The Unfulfilled Justice of Anatolia

By Dean J. Argiris* Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said “law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail...

Does marrying a fellow Greek make life easier?

As a ‘seasoned’ individual, having experienced both sides of the Greek/non-Greek fence where marriage is concerned, I feel somewhat qualified to address this topic...
Crimea

Crocodile Tears over Crimea…

Those in the West that shed their tears galore about Russia’s invasion in the Crimea, must cut the fanfare because they are as bad...

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...

A Greek-American Proposition to the Greek Crisis

By John Kalafatis* - Throughout the ongoing developments regarding Greece's predicament, I have yet to come across a thorough and logical analysis as to...

Greece’s Tough 2011: What Role Should the Greek-American Community Play in 2012

2011 was a very difficult year for Greece. In our conversations with unsuspecting full-blooded Americans, we, as Greek-Americans, went from our normal boasting about...
Komboloi

30 Things Only True Greeks Will Know

 By Lauren Perry* - I’m ¼ Greek and a baptized Greek Orthodox. Now, ¼ might not seem like a lot, but let me tell...

Greek Origins of Everyday Words

More than 200.000 words in all the Latin-based modern languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French etc.) originate from Greek, around 70.000 of them directly and...

A bright & sunny disposition

I heard it from quite a few people: Americans, they say, always see the sunny side of life. If you compare the American-English tone...

St. Nicholas: The Saint of the One Percent

On Dec. 6 Christians celebrate the life of Saint Nicholas, a wealthy Greek bishop who lived in Myra, Lycia, and was known to help...

English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...
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...

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