Greek Minister of Culture and Tourism Tour of NYC & Chicago

Greece's Minister of Culture and Tourism of Greece Pavlos Geroulanos, has been in the U.S. since Tuesday on a four day visit to New York...

Greeks Got Talent Showcases Chicago Area Youth

Chicago area Greek-American youth were spotlighted in the 1st annual Greeks Got Talent, presented by St. Demetrios Church of Libertyville, IL. In the 7-11 year...

Meet Constantine Maroulis in Chicago

Tony Award® Nominee and “American Idol” finalist Constantine Maroulis will be in Chicago for the next few weeks, reprising his role in the Broadway...

Restaurant Program Raises Funds for Hellenic Foundation

A new program called “Francesca’s Eat & Earn!” helps to raise money for educational programs, like those of Chicago’s Hellenic Foundation. Founded in 1953, the...

Benefit for 6 Year-old with Neuroblastoma

The Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Demetrios in Elmhurst has designated its Second Annual Taste of Greece Fall Glendi, September 24-25 as a benefit...

Giannoulias Wins Democratic Senate Race in Illinois

Joined by employees from the Des Plaines Hartmarx suit factory where he helped save 600 jobs, U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias tonight pledged to...

Int’l Conference of Greek Linguistics held at Chicago University

The 9th International Conference of Greek Linguistics (ICGL) with the title "The course of the Greek language throughout the centuries, approaches to its study...

Greek-French Artist George Perris Wowing Audiences on a Global Scale

His name is 100 percent Greek, but singer / songwriter George Perris is as much French as he is Greek. Born in Athens, George...
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...

Adults Learn Modern Greek

Adults in Chicago learn Modern Greek, with courses offered by the the Institute of Greek Language and Culture, founded in January 1990. The two-year program...
Thanasis Economou is the creator of NASA's APXS

NASA Scientist Thanasis Economou: NASA is Getting Ready for a Manned Mission to Mars

NASA is getting ready for a manned mission to Mars. Greek Astrophysicist Thanasis Economou, explained to an audience at the University of Chicago, on Saturday, the...

Arahovites Host Fundraiser to Help Young Woman Recover from Aneurysm

This weekend, KAREAI Society Arahoviton Chicago will host a fundraiser for Maria Vastis Chamberlan. The Gala of Inspiration will raise money to help defray her...

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