"New Year’s Eve" tag
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German NYE Tradition: Bleigiessen (Fortune Telling through Molybdomancy) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 139)

Bleigiessen (Molybdomancy) is a North European New Year’s Eve (Silvester) tradition that goes back all the way to Ancient Greece. After you melt a piece of lead or tin on a spoon over…

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German American New Years Eve – Silvester 2012 – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 88)

What is a German American New Years Eve? Come, take a look… Every New Year’s Eve that we are in Brooklyn, we follow certain traditions – collecting a few new ones as they…

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4th of July in NYC – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 62)

Monday was the “4th of July” (aka “Independence Day” and often somewhat sarcastically “America Day”). Last year we were in Berlin for Independence Day and I made my 10th weekly one-minute video about it (then…

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Silvester / New Year’s Eve 2011 – In A Berlin Minute (Week 36 Bonus Clip)

The most exciting way to spend New Year’s Eve must be to join the masses celebrating with fireworks, drinks and friends out on the streets of Berlin (or other major German cities). Because…

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