German Website Connecting Refugees With Available Rooms In Willing Homes

Europe is facing the most severe refugee crisis in over 50 years and with a shortage of available space, a set of German entrepreneurs created an Airbnb-style site to connect refugees with people willing to share a room in their home. Flüchtlinge Willkommen (Refugees Welcome) has seen an overwhelming interest in the site with close to […]

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LGBT Germany Makes Its Debut

We are pleased to announce that LGBTGermany.com, the latest site joining the German Pulse family, has officially gone live! Our vision for bringing a new side of the German culture to an American audience goes far beyond just this site. In the future we plan on tackling areas that have seen little to no attention in the […]

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ALDI and LIDL – Two German Food Discounters Expand in the U.S. Market

ALDI Food Market

ALDI in California in Spring 2016 As we have already heard in the news this year, the ALDI brand is expanding and soon will come to various neighborhoods in California. The city of LaVerne has just approved ALDI’s plans to open a 21,000-square-foot market at a space at White Avenue and Foothill Blvd. ALDI plans to open its […]

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IKEA Promotes 2016 Catalog With Famed German Book Critic Hellmuth Karasek

“It is basically a scandal that the world’s most widely distributed book, with a print run of an astounding 220 million copies, has never been properly reviewed.” That is what Germany’s influential book critic Hellmuth Karasek had to say when he was asked to offer his literary critique on IKEA’s upcoming 2016 catalog. They may be a Swedish company, […]

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Music Video Friday: August 21

music video friday

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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Come Join Us In The 2015 Chicago and NYC Steuben Parades

Last year we returned for our third appearances in the Chicago and New York City Steuben Parades and we’re pleased to announce that we will be doing it again this year!  One of the best parts of last year was meeting some of our readers who came out to join us in the parades and we are once again inviting all […]

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Announcing LGBT Germany

The Latest Addition to the German Pulse Family When we set out to create German Pulse in 2011, our goal was to re-imagine the German-American cultural landscape to better reflect the Germany that exists today. Our vision is large and as our site continues to grow and attract new users, we want to continue looking […]

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German Dating App Looks At Entering US Market After Raising $14.5M

If you’re looking for that special someone, chances are you’ve tried finding your match using one of the many dating apps on the market. While the online dating space could be considered crowded, it hasn’t stopped companies from trying to change things up with their own take on how it should be done. German startup […]

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German Car Maker Borgward To Show Off First New Vehicle in Over 50 Years This September

Audi, Mercedes-Benz and BMW may be known as Germany’s big three automakers, and while there are a handful of smaller companies with German engineering rolling off assembly lines, there once used to be another big contender that has been absent for over 50 years. Now, after filing for bankruptcy in 1961, the once popular Borgward […]

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Exhibit On Nazi Persecution Of Homosexuals In NYC

NAZI PERSECUTION OF HOMOSEXUALS (1933-1945) EXHIBIT AT THE MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE, NYC UNTIL OCTOBER 2, 2015 As a teenager, I used to ponder over the question of whether the Nazis would have picked me up before they came for my family; if I was born in their generation. My father and grandfather were sent […]

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