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If you know any Germans, German-Americans or German enthusiasts we should feature in our our new "Personalities" column then please let us know.

Evi Abeler 

Photographer

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
We are going to spend the long weekend in the Catskills.


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Tomaas  - Photographer

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Every new photo shoot I do is a highlight for me.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ACTIVITY IN NEW YORK?
As a fashion photographer I love to...

 

Alon  Basel

Owner of Balanced Vending Inc.

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Squeezing in some workout into a busy work and family schedule.

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Yvonne Bendinger

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
I live in New York since 1995, the great thing about this city is that even after all that time there are still new and exciting...

 

Matthias Bublath

Jazz musician

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Every week is different for me

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ACITVITY...

 

Little Peacekeeper by Sebastian Rottmair

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
My task as the Little Peacekeeper is to be there in good and bad times. I point towards encouraging news and also where the...

 

Volker Detering

President of EventMe

WHAT IS YOUR PERSONAL HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Without a doubt the German Karneval Kick-Off "Elfter Elfter" at Zum Schneider on Sunday...

 

David  Di Gregorio

Supervisor of Library Media Services

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Going to the Café at the Neue Galerie with my 5 year old son and hearing him speak German with the manager.  Then visiting...

 

Christiana Drapkin

Jazz Musician

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?

My partner, Bob and I, just had a our big event: I am a jazz vocalist, and Bob is a drummer. We were hired with his jazz band,...

 

Stefan  Falke

Photographer

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
My highlight of this week is editing my new photographs from my series about artists along the US Mexican border. I am just back from...

 

Christian Finger

Professional Drummer & Teacher

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?Playing and performing music

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ACITVITY IN NEW YORK? Going to concerts

HOW LONG...

 

Gudrun Fischer

LEADERSHIP COACH

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?

Taking the quick ferry from South Street Sea Port to Governor's Island, enjoy a lazy day in one of the hammocks at PicnicPoint or at...

 

Jeanne Fu

Philosopher

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
My Highlight of the Week was catching up with a friend for dinner this weekend after returning from my trip to...

 

Frank  Goessner

DJ Voodoo Funk

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Meeting my wife Friday afternoon for happy hour margaritas and delicious Mexican food at Tacos Nuevo Mexico on Fifth Avenue here in...

 

Gabi Hegan

Founder & Owner of CityKinder.com

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Weekends in New York with my daughter. There is so much to explore for kids in and around the city. No matter if it’s great...

 

Gesine Heinrich

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
The non-calculable, most interesting and always surprising talk to a person who I don't know.

WHAT IS YOUR...

 

Adelheid Helbich

President of German Health Plans Worldwide Inc.

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Good question, I have so many highlights that I can't say which one is the most important. Working on new projects...

 

Jürgen Hess

German real estate agent

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Yesterday I picked up hundreds of original pieces of art from a house Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate recently sold....

 

Marianne  Hettinger

Dancer & Filmmaker

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
This week's highlight for me was an especially beautiful warm day by the Hudson river. I had the luxury of a few hours to sit under a...

 

Jens Hewerer

Founder of Giddio - audio adventures for kids

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
I hope for a new highlight every week! In a city like New York, that is very much possible. A new restaurant, a new...

 

Florian Hoefner

Jazz Pianist

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Every week is different and brings different highlights. Playing music is definitely one of them.

WHAT IS YOUR...

 

Antje Hubner

PUBLIC RELATIONS FOR THE ARTS

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
You can never have only one highlight per week in New York City, that’s why it is New York City and the reason for me living...

 

Ariane Hundt

Founder of Brooklyn Boot Camp

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
This week's highlight is definitely my mom's visit. She will bring along a...

 

Ursula Kay

German Tour Guide

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?

Sunday Times, in bed with my first cup of coffee on Saturday morning!

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Jupp Kerckering zur Borg

Shark Saver

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
When I work on Saving the Sharks

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Tine Kindermann

Visual Artist & Singer

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ACITVITY IN NEW YORK?
I love biking by the rivers and checking out thrift shops and flea markets for obscure little things to use in my dioramas...

 

Connie Klube

Chief Estimator & Blogger

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Interesting construction projects in popular buildings, and after work: meeting a German friend at the Holiday market/Celsius Bar@ Bryant Park. Bryant...

 

Peter Knoll

Professional Musician & Teacher

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
Weekend trip to Montauk.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ACTIVITY IN NEW YORK?
Playing music and watching people...

 

Tanya Koch

Executive Account Manager and Bag Designer

WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK?
I'm really excited to be trying out for a spot on one of the Gotham Girls Roller Derby teams this week. There are...

 

Karen Kohler

Cabaret Singer & Producer

WHAT'S UP THIS WEEK?

In October I debuted a new solo work at the Zipper Factory Theater called Little Death: Songs of Coming and Going. Centered...