Category: Business

  • 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.

  • Fiber Proposal Worries Local Internet Providers

    For several years, the Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) has been working with the county government in a lurching effort to improve the peninsula’s Internet infrastructure with an expanded fiber network. Now, funds made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, including $7.2 billion to improve broadband access in rural and underserved areas, […]

  • Country Walk Shops Boast Four New Retailers

    For the upcoming 2009 season, the Country Walk Shops in Sister Bay are proud to announce the addition of four new merchants. Three new retailers will open their doors on the attractive Garden Level, and one will welcome visitors on the Upper Level across from Piggly Wiggly.

  • Door County Business Briefs

    People can obtain ideas for creating diverse decorating styles when they tour Door Peninsula homes during the Showcase of Homes May 8, 9 and 15 – 17.

  • A Year Later, Cookery Can Finally Put Green into Practice

    The Cookery restaurant in Fish Creek became Door County’s 15th Travel Green certified business in February 2008, and it seemed like the green possibilities were endless for this established business. The restaurant accumulated 61 points (31 more than required for Travel Green certification) and were hoping to put sustainability into practice in 2008. “We were […]

  • Green is a Favorite Color at Door County Interiors & Design

    Step into Door County Interiors & Design, and the showroom presents furniture, accessories and interior design samples of many colors and textures. There are natural stones and woods for countertops and flooring. But one hue—green—colors the philosophy at the Egg Harbor retailer and home interiors resource. Here, a commitment to lessening impact on the environment […]

  • Birch Creek Expands With Environmental Focus

    When Birch Creek added three buildings to its campus in 2008, a “conservative use” philosophy guided construction. The center added a rehearsal and student dorm facility, a faculty dormitory, and a maintenance and storage building last year. Birch Creek’s leaders planned buildings that will age well and become integral, historic landmarks in the center’s rural […]

  • West Marine Announces Green Product of the Year Contest

    West Marine, the nation’s largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, announced its first annual “Green Product of the Year” contest.

  • Growing Sustainably: Greens ‘N Grains Expands

    Greens ‘N Grains Natural Food Store (GNG) in downtown Egg Harbor is expanding their existing store and services. Owner Kathy Navis is adding 1,000 square feet to offer even more of the earth-friendly products you’re searching for. Highlighting the expansion is the addition of a vegetarian and raw food deli and juice bar. The deli […]

  • Personal Injury Basics

    A personal injury lawsuit often involves a complicated legal process that can be full of unpleasant surprises and frustrating delays, especially if you or your attorney do not know what to expect.

  • Business Briefs

    • Holly Thomas, a Door County Realtor, has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. Realtors who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. […]

  • White Gull Inn Named to National Geographic Traveler List of “129 Hotels We Love”

    The White Gull Inn has been selected by the editors of National Geographic Traveler to be included in the magazine’s second annual “Stay List,” featuring “129 Hotels We Love.” The new list debuts in the April 2009 issue of National Geographic Traveler and includes 129 properties in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. […]