Sunday, November 29, 2015


No Link between Paris Attacks and Germany

On November 27, 2015, the German newspaper “Bild” claimed that the guns... 

Remembering Helmut Schmidt (1918 – 2015)

Germany is mourning the loss of the iconic Helmut Schmidt, who served as German... 

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Austria: Advent Concerts in Vienna

December-Concerts in Austria Photo: Courtesy Vienna Tourist Board The Austrian city... 

Der Krampus geht um: Krampus Fever in Los Angeles

Photo: Courtesy Goethe-Institut L.A. The Krampus, the dark companion to St. Nicholas... 

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“Kaffeeklatsch ohne Kaffee” at Santa Monica College Community Education

Train and use your German at Santa Monica College! Photo: Courtesy Colourbox Keep... 

The History of the “Schultüte”

The History of the “Schultüte” In September, for most children in America it... 

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Recipes for Germanstyle BBQ – Red Cabbage Salad

Red Cabbage Salad with Bavarian Smoked Cheese A colorful salad for the buffet table... 

Recipes for Germanstyle BBQ – Dark Beer-Marinated BBQ Chicken

Dark Beer-Marinated BBQ Chicken This recipe may be halved. Always remember to use... 

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German Style Christmas Markets 2015 in the USA

New York, NY The Union Square Holiday Market. Union Square. Nov 19th – Dec 24th The Columbus Circle Holiday Market. Central Park, at 59th Street and Central Park West, near southwest entrance. Dec 1st – Dec 24th San Francisco, CA Great Dickens Christmas Fair. Cow Palace Exhibition Halls. Nov 21st –... [Read more of this review]

O’zapft is!

O’zapft is! - German Oktoberfests in the USA AZ: Four Peaks Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake, Phoenix, Arizona Oct 9th – Oct 11th CA: Alpine Village Oktoberfest, Torrance, California Sep 11th – Oct 31st (Fridays – Sundays) CA: Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest, Big Bear Lake, California Sep 12th –... [Read more of this review]

NY: Sep 19: 58th Annual German-American Steuben Parade

German-American Parade in Manhatten Photo: Courtesy German Consulate of New York German-American Friendship month and the German-American Steuben Parade will once again come to 5th Avenue in Manhattan on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The day will kick off with a Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, next will come the famous parade with floats, bands,... [Read more of this review]

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RIP Anja Niedringhaus

“What the world knows about Iraq, they largely know because of her pictures... 

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Vienna: Ninth District

Spotlight on the ninth district of Austria’s capital Photo: Courtesy Vienna... 

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