In this Faces of Duluth interview, Deb DeLuca discusses her path to the shipping industry, shares some insider knowledge (including some pretty interesting cargo loads that have passed through the canal), and what she likes to do in Duluth, on and off the water.
The People and the Place
From budget-friendly family activities to hidden waterfalls to recommendations from locals, check out our blog for trip ideas and to learn more about what makes Duluth so special.
Arts, History, Music and More: Experience the Culture of Duluth
Duluth’s rich history and picturesque location provides creative inspiration, as seen in its abundant arts and unique culture. Whether you are a music, art, theatre or history aficionado, there are a multitude of attractions and activities for all interests and ages. We have a few ideas to help inspire your next visit.
Upcycled Buildings: What’s Old is New in Duluth, Minnesota
What’s old is new again in Duluth, Minnesota, where there are several places to stay and attractions housed in buildings that have lived former lives.
Faces of Duluth: Jake Magdzas
Whether you know much about the sport or not, even casual hockey fans have probably dreamt of driving a Zamboni across the ice. For Jake Magdzas, that childhood dream became his everyday reality when he was hired on to the ice department at the DECC (Duluth Entertainment Convention Center) to keep the ice in pristine condition for every game and event. We were lucky enough to catch up with him to hear all about how he got here and what he loves about his gig.
Puck Drop on Duluth: Celebrate the City’s Hockey Culture
Duluth’s strong hockey culture can be seen all over the city, no matter the season. It’s produced many NHL greats, members of Olympic teams, collegiate titles and high school state champions. It is also home to a loyal and enthusiastic fan base, one of the many reasons why Minnesota is dubbed, “The State of Hockey.”
For visitors to this great hockey city, we’ve outlined Duluth’s hockey history, where to catch or play a game and where to cheer on your team with fellow hockey enthusiasts.
Faces of Duluth: Gabe Mayfield
It’s no secret Duluth has a vibrant arts & culture scene, so when Gabe Mayfield moved to the area from Chicago for college in 1999, it made him feel right at home. Today, whether it’s performing onstage at a Duluth Playhouse or Renegade Theater production, recording his own albums, checking out local music festivals, or planning youth talent shows, you can find Gabe Mayfield in the heart of Duluth’s arts & culture scene – and throughout the Duluth community. We had the opportunity to connect with the local performer and hear about what inspires him on and off the stage.