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Two Became One

Two Became One

A Bainbridge Island duplex becomes a couple's harmonious...

For Stan and Jane Rein, the joining of their lives five years ago led to a second momentous union: that of the duplex Jane had called home for the previous seven years. The two-unit building at Bainbridge Island’s Yeomalt Point sat at the … read more

Agate Restaurant

The Art of Fine Dining at Agate Restaurant

At 3:45 p.m. on a weekday afternoon, Agate Restaurant is abuzz with staff preparing for the doors to open at 4:30 p.m. Napkins and silver are freshly rolled and carefully placed on each gleaming table, along with water glasses and candles. As the … read more

Calabrese
Cover Feature

’Tis Ours

A Bainbridge waterfront estate spans the generations to...

“Tismin,” says the sign on the tree at the head of the drive. It’s a cryptic message; no one named Tismin lives or has ever lived in the house at the end of the drive. The explanation, as longtime neighbors of this Pleasant … read more

Greg Dronkert, founder and CEO of PacWesty

High Energy Drives the Success of Bainbridge Island’s PacWesty

Diverse company rents camper vans to tourists, delivers...

Hang out with Greg Dronkert for any length of time and you just might feel like you’re chatting with the Energizer Bunny — that is if the the bunny could only talk. The bunny, of course, is the mascot of Energizer batteries, and … read more

Hygge Home

A Hygge Home Balances a Full Life

A Bainbridge Island woman distilled the world into...

Maggie Hansen traveled the world. Then she came to Bainbridge Island, where she put everything she’d discovered about home comfort and convenience into her own little piece of the world. After visiting or living in countries from Spain, Norway and France to Japan, … read more

Eleven Winery Awarded
The Sip

Eleven Winery Brings Home the Gold

Bainbridge Island might be small, but big things are happening with the island wine scene. The 10-mile-long and 5-mile-wide island is home to seven wineries and one of them has just won some major awards. Founded in 2003, Eleven Winery, the largest winery … read more

Bloedel Reserve

The Restoration of Bloedel Reserve’s Bird Marsh into Wildlife Haven

Bloedel Reserve, a botanical garden on Bainbridge Island, has been open to the public since 1988. Over its approximately 140 acres are several varied garden types, including a moss garden and a nationally recognized Japanese garden. One featured area visitors encounter soon after … read more

Two Gardens
Nature and Nurture

Two Gardens, Two Different Ways of Living the Island Life

These two gardens illustrate the variety and creativity of two contrasting Bainbridge Island lifestyles. A visit to the first garden feels like a walk in the forest while a visit to the second one is like a walk on the beach. A Northwest … read more

(Photo courtesy Ann Randall)

Bainbridge Arts & Crafts — An Island Tradition

It all began as an inconspicuous announcement appearing in the Jan. 8, 1948, Bainbridge Island Review article with the headline “Adults Invited to Arts, Crafts Formation Meeting.” “Persons interested in forming an Island arts and crafts organization for adults have been extended an … read more

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