Greek Church and mosque Vandalized in Illinois

Greek Church; Mosque Vandalized in Waukegan, IL

The St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and the Mosque of Islamic Foundation North that are located near each other in Waukegan, IL were vandalized sometime on Sunday...

Cultural Center of the Hellenic-American Community of Greater Chicago

The Hellenism of Chicago acquired one more building and its owners want to turn it into a hive of creation and Greek civilization. The...

‘When the Greeks Ruled Egypt’ Exhibition in Chicago

When Alexander the Great conquered Ancient Egypt he became yet another in the long line of Greeks who were stunned by the country and...

Writer, Actor, Producer Robert Krantz Coming to Chicago

Writer, actor, producer - and businessman - Robert Krantz, will be coming to Chicago on September 18 for a reading and signing of his...

What it Means to be Greek

Two Greek immigrants Ivan Silvenberg and Georgia Taxaki created the touching video entitled “What it means to be Greek.” The video lasts for about...
Older Greek Fined for Picking Dandelions

Elderly Greek on Social Security Busted for Picking ‘Horta’

John Taris, a 75-year-old retiree was handed a $75 fine for picking dandelions (horta in Greek). Taris, a Greek-American who lives in the Chicago area...

An Illuminating Insight into Inventor, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Chris P. Tomaras

Chris P. Tomaras is without a doubt a 'Renaissance Man'. In fact, the Greek term, 'Polymathes', (having learned much) sums up this remarkable person...

“The Greeks” Ready to Take Over America

The Greeks is the most comprehensive exhibition about Ancient Greece to tour North America in a generation. It will feature more than 500 outstanding artifacts from 22 Greek museums.

Mystery Handwriting in 500-Year-Old ‘Odyssey’ Copy Deciphered

The University of Chicago Library has finally managed to solve a mystery surrounding some unrecognizable handwriting found in a copy of Homer’s ancient Greek epic...

ILBA Award Winners Include Greek Americans

The Illinois Broadcaster’s Association (ILBA), who according to its mission, “is the leading advocate for the broadcast industry in Illinois,” recently held their annual...

US’ Oldest Continuously Published Greek Newspaper Gets a Makeover

Founded in 1904, Chicago’s The Greek Star, the oldest continuously published Greek newspaper in the US re-launched yesterday, revealing a new design, format and logo,...

Rocking out Greek style with Bobby and Dino Kourelis of Lovehammers

I’ve wanted to write an article spreading the “Love” for a while. After seeing the band, Lovehammers, rock a sold-out show at the House of Blues in Chicago, I felt it was time. There are many things to love about the band. First and foremost, half the band is Greek. Brothers Bobby (drums) and Dino Kourelis (bass) form the tough as nails rhythm section

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