Category: Business

  • July 24 – 31

    Current and former employees of Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant and Butik are organizing an Employee Reunion Party in honor of the restaurant’s 60th anniversary this year.

  • The Changing Face of Media

    Last night I was in the audience of an Ephraim Historical Foundation “History Speaks” program on “The Changing Face of Media in Door County.

  • Business Briefs

    • Bistro 42 of Carlsville welcomes their new Chef Matt Chambas. Originally from the Madison area, Chambas comes to Door County after extensive experience in Idaho, Wisconsin and abroad.

  • A Fish Creek Fashion Show

    Most people don’t think to link “Door County” and “fashion show” in the same sentence, but Brilliant Stranger aimed to turn that notion on it head with its Refab Fashion Show, which was held this past Saturday, July 11.

  • Business Briefs

    • Kathryn Krauss of Lasee Upholstering & Marine Canvas in Sturgeon Bay is the winner of a $1,000 cash award for the best business plan originating from the NxLevel Entrepreneurial Training course conducted earlier this year and sponsored by the Door County Economic Development Corporation and the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center.

  • Edgewood Orchard Galleries Celebrates 40 Years

    Edgewood Orchard Galleries celebrated their 40th Anniversary on July 3 with a pig roast on the grounds of the gallery.

  • Outdoor Rooms

  • Business Briefs

    • A new TV show called Outdoor Rooms is scheduled to air sometime early next year on <a href="http://www.

  • Bay Shore Outdoor Bucks Economic Trends, Expands

    While the evening news seems to be filled with announcements of one business after another closing their doors, Door County seems to be withstanding the trend.


    • Community Clinic of Door County recently welcomed an additional accredited mental health therapist to their staff of volunteer professional providers.

  • Door County’s Other Accents

    “How are you?” It’s the most common of questions, and usually doesn’t elicit much thought before a response. “I’m fine, thanks,” is the standard, no-thought response, whether true or not. But for the 400 or so international students who come to Door County to work in its kitchens, dining rooms, and shopping aisles each summer, […]

  • June 26 – July 3

    • Liberty Square of Egg Harbor will offer “The Board Room After Dark” nightly from 9 pm – midnight. The new option will open the elegant Board Room up to people looking for a quiet and comfortable place to obtain refreshments after attending theater, musical or other performances.

  • The Sun Also Rises Over Baileys Harbor

    When thirteen-year-old Will Marks began cooking at a supper club in La Crosse, he found that he could hold his own with experienced kitchen workers, and he liked the job.

  • Bay Shipbuilding, Helping to Save Ships

    Bay Shipbuilding Company is doing its part to be more eco-friendly by expanding the lifespan of various Great Lakes freighters, rather than junking older vessels when they become inefficient.

  • Business Briefs: June 12 – 26

    The community is invited to The Healing Center’s Grand Opening Celebration on Sunday, June 28 from 1 – 4 pm. The Healing Center, located in a beautifully restored home at 44 South 2nd Avenue in Sturgeon Bay, was established by Dr.

  • M & M Computers Opens in Northern Door

    While a new business opening in northern Door County is a common enough occurrence, it seems probable that, in the past 20 years, you can count on one hand the number of businesses that opened their doors for business in the month of November.

  • May 15 – 29, 2009

    • The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) and the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center will be offering free, one-on-one business counseling sessions on Thursday, June 4, 9 am – 5 pm, for any new or existing business owners in Door County.

  • Economic Help Sessions Offered

    If money management, spending and credit are on your mind, and you’d like to learn more about these topics, come to the free workshop at the Door County Library in Sturgeon Bay on Thursday, May 21, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, when Gay Pustaver of FI$C (fisk) will share suggestions and plans for getting our economic lives under control.

  • Business Briefs: May 15 – 29, 2009

    BDH Studio/Blue Dolphin, LTD. of Ephraim, WI has been selected as a nominee in NICHE magazine’s 2009 Top Retailer Awards. Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the exclusive trade publication for progressive retailers of fine craft, the awards program recognizes the nation’s best craft retailers, arts nonprofits, museums and guilds for growing and strengthening the American craft community.