Vourderis, Greek King of Ice Cream Died

Marinos Vourderis , a poor Greek immigrant who became the millionaire king of Italian ices, died at his home in Jamaica Estates, Queens, New...

Kallinis Sisters’ Baking Empire In USA

Georgetown Cupcake, the thriving, sugary empire of Greek-Canadian sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne, based in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., pops out...

New Rules for Ιllegal Immigrants

The Federal Government under Barack Obama announced the new immigration rules according to which hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants, close relatives of U.S....

Memorial For First Greek U.S. Congressman

On Saturday, April 20, in a modest and moving ceremony in the city of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, a memorial dedicated to the Philhellene Colonel Jonathan...

Seattle Celebrates Century-Long Greek Culinary Presence

Greek immigrants began to permanently settle in the American continent approximately at the end of the 19th century, with the majority choosing to live...

Horta Picker Taris Faces Court

John Taris, a 75-year-old retired tailor will face a court on July 9 in Chicago on charges of picking dandelions to eat, which is...

Why the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe Is Important Today

Greece is meeting the Syrian  humanitarian crisis with compassion.  On the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, we must remember the ancient Christian...

Greek Hell For Illegal Immigrants

Newsweek magazine published a six-page story depicting the often intolerable conditions in which illegal immigrants are kept in Greece, in overcrowded detention centers. The magazine’s...

National Hellenic Museum to Host Photo Exhibition on Refugee Crisis

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is hosting a new exhibition "Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through the Lens of Tasos Markou 2015-2017." Set...

Book Launch: “New York to Athens: 8 hours and 35 minutes”

Fotini Tsalikoglou is a psychology professor at Panteion University and has published academic works, essays, novels, and tales. During the presentation of her new...

N.Y’s Greeks Mark Independence Day

It's a little delayed from March 25, but Greek Independence Day will be celebrated in New York on April  7 with a traditional parade,...

Louis Tikas: from Crete to Colorado as Labor Union Organizer

The symbol of the struggle of labor rights throughout America is connected to Louis Tikas (his birth name was Elias Anastasiou Spantidakis, later changed...

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