b'TOURISMAs its name implies, the historic space is located on the town square with balcony views of Willis Park. The hotel is also home to Caf Sinclair, offering al fresco dining on the balcony or inside the quaint caf. Guests are treated to freshly prepared, high-quality, scratch dishes for breakfast and lunch. Enhanced AccessibilityMore than just renovating existing buildings, the Bainbridge DDA is engaged in creating space that enhances accessibility and experience, including adding public restrooms, a welcome center, and an outdoor event venue.Small changes like converting a dingy passageway between buildings, the Broad Street Alley is now an engaging public space thanks to public-private funding from the Bainbridge DDA, City of Bainbridge, and First National Bank. The Hook & Ladder: Downtown Bainbridges new open-air venue is perfect for public events and family get-togethers. Little by little, we are making progress, Glover says. And people are starting to invest in this area. We knew it would take time.On a bigger scale, the Hook and Ladder project took some effort to transform the once partially dilapidated building into an open-air event venue. But, again, local leaders with a vision brought functionality to the space that was once a livery stable for the Bainbridge Fire Department.Large photos depicting the Hook and Ladder Fire Brigade are proudly displayed, paying homage to the propertys original use. Adjacent to 56 SG MAGAZINE| WINTER 2022 BUSINESS + CULTURE57'