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.