4th of July

Greek Influence on American Independence: Happy 4th of July!

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

Giakoumis’ Balkan Wars Lecture at N.Y. Church

“What did Greek-Americans do for Greece during the 1912 Balkan Wars?” asked Peter S. Giakoumis, keynote speaker at the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Community of...

Hatzis’ Dive Recalled 100 Years Later

Stathis Hatzis was a sponge diver and local hero from the island of Symi, Greece, who managed to secure a line to the fouled...

2015 Boston Marathon Winners To Be Crowned With Greek Olive Wreaths

Freshly dipped in 24-karat gold olive wreaths have arrived from Marathon, Greece, to be awarded to the four winners of the 2015 Boston Marathon. The wreaths were...

“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...

Athenian Agora’s Timely Significance Inspires Artist in Pennsylvania, USA

Art teacher at North East Elementary School Michael (Mike) Hinman created a large-scale acrylic painting, entitled "The Agora," which was finally unveiled at the Jefferson Educational...

Research Debunks Beliefs about Economic Growth in Ancient Greece

Stanford Classics Professor Josiah Ober has long suspected that some of the long-held ideas scholars had about the ancient Greek world could be wrong....

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...

The First Greek School in the United States Opened in 1776

Οn the occasion of today’s celebrations for the Three Holy Hierarchs, the patron saints of education and letters, the Greek language is being praised...

Historical Profile of Greek Music Produced in America

In the U.S.A., betweeen 1910 and 1940, about 2000 discs of “rempetika” songs were recorded. The history of recorded Greek music in the U.S....

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...
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...

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