That plan was unpopular with park-goers and eventually
According to documents posted by the city, the park
district and developer did agree to an easement which will allow
the access road for the development to cross the southwest
corner of the park district’s tot lot parcel.
In exchange, the district will be able to use the
new driveway for park access.
According to a project narrative filed last year, Wyatt Cottages
is designed to be a “low scale, walkable neighborhood of
single-family homes.” Each house will have a private garden space
and a roof oriented to maximize exposure for solar panels.
Roosters will be replaced on Bjune by Cups Espresso Café, which opened
its first shop on Poulsbo’s Front Street in 2012. Cups owners hope
to open on Bainbridge by mid-February.
Business at Cups in Poulsbo has grown 60 percent in the
past three years, according to a news
release. Owners Wanda and Sean
Winker were looking for an opportunity to launch a
second shop on the island.
“We’re excited to expand our
operations to Bainbridge Island,” Wanda Winker said in the
“We have lived on Bainbridge more
than six-years and it has been our goal to find the ideal location
to serve our community with the same success we’ve had in
The Bainbridge Cups will offer the same selection of
food and beverages as its Poulsbo counterpart, including Caffé
Umbria espresso, beer, wine, pastries, quiche, strata, and
sandwiches. Catering will be available.
The proposed revision would replace a 20,000-square-foot medical
building in the original plan with the
The footprint of another building planned on the site will
shrink from 7,200 square feet to 4,800 square feet to allow for
more clinic parking.
The architectural design will be similar to other buildings
approved for the development, according to a project
description submitted by Wenzlau Architects of
“The main façade which faces
south is visually split into two masses with a large central glass
area. The building design incorporates pitched roofs and a covered
entry roof. Building materials are consistent with other buildings
in the project site.
“The exterior materials include;
concrete masonry units, vertical metal siding, cement board infill
panels, asphalt at pitched roofs, storefront windows, exposed wood
braces, sunscreens soffits to maintain a rural utilitarian
“As a family owned brick and mortar store, we need to find ways
to compete in a market demanding variety, ease and
Paper Products will reorganize and reopen on High School Road
with two new ventures, according to a Monday news release.
A new shop, called Create Bainbridge, will offer craft and
art supplies, journals, open stock pens and pencils, specialty gift
wrap and card lines. The store will be located between Star Nails
and Sole Mates in Island Village, near Safeway.
Create Bainbridge will also host adult craft classes and provide
subscription based craft supply services to businesses.
Paper Products’ role as a back-to-school supply hub will
continue with a seasonal store called Bainbridge School Supply.
Bainbridge Schools Foundation, Helpline House and parent teacher
organizations are partnering in the business and will share in the
profit, according to the news release.
Bainbridge School Supply will be located between Safeway and
A marketing manager, who asked his name not be used, said
Storyville shifted focus to starting stores in Seattle, and
decided against opening on Winslow Way. Storyville has three Seattle shops,
including one on Pike Place.
The marketing manager declined to comment on whether a
Storyville still has plans for a shop in downtown Winlsow.
Storyville bought the property in November 2011 for $1.55
million, according to assessor’s documents. The coffee company
put signs in the windows and held “pop-up” shops there,
but the cafe many islanders were expecting never