Oktoberfest Ride Costume

Take Oktoberfest Everywhere You Go with This Hilarious Costume

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Munich may have poured the last beer of Oktoberfest 2017, but that doesn’t mean the celebration has to be packed away for twelve long months. No, I’m not talking about wearing your lederhosen to the Christmas party or Maifest — that is rarely ever okay –I’m talking about the costume that’ll …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Adidas Oktoberfest Shoe

Adidas Just Made the Perfect Oktoberfest Shoe

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

So you’ve picked out your best and maybe only pair of lederhosen for the kickoff of Oktoberfest season, but what have you decided for your shoes? Sure you could rock the classic sandal shoe to show off those socks in all of their wool glory, or you could kick it …

Sources: Adidas, DesignTAXI

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lost Shoe

The Hidden Treasures of Oktoberfest Lost & Found

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Any event boasting millions of visitors is sure to have a treasure of personal items left behind. Throw in a shitload of drinking and that number increases exponentially. So what are some items left at this year’s Oktoberfest in Munich? An estimated 2,915 items were turned into the lost and found …

Sources: Oktoberfest.de

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Munich Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Turnout Was Lowest in 15 years

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Munich Oktoberfest came to a close on Monday, and while it may have been one of the safest celebrations in recent years, turnout was the lowest it has been in 15 years with only 5.6 million visitors. While bad weather affected the first half of the Oktoberfest, a lower turnout …

Sources: Oktoberfest.de

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Munich Police Selfie

Arnold Schwarzenegger Skirts Law With Oktoberfest Police Selfie

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After making a stop at Munich’s Oktoberfest, Arnold Schwarzenegger and his bodyguard posse were pulled over by a police officer for illegally riding their bikes on the train station platform last Friday. Schwarzenegger’s excuse for breaking the rule was that he was having trouble walking, and offered to apologize and …

Sources: SF Gate

Photo: Stefan Schmitt/Munich Police

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Munich Oktoberfest

Early Signs Show Terrorism Threat May Be Weakening Oktoberfest Turnout

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s most famous party, Oktoberfest, will be kicking off in Munich this Saturday, September 19, and while the event is expected to draw crowds in the millions, recent terror threats appear to be having a significant impact on the 17-day festival, despite previously announced security measures. The German Hotel and …

Sources: Express

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Backpacks Banned From Oktoberfest After Recent Terror Attacks in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Oktoberfest in Munich is the world’s largest beer festival with attendance of 5.9 million people in 2015, but as Germany has found itself victim to a number of terror attacks in recent weeks, security operations for the 16-day event will be on high alert, and as a safety precaution, there …

Sources: Politico

Photo: Michel Curi [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Pulse Is Headed To NYC and Munich’s Oktoberfest

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

September is always a busy month for the German Pulse team as we participate in both the Chicago and New York City Steuben Parades, but this year we have decided to take it one step further by adding a stop in Munich, Germany to celebrate the ultimate Oktoberfest. We hope to …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Pretzel Supply At Risk As Bakers Threaten To Go On Strike Before Oktoberfest

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

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, …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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5K ‘Das Bier Run’ In Peoria, IL To Finish Off With Oktoberfest Celebration

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A race followed by a good Oktoberfest dates back to the early 1800’s, and while the race was done with horses back then, the Peoria German-American Society, in Illinois, will be done on foot with their 5K “Das Bier Run” on September 21st. The race, sponsored by the Peoria Jaycees, …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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