Greek Restaurant Owner Watched the Towers Go Up and Come Down

John Costalas will never forget 9/11. The owner/operator of Essex World Cafe, adjacent to the World Trade Center, has been in this location for many years....

Greek-American Writer Jeffrey Eugenides on His Latest Novel ‘The Marriage Plot’

If you’re wondering why Jeffrey Eugenides publishes only one book each decade, here’s a clue. His latest novel, The Marriage Plot, grew out of...
Konstantina Mahlia

The Mahlia Collection and the Exceptional Woman Behind It

There are successful women and then there are exceptional women... Konstantina Dimitra Mahlia falls into both categories. If one can use the quotation of Joan...

Van Vlahakis: Transforming 22 Dollars into a Green Giant

Van Vlahakis left Greece  four decades ago with 22 dollars in his pocket. He arrived to the US hoping for a better future for...

U.S. Marine Pete Holevas Is Semper Fi

Pete Holevas of Queens, New York, said he was inspired to enroll into the U.S. Marines because he wanted to serve his country and...

Distinguished Young Attorney Brings Together Successful Greek-American Women

Christina Tsesmelis lives a lawyer's dream. At the age of 29 she has won some very important cases and has worked in both the private and...
Seleni Institute Founder Nitzia logothetis

Seleni’s Nitzia Logothetis: “Helping a Mother, Helping Society”

Seleni Institute's Nitzia Logothetis talks about women's mental health, common issues that young mothers face, and serious cases of still-birth, child loss and post-partum...

Aravella Simotas Addresses the Greek-American Community

On Tuesday, June 7, 2011, I was afforded the privileged opportunity to speak with Greek-American Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas. Ms. Simotas works in the 36th...

Author Pens Thrillers Confronting Societal Issues in Greece

Author Jeffrey Siger has made Mykonos his home for more than half the year. The Pittsburgh, Penn. native went to Mykonos on holiday, and...

Meet Panagiotis Andreou: Grammy-nominated Greek-American Musician & Bass Player

Grammy-nominated  Greek-American musician, Panagiotis Andreou opens up about his musical career, proud moments, and discusses his ethnic background. Panagiotis Andreou has been performing professionally as a...

Up Close and Personal with Broadcaster Ernie Anastos

Ernie Anastos, an Emmy award-winning Fox News broadcaster and the first Greek-American anchor in the country states: "I am very proud of my Greek...

Chancellor Linda Katehi in a Tell All Interview

UC Davis Chancellor Dr. Linda Katehi talks about her life, the importance of science & technology for the US and the economic crisis in Greece

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