Greece born Christos Genimatas travels on his wagon selling gyros all over the United States. He is owner of Christos Chuck Wagon for the past 35 years. He used to be a professional soldier in Greece before he came to America, and started his gyro business after a friend suggestion. He arrived in Michigan in […]
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Evan Lysacek talks exclusively about his Greek Pride and discusses his future after his Gold win in Vancouver.
The first Greek-American elected to state office in Rhode Island, George Panichas has died. According to a spokesman for Democratic lawmakers, Panichas died early Thursday morning. The former state representative was 87 years old. He was a Democrat from Pawtucket and served in the state House of Representatives from 1971 until 1984. His work for […]
Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman, Chris Chelios may get out of his drunk-driving charges stemming from a Dec. 28 stop in suburban Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. After viewing a 15-minute police videotape, DuPage County Judge Cary Pierce ruled that police lacked probable cause to arrest the 48 year-old Greek-American. “The case is over,” […]
The Statue of Liberty in New York finally met her mate, ‘The Union of the World’ in Miami, making these the two most significant symbols of freedom and peace in America. The monument was created by Gines Serran and was sponsored by Greek-American Real estate legend Evangeline Goulettas.
On Saturday, Jan 16th the Hellenic Society of Constantinople held its annual Dinner Dance at the Wilshire Country Club. This was the 43rd consecutive year that the organization “cut” its vasilopita. The Hellenic Society of Constantinople was founded by a group of Greek Americans who came to the US from Istanbul for a better future. […]