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Greek Author V.C. Birlidis Publishes First Novel, ‘Muse Unexpected’

Author V.C. Birlidis has published his first novel, Muse Unexpected. Described as an “epic, yet very quirky adventure,” the mythology-based tale is the story of...

VP Joe Biden to Attend Fundraiser at Jim Gianopulos’ LA Home

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to make a two-day visit to Los Angeles on Monday, to speak at a fundraiser for the...

Chef Maria Loi Releasing Cookbook, ‘The Greek Diet’

Gourmet Chef Maria Loi, known as the "Martha Stewart of Greece," is helping people rediscover the Mediterranean diet of the Ancient Greeks with her...

Greeks Celebrate OPA! Day

For the last few years, Greeks have been celebrating OPA! Day on Sept. 15. The concept for OPA! Day began in 2008, and was started...

Rita Wilson to Perform at NYC’s Cafe Carlyle

Rita Wilson is warming up her vocal chords for an upcoming performance at the legendary Cafe Carlyle in New York City. The Greek-American actress-producer, known for...

Detroit Rapper Picked to Represent Greece in World Cup Freestyle Contest

Greek-American rapper, record producer and songwriter Drew32 was chosen to represent Greece in BBC Radio’s 1Xtra 2014 World Cup Freestyle competition. 32 rappers, each representing one of...

The Greek Girl Who Just Married US World Cup Player Kyle Beckerman

Just weeks before gearing up to prepare for the World Cup, USA team player Kyle Beckerman was getting ready for another important moment in...
Alex Vacca of Mr. Hyde-Bow

Italian Designer Launches Greek Bow Tie Line Made in USA

A new collection from trendy design brand Mr Hyde Bow features a Greek-inspired line of bow ties. Leather bow ties that feature details like unique Greek gold and silver medallion coins, a blue star, sailboat, fish, and Greek art, the idea behind the latest collection is a result of founder and designer Alex Vacca's close group of Greek friends.

Marianne Vardalos Pens Children’s Book

Greek-Canadian author Marianne Vardalos has penned a new children's book, What's Up With Princesses? The non-fiction tale centers on Zuzu, who after being called a...

Chef Maria Loi to Release ‘The Original Greek Diet’

Celebrity Chef Maria Loi has just landed a publisher for The Original Greek Diet, a new book of recipes she put together in collaboration with Sarah...

Adopt-A-Greek School Launches to Help Schools in Greece

An initiative created by a 17 year-old Greek-American is aiming to help children and schools in Greece affected by the economic crisis. Adopt-A-Greek School was envisioned...

George Zisiadis: The Happiest Greek in America

The minute I began speaking with San Francisco-based artist George Zisiadis, he inquired about how my day was going. "Good," I replied. "Why are...

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