Post Tagged with: "German"

Brian Questa at Gottscheer Hall for the final match of the 2014 World Cup between Germany and Argentina. (Photo by Eric Jankiewicz via Queens Courier)

Hipsters Keep German Bar Alive in Queens

Business, Queens, Sports, Western European July 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Attracted to the “authenticity” of Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood, younger, affluent patrons helped the bar finally turn a profit after 15 years of being in the red, reports Queens Courier.

Photo by Phil Davis, Creative Commons License

Steuben Parade to Fête Friendship Between France and Germany

Culture, Western European September 20, 2013 at 6:07 pm

The New York Steuben Parade has invited French cultural groups to participate this year in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Élysée Treaty.

Lothar Osterburg working in his studio. (Photo by Helle Andersen via Feet in 2 Worlds)

German Native Brings Outsider Touch to Subway

Culture, Immigration, Western European May 10, 2013 at 2:55 pm

Lothar Osterburg has lived in New York for 20 years but his immigrant roots have shaped his work, which looks at the city from the perspective of an outsider. Feet in 2 Worlds features an audio podcast on the artist, whose work is currently on display in subway cars.

Polish-Americans Debate Obama’s ‘Polish Death Camp’ Gaffe

History, In the News, Politics June 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm

As was widely reported last week, a gaffe by President Barack Obama in which he referred to a “Polish death camp” infuriated Poles and Polish-Americans. Poles have argued that the phrase is misleading because camps such as Auschwitz and Treblinka were run by Germany. New York’s Polish community was abuzz about the incident, The Polish-language newspaper Nowy Dziennik reported.

On Saturday, community leaders and activists spoke to a packed house at an event in Parkchester commemorating 41 years of Bangladeshi independence from Pakistan. (Photo by Rachel Sapin)

Voices in Focus: A South Asian American Population Explosion

Demographics, Politics March 26, 2012 at 12:17 pm

A celebration of Bangladeshi independence in The Bronx; local and national South Asian demographic shifts in the last decade; an organizing hub for the “Save the G Train” campaign; and more frustrations over the term “Polish death camps.”

Photo by Amy Zimmer

Even in the Face of Adversity, Bratwurst Prevails

Business, Food March 22, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Second Avenue Subway construction and chain stores mushrooming all around may have threatened the 75-year-old German deli Schaller & Weber. But the growing popularity of German-style beer halls, coupled with a new reverence for artisanal foods, has rejuvenated demand for the German meat products that the deli prepares.