Dancing Around: Iron Abbey and Haddonfield on the Square, by Michelle McFadden

This past weekend, 9 of our active dancers were very busy keeping up appearances with two dance jobs while majority of the group was in Germany.

Dancing Around: Phoenix 95th Anniversary & Oktoberfest, by Michael Fricker

Most of our interactions and dealings with the First German Sport Club Phoenix happen on the soccer field or in meetings about the soccer administration. Yes, from time to time our members attend each other's events and enjoy them quite a bit. We typically also both take part in the Steuben Parade in Philadelphia as … Continue reading Dancing Around: Phoenix 95th Anniversary & Oktoberfest, by Michael Fricker

Dancing Around: A Couple of Sets, Lots of Wurst and Even More Friends at the Delaware Saengerbund

On Friday, and Saturday, September 9 and 10 respectively my friends in the Delaware Saengerbund and the Enzian Volkstanzgruppe many times expressed excitement that "my people" or "my club" was to be coming and dancing on Sunday. Well, when the day finally came, it wasn't the greatest weather of the weekend. The rain came down … Continue reading Dancing Around: A Couple of Sets, Lots of Wurst and Even More Friends at the Delaware Saengerbund

Congratulations to the Cannstatter V.V. on 150 Years!

An institution in Philadelphia especially the Northeast section, the Cannstatter has been celebrating heritage, serving meals, drinks and holding the three-day Volksfest since 1873. The United German Hungarians are proud to call the folks at the C.V.V. not only fellow German-Americans, and fellow club-people, but most importantly friends! The featured image on this article if … Continue reading Congratulations to the Cannstatter V.V. on 150 Years!

Manhattan Club: 1960 Beverage List

Inflation is rampant despite what my neighbor would like us to believe. Recession is not a recession if we change the definition (modern problems require modern solutions.) The price of beer, wine, and liquor is up for many reasons ranging from supply chain problems to inflation. I’ll say, thank goodness we don’t live in Australia.  … Continue reading Manhattan Club: 1960 Beverage List

Impressions of Gaufest, by Karin Schulz

Three years ago, I met seven members of the United German Hungarians on the cultural trip of a lifetime to Hungary and Romania. Over several meals and many glasses of wine, they told me all about their club and the many events that they participate in. Besides being active with the Donauschwaben, I learned that … Continue reading Impressions of Gaufest, by Karin Schulz

Where’s the Gaufest Liverwurst?, by Michael Fricker

If you have attended a Gaufest in the good old U. S. of A. I want you to think about what you think of as a Gaufest when you think of one. Maybe it’s the last one you went to (This year in Atlantic City for me). Maybe it’s the first one you went to … Continue reading Where’s the Gaufest Liverwurst?, by Michael Fricker

A trip to the Philadelphia Union draws the “usual suspects!”, by Anna Martini

I think I can safely say that every age group enjoyed the game and above all being together. Outings like this is one of the great benefits of a club like ours and it really is the glue that holds us together.

An Jolly Affair in Delaware

A small but jolly group of our members attended the Enzian Volkstanzgruppe 53rd Stiftungsfest on Saturday, September 11th at the Delaware Saengerbund in Newark, DE.