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Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Presents Little Homer Story Hour for Children

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago presents an amazing opportunity for youngsters to learn about Greek Mythology and participate in craft projects. Every Saturday from...

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...

Greek-American Nadia Kountoures: One of the Youngest Pilots in the U.S.

Chicago born Greek-American Nadia Kountoures is one of the nation's youngest pilots. Her childhood love for aviation has manifested itself as a career, although...

The History of Greektown Chicago from the 1840s to Present Day

As with many cities throughout North America, Chicago's Greektown came about as a result of Greek ship captains arriving in the city during the...

A Must See, Anthony Quinn Art Exhibit at National Hellenic Museum Chicago

Anthony Quinn was a prestigious actor who brought to life the unforgettable Zorba the Greek. However, acting was not the only creative outlet for...
Thanasis Economou is the creator of NASA's APXS

NASA Scientist Thanasis Economou: NASA is Getting Ready for a Manned Mission to Mars

NASA is getting ready for a manned mission to Mars. Greek Astrophysicist Thanasis Economou, explained to an audience at the University of Chicago, on Saturday, the...

Miraculous Icon in Greek Orthodox Church Draws Pilgrims [video]

As Orthodox Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Easter this Sunday, a southwest suburban church in Chicago is packed with thousands of pilgrims awaiting to...

Greek Orthodox Priest Charged with Theft to Receive Plea Deal

Greek Orthodox priest James Dokos, from Chicago, was accused of stealing 110,000 dollars from a church trust fund, in 2014. Now, almost two years...

Groundbreaking Greek Artifacts Exhibition at The Field Museum

"The Greeks—Agamemnon to Alexander the Great" exhibition, is drawing from the collections of 21 museums throughout Greece, making it the largest exhibition of its...

Greek American Inventor and Philantropist Chris Tomaras Passes Away

Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chris P. Tomaras passed away on Wednesday in Chicago, leaving behind a legacy that included the Kronos Foods empire and...

HALC Raised 250,000 Dollars to Help Greek Children in Need

The Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) in Chicago has raised 250,000 dollars for the Greek branch of SOS Children’s Villages, an independent, non-governmental organization...

Street Art Exhibition Poses Questions on Greece’s Economic Crisis

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) announces a thought-provoking new exhibition of street art from Athens, Greece that highlights the evolution of graffiti into a...