b'Dining Experience: Part of the Willis Park Hotel, Caf Sinclair features freshly prepared high-quality scratch dishes for breakfast and lunch. Across the street is Sios, a newcomer to Bainbridges dining scene, featuring Italian-flair meals, plus a selection of salads, wraps, and small-plate and tapas options. Opening during a pandemic, Sios took advantage of the City of Bainbridges offer to install curbside seating platforms. Known as parklets, the interim seating platforms extend the sidewalk or on-street parking to create additional dining space and a place for the public to gather.Any business can request a parklet installed to give more outdoor seating, Glover said. The city council adopted the policy during COVID to help out the restaurants. The city agreed to install two per year. After three years of planning, The Willis Park Hotel opened its doors in August 2021. Located in the original Belcher Buildingconstructed in 1899Tyler and Heather Thomas, also owners of The American, purchased the second floor, which had remained vacant for decades.The boutique hotel features six individually-styled rooms,On a Mission: Nikki Waddell Stewart pours a new batch each providing a unique overnight experience.of soy candles at The Refinery.54 SG MAGAZINE| WINTER 2022 BUSINESS + CULTURE55'