Harry Mark Petrakis to Receive 2013 FilmHellene Award

FilmHellenes, the 2011-launched not-for-profit organization dedicated to identifying, promoting and celebrating Hellenic Storytelling, announced that their annual FilmHellene Honorary Award will be presented to...

Coming-of-Age Story Set During Greece’s Military Junta

It was the early 1970s – the “Age of Aquarius”; Americans were still fighting in Vietnam and Greece was being governed by an oppressive...

Hilary Clinton Defends Greece on the FYROM Name Issue

The Obama administration in Washington D.C. is pushing the Skopian Republic to accept the predominant name for the country which is “Vardaska Makedonija”.  However the...
Ted Spyropoulos dies

Greek-American Philanthropist Ted Spyropoulos Dies

Ted (Theodore) Spyropoulos, a philanthropist who contributed greatly to the Greek-American community, has died. The Greek-American supported numerous organizations through his lifetime and offered scholarships...

Lisa Zane to Perform at Katerina’s

Actress/singer/poet Lisa Zane will perform on October 9 at Katerina’s in Chicago. The cozy club is best known to local Greeks as Chicago’s Elliniko...

Horta Picker Taris Faces Court

John Taris, a 75-year-old retired tailor will face a court on July 9 in Chicago on charges of picking dandelions to eat, which is...

Bouzouki Virtuouso Alekos Galas in Chicago

Renowned bouzouki virtuoso Alekos Galas will perform this Saturday, October 16 for one special evening of classic Greek song, at 10:00 pm at Katerina's....

Greek Americans Lead Top Bar Associations

Chicago is home to many prominent attorneys, a good portion of them Greek American. Two top bar associations in the state of...

Mariyana Spyropoulos Ιn Battle for Illinois Water Resources Protection

Chicago Sun Times daily featured a long report on Greek-American attorney and current Commissioner at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Mariyana...

Christina Loukas Makes U.S. Olympic Team for the 2nd time

Christina Loukas finished second on the 3-meter springboard diving trials to grab a spot on her second straight Olympic team. The Greek community of Illinois...

Sculpture Installed at O’Hare, Gift from Chicago-Athens Sister Cities Committee

“The Runners,” the long-anticipated sculpture commissioned by the Athens Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is currently being installed at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.   The...

“The Greek Monsters” are coming to the National Hellenic Museum

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) is launching a new exhibition titled “The Greek Monsters” on September 26, 2014. Designed by Greek-based artists, Beetroot, the oversized,...

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