Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

The German-American Steuben Parade is an annual parade held in various cities across the United States. The New York City parade is held every third Saturday in September. It was founded in 1957 by German-American immigrants who, being part of the largest ethnic group in the United States, wanted to …

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Oktoberfest in August

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There’s never a bad time to have an Oktoberfest, and the Chicagoland Schwaben Verein.  This weekend (Aug. 19-21), the Schwaben Verein will be celebrating their 134th annual end of summer festival with German food & drink, live entertainment, arcade games, a raffle, and more.  With a 800 seat beer tent, they …

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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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Review: Dairy Dogs German Fest

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On August 6th, a few of us from German Pulse attended the 2nd Annual German Fest at Dairy Dogs in Sycamore, IL.  While Dairy Dogs may look like a small Ice Cream and food walk up restaurant on any normal day, they know how to turn the place into a …

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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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New York, New York

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The New York Steuben Parade has secured broadcasting time on PBS for the first time ever.  There will be a live broadcast of the entire parade thanks to local New York stations and will be presented in HD to local New York residents.  This is a big advancement in the …

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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 Fest at Dairy Dogs

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German run Dairy Dogs in Sycamore, IL, will be holding their 2nd Annual German Fest on August 6th.  From 2pm to 10pm, visitors will enjoy fresh cooked German food prepared on the spot, including Veal Brats, Inboden’s Brats, Schnitzel, German Potato Salad, Baked Sauerkraut, and Margret’s famous Käse Spätlze.  Sounds delicious! …

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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 Fest Continues to Try New Things

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

If you live in the midwest, you probably know about Milwaukee’s popular German Fest.  Every July, thousands of people head out to the festival to enjoy great German food, entertainment, and hard to find German products. Most German festivals are content with just doing the same thing every year because …

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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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Sommerfest at Hickory Grove

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Peoria Sport Verein in Illinois is kicking of Summer in German style.  The annual Sommerfest kicks off on Saturday June 11 for a two day family friendly celebration with German food, soccer, and entertainment.  If you find your self in the Peoria area, feel free to pay a visit …

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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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