Watch Huge Greek Flag Being Raised in Chicago (video)

Proud Greeks and Greek-Americans gathered this week for the annual flag-raising ceremony in Chicago, shortly before Greek Independence Day on March 25. This popular flag...

National Hellenic Museum to Present Fascinating Ancient Greek Coins

A new exhibition at the National Hellenic Museum which will open March 4, will feature the story of coins from early use in ancient...

Ancient Greek Leader to be ‘Retried’ for Murder (video)

Is murder ever justified in defending freedom? Can citizens break the law to save democracy? These were some of the tough questions raised by the...

Hellenic American Academy to Honor George Behrakis and Peter Maroutsos

The Hellenic American Academy will host its 11th annual gala honoring George D. Behrakis and Peter Maroutsos in Chicago, Feb 17.

Greek Orthodox Church Elects New Chicago Metropolitan

A senior Greek Orthodox clergyman with a specialization in public health, bioethics and inter-faith exchange has been unanimously chosen as Metropolitan of Chicago. The Very Reverend...

Two Chicago Greeks Running for Judge in Cook County

Tom Sianis and Athena Farmakis; two Chicago Greek Americans, are running for judge in Cook County in the upcoming March 2018 elections. Tom Sianis, who...

National Hellenic Museum Achieves Record Growth in 2017

  The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) today announced its 2017 achievements, including a 29 percent year-over-year increase in patrons served. More than 21,000 people of all...

Route Exchange Proposes Athens-Chicago Air Route

Route Exchange, the air route development platform, says that the unserved Athens-Chicago route has great potential. According to Routes online, after March 2017 when Emirates...

Chicago Greek Community Unites to Support Hippocratic Cancer Research Center

Over 600 guests attended the 2nd Annual Black Tie “Wings to Cure Gala” in support of the Hippocratic Cancer Research Foundation on Saturday, October...

Alexis Tsipras Is First Greek PM to Visit National Hellenic Museum in Chicago

Alexis Tsipras became the first Greek Prime Minister to visit the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago on October 15th. The Greek PM, during his official...

Tsipras Sends Message of a ‘Greek Comeback’ to Chicago Investors

Alexis Tsipras sent an optimistic message that the Greek economy is turning the corner at a meeting with Greek American business leaders in Chicago. "The...

First Greek American from Chicago Killed in World War II to be Memorialized

Leo A. Loumbas, the first Greek American from Chicago that was killed in World War II, is to be remembered at a 75 year...

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