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Teresa Stirling Art Studios

Theresa Stirling’s New Beeswax Painting Workshops

No time like now to learn something new — local artist Theresa Stirling has taken her in-studio workshops online by request. Stirling now offers a chance to learn the ancient art of painting with beeswax and fire — and to do it from … read more

Rosedale Gardens

The Inspirational Rosedale Gardens and Nursery

If there’s one good thing that came with the COVID-19 virus in the past year, it’s the increased interest in the joys of gardening. With more time to spend at home and the need to fill the gaps left by social distancing, home … read more

Perennial Vintners Melon de Bourgogne (Photo courtesy Jefte Sanchez)
The Sip

Unique Washington Wines

If you are a wine lover, you live in the right place for great wines. Washington is the second-largest producer of wine in the United States, behind California. Washington state has over 1,000 wineries and 400 different grape growers and produces over 70 … read more

N8 Taco and Burger Trucks

West Sound’s Food Truck Nation

Calvin Grant always dreamed of owning a food truck. He told his wife, Toalva, about his postservice ambition while both were in the military. He announced it at his Navy retirement function. So, it came as no surprise when he opened Bremerton’s popular … read more

Wild Society
Scouted

Wild Society — a Full-Service Hair and Clothing Boutique

Hair Salon Meets Clothing Boutique in Poulsbo Village

It was an unexpected Content Scout find located in Poulsbo Village, the strip mall that once hosted Albertsons and now seems to be making a resurgence. I was fortunate enough to walk into not only a full-service hair salon but a secret spot … read more

Arnold's Home Furnishings
Design|Build 2021B

Rising from the Ashes

Even a devastating fire can't destroy the success...

In the wee hours of a summer morning in 2009, three teenagers broke into Arnold’s Home Furnishings on Kitsap Way in Bremerton and set the landmark store ablaze. The devastating fire dashed the dreams of Betty Arnold, who started the store with her … read more

Abby VanSchaick
Young Entrepreneurs

Abby VanSchaick, Lachic Lash Studio

Abby VanSchaick is the owner and master technician at Lachic Lash Studio of Poulsbo. She opened the studio in November 2019 after moving back to Washington from Portland, where she received her lash technician training. VanSchaick loves meeting new people and always looks … read more

Photographer Dinah Satterwhite working in studio (Photo courtesy Dinah Satterwhite)

Art in Pandemic Times

Event cancelled. It was a familiar refrain for local artists as galleries, First Friday Art Walks and studio tours shuttered last March to accommodate COVID-19 regulations. Ironically, while the pandemic quiet provided area artists more time for painting, photography and kiln firing, it … read more

Best of West Sound

Best of West Sound Results 2021

WestSound Magazine presents the annual Best of West Sound results for 2021! Entries have been submitted from Bainbridge Island all the way to Gig Harbor. On this page we’ve listed the businesses and places you love the most. Enjoy! Best Restaurant Crabtree Kitchen+Bar … read more

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