Tagged: New York

150 years of service with Our Saviour’s

New York’s oldest Norwegian Lutheran Church celebrates a big milestone this October Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The oldest Norwegian Lutheran Church still operating in New York City, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, is celebrating its...

Nordic cuisine storms New York

Claus Meyer highlights local New York ingredients through Scandinavian cuisine Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Claus Meyer is a foodie in the best sense of the word. The Dane is the co-founder of Noma, nominated...

Norwegian diplomacy shines in OSLO

The original play at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center garners rave reviews Arlene & Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. Playwright TJ Rodgers, via his friend, director Bartlett Sher, met in 2011...

Meet Øyvind Kvarstein

New York’s new Norwegian Seamen’s Church pastor is still serving the sailors Lagertha Aslaug Brooklyn, N.Y. On May 5, 2016, the new pastor of the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in New York, Øyvind Kvarstein, drove...

Miss Norway of Greater NY crowned

Lene Samuelsen takes the title, while Susannah O’Shea is named Miss Norwegian Heritage Roy Jorgensen Hopewell Junction, N.Y. On March 19 the Norwegian Immigration Association, Inc. sponsored the 61st annual Miss Norway contest. The...

Expanding our view of the Vikings

A more nuanced look at the Vikings Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. With the exploding popularity of Vikings, in large part due to the entertaining but not often accurate depiction put out by the History...

Festive Fastelavn

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Some wait in anticipation, hoping that the groundhog will not see his shadow. Others force bulbs and blossoms—a wonderful, yet time-consuming affair. But there is a jollier way to celebrate...