everyone this summer!

The summer season is gearing up and the Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District is buzzing with excitement! BIMPRD has a fantastic line-up this summer full of enriching recreational activities for people of all ages and interests. Whether you’re …

From the Emerald City to the Emerald Isle – Ireland is worth a visit, even in the wintertime!

Ireland is a fascinating place and I have some deep family connections there, which made a recent visit across the pond that much more rewarding.  My father was born and raised in Dublin and immigrated to the US in his …

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 …

Tenth Annual Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Fall Festival  – Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10am to 4pm – Winslow Green, Bainbridge Island, WA

Festival Poster 2022In 2013, Barbara Kirk, a local fabric store owner, along with the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild (BIMQG), began the first Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Festival.

This non-juried show is free and open to the public and will …

Wine on the Rock May 2022 – Enjoy Three Days of Wine and Cheese Pairings, May 20th-22nd

WotR May 2022 image provided by Winery Alliance of Bainbridge IslandBainbridge Island is home to many passionate and talented artisans of all mediums, and the art of wine-making is no exception.  Wine-making began with grapes grown right here on the island and expanded to include world-class grapes from eastern Washington. …

In Seattle, ‘Experience Van Gogh,’ the Tale of a Tortured Artist!

Vincent Van Gogh Immersion Exhibit - Seattle, WAVincent Van Gogh was a tortured and tormented painter who created some of the world’s most recognizable masterpieces – all done in relative obscurity.

Today, a Van Gogh can fetch more than $100 million in the world of art investment. …

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