Politically Correct Dating

Singles of any cultural background face the challenges of trying to date in the era of "political correctness". Don't get me wrong, us Greeks...

Love matters

Falling in love is an international trade. It happens everywhere. We all crave falling in love, one way or another. How we handle it,...

On Greek Time…

Specificity is not an everyday Greek practice. Sure, we Greeks are very specific about what we believe in, the football team we support, the...
Reconstructing New York

Reconstructing: The New Reality of a New-Yorker

By Rygo Foss, Legal Counsel of Skyline Restoration Inc* - 2012 was filled with surprises having enormous implications on the construction industry. No shortage...

Nike of Samothrace Tower

This bold building design from renowned Russian architect Vasily Klyukin was inspired by Winged Victory of Samothrace, a marble sculpture of Greek goddess Nike,...

Post American Schadenfreude: The End of the USA As We Know It?

Cultures have long understood man’s very real capacity for taking pleasure in another’s misfortune. The Greeks described epichairekakia (epi, over, chairo, rejoice, kakia, disgrace). The Romans spoke...

Blind Support of Overregulation Seems Irresponsible

By Thomas Belesis Since Barack Obama took office, $38 billion in new major regulations have been introduced, imposing an unprecedented burden on businesses, according to last month’s...

Dress sense

I'm not quite sure where dress sense comes from. Is it a cultural thing? Is it an ideological thing? Is it a stage-in-life kind...

What Greece really needs from us right now

By Gregory Pappas An article I read on CNN.com prompted me to take stylus to iPad and begin writing this commentary. The article talked about...

Christmas shopping…

Consumerism is not solely an American plague. It's pretty much international -for those who can afford it or for those who can not afford...

Bad Economy

The economy in Greece is bad just the way it was in the US a few months back and a fuss needed to be...

9/11 and the (Greek) American Identity Crisis

By George Schira* - New York City marked the ninth anniversary of September 11, 2001 this year, a year shy of a decade, at...

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