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The Joy of Gardening

The Joy of Gardening

In the remoteness of a Bainbridge Island neighborhood lies a retreat in an English-inspired garden. Native apple, plum and pear trees that line the street create privacy, and tall grasses encompass the garden that Lori McFarlin has come to call her sanctuary. This … read more

Bainbridge Organic Distillers
The Sip

World’s Best Organic Spirits in Our Own Backyard

Twelve years ago, Keith Barnes, whiskey lover and full-time creative director for his own spirit marketing company, sought out to make world-class whiskey. His personal whiskey collection contains over 1,700 bottles from around the world, but he wanted to see if he could … read more

Rouser Forever Home

Slow and Steady Builds a Forever Home

A stunning Bainbridge Island property provides lessons in...

They knew it was trouble from the start. The lot, narrow and sloping, was a big gamble, and Jeff and Meisha Rouser realized there were easier places to build their forever home. Just getting an estimate for the groundwork was a problem; the … read more

A Classic Garden

A Classic Garden Passes On to the Future

Sometimes a garden that has been “installed” while a house is being built has an impersonal, landscaped look. Not so with this beautiful property on the banks of Bainbridge Island’s Hidden Cove. This garden reflects the aesthetics of the original owners, as they … read more

Bainbridge Island store
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Small Business Series — Peninsula Paint Centers

A Paint Store for Any Job

To contractors, interior designers and homeowners, Ray and Diane Donahue could easily be called the king and queen of paint. The West Sound couple, who call Kingston home, own five paint stores, from Gig Harbor to Bainbridge Island, under the moniker of Peninsula … read more

Conservatory Coastal Home (Photo courtesy David Cohen)

Conservatory Coastal Home Expands Bainbridge Location

As the Chief Exploration Officer at The Content Scout, I am constantly in search of a spot to find that perfect gift and never tire of seeking out design inspiration for either my home or The Content Scout studios. And one of my … read more

The Berry Patch Kitchen Store

Fifty Years of Making Kitchens — And Cooks — Happy

She’s definitely the island’s small-biz matriarch. The Berry Patch Kitchen Store turned a half century old last year, and Jane Pomeroy, the longest-continuous solo owner of a Bainbridge Island retail shop, has been present ever since — unpacking boxes, rearranging displays and assisting … read more

Peggy Brunton

Peggy Brunton — Imagining the Future

Bainbridge Island needs no introduction to Peggy Brunton. She is a favorite local artist whose lush, expressive canvases of acres of flowers, rowboats and water, bicycles and pies, gardens and wild bouquets record the emotional life of a magical island. She is also … read more

Garden of Delights
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Garden of Delights

A tapestry of texture, a masterpiece of excess...

It’s been said that you can tell a lot about a person by the garden she grows. In the case of Teri Cole of Bainbridge Island, her garden is an adventure of exuberance. A riot of color, quirk and creativity, Cole’s beds and … read more

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