Fifth Greek Investment Forum Starts Tuesday in New York

The two-day 5th Greek Investment Forum commences today (Tuesday) in New York City with conditions forcing Athens to set the expectations bar quite low. The...

Street Art Murals with Greek Themes in Astoria Celebrate Heritage (video)

Instead of consistently trying and failing to curb repeated graffiti bombed locations, Congressman Joseph Crowley and Councilman Costa Constantinides have decided to fund murals at certain key...

CYPRECO’s Folk Arts Progam “The Last Kerchief Maker of Cyprus” a Huge Success

As part of its ongoing cultural mission of promoting the rich folklore of Cyprus in America, CYPRECO presented with outstanding success a new folk...

Greek American Woman Richer than Beyonce has a Rags-to-Riches Tale

Greek-American fashion mogul and author Sophia Amoruso, aged 31, has made Forbes' list of Richest Self-Made Women. The founder of Nasty Gal clothing retailer...

My Sweet Home, Chicago: Exhibit Tells History of Greek Immigrants and America’s Candy Capital

The National Hellenic Museum will host the exhibit Sweet Home Chicago, tracing Chicago's candy-making history back to the 19th century and the connection to the...

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks Receives Athens/Livanos Award, Employs Ancient Hellenic Values in Modern Times

Last week at the 32nd Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference (PSEKA Conference), Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks and her father Van Vlahakis (posthumously) were honorees and received...

Transylvania University’s Professor Chris Begley to Join in Exploration of Ancient Shipwrecks in Greece

Chris Begley, associate professor and director of the anthropology and sociology programs at Transylvania University in Kentucky is spending his summer break from teaching...

WWII Hero Steve ‘Flying Greek’ Pisanos Passes at Age 96 [video]

World War II hero Steve Pisanos passed on Thursday in San Diego at the age of 96, only a few years after the publication...

Doing it For Yiayia: Greek-American Alexi Pappas Represents Greece in Rio

Greek-American Alexi Pappas will be representing her yiayia's (grandma's) native country of Greece at the Olympics in Rio. As she participated in qualifying events for the...

Turkey Should Respect Hagia Sophia Tradition, Says State Dept. Spokesperson

Turkey should respect the traditions in regards to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing...