Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King’s Great Greek Friend & Supporter

Archbishop Iakovos is known in the U.S. as the committed and caring pastor who put the Greek Orthodox Faith on the map for Americans and...

Greek Mob: The Greek "Outfit" Across America

Aside from Philedelphia other Greek elements sprouted across the American plains. In, Boston four leaders emerged James Chalmas (loanshark), Louis Venios (strip club owner...

Ancient Greeks Smarter Than Us

Turns out that Socrates and his like apparently were as intelligent as they've been made out to be, at least according to  Gerald Crabtree,...

Greek Mafia: Houston Inherits Greek Godfather

On the rough plains of the western town of Houston, Texas where cowboys and Indians can be found a lone immigrant immerged as a...
Miami

Miami to Celebrate Greek Independence Day

Miami might be the latin capital of the United States,  however,  mayor City Thomas Regalado did not forget to issue a proclamation on the occasion...

“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...

Ancient Tablets Reveal Babylonian Math Skills

An exhibit of 13 ancient Babylonian tablets in New York has revealed that highly sophisticated mathematical practice flourished in Babylonia nearly 1,000 years prior...

"The Past In Pieces: Belonging in the New Cyprus" by Rebecca Bryant

July 20, 2010 will mark 36 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus and the subsequent occupation of nearly 40% of its territory. In her new...

Tarpon Springs Becomes Florida’s First Official Traditional Cultural Property

The National Park Service added the Tarpon Springs Greektown Historic District in Pinellas County to the Register of Historic Places on June 2, 2014....

Heroes of the Moment: The Greek-Americans in WWI

“Has a philosopher like you failed to discover that our country is more to be valued and higher and holier far than mother or...

4th of July: Greek Influence on American Independence

Ancient Greece has influenced the western world in a variety of aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, Democracy, was the...

Greek Mob: Brotherly Mafia Love in Philly

Chicago had the strong tight Outfit that controlled almost every aspect of the “Windy City” while Philadelphia had its loose knit Greek crew. Even...

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