New “Greektown North” Draws Families and Shops to the Chicago Suburbs

  The Greek Star recently published a special, in-depth report on the growing Greek community in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago.   By WWII and thereafter, as...

Greek-American Receives “Professor of the Year Award”

Students of Moraine Valley Community College voted Greek-American Nick Shizas as the recipient of the "professor of the year award." "It’s still hard to believe...

Bono Selects Oxi Day Award Recipient for 2013

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation announced today that the recipient of the 2013 Oxi Day Award will be John Githongo, a journalist who risked...

Archimedean Upper Conservatory Among Top 20 High Schools in the US

The Archimedean Upper Conservatory, a charter school focusing on Greek studies in Miami, was ranked the 16th most challenging high school in USA according to...

Greek-American Hears Again After Breakthrough Surgery

Weeks after undergoing a breakthrough surgery to implant bionic ears at Tampa General Hospital (TGH), 47-year-old Greek-American D.C. Goutoufas is finally able to hear...

Greece Comes to Texas at the Kemah Greek Festival

The seaside community of Kemah, Texas, will be bursting with the sights, sounds and flavors of Greece during the Kemah Greek Food and Wine...

AHEPA Marks 91st Anniversary

On July 26, 1922, eight Greek-American visionaries joined their forces in Atlanta to establish the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), an organization based...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Annual Dinner Raises 1.7 Million

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 30th Annual Dinner held Saturday, April 28, raised nearly $1.7 million to benefit Karmanos' exceptional cancer care, making...

Former Gov. Charlie Crist to Speak at Democratic Convention

Republican-turned-Independent former Florida governor Charlie Crist (Cristodoulou) of Greek descent will enjoy another politician re-incarnation when he speaks at the Democratic National Convention that...

The Greek Who Sold Bread to McDonald’s

Harry Tsakalos, who died on Sept. 6 at 93, was the Greek-American co-founder of the successful H&S Bakery. With his personal hard work as...

Greek Film Fest Chicago! Announces Complete Schedule and Lineup

FilmHellenes, sponsor of Greek Film Fest Chicago! (GFFC) has announced the complete schedule and lineup for its 1st annual festival, to take place September...

William Sianis and the Curse of the Billy Goat: A Sports Legend

It was a hex that lasted 71 years, but the William Sianis and "The Curse of the Billy Goat" story became legend in Chicago...

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