Tag: poulsbo

Vinland Midcentury-Modern Home

A Vinland Midcentury-Modern Home Spreads Its Wings

The "butterfly roofline" is characteristic of this classic...

Three years ago, Jeff and Ann Granlee were looking for waterfront. Fortunately, word of mouth and a real estate agent who kept her ears open lead them to a pretty piece of Hood Canal shoreline just south of Vinland Bay in North Kitsap. … read more

Holiday Gift Guide 2022
Scouted

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

We've done a little "scouting." These are a...

This season, the holidays seem to have me wrapped in the warmth and excitement of holiday magic and tradition. My only child left for her first year of college out of state this fall. Her arrival home for the holidays this year helps … read more

Poulsbo

Poulsbo’s Historical Museums: The Past in the Present

Painted in traditional Scandinavian colors of red, white and blue, the two-story, craftsman building on Poulsbo’s main street is known by longtime residents as the Nilsen-Sonju house. Norwegian settler Einar Nilsen built the house in 1908, renting the upper rooms as apartments before … read more

A Renovated Garden
Grow and Flourish

A Renovated Garden

Barbara and Graham Wilson of Poulsbo took their dismal, barren property and transformed it into a garden paradise. After moving to their current home eight years ago, the Wilsons came to a realization. Their property “was in bad shape,” Graham Wilson asserts. Barbara … read more

Kitsap Fresh

Kitsap Fresh: Keeping Food Local

Preserving farmland is an indispensable part of Erin Smith’s life. “I want to save farmland,” he shares. “I believe the best way to prevent farmland from turning into developments is to incentivize its use as farmland. In other words, make it easy to … read more

Bob Rau

‘Playable Art’

The Verksted Gallery in Poulsbo is home to many talented artists, including Bob Rau. He creates what he calls “playable art.” That is, he builds musical instruments out of beautiful cigar boxes. This artistic craft bloomed during his retirement. He worked as an … read more

There Were Signs

There Were ‘Signs’

In the Poulsbo garden of Brian and Karen...

How do you recognize a truly inspired garden, one with humor and style and a joy that reflects the personality of its creators? Sometimes, there are signs. In the garden of Brian and Karen Rasmussen of Poulsbo, an extensive and carefully cultivated collection … read more

Bushel & Barrel Ciderhouse
The Sip

Bushel & Barrel Ciderhouse

Bushel & Barrel Ciderhouse is Kitsap County’s first and only cidery. It’s more than a place to gather and have a pint of cider. In the year since its opening, Bushel & Barrel has become a community hub, hosting events and local meet-up … read more

Brewing equipment
The Sip

Western Red Brewing

It was honestly something I had never considered before. A clean glass is a clean glass, right? Wrong. Things like detergent residue and lingering oils are common on glassware, and they can alter the aroma and flavor of your beer — and their … read more

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