Don’t Mess With Leo Thalassites, U.S.’ Oldest Cop

Barrel-chested Leo Thalassites squints like Clint Eastwood, hops like Jackie Chan and has been an active cop for nearly six decades. He is 86...

President Obama Sends Warm Message to Greece on Greek Independence day

U.S. President Barack Obama expressed his support to Greece and its people on the occasion of the Greek Independence Day. March 25 marks the annual celebration...
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Martin Luther King’s Great Greek Friend & Supporter

Archbishop Iakovos is known in the U.S. as the committed and caring pastor who put the Greek Orthodox Faith on the map for Americans and...
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Why Do Greeks Dye Easter Eggs Red and How to Organically Do It [Video]

For Greek Orthodox Christians one of the oldest Easter traditions are red-dyed eggs. Here's why we do it and how you can do it too,...

‘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...

Ancient Greeks Smarter Than Us

Turns out that Socrates and his like apparently were as intelligent as they've been made out to be, at least according to  Gerald Crabtree,...

Greek Mob: The Greek “Outfit” Across America

Aside from Philedelphia other Greek elements sprouted across the American plains. In, Boston four leaders emerged James Chalmas (loanshark), Louis Venios (strip club owner...

Reasons to Remember the Asia Minor Catastrophe

“Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat,” George Santayana (1863-1952). We are celebrating the 92nd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe...

Family of Smyrna Survivors Honor Jennings for Rescue

In 1922, Turkey and Greece were in the middle of a war, during which scores of thousands of people were killed. Now, two Greek...

Greek Mafia: Houston Inherits Greek Godfather

On the rough plains of the western town of Houston, Texas where cowboys and Indians can be found a lone immigrant immerged as a...
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Miami to Celebrate Greek Independence Day

Miami might be the latin capital of the United States,  however,  mayor City Thomas Regalado did not forget to issue a proclamation on the occasion...

“Nick the Greek”: The “Gentleman” of Gambling

It’s Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” takes his last breathe. Leaving behind his mythical life of the “the gentleman of gambling”. Imagine America at...

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