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Branding workshop

What is Bowen all about? Why are visitors drawn to the island and what makes their experience memorable? These questions may be posed by islanders and tourists alike.

Dream team is ready for your dog

What do you do with the family dog when the lazy summer calendar has been traded for a jam packed one?You can take him to the Bowen Island Dog Ranch where the canine care dream team of handlers, trainers and groomers has prepared the ranch for your p

Try Nia with two free classes

The joy of moving your body Nia's way may be habit forming. If you are looking for an inspiring activity that will have you smiling wider and walking with more confidence, then Nia may be for you.

Asian themed menu a tribute to chef’s roots

From September 6, fans of Asian cuisine will have a local venue where they can indulge as Miksa offers a new menu with an oriental focus.

The Phoenix lives on with a new owner

The Phoenix will live on with a new owner at the helm.

A new owner for Bowen's gas station

After years of owning and operating Bowen Fuel, Alan and Stacey Leigh have decided to pass the torch (or in this case the pump) to the Radley Family.

Aiming to be the best getaway destination

The newly formed Bowen Island Accommodation Association (BIAA) held its first meeting on Tuesday, July 16.

Pies and more

It's been a dream for Stanka and Chris Oben to operate their own retail business and this coming Saturday, June 29, they will open the doors to the Lime and Moon Pie Company at the Bowen Island Marina (right beside the Bowen Island Sea Kayaking shop)

Changes at the barber shop

At the end of the month, Barbara Murphy will hand the key of the Bowen Barber Shop to Jeanette Wrenshall as Murphy heads to Australia to embark on a new adventure.

Celebrating grey power

Darcie Buzzelle has been quietly learning the tips, tricks and tools of online marketing ( www.theyesyoucanplan.com ). "Historically I've been a lurker," she said, "but fact is, lurkers don't really learn.