Post Tagged with: "Scandinavian"

A past Viking Fest (Photo via Brooklyn Reporter)

A Viking Fest and Norwegian Parade in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, Northern Europe May 17, 2019 at 4:01 pm

Brooklyn Reporter covers a weekend of Scandinavian festivities in Bay Ridge.

The Scandinavian Christmas Ball at the Danish Club in Bay Ridge on Dec. 9 (Photo by Arthur de Gaeta via Brooklyn Reporter)

‘A Coming-Home-to-Brooklyn Scandinavian Party’

Brooklyn, Culture, Northern Europe, Traditions December 11, 2018 at 5:17 pm

The Scandinavian community in Bay Ridge kept traditions alive at the annual Scandinavian Christmas Ball at the Danish Club of Brooklyn, reports Brooklyn Reporter.

(Photo by Arthur De Gaeta for Brooklyn Reporter)

Danes, Norwegians and Swedes at the Danish Athletic Club’s 125th

Brooklyn, History, Northern Europe September 18, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The Danish Athletic Club celebrated its 125th year with a dinner dance, reports Brooklyn Reporter.

Danish Athletic Club (Photo by Danielle Kogan via Brooklyn Reporter)

Danish Athletic Club Marks 125 Years

Brooklyn, Culture, Food, Northern Europe August 29, 2017 at 4:07 pm

During a tour of the renovated Danish Athletic Club, Brooklyn Reporter finds out how the center continues to thrive 125 years after its founding.

Organizer Victoria Hofmo (Photo by Jordan Rathkopf via Brooklyn Paper)

‘Danish Mardi Gras’ in Bay Ridge

Brooklyn, Culture, Traditions February 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Brooklyn residents of Scandinavian heritage celebrated Fastelavn, also known as “Danish Mardi Gras,” in Bay Ridge, reports Brooklyn Paper.

Ellen Ryen (left) playing the game “I could tissue.” (Photo by Steve Solomonson via Brooklyn Daily)

Brooklyn Celebrates ‘Danish Mardi Gras’

Traditions, Western European March 2, 2015 at 5:26 pm

Locals from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Sunset Park celebrated Fastelavn, which one organizer tells Brooklyn Daily is “like a Mardi Gras with trick-or-treating.”

(Photo by Angela Sharp via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Bklyn Tavern Witnesses 80 Years of Neighborhood Changes

Brooklyn, East Asian, Immigration August 7, 2013 at 5:18 pm

The Soccer Tavern was opened in 1929 by Norwegians who were part of the waves of European immigrants that gave way to the Chinese in the 1990s. The homely bar stands “like a Cheers right in the middle of 8th Avenue Chinatown,” says its Irish owner, featured in a Feet in 2 Worlds’ piece.