“Porto Cucina Harbor Kitchen & Bar was created as a place to highlight the amazing place we love and not only provide delicious food and a delightful, intimate ambiance but also jobs for our community. We see Porto Cucina as our opportunity to give back to a community who’s given us so much!”


In January 2019, Kym Sorensen and John Gorst purchased Spiro’s restaurant in Gig Harbor, and this past summer—July to be exact—they rebranded it as Porto Cucina Harbor Kitchen & Bar. The duo was inspired to get into the restaurant business from their desir...

“At Uptown Dental, we’re not just teeth!” smiles Dr. Rhonda Savage. “Families experience and enjoy the knowledge and friendliness of our team.”


Dr. Savage gives her patients more than one reason to smile. Owner of Uptown Dental & Wellness Center in Gig Harbor since 2003, she brings her 30 years’ experience in the dentistry field, providing her patients the best in cosmetic and general dentistry.


While working as a young dental assistant and front desk team member in Southeast Alaska, where she had grown up, Rhonda fell in love with helping pati...

Table 47 at Ocean5 in Gig Harbor has some exciting news that is sure to excite your palate! The Table 47 team recently welcomed Chef Kyle Campisi as their new executive chef as of October 1.


Chef Kyle, as many chefs do, began his restaurant career as a dishwasher at The Tracy Castle, a wedding catering company in Wilkeson. While there, the chef, Scott Jones, took Kyle under his wing, inspiring him to pursue a career in the restaurant industry. “He taught me knife skills, organizational skills, the mother sauces and cooking techniques,” says Kyl...

2019 was set to be a year of excitement as Dr. Kandi Moller and husband Robert Loehr relocated to Gig Harbor to open their new practice—Eye Candy Optical. The couple arrived on June 14, with the office set to open mid-June. But on June 17, the day Kandi went to the new office to get the keys and meet with her landlord and employee, the unthinkable happened.


“My employee said I was complaining of arm pain, but I wouldn’t let her call 911,” says Kandi. “We left to go shopping, then bam! I fell to the ground right outside the door.”


She had suffer...

Customer service, incredible care and compassion for their patients are at the forefront of Kitsap Audiology.
Owner Amy Becken, doctor of audiology, has been practicing in Bremerton for more than 26 years, having opened her office in January of 1993. She moved to Gig Harbor in 2006, and just recently opened her second location, having purchased Hear for Life Audiology this past month.


“I am humbled and honored that Bill and Marilyn trust me and my team to continue on with their legacy,” says Dr. Amy. “I have always wanted to have a presence in...

Recognizing the need for a local pest control company in Gig Harbor who could provide the community not only exceptional service at an affordable price but also support and promote local businesses and nonprofit organizations, Trust Olympus Pest Control & Prevention was established earlier this year.


Providing traditional and green pest control and prevention services, owners Ronald Wilkinson, John Smith and Nicol Smith introduced Trust Olympus to the Gig Harbor community, which offers one-time treatments and no-contract quarterly services for...

At The Kids’ Dentist in Gig Harbor, patients and their parents will be treated to a warm, friendly, fun environment. Catering to children and teens, owner Dr. Brian Dansie and his staff provide cleanings, exams and any restorative treatment. They are trained in the treatment of children with special needs and strive to provide communication and education to make oral health both enjoyable and practical. The dentistry has sedation options available and works closely with local orthodontists to best treat orthodontic needs at the right time.

Dr. B...

It’s one of the most important days in a couple’s life—the day they commit to love, honor and cherish each other for the rest of their days; the moment they unite themselves to become one. This meaningful day, complete with ceremony and reception, brings family and friends together from near and far to celebrate the happy couple and wish them well on their journey of marriage.

What if you could have the wedding of your dreams … for free?

Bliss Manor Farm is a breathtaking new venue in Gig Harbor. Sitting on 22 acres on the Key Peninsula, the prop...

Providing financing for residential homeowners in Gig Harbor for more than 30 years, Northwest Mortgage Services is a full-service, veteran-owned mortgage broker. Throughout its three decades in business, honesty, integrity and the desire to serve their clients well has kept the company going strong during the many ups—and downs—of the housing market.

Owner Jeff Carr and Mortgage Loan Officer Abel Hernandez are not your average business owners. As U.S. Army veterans, they pride themselves in living up to the values they were taught and treasure....

Beauty abounds at Bliss Manor Farm, located on 22 acres on the Key Peninsula in Gig Harbor, Washington. A visit to Bliss Manor treats guests to their incredible thousands of Christmas trees and a beautiful event space overlooking the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. If you are looking for that one-of-a-kind venue for your wedding, anniversary celebration, birthday party, private or corporate event, this unique setting is sure to impress you and your guests, allowing you to create memories that last a lifetime. Beautiful gazebos with decks...

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