Business

Bainbridge product designers have a bias for green

For Chelsea Green and James Minola, life is meant to be forever green.The island couple – Northwest products and East Coast college graduates – have… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009

Bainbridge Island wineries toast a new alliance

To an outsider, Bainbridge Island may seem more the place for wine snobs than winemakers.But a new union of local winemakers are looking to merge… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2009

Bainbridge Business Briefs, April 24

Big Star Diner reopens its doorsThe restaurant at 305 Madison Ave., which went out of business as Richie’s 305 Diner, has reopened under its previous… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2009

Penelope’s brings traditional Italian back to Bainbridge

Opening a new restaurant on Bainbridge Island is always risky, but it would seem foolhardy to launch a start-up these days.Perhaps, but not if the… Continue reading

Bainbridge duo making a business out of family history

As is often the case when an enterprise is conceived, happenstance led to the inception of Preserving Heritage, an unusual business started late last year… Continue reading

Move to attract more visitors to Bainbridge gains momentum

Slowly and sporadically, Bainbridge Island has been moving toward being more welcoming to tourists, or visitors, as marketing professionals prefer to characterize people who come… Continue reading

Kitsap startup InTheWorks makes marine motors earth friendly

The InTheWorks company ski boat idling alongside a dock in Manzanita Bay last week had all the trappings of a high-performance machine.With its engine cover… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2009

Bainbridge model maker works with a glint in his eye

Alec Vassiliadis admits that 90 percent of his business involves what he considers “grunt work,” creating models for developers who need three-dimensional facsimiles of architectural… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2009

Buy a cookie…help a Girl Scout

Local troops learn skills, help others by selling boxes of sweets.When considering the positive influence Girl Scout activities have had on Bainbridge Island’s girls over… Continue reading

Business Briefs | Feb. 27

Edward Jones opens new officeMarina Davis of the financial firm Edward Jones has announced the opening of her new Bainbridge office at 325 Tormey Lane,… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2009

These sisters have brought P.I. to B.I.

Private investigators now doing business in Kitsap.As sleuths go, sisters Lisa Shenfield and Rhonda Kelly certainly don’t fit the Hollywood stereotype.But these days, who does?In… Continue reading

Business Briefs, Feb. 19

Island real estate sales for JanuaryReal estate statistics on Bainbridge Island for the month of January continued to be flat, according to the Northwest Mulitiple… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2009

Business Briefs, Feb. 13

McMaken opens new law officeAttorney Lynda McMaken has opened a new office in the San Juan Building at 900 Winslow Way.McMaken’s primary areas of practice… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2009

Business Briefs | Jan. 30

CPA firm opens office in WinslowCPAs Kelly MacDonald and Eric Edenholm have been in business on Bainbridge Island since last May, specializing in tax issues… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2009

Being well, staying well: Healthy Living Expo 2009

The fourth annual Bainbridge Island Healthy Living Expo is on tomorrow, with a broad-reaching emphasis on prevention, well-being and a “healthy” dose of fun.The event,… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2009

This sail cleaner has rigged a great gig

Dick Whitson was sitting in the cockpit of his sailboat in Eagle Harbor one day in 1984 when a light in his head suddenly turned… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009

Business Briefs, Jan. 16

A bad year for real estate salesAccording to multiple real estate listings, there was a slight uptick in buyer interest and activity on Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009