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Largest Wisconsin Cottage EVER?

November 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Come November 14th 2012, Door County’s largest and possibly most exquisite cottage goes on the auction block. Built by Chicago philanthropist Judith Blazer in 1993, “Sur la Baie” is one of the largest single-family residences in Wisconsin, according to Hilco Real Estate Auctions LLC, which is in charge of the auction. Designed with the French tradition [...]

Island Bread Company Kneads You!

April 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s a unique feature and treasure on Washington Island! The Island Bread Company has been making artisan breads and pastries for several years now. Boy, are they dee-lish! Owner and chief, Heidi Gilbertson, uses fresh ground whole grains that produce an amazing texture, crustiness and taste by using a wood fired brick oven. Up until [...]

Washington Island Music Festival

February 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Washington Island hosts members of the Milwaukee Symphony the first 2 weeks in August every year for our Music Festival. Above and Beyond has had the privilege of housing one of the violinist, Tim Klabunde and his wife, MaryAnne, for the past several seasons. We have gotten to know them quite well and love going [...]

Have a Cup at The Red Cup

January 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Washington Island has its own version of Starbucks.  The “Red Cup” is a cozy and unique coffee house serving up “killer coffee”, smoothies etc. as well as great pastries, bagels and sandwiches. It is an eclectic delight where islanders and visitors alike come to either sit on the charming porch or sink into a vintage [...]

Washington Island Overview

March 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Washington Island has everything necessary for daily living: a supermarket, a hardware store, two gas stations, a liquor store, numerous restaurants, bank, library with internet service, two marinas, a fire department, professional medical care, two churches and a k-12 school. Many special events and festivals are scheduled throughout late spring and summer. For more information [...]