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8 Things Your Greek American Yiayia Will Never Stop Saying

If you’re a Greek American, you have most likely had many lengthy conversations with your Greek grandmother(s), aka yiayia(s), and you have probably -at...

‘Killer Heels’ in Ancient Greece

The Brooklyn Museum's "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe" exhibition explores the origins of high heels worn by women and men across the world...

Man Makes Miniature Crete in Brooklyn, Wife Keeps it Alive [pics + video]

Late retired tailor George Kortsolakis was born in Vamos, Crete, in 1955. Though he moved to Brooklyn he never forgot his homeland. Now, the...

Alaska Dances, Eats and Drinks in Greek (video)

The Second Annual Alaska Greek Gala is organized for this weekend in Anchorage. Apart from being a fundraiser whose proceeds go to the Holy Transfiguration...

American rapper Rick Ross Immortalizes Santorini in new Song and Video

Santorini; one of two island destinations in Greece that international celebrities praise, is now the "objet du desir" of an American rapper, who wrote...

The Society of Epirotes ‘Anagenesis’ and the Ladies’ Auxiliary Souliotisses and Heritage Museum Celebrate...

“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” — Thomas Jefferson, U.S. Founding Father. The...

Elena Paravantes Shows 5 Ways to Eat Like a Greek

The traditional Greek diet circa 1960 is considered one of the healthiest, if not the healthiest diet, in the world. It served as the...

Princeton: City of Gold

The exhibition under the title City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus, will be held in the Princeton Art Museum from October...

National Hellenic Museum Achieves Record Growth in 2017

  The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) today announced its 2017 achievements, including a 29 percent year-over-year increase in patrons served. More than 21,000 people of all...

A Day in Tarpon Springs, Florida Is Like a Day in Greece! [photos]

That's right, Florida is awaiting you and once you arrive in Tarpon Springs you will be transported to Greece . . . well, not...

Alexis Tsipras Is First Greek PM to Visit National Hellenic Museum in Chicago

Alexis Tsipras became the first Greek Prime Minister to visit the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago on October 15th. The Greek PM, during his official...

Unlock the Greek Soul at ‘Sergiani in Epirus’ Culture Events

Epirotes and Greek benefactors have organized 3 events in Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore to benefit 2016 Epirus. "Epirotes Sing for Epirus at the...

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