“Nick the Greek,” The Immortal “Gentleman of Gambling”

On Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” took his last breath, leaving behind an almost-mythical life spent as the high-stakes “Gentleman of gambling.” Imagine America...

Ernest Hemingway and his Connection with Greece and its Culture

Ernest Hemingway's restless spirit of adventure took him many places, where he so often received the inspiration to write his timeless books. He went...

A Little Corner of Ancient Greece in Alabama

Jasmine Hill Gardens in Elmore County, Alabama is far away from Greece but the Gardens will make you feel you are walking among ancient...

Thales of Turkey and Ataturk of Greece, According to MIT Media Lab

A new project by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) appears to be oversimplifying history, enlisting every single Greek philosopher who was born in...

Greek-American Art Exhibition at Holy Cross Church Whitestone, New York

An art exhibition was held Sunday, April 21 at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in  Whitestone, New York. But it was no ordinary art...

Stunning Exhibition of First-Known Photographs of Athens at Metropolitan Museum

The earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jerusalem, taken in the mid-nineteenth century, will be on display at the Metropolitan...

History of Greece’s Jewish Community Before the Holocaust Presented in D.C.

Over one hundred people of Greek-American and/or Sephardic Jewish descent gathered together earlier in March to celebrate their rich, shared history at the United...

Day of Greek Language and Culture Celebrated at Stathakion Cultural Center

The Greek-American Teachers Federation, the Department of Greek Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and the Hellenic Paideia of America organized a...

Acclaimed Greek-American Historian Speros Vryonis Dies at 90

Speros Vryonis Jr., the famed Greek American historian who was a specialist in Byzantine, Balkan, and Greek history, died on Monday in Sacramento, California...

The History Behind the ‘Olympic Airways’ Plane Sitting in an Oregon Forest

A Boeing 727 from the now-defunct Greek airline Olympic Airways, which since 2012 has sat in a forest in Oregon, has a surprisingly glamorous...

Greek-American Karras Wins Super Bowl, Continuing Family Legacy

Greek-American offensive lineman Ted Karras III won his second American football championship on Sunday as the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams...

Nea Hellas: The Historic Ship That Brought Thousands of Greeks to the US

The historic passenger ship "Nea Hellas" brought tens of thousands of Greeks to America, enabling them to fulfill their dreams of a better life....

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