Four veterans from the coal mining days are staying in town. They have opened there small exhibit next to the shop. They sell cakes and nitting wear.|
From left to right: Jon Skjevdal (engineer), William Albrigtsen (miner), his wife Anny Marie Albrigtsen (lived in Longyearbyen) and the veteran who has been spending many recent summers in Ny-Ålesund: Lilly Kristensen
Item in the weblog from their visit in 2009 here.