Category: Norway Near You

Pennsylvania perfection

The bucolic town of Milford, Pa., with a population of less than 1,000, offers a funky coffeehouse, about a dozen arts and antique shops, and great food. 

Strike up the band

Brooklyn United Marching Band hosts three school bands from Norway Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. As their January press release read, the Brooklyn United Marching Band played host “in their hearts, homes, and borough to...

Cut from Scandinavian Cloth

Melanie Trygg explores her heritage on the runway Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn “Project Runway’s” newest season featured a Scandinavian-American designer, Melanie Trygg, who hails from Eastsound, Wash., a town on an island about 100 miles...

Vesterheim - Rochester

Vesterheim reconnects with Rochester

Lori Ann Reinhall On Sunday, Oct. 13, Walter and Louise Hanson of The Nordic Shop in Rochester, Minn., graciously opened up their home to introduce Rochester residents to the staff from Vesterheim, the National...

Pacific Fishermen

A sustainable slice of history

Behind Pacific Fishermen Shipyard’s retro façade is a futuristic commitment to protecting the environment Omie Drawhorn Port of Seattle A walk through the Pacific Fishermen Shipyard in Ballard is a little bit like stepping...

Dana M. Kelly

Dana M. Kelly hired as leader of NAGC

“I’m thrilled to finally be working where my heart has always been,” says new director David Wright Norwegian American Genealogical Center The board of directors of the Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library,...