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Dardis McNamee

Dardis McNamee is the Editor in Chief of METROPOLE. Over a long career in journalism she has written for The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler in New York, the Wall Street Journal Europe and Die Zeit in Vienna, as well as having been a speechwriter to two US ambassadors to Austria. She was awarded the 2007 Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching for her work at the Department of Media Communications for Webster University Worldwide. In 2010, she was granted Austrian Citizenship of Honor (Ehrenstaatsbürgerschaft) for outstanding contributions to the Austrian Republic

Dining on the Danube at the Scenic Ufertaverne

At the Ufertaverne of the Hofbauer Segelschule, great food and wine is only half the drawIt’s a sunny Sunday in Vienna, with a light breeze. A great day to be on the water. From...

Has #MeToo Gone Too Far?

Lifetimes of understandable resentment can boil over into presumptions of guilt. This is dangerous. And when important public careers are ruined, everybody losesAs former Green Party defense spokesman Peter Pilz returns to Parliament this...
Mayor Michael Häupl

Servas, Michi!

After a quarter century, Vienna’s popular Mayor Michael Häupl leaves behind a city more prosperous, international and innovative – yet still humane. That’s saying a lot.The 1st of May marked a revival of sorts...

Die Creme de la Creme: Where to Find Great Austrian Cuisine Around the World

Long underestimated, Austria's culinary traditions are being reinvented and coming into their ownby Bart de Vries & Dardis McNameeAfter language, a culture is defined perhaps most intimately by its cuisine, what Austrian star chef...
Marshall Plan

Book Review: “The Marshall Plan Since 1947” Recalls America’s Role in Post WWII Europe

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Opinion | Remedial German for Migrants: “Ghetto Classes” or Special Treatment?

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Opinion | Making Sense of the Central European Tragedy

What would we have done? Trying to grasp what we can never fully understand.This year’s commemoration of the Anschluss of Austria by Nazi Germany, March 11 & 12, 1938, has been as engrossing as...

Grätzl | Nestroyviertel: A Legend Behind Every Door

On a little square, tucked away at the bottom of Praterstraße, stands a gentleman cast in iron, his Napoleon collar high on his neck, top hat in hand, making his entry. It’s Johann Nepomuk Nestroy,...