Business

Jessica Loken

Girls’ Night Out draws big crowd to downtown Winslow

The festivities surrounding the annual event generated approximately $19,000 in additional revenue across Winslow businesses, according to the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association, the nonprofit that organizes downtown events such as Girls’ Night Out.

Jessica Loken

Sustainability lecture is tonight

The Bainbridge Lecture Series welcomes Adam Siegel as the guest speaker for BASE — “Building A Sustainable Economy” at 5:30 Friday, May 11 in the auditorium at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

  • May 11, 2012
Linda Lincoln

Lincoln will lead local bank branch

AmericanWest Bank has announced that Linda Lincoln has joined the bank as Bainbridge Island branch manager.

  • Apr 27, 2012
Linda Lincoln

Tunnel engineer will talk on viaduct

Chris Bambridge, a tunnel engineer for the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program, will be the next speaker in the Bainbridge Island Kiwanis Club’s “Speaker Series.”

  • Apr 26, 2012

Lecture focuses on sustainability

The Bainbridge Lecture Series welcomes Adam Siegel as the guest speaker for BASE — “Building A Sustainable Economy.”

  • Apr 26, 2012
PHC Construction has broken ground on a new office building in Kingston that will be built to 'green' standards.

PHC Construction starts work on green office building project in Kingston

PHC Construction of Bainbridge Island has broken ground on a new office building in Kingston.

  • Apr 7, 2012
PHC Construction has broken ground on a new office building in Kingston that will be built to 'green' standards.
Former Gatehouse Media executive Gloria Fletcher has been named president of Sound Publishing.

Gloria Fletcher named president of Sound Publishing

Gloria Fletcher has been named President of Sound Publishing.

  • Apr 6, 2012
Former Gatehouse Media executive Gloria Fletcher has been named president of Sound Publishing.
Kitsap Bank regional manager Marlene Mitchell

Kitsap Bank donates $10,000 to downtown association

After a record-breaking year, Kitsap Bank gave back to the communities it serves, including downtown Bainbridge Island.

Kitsap Bank regional manager Marlene Mitchell

One week left to Dine Local Downtown

Only one more week to take advantage of the Dine Local Downtown deals at local restaurants.

Owner Cyndi Moody delivers plates of food to customers.  The 50s-style diner recently began staying open for dinner until 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday and is looking to further expand hours.

Madison Diner: a hangout for islanders, ghosts

An original 40s-era art deco style structure with shining stainless steel exterior, the Madison Diner is hard to miss. One of the “regulars” inside the diner, may be a little more difficult to spot.

Owner Cyndi Moody delivers plates of food to customers.  The 50s-style diner recently began staying open for dinner until 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday and is looking to further expand hours.
Rex Oliver is the new director for the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce.

Bainbridge Chamber hires new director

After a lengthy search, the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce has hired a new executive director. Rex Oliver, who served as executive director of the Murrieta, Calif., Chamber of Commerce for 10 years, was introduced Wednesday evening during the chamber’s annual meeting at IslandWood.

Rex Oliver is the new director for the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce.
Willie Wenzlau/For the Review Heather

Runway show offers a glimpse of new store at Island Gateway

And now, it can be said, Bainbridge Island has had its own invitation-only fashion show. With more to come.

Willie Wenzlau/For the Review Heather
A half-dozen coffee connoisseurs participate in a “cupping lab” at Storyville’s test kitchen and roasting headquarters on Coppertop Loop. Such quality control events occur on a smaller scale daily at Storyville’s roasting studio.

Storyville plans coffee bar/market downtown

The owners of Storyville Coffee Co. LLC, a roaster located on Bainbridge Island, have purchased the old Winslow Hardware building with the goal of establishing a retail coffee business in the large space.

A half-dozen coffee connoisseurs participate in a “cupping lab” at Storyville’s test kitchen and roasting headquarters on Coppertop Loop. Such quality control events occur on a smaller scale daily at Storyville’s roasting studio.
Office Xpats celebrated their grand opening last week.

Coworking, Office Xpats come to Bainbridge

Imagine an office space with a revolving cast of independently-minded entrepreneurs who are encouraged to grow business ideas at the water cooler, and may occasionally break out for yoga in the middle of the day.

  • Sep 23, 2011
Office Xpats celebrated their grand opening last week.
Hitchcock owner/chef Brendan McGill prep's a dish for his patrons.

Hitchcock expands with popularity, demand

Despite the recession and a tumultuous construction project outside his doors, the farm-to-table restaurant has flourished to the point that it’s taking over the business space next door.

  • Sep 12, 2011
Hitchcock owner/chef Brendan McGill prep's a dish for his patrons.
Terry and Joanna Arndt continue to be creative in reinventing their business

Like others, Paper Products struggles to survive

In many ways, the owners of Paper Products, one of the more venerable businesses on Winslow Way, are not unlike many other businesses on the island’s besieged main street.

Terry and Joanna Arndt continue to be creative in reinventing their business
Madrone Lane has it's quiet time

Madrone Lane: More a piazza, than a street

Linda Brandt’s moment of truth came on a Saturday a couple of years ago when she saw a pizza-delivery car nearly smack a mother of two pushing a double-wide stroller down Madrone Lane from the Farmers’ Market.

Madrone Lane has it's quiet time

Bloedel Reserve tweaks its approach to ensure future

The nonprofit Bloedel Reserve is in the midst of completing a strategic plan in an effort to better maintain what it’s all about – gardens and grounds.

Mike Brooks now has quick lube

Finally, a Quick Lube without leaving the island

With the exception of several corporate entities lining High School Road, retail chains are generally less important to islanders than they are on the mainland. That’s something Mike Brooks realized when decided to add a quick lube and minor engine repair business next to his car wash at the corner of Madison Avenue and Wyatt Way.

Mike Brooks now has quick lube
John Koval and Kit Hutchin

Churchmouse Yarns & Teas: An inner sanctum for knitters

If you’re a needlewoman, or man for that matter, often a single visit to Bainbridge Island’s Churchmouse Yarns & Teas and you’re hooked.

John Koval and Kit Hutchin