Events in New York City
Steuben Parade – an annual German-American Day parade down 5th Avenue in Manhattan with thousands of participants from both Europe and America. Every September.
Museums in New York City
Neue Galerie – museum specializing in German and Austrian Art of the early twentieth Century, for instance, Gustav Klimt. On 86th Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan.
Metropolitan Museum of Art – an extensive permanent collection with occasional exhibitions on German and Austrian art. On 82nd Street and 5th Avenue.
Museum of Modern Art – modernist and contemporary art with occasional exhibitions on German and Austrian art. Annual German-language film series. On 53rd Street between 5th and 6th avenues.
Cultural Institutions in New York City
Deutsches Haus of New York University – numerous cultural offerings. Just north of Washington Square Park in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.
Deutsches Haus of Columbia University – lectures, film series, conferences and more related to German culture. On 116th Street west of Central Park in Manhattan.
Goethe Institute New York – center for German culture. On 83rd Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan.
Germany in NYC – a web site devoted to all things German in the New York area.
Cultural Vistas – this NYC-based organization supports internships, fellowships, and other professional programs for Americans in Germany.
Restaurants In New York City
Blaue Gans – German bistro with traditional cooking. In Manhattan’s Tribeca district.
Cafe Sabarsky – authentic Austrian coffeehouse with an atmosphere that evokes the early 1900s. In the Neue Galerie on 86th Street and 5th Avenue.
Hallo Berlin – the “Wurst” German restaurant. On 44th Street and 10th Avenue.
Lederhosen – Wurst and Bierhaus with genuine German goodness. On Manhattan’s lower west side not far from the Holland Tunnel entrance.
Loreley – cuisine inspired by the legend about Germany’s Rhine river. On Manhattan’s lower east side.
Restaurant Heidelberg – a year round celebration of Oktoberfest. On 86th Street and 2nd Avenue.
Silver Swan – upscale German cuisine. On 20th Street just off of Broadway.
Zum Schneider – an indoor Barvarian Biergarten. On 7th Street in lower Manhattan.
Sigmund Pretzelshop – if you miss hot German Bretzel, then this is the place to visit. In Manhattan’s East Village.
Prime Meats – the menu here is inspired by German alpine cuisine. In Brooklyn.
German-Language Visual Media in the Internet
ARD – Public-supported television with serious and educational programming.
ZDF – Independent, public-supported television with both serious and entertainment programming.
RTL – Private television with concentration on entertainment.
VOX – Private television with concentration on entertainment.
Movie Pilot – A German-language online community that provides information and personal recommendations about films.