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Flameout on Wyatt Way

Cecilia Garza | Bainbridge Island Review

Marja Preston of Asani — the developers behind Grow Community — explains the second phase of the housing project to the city’s planning commission.

Next part of Grow community gets bad review, but still gets thumbs up Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review

Planning commissioner compares design of housing project to prison

Bainbridge Island firefighters unroll their hoses as they get ready to battle a burning VW van near downtown Winslow.

Car fire shuts down street at Grow Avenue

BY CECILIA GARZA Bainbridge Island Review

BY CECILIA GARZA Bainbridge Island Review

A Bainbridge driver escaped injuries Tuesday afternoon just before her Volkswagen Vanagon burst into flames at the intersection of Wyatt Way and Grow Avenue. Kristi Lloyd had just turned right onto Wyatt when her car stalled and she realized the engine had ignited. “It just sputtered out and it was on fire,” Lloyd said. “I had barely started it.” Lloyd said she hadn’t reached more TURN TO FIRE | A30







Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review

Firefighters quickly put out a Volkswagen van that was fully engulfed in flames Tuesday on Wyatt Way.


The second phase of development for Grow Community received a thumbs up from the Bainbridge Island Planning Commission Thursday. But it didn’t come without at least one dissenting response to the architect’s choice of design, one that will take the second portion of Grow in a new direction from the cottage-esque village of phase one. “I just want you to know that this feels like bait-andswitch to me in a lot of ways from what we had originally approved,” said Commissioner Maradel Gale. In the first portion of the second phase, “The Grove” will include a densely wooded courtyard bordered by single-level flats along Wyatt Way and multi-level townhomes located behind completed phase one of the project (“The Village”). Single-family homes will border the northern side of the second portion of phase two, called “The Park.” While single-level flats will be developed where


Elements of classic French and Italian styles create a fresh modern take on stylish country living near the city. Beamed ceilings and tall windows heighten the drama in this French inspired home and forms a glorious connection with the Classical Parterre designed gardens on over 1 1/2 acres. The home embraces stone, marble and genteel elements of old world construction. For a Private Showing Contact Maureen or Edward. 206-947-7354. 206-550-3665 cell/text 13359 Stonebridge Lane, B.I. | 168 Winslow Way West • 206-842-4099


Bainbridge Island Review, May 30, 2014  

May 30, 2014 edition of the Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge Island Review, May 30, 2014  

May 30, 2014 edition of the Bainbridge Island Review