Hellenic Society of Constantinople Holds Annual Gala

The Hellenic Society of Constantinople held its annual gala at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles on Saturday January 24, 2015. This was the 48th consecutive year for the organization's main event which honored Dr. James Dimitriou.

Greek Octopus of Portland for sale on eBay

Greek Cuisina, a longtime Portland institution with the famous purple octopus, has closed. The restaurant's owner, Ted Papas, has been at odds with the city...

Star-studded Opening for “Heaven And Earth” at The Getty Villa

"Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections" was inaugurated at the Getty Villa on April 8th. The star-studded event brought together some...

American Hellenic Council to Honor Calamos; Kounalakis; Rossides; Economides

  On Saturday April 25, 2015 the American Hellenic Council of Southern California (AHC), a non-partisan political advocacy organization, will host its 40th Annual Honors...

Greek-American Aliki Theofilopoulos Talks About her Job at Walt Disney

Under every stone lurks a Greek,  people usually say and it might be partly correct. Walt Disney is a major cartoon company with million...

March 25th Parade in San Francisco Cancelled

The Hellenic Federation of Northern California decided to cancel this year’s established March 25th parade in San Francisco. After a sudden plenary session, the Confederation...

Hip Hop Organizer Tolis Aristeidou Returns to LA

Tolis Aristeidou of Greece will return to Los Angeles February 22-26 as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Gold...

Greek Center Georgios Papagiannis Is Sacramento Kings Draft Pick [video]

Sacramento Kings drafted 18-year-old Greek center Georgios Papagiannis with the 13th pick, after trading the rights to eighth pick Marquese Chriss to the Phoenix...

UCLA to Create Center for Greek Culture

UCLA will create a new center to support the study of Hellenic culture and engage the Greek community in Los Angeles. The UCLA Stavros Niarchos...

1500 expatriate Olympic passengers “up in air”

The Union of Greek American Travel Agents (GATA) is expressing concerns over the fate of approximately 1500 Olympic Airlines passengers who have return tickets...
Gary Erickson, owner of Clif Bar and Company

Gary Erickson: The Greek Story Behind the Clif Bar

We recently caught up with Gary Erickson, founder and owner of Clif Bar & Company, and – what a surprise – Gary and his...

Greek Chic Cuisine by Stephanie Patsalis

Stephanie Patsalis, is well on her way to becoming a culinary arts star, in modern Greek cuisine. Her new cookbook, Greek Chic Cuisine, is...

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