Category: Norway Near You

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,...

Lobsterfest

Lobsterfest and LOV

Third District Sons of Norway enjoys a weekend of festivities, fun, and food Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. What better way is there to celebrate the summer season than by consuming the delectable crustacean known...

NY consulate

Welcome home in New York!

Eyes literally and figuratively on the UN, Norway’s consulate in NY opens new space Victoria Hofmo, Brooklyn, N.Y. On June 11, the Norwegian Consulate in New York had an unexpected type of party—a housewarming....

bundt cake

The art and science of the Bundt cake

Gallery exhibition explores the iconic pans Carstens Smith Ingebretsen’s Bundt cakes are everywhere—providing desserts at potlucks, getting comedic cameos in movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and making noteworthy appearances on The Great...

MS Roald Amundsen

Hurtigruten to hold Antarctic ceremony

Christened by ice Hurtigruten Seattle, Wash. Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, will christen the world’s first hybrid electric–powered expedition cruise ship this fall in Antarctica. MS Roald Amundsen was named after the...

Lake Mills, Iowa’s own Nissedal

During this town’s sesquicentennial year, we look at its very Norwegian origins Jim Dietz-Kilen Lake Mills, Iowa This is the sesquicentennial year for Lake Mills, a town that straddles the south side of Iowa’s...

Midtsommer Gala

Midtsommmer at Norway House

Fundraising, fun, & flair Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American In recent weeks, I’ve learned that when Minnesotans do something, they go all out. First, I got to experience Syttende Mai in Minneapolis, and...

A vision of the mid-century mother

New at Norway House Norway House Minneapolis, Minn. Wayzata, Minn.-born Judy Olausen entered the University of Minnesota planning to study architecture. When a class she planned to take was full, she substituted a course...