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  • PODCAST: Greg Vinkler on Peninsula Player’s 2021 Season

    Andrew Kleidon recently sat down with Peninsula Players Artistic Director Greg Vinkler on the Door County Pulse Podcast, to talk about projects the Players embarked on in 2020, why in-person seasons look different at professional theaters this year, and what people can expect from the Players 2021 season.

  • PODCAST: DC Triathlon Director Sean Ryan on Events, COVID, and the Impact of Silent Sports

    Door County Pulse Podcasts · DC Triathlon Director Sean Ryan on Events, COVID, and the Impact of Silent Sports The Door County Triathlon returns July 17-18, which can’t come soon enough for director Sean Ryan. He joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. to talk about what it was like to be an event director without events during […]

  • PODCAST: The Latest On Egg Harbor’s Streets Plan

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen discuss the latest on Egg Harbor’s highway construction project, including their plans for developing Church Street, as well as a look at Liberty Grove’s ongoing discussion on Short Term Rental regulation. Also, a look at The Peninsula Pulse Presents: A Tale of Two, the southern gothic rock band performing in […]

  • PODCAST: The Fourth is Back: Dave Eliot On What Makes Door County the Best Place for Independence Day

    Dave Eliot joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. on the podcast to talk about the return of Fourth of July celebrations to the peninsula this weekend. They talk about where to go to catch big events, fireworks, parades, and why we love Independence Day in Door County. Plus, a look inside the pages of the new Door […]

  • PODCAST: Festivals Old and New

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen discuss the latest at Mariners Park in Gills Rock, as well as the recent sale of the old Nicolet Bank building in Sturgeon Bay. Also, a number of festivals are coming up this weekend, from Open Door Pride, to new events like the Sol Grass Music Festival on Washington Island, […]

  • PODCAST: How Does Climate Change Affect Door County?

    Deb Fitzgerald sits down with Steve Vavrus, Sr. Scientist at the Nelson Institute at UW-Madison, to talk about climate change and what’s in store for Wisconsin in general and Door County’s specifically. They also discussed what’s causing climate change, and some ways people can change their behaviors to reduce their carbon footprints.

  • PODCAST: The State of Child Care in Door County

    Last year parents in Sturgeon Bay nearly lost their primary child care provider. In northern Door County, talk of Gibraltar School adding 4 year-old kindergarten has the area’s main child care provider on edge. Myles Dannhausen Jr. is joined by Cindy Trinkner-Peot of Northern Door Children’s Center and Alexis Fuller of the Door Community Child […]

  • PODCAST: A Fish Creek News Roundup

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen sit down to talk about a trifecta of Gibraltar news stories, including a lawsuit between the town and the Alibi Dock, the school district looks at starting 4K kindergarten, and three administrators have resigned in less than a month.Also, Andrew recaps Northern Sky’s production of Not Even Remotely, and looks […]

  • PODCAST: A Weekend Full of Festivals

    Andrew Kleidon and David Eliot break down this weekends events, including the Door County Lighthouse Festival, the Steel Bridge Songfest, and the Door Kinetic Arts Festival, as well as a plethora of live music, gallery openings, and more.

  • PODCAST: Tourism in Door County: How much is too much?

    Myles Dannhausen Jr. and Andrew Kleidon discuss the state of tourism in Door County, specifically whether the county is tapped out. They look back at tourism’s late-90s peak, the impact of room tax and public investments in attractions and infrastructure, and the data that could give us insights into whether tourism has – in fact […]

  • Author Andrew Maraniss on Glenn Burke, Social Justice in Sports, and the ‘82 Brewers

    Door County Pulse Podcasts · Author Andrew Maranis on Glenn Burke, Social Justice in Sports, and the ‘82 Brewers Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to New York Times best-selling author Andrew Maraniss, author of “Singled Out,” the story of Glenn Burke, Major League Baseball’s first openly gay player and the inventor of the high five. Maraniss […]

  • PODCAST: Remembering Bill Guenzel

    Andrew Kleidon is joined by Myles Dannhausen Jr. to remember Curtis Mickelson, a 22 year-old airman who died in a plane crash in 1951, and Bill Guenzel, a founding board member of Write On, Door County and a generous donor to dozens of Door County nonprofits and causes ranging from arts and culture, to health […]

  • PODCAST: Weekend Primer | Memorial Day Weekend 2021

    Andrew Kleidon is joined by David Eliot to kick off Memorial Day Weekend with a quick list of some of the great new and returning events this year, including the first in-person run in the county this summer, live music is back in a big way, several gallery openings and exhibits to see, and much, […]

  • PODCAST: Abuzz with New Businesses

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen chat about some of the new businesses and experiences available this year, from Myles’ jaunt up the newly completed Eagle Tower, a look inside the Dorr Hotel, and a few shoutouts from the New Business issue of the Peninsula Pulse, available now. Door County Pulse Podcasts · Abuzz with New […]

  • PODCAST: Combat and Campus: Writing Through War with Annette Langlois Grunseth

    Debra Fitzgerald sits down with Annette Langlois Grunseth, a Green Bay poet who recently launched her latest book, Combat and Campus: Writing Through War, with a virtual event at Write-On. The book of poems was inspired by her brother, Sgt. Peter Langlois, and includes his correspondence home during the Vietnam war.

  • PODCAST: Tour Hacks and a County Coming to Life

    How does Door County get big acts? Vanessa McGowan joins Andrew Kleidon to discuss the hacks that touring artists use to squeeze big shows into small towns like Sturgeon Bay and Fish Creek. But first, Myles Dannhausen Jr. joins Kleidon to talk about a county coming to life after a year in lockdown. Galleries are […]

  • PODCAST: The Debate Over Short-term-rentals

    A proposed ordinance in the Town of Sevastopol would have crippling implications for vacation home rental operators in the community. Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to Debra Fitzgerald about why the town is considering limits on short-term-rentals, how it could impact the industry, and the larger questions about STRs raised in communities throughout the peninsula. Door […]

  • PODCAST: The Future of the Alpine

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen Jr. discuss what’s in store for The Alpine now that it has sold after 100 years in the Bertschinger family. They also take a look at what’s happening with another historic lodge, the former Little Sister Resort property, and the ongoing development pressures in Egg Harbor.  Door County Pulse Podcasts […]

  • PODCAST: Celebrating Star Wars Day with Lauren Ward

    Andrew Kleidon is joined by Door County’s resident Star Wars Super Fan Lauren Ward to talk about all things Star Wars, including how she would include Star Wars trivia as extra credit when she was a teacher at Gibraltar, the three generations of Star Wars Fans, and the different levels of fandom, controversial Star Wars […]

  • PODCAST: One-on-One with Door County Poet Laureate Mike Orlock

    Debra Fitzgerald sits down with Sturgeon Bay poet Mike Orlock, who was appointed Door County’s new poet laureate during the March 23 meeting of the Door County Board of Supervisors, to talk about his upcoming tenure, his approach as a poet, and his two poetry collections: You Can Get There From Here: Poems of Door […]