• Celebrate Astronomy Day May 15

    Astronomy Day 2010 comes to Sturgeon Bay on May 15. The Door Peninsula Astronomical Society wants to use this day to share the Astronomy Campus at Crossroads at Big Creek, which includes the Leif Everson Observatory, the Ray and Ruthie Stonecipher Astronomy Center and the StarGarden.

  • Keeping Out the Carp

    It’s big, it’s ugly, and it has sparked yet another border battle between Wisconsin and Illinois. The Asian Carp, an invasive species that typically grows to 12 – 15 pounds but can approach 100 pounds, has made its way up the Chicago Shipping and Sanitary Canal and near Lake Michigan.

  • Tours Resume on Tug John Purves

    The Door County Maritime Museum resumes tours of the Tug John Purves this month with a daily slate of 40-minute docent-led tours. The immaculately restored 149-foot vessel was rededicated in late July 2008 after completion of a remarkable five-year restoration project.

  • The Audio Files

    As somewhat of an audiophile, I find that I instantly gravitate toward people who like music. It doesn’t matter if you and I don’t happen to like the same music – any passion one might have for any kind of riff, lyric, or beat is what means the most to me. So, it may not […]

  • Speeding Off to “Virtual Work” on the Information Highway

    Every morning Jana Raines of Baileys Harbor finishes her morning coffee and a chat with her husband and leaves for work – in Somerset, New Jersey, 1,047 miles away. It takes only seconds as she sits at her desk, just off the living room, turns on her computer and logs onto the company’s website with […]

  • Revealing Hidden Treasures

    Anyone who has ever watched the public television series Antiques Roadshow knows the thrill and excitement of finding the treasure of a valuable, previously unknown antiquity. As the appraiser evaluates the item, the owner nervously replies to questions about the provenance and history of the piece. By the time the expert finally gives their professional […]

  • Fireside Coffeehouse Concerts

    Whoever would have thought that a little black bean could be powerful enough to create a culture all its own? But small as it is, the coffee bean has resulted in a phenomenon that crosses cultures around the world. In the years since the simple bean was first discovered by an Ethiopian goat herder, drinking […]

  • Indulge: A Retreat to the Peninsula’s Spas

    Relax, breathe, and melt into some very talented hands in Door County. Whether for a bachelorette party, honeymoon, or personal time, Door County now has quite a few options for special body treatments. Three spas, Lucia Luxury Day Spa, Lori’s Spa and Nail Studio, and The Spa at Sacred Grounds, provide a menu of different […]