A Guide for Your Greek Thanksgiving Table

It’s only natural that the Greek Thanksgiving table offers a hybrid of Greek and American classics.

Joanne Saltas: Daughters of Penelope’s New President

The Daughters of Penelope (DOP,)  a pre-eminent international women’s organization, elected Joanne Saltas of Salt Lake City, Utah, as Grand President for the 2012-13...

Greek Miner Killed in Ludlow Massacre, Honored

The Greek immigrant Louis Tikas born in Crete, Greece as Elias Spantidakis was the main labor union organizer at the Ludlow camp during a 14-month coal strike in...

Rebirth of a Church: Transfiguration of Christ Church, Mattituck, 1978-2015, Part 2

Due to a lack of all-year-round families, some young persons view the Transfiguration of Christ Church in Mattituck as merely a haven for senior citizens....

Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World

Alexander the Great, one of Greece's most important historical figures as well as one of the most popular historical personalities in the world, has...

Greek-Americans Remember Greek Genocide

According to the Times, Greek Americans remembered the Greek Genocide of 1914-1923 with memorial services for the first time on both the East and...

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...

Agios Vasilios of Tripoli: Cathedral of the Greek Revolution Pioneers

January 1, 2016 Greece celebrates Agios Vasilios or Saint Basil’s Day. In Greek tradition, he brings gifts to children every January 1st. “We would...

‘Killer Heels’ in Ancient Greece

The Brooklyn Museum's "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe" exhibition explores the origins of high heels worn by women and men across the world...

Constantine Brumidi: The Greek-Italian ‘Michelangelo’ of America

Greek Italian artist Constantine Brumidi was one of the most influential artists that ever worked at the Capitol building in Washington. Brumidi was born in...
Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Black History Month And the Greeks

February is Black History Month and paying tribute to this very special group of Americans should not be just an opportunity to sympathize, get...

Chicago’s Historic Patio Theater Has Greek Roots; Will Reopen Soon

Chicago’s historic Patio Theater, shuttered for the last 10 years, is currently under renovation and soon will reopen under second generation management. Demetri Kouvalis grew...

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