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Despite the strict restrictions on daily life ordered by Gov. Jay Inslee Monday, and a nearly universal reported downturn in business, very few Winslow operations have closed outright in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak on Bainbridge.
Many, however, have altered hours and services so as to minimize social interaction and promote public safety.
Updates are available via signs individual doors and social media outlets, with many businesses still available by phone to answer questions and assist with purchases and deliveries.
The Review did some reconnaissance along Winslow Way and, as of Wednesday afternoon, found the following to reflect the newest changes to downtown business life.
A working list of open businesses is also available via www.bainbridgeisland.com/coronavirus.
In addition to previously reported closures (the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Kids Discovery Museum, etc.) several businesses and shops are closed, though most remain available for appointments or reachable by phone to arrange purchase delivery or pickup (see respective websites, social media accounts for additional info) including:
Furnish Bainbridge (still open for order pickup and deliveries will proceed as planned; called 206-999-7911 for more information);
The Winslow Mall satellite location of Eagle Harbor Winery (the Three Tree Lane location is still open);
The Traveler (closed through April 1);
Bon Bon Candies (closed through April 1);
Blackbird Bakery (closed through April 1);
Pelindaba Lavender (no reopening date specified);
Dana’s Showhouse (no reopening date specified);
Roby King Gallery (closed through April 1);
Paraffine (no reopening date specified);
Plum (closed through April 1, open by appointment);
Emmy’s Vege House (no reopening date specified);
Hawthorn (closed through April 1);
Good Egg (no reopening date specified);
Hitchcock/Bar Hitchcock/Hitchcock Deli (no reopening date specified);
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts (closed through April 3);
Sandy’s Barbershop (no reopening date specified);
Chase Bank (no reopening date specified);
Backstreet Beat (closed through March 27);
Danger (no reopening date specified; available by appointment);
Christian Science Reading Room (closed through April 1).
Additionally, several businesses have adjusted their hours and services:
Bainbridge Brewing Alehouse: open for carryout and to-go orders;
Fletcher Bay Winery’s Winslow tasting room: open for carryout and to-go orders;
Churchmouse Yarns: Door service only (order online and pickup at store or receive by mail).