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Issue 59November 2012
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What A Place!! Scandinavian Lodge!
Something to Do! White Gull Inn Music Series!
Door County Happenings

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One of the best Falls ever in Door County!  The colors were spectacular!  Now it's time to get reeady for the holidays, find some great placees to stay, dine and play for the remainder of the Fall and into the Winter.
We continue our monthly feature for this year's Navigator News(tm):
1) What A Place! details a delightful inn or other special place that we think you will like with lots of details!
2) Something To Do! which will lead to to fun things to do in Door County!
3) Some Door County Happenings!  Find out the latest and greatest on the Door County Peninsula!
If you have missed our past Navigator News(tm) issues or are longing to reread some, you can!  Visit our archive: archived" copies of Navigator News(tm).
In The News! 
  1. What makes different?  We are wrapping up our 13th year!  You will find our reviews to be accurate - so accurate you will need no other reviews to guide you.  We are out here all the time finding places for you to enjoy and steering you to the right places.  Trust us as thousands and thousands of folks have for 13 years!
  2. "A Peek Inside the Door," our cable TV show in Chicago, continues in its 7th month now! If you live in Chicago proper and have Comcast or RCN, tune in to Channel 25 on Mondays at 3:30PM, Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7:30.  Let us know what you think!
  3. We have added a User Articles section. You can get your Door County write-up published on our site!  So look for "Your Stories of Door County" and submit a story!
  4. Door County Online Jigsaw Puzzles(tm)  now available for your playing pleasure - all on our website! Play now!  Wow!  More new puzzles were recently added!
  5. Convenient videos and Visual Reviews(tm) are now right in the listing sections for your convenience!
  6. Find Me A Room(tm)  continues to be a huge hit - especially as we move into the big trip planning season!  Need some help finding a room or are pressed for time?  Click the Find Me A Room(tm) button on any page!  Also, register to use our Trip Planner etc. right now at let us know what you think!  Use the Trip Planner, Advanced Search and more!  Register now!
  7. Always check our DC Marketplace tab for interesting postings by Door County businesses - especially check the Rooms Availalbe part for last minute rooms on busy weekends!
  8. The Super Giveaway is on! Runs November and December with 7 prizes to one winner!  And there is a new Scavenger Hunt Game that you play to enter!  Reaction has been extremely positive on the new game!  Enter Now!
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Thanks for your readership, and here we go . . . Fall surrounds us this month - so make your plans now on using our Trip Planner (register to use)!

Dan Silvestri
 What A Place!
Scandinavian Lodge


By Donna Marie Pocius

  Special to


Scandinavian Lodge nicely blends Door County heritage with today's conveniences.


Located at 10506 Hwy. 57 in Sister Bay, Scandinavian Lodge offers décor true to Door County's Scandinavian's history. Included in the lobby are decorative wood trolls. Each room's entryway is adorned with bright scrollwork, and some interiors continue a Swedish or Norwegian look.


This is a large condominium-hotel open year-round. It offers guests-honeymooners, families, couples-four typesScandinavian Lodge Banner  of rooms from which to choose: romantic suites, one-bedroom suites, two-bedroom suites and three-bedroom suites.


The condos and suites are spacious and outfitted with gas fireplaces and Jacuzzi whirlpools. Amenities also include fully equipped kitchens, king-size beds, new sofa sleepers and sitting chairs, cable TV/DVD players and free wireless Internet.


There's an indoor pool as well as a fitness center and game room.


Scandinavian Lodge has a winter special running Nov. 4 through Jan. 31. When you stay two nights, you receive a $25 restaurant gift card, or you can stay three nights and obtain a free night. When you stay four nights, you earn a free night and a $25 restaurant gift card.


Learn more about Scandinavian Lodge and many other great places to stay at

Here's Something to Do!

 White Gull Inn Dinner Concert Series

 By Donna Marie Pocius
Special to 

White Gull Inn, another fine place to stay in Door County indeed, has announced its winter into spring dinner concert series.

oncerts (tickets cost $16) take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday evenings at White Gull Inn, 4225 Main St., FishParkwood Lodge 2010 banner  Creek. Coming early for the 6 p.m. dinner is optional (cost is an additional $19.95).

Coming soon to the White Gull dining room Dec. 5 is Peter Mulvey, a Milwaukee native and national folk artist.

On Jan. 16, Kelly Joe Phelps, a roots slide guitar artist hailing from the Pacific Northwest, plays.

hen, the Sweet Lowdown, a female old-time trio fromBridgeport Waterfront Resort   Vancouver, B.C. performs Feb. 27.

ooking to the spring, Carolyn Martin, an old Western swing musician, will be at White Gull March 20.  On April 17, the Stray Birds, a Pennsylvania-based traditional acoustic folk trio, plays. 

More information is available by calling the White Gull Inn, 920-868-3517.

 Door County Happenings


By Donna Marie Pocius

Special to


Here are some recent Door County Happenings!

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Local business owners are moving ahead to establish a new microbrewery, the Door County Brewing Co., at 2434 Cty. F in  Baileys Harbor. This is the location of the old grocery store.  


Northern Door County businesses are cutting back on business hours for the winter. For example, The Viking Grill in Ellison Bay is now open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The restaurant is closed Mondays, Tuesdays The Shallows Resort Banner  and Wednesdays.  The Shoreline Restaurant closed Nov. 10 until the spring.  Greens N Grains Café in Egg Harbor will serve food from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily all winter. Also the Greens N Grains Natural Foods store will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.


Egg Harbor will kick off the Christmas season Nov. 23-24 with Breakfast with Santa, an elf hunt for children, "mistle dough" shopping contest, a tree lighting and caroling and horse-drawn wagon rides.