Cultural Center of the Hellenic-American Community of Greater Chicago

The Hellenism of Chicago acquired one more building and its owners want to turn it into a hive of creation and Greek civilization. The...

Writer, Actor, Producer Robert Krantz Coming to Chicago

Writer, actor, producer - and businessman - Robert Krantz, will be coming to Chicago on September 18 for a reading and signing of his...

What it Means to be Greek

Two Greek immigrants Ivan Silvenberg and Georgia Taxaki created the touching video entitled “What it means to be Greek.” The video lasts for about...
Older Greek Fined for Picking Dandelions

Elderly Greek on Social Security Busted for Picking ‘Horta’

John Taris, a 75-year-old retiree was handed a $75 fine for picking dandelions (horta in Greek). Taris, a Greek-American who lives in the Chicago area...

An Illuminating Insight into Inventor, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Chris P. Tomaras

Chris P. Tomaras is without a doubt a 'Renaissance Man'. In fact, the Greek term, 'Polymathes', (having learned much) sums up this remarkable person...

"The Greeks" Ready to Take Over America

The Field Museum of Natural History and the National Hellenic Museum will co-present an extraordinary exhibition of ancient Greek antiquities — "The Greeks: From...

Mystery Handwriting in 500-Year-Old ‘Odyssey’ Copy Deciphered

The University of Chicago Library has finally managed to solve a mystery surrounding some unrecognizable handwriting found in a copy of Homer’s ancient Greek epic...

ILBA Award Winners Include Greek Americans

The Illinois Broadcaster’s Association (ILBA), who according to its mission, “is the leading advocate for the broadcast industry in Illinois,” recently held their annual...

US’ Oldest Continuously Published Greek Newspaper Gets a Makeover

Founded in 1904, Chicago’s The Greek Star, the oldest continuously published Greek newspaper in the US re-launched yesterday, revealing a new design, format and logo,...

Rocking out Greek style with Bobby and Dino Kourelis of Lovehammers

By Bessie Tsionis I’ve wanted to write an article spreading the “Love” for a while. After seeing the band, Lovehammers, rock a sold-out show at...

Food Company Establishes "Free Gyros Day"

Die hard gyros lover? Or just want to try one? Mark your calendar to eat more gyros on Tuesday, Sept., 1, 2009!...

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...

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