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Iconic Parthenon Restaurant in Chicago’s Greektown Closes After 48 Years

After 48 years of providing Chicago's Greektown with an authentic Greek flare and famous flaming saganaki, the Parthenon restaurant has closed its doors. The reasons...

What to do and Where to Eat in Greektown, Chicago

Want to spend an unforgettable afternoon visiting the Greektown neighborhood in Chicago? With so much going on, especially during the summer months, it is easy...

Interactive Display at Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Explores Olympics of Ancient Times to Current...

There is a new interactive digital display at the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago that unveils the history of the Olympic Games from their...

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...

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