4th of July: Four Ancient Greek Ideals that Influenced 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,...

Vice President Biden Implies President Obama Will Talk of Debt During Visit to Greece

U.S. President Barack Obama will raise the issue of debt relief during his visit to Greece in mid-November, implied Vice President Joe Biden at...

HALC Petitions for Olympic Games to Be Held Permanently in Greece

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has petitioned for the Olympic Games to be held permanently in Greece and is collecting signatures to be sent...

Thesis on Ancient Greek Sculptures Wins National Archaeological Award

Two archaeologists from the Universities of Hawaii and Florida won the award for the "Best Pre-PhD Paper" at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the...

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...

WWII Hero Steve 'Flying Greek' Pisanos Passes at Age 96 [video]

World War II hero Steve Pisanos passed on Thursday in San Diego at the age of 96, only a few years after the publication...

Friday (Paraskeví) The 13th: Greek origins

Friday the 13th occurs when the thirteenth day of a month falls on a Friday, which superstition holds to be a day of bad...

Greek Ancient Artists Used Palace Floors as Creative Canvas

The floors of ancient Greek palaces dating back to the Bronze age, were made of plaster that was engraved and painted with colorful patterns...

Greek Red Saffron Builds U.S. Market

Saffron, a/k/a the Gold of the Greek Earth, was regarded one of the most popular and valuable spices of the ancient civilizations thanks to...

Greek Orthodox Priest Calls Radio Show, Talks 9/11, St. Nicholas

A Greek Orthodox priest, who only identified himself as the priest of the destroyed St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero, called in to the...

Greek-American Judge James Geocaris Honored With Street Sign in Chicago

Cook County jurist James A. Geocaris was honored on Friday by having a street at Rolling Meadows, Chicago, named after him in front of...

Greek-American Journalist Book Workshop in New York

"Through My Eyes: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Flushing, New York" is a collection of newspaper articles written by journalist/photographer Catherine Tsounis from 1987-2014....

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