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Coffee on the Coast - Live Forever Project

Coffee on the Coast: Live Forever Project

Colleen and Trent tell us about the creative collaboration that is the Live Forever Project. The mission is to keep memories of live using the power of the Arts. Interview the wisdom keepers of the community and turn their stories into various art forms. Poetry, theater, dance, music and songwriting, storytelling integrated into a production.

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Woodland Dunes

Woodland Dunes Expansion

We met with Jim Knickelbine, Executive Director of Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve for a sneak peek of their newly renovated and expanded Nature Center. Hint: It’s gorgeous! The Nature Center is now open to the public with restrictions (Limited to 10 people within at a time, masks required). Infrastructure and resource investments on

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Black Lives Matter Conversation

Black Lives Matter with Kevin Sievert

It’s an emotional time, and an important time to have honest and thoughtful dialogue to understand in a meaningful way the relevance and importance of Black Lives Matter. Kevin Sievert sat down with Tina Prigge to unpack what’s happening and to acknowledge that the first step to making a change is understanding and not staying

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S.S. Badger Car Ferry

Carferry 2020 Welcome Back Badger

She’s back! Lake Michigan Carferry S.S. Badger was enthusiastically welcomed back to the Port of Manitowoc for the start (albeit delayed) of the 2020 season. Check out the playful Great Lakes Salutes exchanged between the Badger Carferry and Shore. And an overhead peek at the Official Greeting in the COVID-19 era. And a cameo by

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Progress Lakeshore Awards - Fox Communities Credit Union

Celebrating the Progress Lakeshore Awards nominees. Fox Communities Credit Union

Celebrating the Progress Lakeshore Awards nominees. Today, Coolest Coast spoke with Community Enhancement Award Nominee Fox Communities Credit Union’s Heather Wessley. An example of community collaboration and enhancement with their sponsoring and involvement in The Lakeshore Balloon Glow and Kites Over Lake Michigan. Congratulations to Fox Communities Credit Union on your Nomination!

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Xia Vang

Hmong Storytime: Children’s Book Read by Xia Vang

In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May), Xia Vang wore traditional Hmong costume and shared a bilingual story in both Hmong and English. The Book is called “Tsev Need Was Kuv Hlub” or “The Family That I Love”, by author See For, illustrated by Duachaka Her. Enjoy.

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Local Musicians share talents

Local Musicians Share Talents during COVID19

Local musicians have shared their talents for this reel to bring entertainment to those in isolation during the COVID19 Safer at Home order. Song Stylings of Tessa Komorowski and Kevin Sievert; Piano Duo of Dr. Stanislava Varshavski and Dr. Diana Shapiro; Jim Garrington; MPSD Band Bash 2019; and the Coolest Coast feature videos about the

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Raised Boardwalk through forest

Woodland Dunes Goodwin Road

Enjoy this raised boardwalk walking path through the forest at Woodland Dunes off Goodwin Road. This hidden gem is a great place to air yourself out and maintain your physical and mental well-being during this time of social distancing.

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Lakeshore Big Band

Talent abounds on the #coolestcoast. Thanks to Paul Sucherman and David Bourgeois for sharing information about the Lakeshore Big Band. While the spring concert is postponed, you can enjoy the sweet sounds of these musicians rehearsing. A mini-concert for your enjoyment while socially distant.

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Kids enjoy the Waterways Room at Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Waterways Room at Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The Wisconsin Waterways 💦 Room at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum is a fun and educational hands on learning environment all about how water behaves including dams, irrigation, piping, lochs and resources about marine life in Dr. Gill’s education room. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the interactive exhibits. The Waterways Room really makes a splash!

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Porta Potty Races on Coolest Coast

Porta Potty Races benefiting The Lakeshore Foster Families & Friends was a blast! Just goes to show what can happen when folks come together for a great cause on the Coolest Coast!!! #coolestcoast Lakeshore Foster Families and Friends The Smiling Moose

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Holy Family Conservatory of Music | Coffee on the Coast

In this episode of Coffee on the Coast, we learn more about the 90 year history of the Holy Family Conservatory of Music with Dr. Stanislava Varshavski and Sister Carol Ann Gambsky. Students of all ages and all instruments, including voice, are welcome to take lessons at the Conservatory. Emmy Award winner Garth Neustadter started

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Tom Drill!

Tom Drill, Mr. Manitowoc, stopped by and agreed to an interview. Great messaging from both of these gentlemen committed to making the world a better place.

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Empower You

Theresa Falvey of State Of Grace stopped by the studio to tell us about a retreat called “Empower You” coming up on Feb. 8th

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Mother House Merry Christmas

In March 2020, the City of Manitowoc will celebrate 150 years. On November 9, 2019, the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity celebrated 150 years. That’s right. The order was established here on the #coolestcoast before the City of Manitowoc was established as a city. We visited with the Sisters at Holy Family Convent to find

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Rosie the Riveter | Coolest Coast History

Christine D. Kornely portrays Rosie the Riveter and shares the history of Rosie the Riveter on the Coolest Coast, the 600 women who left their kitchens to become production warriors during WWII. To see the exhibit, visit Wisconsin Maritime Museum

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Santa Claus

Coffee on the Coast: Lakeshore Holiday Parade

It’s the holiday season! The 31st Annual Lakeshore Holiday Parade in downtown Manitowoc kicks off Wednesday, November 27 at 6:30pm. The first night the holiday decorations will be illuminated. Santa Claus reception before and after at the Rahr-West Art Museum. Thank you to all the sponsors and participants for creating a cool kickoff to the

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