Business

Bainbridge approves grants to spur tourism

The Bainbridge Island City Council approved $135,000 in Lodging Tax funds at its meeting this week that will be used for projects that either promote tourism on Bainbridge Island, or support the operation of tourism related facilities.

  • Mar 5, 2015

BIDA announces officers for 2015

The Bainbridge Island Downtown Association has announced its board of directors for 2015.

  • Mar 1, 2015

BASE Lecture tackles Washington cannabis biz

Though it's been just two years since Washington state legalized recreational marijuana, the brief passage of time has seen some historically significant changes occur rapidly.

  • Feb 13, 2015
Emiliana Prado

New exercise studio opening early next month

Barrecor, a new exercise studio, will open soon in the Hildebrand Village.

  • Jan 28, 2015
Emiliana Prado

New owner takes over Silver Screen Video

Silver Screen Video may be one of the last of its kind in Kitsap County, but it’s not going anywhere. The video and DVD rental store will carry on under new owner and movie enthusiast, Colin Randall.

J’aime les Crepes owner Paul Pluska cooked for visitors to the Bainbridge Island farmers market outside of his new Madrone Lane shop location

J’Aime les Crepes named second in annual TV contest

J’Aime les Crepes, the Kingston-based creperie which opened a second location earlier this year on Madrone Lane, was awarded second place in this year’s KING5 Evening Magazine’s “Best of Western Washington.”

  • Dec 1, 2014
J’aime les Crepes owner Paul Pluska cooked for visitors to the Bainbridge Island farmers market outside of his new Madrone Lane shop location
Laura Harris

Harris earns PCAM designation

The Property Group on Bainbridge Island is proud to announce Laura Harris has achieved the PCAM designation (Professional Community Association Manager). The PCAM is the pinnacle designation of Community Association Management.

  • Oct 29, 2014
Laura Harris
Karen Ries and Natalie Berry’s line of skincare products are made with natural

Bainbridge skincare business starts small but is looking big

It all started in the family kitchen. The idea for HANA Organic Skincare, however, really got cooking on Bainbridge Island in 2011 when founder Karen Ries began studying herbalism.

Karen Ries and Natalie Berry’s line of skincare products are made with natural
A bird’s-eye view of Grow Community phase 1

PHC Construction earns Built Green Hammer award

PHC Construction of Bainbridge Island has been honored with a 2014 Built Green Hammer award by the Master Builders Association.

  • Aug 30, 2014
A bird’s-eye view of Grow Community phase 1

BIDA to meet next week

The Bainbridge Island Downtown Association will hold its next Downtown Merchant Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

  • Aug 26, 2014

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty to host Bainbridge waterfront home tour

Research indicates soaring median home prices, sinking inventory.

  • Jul 11, 2014
Shelley Long

Child Care Centers hires new director

Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers has a new executive director.

  • Jul 2, 2014
Shelley Long

GoWireless Verizon opens new location at Island Village Shopping Center

GoWireless Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer has opened a new retail location at Island Village Shopping Center on High School Road.

  • Jun 15, 2014
Jerri Lane

Lane is new BIDA executive director

The Bainbridge Island Downtown Association has hired Jerri Lane as the nonprofit’s new executive director.

  • Jun 15, 2014
Jerri Lane

Puget Sound Energy starts website for company’s work on Bainbridge

Puget Sound Energy has launched a website for Bainbridge Island that highlights the utility's projects and other efforts on the island.

  • Jun 2, 2014

Leadership series coming in June

Leadership is about creating and responding to change, no matter the chair you’re leading from. One such change-maker in the community is Kathleen O’Brien, a nationally recognized leader in the field of sustainability.

  • Jun 2, 2014
Jeanne Meek

BYOB, beer fans: Growlers coming to Walt’s Market

Walt Hannon now has his face on the label of a beer bottle. Can worldwide fame and the undying admiration of Bainbridge brew-ski aficionados be far behind?

Jeanne Meek
BC&J Architects

Friday Harbor taps island firm

Shortly after the August 2013 fire that destroyed Spring Street Landing, the Port of Friday Harbor Board of Commissioners selected Peter Brachvogel and Stella Carosso, founders of Bainbridge Island firm BC&J Architects, to design a new waterfront development that welcomes visitors to San Juan Island’s Friday Harbor.

  • Jun 1, 2014
BC&J Architects

Lodging association launches new program

Island lodgers and businesses are teaming up to boost the number of visitors to Bainbridge Island.

  • Jun 1, 2014
Joyce and Mike Anderson

Longtime owners of Schmidt’s bid partial farewell to Bainbridge

1986 was a good year. In 1986 Mike Tyson became boxing’s youngest heavyweight champion, Frank Zappa played a crime boss during a hilarious guest appearance on “Miami Vice,” Geraldo Rivera showed us exactly what was in Al Capone’s vault and Van Halen began their first tour with new lead singer Sammy Hagar.

Joyce and Mike Anderson