The Greek-American Couple Who Made US History

Nick and Mary Mathews, natives of Greece who emigrated to the United States and prospered, are symbols of the bond between Greece and the...

Five Beautiful American Buildings Based on Classical Greek Architecture

Five stand-out buildings from American history are based on ancient Greek architecture, most of them standing proud in Washington, D.C., the U.S. capital and...

How Ancient Greece Inspired American Independence

Greek Americans have one more reason to be proud on the Fourth of July each year because they don't only celebrate America's Independence Day,...

Bostonites ‘Pitch In’ to Remember Baseball’s ‘Golden Greek’

The Greeks of Boston came together this week to honor one of their baseball heroes at a special night of sport and culture in...

Murdered Greek Labor Hero Louis Tikas’ Statue Unveiled in Colorado

A statue of murdered Greek labor hero Louis Tikas was unveiled at the Trinidad, Colorado Coal Miners' Memorial Park on June 23, with a...

Greek Americans Campaign for Return of Stolen Byzantine Manuscripts

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has started a campaign for the return of a number of stolen rare Byzantine manuscripts to Greece. The religious manuscripts were...

Greek American Labor Hero Louis Tikas Statue to be Unveiled in Colorado (video)

A statue of heroic Greek mine worker Louis Tikas who was murdered by the National Guard in the Ludlow Massacre is raised in Trinidad,...

The Boston Marathon Winner Who Ran for ‘Seven Million Hungry Greeks’ (video)

"My son Stelios, you should always run because we Greeks were born to run. This is how we managed to live for so many...

Theodoros Griego: The First Greek to Set Foot in America on April 14, 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Ellis Island: Thousands of Greeks’ First Sight of America

"At the New York Harbor they put us in quarantine for a day and then they took us to Ellis Island. There they treated...

The History of the White House Greek Independence Day Celebration

Continuing a long tradition at the White House, President Donald Trump is hosting a Greek Independence Day Celebration on March 22. Hundreds of Greeks and...

Meet the Greek American New Mayor of Fort Lauderdale

Voters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., elected the city's first openly gay mayor, Dean Trantalis, in a race that is being described as a nail-biter...

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