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Maria A. Karamitsos

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Greek American writer based in Chicago, writes about all things Greek for various publications, including The Greek Star and GreekCircle magazine. Her work has appeared in The National Herald and at HarlotSauceRadio.com. Maria served as the food editor of "Greektown Chicago: Its History, Its Recipes," by Alexa Ganakos.

New Website for 82 Year-old Greek-American Basketball Tournament

America's oldest Greek basketball tournament now has its own home in the digital universe. The National Hellenic Invitational Basketball Tournament (NHIBT) this Fall launched www.NHIBT.com, a treasure trove of...

“Munger Road” Opens in Theaters Today

MUNGER ROAD, a film written and directed by Greek-American Nick Smith, will open this week in Chicago theaters. The film, which is on platform...

Greek Film Fest Chicago Opens Today

The 1st annual Greek Film Fest Chicago! will take place September 29 - October 2, 2011 at the Pickwick Theater in Park Ridge, the...

15 Runners from Greece to Run Chicago Marathon

A team of 22 runners in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon – including 15 coming from Marathonas, Greece – will run to raise...

Chicago’s Greektown Comes Alive with Kouzina

Day 2 of the National Hellenic Museum's Kouzina kept the buzz going, as a sold-out crowd gathered for a Premium Dinner, from Food Network...

September 23 is Peace Day in Chicago

Chicago's Build the Peace Committee hosted Peace Day at Chicago's Daley Plaza on September 23. The annual event brings together people from all nations and...

Kouzina Gives First Peek at New National Hellenic Museum

The new National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, opened its doors last evening, for Kouzina, a three-day extravaganza of Greek food, wine and culture. For...

“With Over Two Pieces of Luggage” Tells an Immigrant’s Tale

The Greek Cultural Center will begin its winter season with an original play entitled: “With Over Two Pieces of Luggage...” written and directed by Alex...

Hidden Writings of Archimedes on Display at Baltimore Museum

The long-hidden writings of Archimedes are the focus of "Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes," a new exhibition at Baltimore's Walters Art Museum,...

New Drug to Treat Thalassemia May Get Accelerated FDA Approval

A new drug to treat Thalassemia could soon be available. On September 14, Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted to recommend to the Food and Drug...

Cyprus Documentary to Air on Maryland Public TV

The documentary, "Cyprus Still Divided: A US Foreign Policy Failure,"  produced by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, George Veras and made possible by the support of...

Mario Frangoulis to Perform at Fundraiser for St. Catherine’s

Internationally acclaimed tenor and Sony recording artist Mario Frangoulis will perform a program of inspirational songs in a benefit concert for St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church of...

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