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On the move: A summary of new businesses and business moves in Poulsbo

Cuppa Bella Bagelry & Espresso Cafe is opening a second cafe in the former Liberty Bay Bakery building, 18996 Front St.  - Richard Walker
Cuppa Bella Bagelry & Espresso Cafe is opening a second cafe in the former Liberty Bay Bakery building, 18996 Front St.
— image credit: Richard Walker

POULSBO — A summary of new businesses and business moves in Poulsbo.

VIKING AVENUE:
Precision Collision Auto Body (www.precisioncollisionautobody.com) has opened at 19873 Viking Ave., in the former Courtesy Chevrolet building. The site was, of late, being used as a rehearsal, costuming and set-building site for Kitsap Children’s Musical Theater. Precision Collision is based in Bellevue. Poulsbo is its 23rd location.

B’s Fabric Fun & Sewing, 19467 Viking Ave., is a retail fabric and sewing store. B’s (www.facebook.com/BsFabricFun) offers books, fabrics, notions and patterns, as well as quilting, sewing and embroidery classes.

JENSEN WAY:
American Family Insurance has moved to 19335 Jensen Way. The agency (www.facebook.com/AnnaJewellAgency) was formerly located on 10th Avenue.

FRONT STREET:
Ascend Art Gallery, 18801 Front St., is closing and is having a going-out-of-business sale. Ascend Art Gallery specializes in unique works of abstract art, Egyptian art, glass art and wildlife art.

Kitsap Mosaics (www.kitsapmosaics.com) is moving from 19068 Jensen Way to 18827 Front St. The Kitsap Humane Society has moved a couple of doors down to the former Alexandria Home site.

Raevyn Blue Antiques and Collectibles has opened at 18937 Front St., in the space formerly occupied by Hearts & Homespun. Kathy Holodnak said she closed Hearts & Homespun because she “wanted to retire and enjoy life outside of retail.” Raevyn Blue is owned by Norman and Rae Clare.

Cuppa Bella Bagelry & Espresso Cafe, located in the IGA Shopping Center in Kingston, is opening a second cafe in the former Liberty Bay Bakery building, 18996 Front St. The cafe (www.cuppabella.com) sells fresh-baked bagels, handmade scones, caramelized peanut butter and chocolate passion bars, breakfast wraps, chipotle pulled-pork wraps, and chicken caesar wraps. There is indoor and outdoor seating. Cuppa Bella, owned by Marcus and Tonya Croman, is a non-profit and awards grants to local projects.

— Olympic Photo Group has established a studio and gallery at 19043 Front St. Olympic Photo Group’s grand opening is scheduled for April 2, 4:30 p.m. Olympic Photo Group (www.olympicphotogroup.com) performs a variety of photographic services, including senior photos, executive headshots, family photos, sports action photos, and event photos.

— Dance Within (www.thedancewithin.com), formerly of 19043 Front St., moved to 18830 Front St.

POULSBO VILLAGE:
Richie’s Burger Urge has opened at 19689 7th Ave. NE, Suite 153, midway between Albertsons and Starbucks. Richie’s (www.richiesburgerurge.com) specializes in burgers, fries and shakes, but also offers gluten-free buns and vegetarian burgers, and fries made using allergen-free 100 percent peanut oil.

HIGHWAY 305:
Olmsted Nursery (www.facebook.com/Olmsteds) is redeveloping the northwest corner of Highway 305 and Hostmark Street. Four lots will be consolidated through a boundary line adjustment. The existing building and paved parking lot will be retained. Proposed is construction of a 24- by 36-foot garden shed, and two 20- by 30-foot produce and plant covers. Also proposed is a water tower feature, with no water. The project was approved by the city planning director of Feb. 19.

 

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