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  • Tech This Out

    Last fall, as Microsoft released Windows 7 and Apple came out with OS X Snow Leopard, a third, lesser-known operating system quietly celebrated its own release.

  • Filling in Door County’s Age Gap

    Door County is losing its young people rapidly. Students, young adults, and young families are going the way of the Dodo on our peninsula.
    But our sad future as the Door County Shady Shores Retirement

  • Tech This Out

    Competition is one of the most important characteristics of a rebounding economy. Nowhere has this been more obvious over the last year than in the technology sector.

  • Business Notes for Feb. 5 – 19

    • A free tax preparation service sponsored by AARP and the IRS is offering two locations in northern Door County: the Town Hall in Baileys Harbor on Mondays and Scandia Village in Sister Bay on Wednesdays.

  • Board of Realtors Presents 2010 Directors

    The Door County Board of REALTORS® announced its 2010 Board of Directors slate at the DCBR General Membership Meeting held on Jan.13 at the Log Den in Egg Harbor.

  • Business Notes from Jan. 8 – 22

    • The Peninsula School of Art is hosting a workshop series for artists who would like to learn business techniques needed to successfully market their artwork Jan.

  • Business Briefs for Jan. 8 – 22

    • Baylake Bank and Cellcom recently teamed up to give away two grand prize packages that included a smart phone plus three months of calling and data service.

  • C&C to Re-open as Cooper’s Corner

    An architectural rendering of the plans for the C&C Supper Club building in Fish Creek shows major changes for the landmark location. Bob Pollman, owner of the Door Peninsula Winery, bought the property in November, which is being remodeled and will re-open as Cooper’s Corner in May.

  • Business News Dec. 23 – Jan. 8

    • The Door County Home Builders Association (DCHBA) elected new members to its board of directors Dec. 10. The 2010 officers were installed by Doug Scott, president of the Wisconsin Builders Association, Madison, during the DCHBA annual membership meeting in Sturgeon Bay.

  • For Dec. 11 – 23

    • For the first time in English Inn history, the restaurant will be open on Christmas Day. Owners Randy and Lisa Daubner welcome guests for the first time to celebrate Christmas with their English Inn family.

  • Cop-op for Artists

    Kelly Avenson may not have a long history in Door County, but the young photographer has already recognized the need for the peninsula’s artists to work together and support each other rather than compete.

  • Business Briefs for Nov. 25 – Dec. 11

    • Glas, the green coffeehouse, will extend its hours throughout the month of December to accommodate holiday shoppers. Week day hours for December will now be 7 am – 7 pm.

  • Businesss Briefs for Oct. 30 – Nov. 13

    • RBC Wealth Management’s Sturgeon Bay office recently moved to a new location at 756 Jefferson St., Sturgeon Bay. The office is led by branch director David Harris, and includes financial consultants Randall Rubens, CRPC, Steven Abrahamson, Timothy Begun, AWM, and William Resch, as well as Nancy Lake, branch service manager and Dona Dufeck, senior financial associate.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    I’m a strikingly handsome Coonhound with a laughable howl and more energy than you can dream of! My name is Dreyfuss, and I’m am about one and a half years old.

  • Community Notes for October 16 – 30

    • The sculpture, “Mary Full of Grace,” created by Maureen McGrath of Baileys Harbor, was donated to the Wellness Center of Door County. The sculpture is now displayed in the waiting room of the center, which offers all-option pregnancy counseling, allowing women to make the choice that is best for their circumstances at the time.

  • Business Notes Oct. 16 – 30

    • The Coyote Roadhouse in Baileys Harbor began going smoke-free for daytime and dinner hours Oct. 19. Smoking will be permitted only at night after the kitchen closes.

  • Taking Cycling to a New Level

    Nor Door Sport and Cyclery in Fish Creek is gearing up for another winter of indoor cycling. With expanded options and a brand new studio space, instructors Fred Bexell and Linda Menar will provide class options for all types of cycling enthusiasts.

  • Business Briefs Oct. 9 – 16

    • The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) is pleased to announce the hiring of Laura Ashley as Assistant Director. She replaces Mary Bell who held the position for six years.

  • City Sticks to Two-Way Traffic on Third Avenue

    The Sturgeon Bay City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to keep Third Avenue traffic flowing in two directions – at least for the winter. Alderman Thad Birmingham was the lone dissenting vote.

  • Oct. 2 – 9

    • The Family Centers of Door County, Inc. recently announced Laura Findlay Hagen as a new addition to their team of coordinators. Findlay Hagen has been hired to manage Family Centers’ programs for the Washington Island community.