Sculpture Installed at O’Hare, Gift from Chicago-Athens Sister Cities Committee

“The Runners,” the long-anticipated sculpture commissioned by the Athens Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is currently being installed at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.   The...

Thodos Dance Chicago Celebrates 10 Years of “New Dances”

The critically acclaimed contemporary dance company, Thodos Dance Chicago, founded and directed by Melissa Thodos, will celebrate 10 years of dance creation with its...

AHI Commemorates OXI Day with Book Signing in Chicago

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of OXI Day, the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) hosted book signings/presentations in Atlanta and Chicago, featuring Dr. George C....
Ted Spyropoulos dies

Greek-American Philanthropist Ted Spyropoulos Dies

Ted (Theodore) Spyropoulos, a philanthropist who contributed greatly to the Greek-American community, has died. The Greek-American supported numerous organizations through his lifetime and offered scholarships...

PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Hosts Stellar 10th Annual Gala; Honors Alexander Payne

It was a night filled with great pride, heartfelt passion and true promise for the 40 “best and brightest” star scholarship recipients, their families...

Giannoulias Edges Ahead of Kirk in Senate Race

The ad blitz comes as most public polls show the race between Kirk and Democratic nominee Alexi Giannoulias in a dead heat. But Kirk...
Betty White

Betty White in Chicago for Four-Legged Friends; Wins An Emmy for “SNL”

Actress/comedienne Betty White was in Chicago this past week to support her four-legged friends. Well-known for her work as an animal rights activist, she...

Ancient Greek Myth Moves to the High Wire

The creators of "Hephaestus: A Greek Mythology Circus" took the myth of Hephaestus and translated it into a one-ring circus, including premier acts from aerialists to hoopers. The show is playing in Chicago through June 6.

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America Convenes in Chicago

The second meeting of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America convened yesterday –exactly one year and one day after...

Chicago’s Alinea Garners Rare 3-Star Rating in Michelin Guide

Award-winning Alinea, one of Chicago’s finest restaurants co-owned by Nick Kokonas and Chef Grant Achatz, has received the coveted 3-star rating from the Michelin...

“Plain Jane” Auditions for Show on Oprah Network

Oprah Winfrey is searching for the next TV star in a contest to win "My Own Show" on her network. The winner may be...

The History of Greektown Chicago from the 1840s to Present Day

As with many cities throughout North America, Chicago's Greektown came about as a result of Greek ship captains arriving in the city during the...

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