Many of the Kitsapians below have graced our Instagram page with the hashtag #KitsapCeleb! Most images are linked to the original Instagram post, unless noted otherwise. So, click the pics to learn more! Enjoy!
Manu and Marin of Evergreen Pizza in Bremerton! Click their pic to visit the business! Contributed image. Aaron Ofishel of Ofishel Jewelry in Poulsbo! Click his pic to visit the business! Sabita, neighbor and cashier at RK Market in Manette! Connie and Steve Pejka, owners of the Dusty Pug and Bremerton Vintage Flea Market in Bremerton. Boogie Boy L working on a track with Chris Dean of East Bremerton's BoomHouse Studios. Cool Yabbos and DJ Hazmat at Another Castle in Bremerton! Jazz promoter Rhonda with friend and artist Amy Burnett! Chuck and Patty, creators of Bremerton's famed 80s apparrel brand called Charly B. Click their pic to read our article on them! Alisa and Joseph of Rocketroom, holding holding examples of their designs for Sound Brewery! While visiting them in the beer aisle, they showed me other examples of their designs - haha! It was fun. Click their pic to check out their business and other services they provide! Darryl Riley outside his home in Bremerton. He is the owner of Hands of Favor Cleaning & Maintenance and member of City of Bremerton's Race Equity Advisory Committee. Click Darryl's picture to visit Experience Kitsap's page devoted to Black-Owned Businesses Serving Kitsap! Kitsap Transit bus drivers George and Paul wearing their official Hawaiian shirts! The late, great actor and comedian Michelle Abad! Enough can't be said on how much she touched so many lives before she passed. Click her pic to read the interview we had with Michelle in 2018. Image contributed by Michelle for the article. Amado selling King salmon on the Port Madison Indian Reservation between Poulsbo and the Casino. Cari of Kitsap Transit with her seasonal Hawaiian shirt! Kim Clark of Kingston Ale House with her executive chef Andy Bynum. Click their pic to read our past article on them and the community-oriented work they did back in 2020! Edith, owner of East Towne Cleaners and Alterations shows off her newest face masks that have filter pouches. She’s so generous. Ron and Faye, owners of Unique Experience Custom Embroidery in the Charleston District. Click their pic to visit their business! Contributed image. Black-bottom walnut pie by CJ of CJ's Evergreen General Store & Catering in Bremerton! Thys Wallwork at the Slippery Pig in Poulsbo! Richard Archuleta (Texaco Rick) of Bremerton showing his prototype logo for Seattle’s NHL team. On the back is “32” because the Seattle team is the 32nd NHL franchise. Budapest West performing for friends at the Olalla Vineyard & Winery. Kaela and Harmonica Dave of Port Orchard at the Blackberry Festival! Linda holding her new, green purse with Tigger patiently waiting to get going! Nelum and Nic. Perfect neighbors of mine and owners of R*K Market in Manette. Ferry commuter Loretta is dressed up as the Carol Burnett version of Scarlett O'Hara for an office Halloween party! Curtain rod and all!! Leigh Knowles at Knowles Studio. Click this pic to visit her studio's website! The Spitfyre Posse, with Tiffany Royale as the ring leader, gets ready to board the Carlisle II for Port Orchard. Reuben, co-owner of the Barber Lounge, giving a haircut! Emily, owner of Emily Russell Landscape Architecture. Click her pic to read our interview with her! Jonathan, who paints under the name "Fro!" Nathan Friend who paints under the name "Nocto!" Craig Alden Dell performing flamenco at the Guitar Cafe in Silverdale. Pics of Denzel 2am, It's Franky, and Jordy Sam provided for Experience Kitsap's article on these artists' album titled Small City Big Dreams, Volume 2. Click the pic to read the article and listen to bits of their music! Joseph Rogers, owner of Comedy in Kitsap, outside Dog Days Brewery. Chuchi of the Filipino-American Association of Kitsap. Click the pic to read our article on their 100th anniversary! Sunny and Greg of Bremerton. Dennis, owner of Pastiche Antiques on Bainbridge Island. Hugo and Araceli of BAMT at Mi Familia Swap Meet in East Bremerton. Joseph Rogers poses with Alison Crow, owner of Bremerton’s Remedy Speakeasy. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s Chief Curator, Greg Robinson. Chebon Tiger, musician who performs regularly at Sully's Bistro and Bar in Suquamish. Pictured here in Poulsbo. Kathy and Dianna the year-around-holiday- tree on scenic Fjord Drive. Angel and Andy owners of The Charleston, an all-ages, punk rock music venue in Bremerton. Mark Serna at Port Orchard’s Mainline Music. They've created some amazing in-store music video sessions. Click the pic and visit their YouTube page. It's amazing! Ryan Martin, Connor Ferguson and Adam Klein - owners of Location Skateshop. Doc Blackwell, owner of Lions Den 360 Marketing-Promo and president/face of DocLuvTheKids. Tony Adamski, owner of A. Carpenter Shop, watches friend Jean doing rush work on a chair. Alan Newberg of Collective Visions Gallery at his East Bremerton studio. Click the pic to read our article on him! Barber Joe Adams at Barber Lounge ConSele. Bremerton artist Atwood holding the flower painting of hers that I just purchased. She's awesome! Pablo of Fred Meyer in East Bremerton! Former nuke Keith Hazen. Guitar and Vocals for the Kitsap music group Citizen Z. Yes, Amy Burnett again but this time with her husband Earl of Belfair! Jacquelyn Speare at her amazing studio in Manette! Click her pic to read our interview with her! John Melicor at his Urban Plant Shop on 6th Street. Click his pic to visit his Instagram page and be wowwed! Neighbor Jackie with her new Little Free Library that she built! Karen of the letterpress and design studio - Pier Six Press. R&B/Rap Artist Jordy Sam in BoomHouse Studios. Click the pic to read our 2019 interview with Jordy Sam. Musician Jon Gonzalez with community builder Doc Blackwell at the DocLuvTheKids BBQ cook-off at BoomHouse Studios! My centenarian neighbor Myra Clodius who has lived in the same house in Manette since 1950! Anna, Eli, Antoinette Delaghettoe, Kayla, Jay, and 'M' at Drag Queen Musical Bingo in Poulsbo! Retired Kitsap Sun staff photographer Larry Steagall at the Kitsap Wayzgoose. Director Kate Meyers has directed performances of Romeo & Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing for Bainbridge Performing Arts' annual event "The Bard at Bloedel!" Stanley W. Hess, Museum Curator of Bremerton's Valentinetti Puppet Museum. Jazz musicians Mark Lewis and Milo Petersen at Kingston’s Westside Pizza. Shelly Wilkerson holding her cat Magical at their gallery - Wilkerson’s Port Orchard Gallery on Bay Street in Port Orchard! Chef Grant Rico and Chef Carlo Lamagna at a popup hosted/sponsored by Hitchcock Restaurant Group on Bainbridge Island. Fong of Fong Her Farm of Carnation at the Gig Harbor Farmers Market. You likely have seen him at other Kitsap regional farmers markets! Drew at Bremerton's dock generously offering me part of his catch! Jennifer enjoying island styled deliciousness at one of Bremerton's tiniest eateries - the family owned Hit Da Spot on Callow. John Thayer of J. Thayer Handcrafted Guitars & Repairs in Manette. Ashley of Ashley's Pub in downtown Bremerton! Kitsap Celebs Hippy & the Squids performing at Port Orchard's Brick House 714. Click the pic to visit their site to learn more about the band! Sis Lavigne of our local Purdy Organics! Kitsap Sun's Josh Farley. Click the pic to read our 2019 interview with Josh! Tim, the mailman of Manette! Dave of Coffee Oasis. Their youth programs have had a hugely positive influence on at-risk youth for over 20 years. Jameson and Johnny of Manette Saloon! Graphic designer and screen printer Michael Schroeder of Ploy. Robbi Perez, photographer and content creator.