Traces of Plastic Found in 24 Brands of German Beer

A recent study that looked for contaminants in 24 brands of German beer was recently released, and the results for all tested samples found some questionable traces of plastic and other materials that some beer-drinkers may find alarming. The top 10 German beer brands were included in the study, and after filtering all samples, researches […]

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Possible Content For Netflix’s German Launch Leaked In Exclusive Photos

Last week we reported on Netflix’s plans to invest in producing original content for the German market after the service launches later this month, and with a few days left before the supposed September 16th launch date, there has been very little information released by the American company in terms of content and pricing. However, […]

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“Utopia – Revisiting A German State In America” Exhibit Opens In D.C.

On September 6, the German-American Heritage Museum (GAHM) in Washington D.C. opened their largest and most complex exhibit to date with the launch of “UTOPIA – Revisiting a German State in America.” The exhibit explores a piece of German-American history that deserves more recognition that it normally gets; the attempted transport of American-style democaracy to Germany. […]

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Latest Hofbräuhaus Set To Open In Cleveland, Ohio September 23

Germany’s world-famous Hofbräuhaus franchise has been growing in the United States and is now getting ready to open its sixth location on September 23rd in the PlayhouseSquare District of Cleveland, Ohio. The 24,000-square-foot restaurant and brewery is moving into, and expanding, the Hermit Club building, which opened in 1904 as a private performing arts club. […]

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Netflix To Explore Original Content In Germany After This Months Launch

Netflix, the popular American streaming video service, is getting ready to make their next push into the European market with launches in six countries, including Germany on September 16. The company has seen great success in producing original content in the U.S. and in an interview with Der Speigel, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed plans […]

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Pretzel Supply At Risk As Bakers Threaten To Go On Strike Before Oktoberfest

Munich’s world-famous Oktoberfest is set to kick off on September 20, but if Bavarian bakers don’t get their way, there may be a shortage of one of the festival’s most prized traditional offerings, the pretzel. The NGG gastronomy union, which represents 48,000 bakers in the southern Bavarian state of Germany, is pushing for a 6.5% […]

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Frankfurt Court Places Nationwide Ban On Ride Sharing Service Uber

Since entering into the German market earlier in the year, the popular US-based ride sharing service Uber has seen quite its share of criticism and legal threats from established taxi companies in the country, and has now faced its largest legal hurdle after a Frankfurt court placed a nationwide ban on the company’s most popular […]

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Music Video Friday: August 29

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We love music at German Pulse and every Friday we will try to highlight one or two music videos from a German singer/band.  We’ll try to get the newest releases so you can check out the latest hits from Germany. If the song is available in the US at the time of posting, there will be […]

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Celebrate German-American Friendship Month In NYC

New York City will be celebrating German culture during the entire month of September for German-American Month and for our readers who will be in the area, we are including a rundown of some of the top events in the city and surrounding areas, brought to you by the The German-American Steuben Parade of NYC.   […]

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Sandcastles Banned From Schleswig-Holstein Beaches

As the last few weeks of summer hit Germany, the beaches are sure to be packed with locals and tourists trying to enjoy what’s left of the warm days, but a favorite beach activity has made its way onto the banned list at beaches in the Schleswig-Holstein region. Beachgoers are having to get used to signs […]

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