Theodoros Griego: The First Greek Set Foot in America in 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Tarpon Springs 2015 Epiphany: 18-Year-Old Student Retrieves Cross (Video)

The 2015 Epiphany Celebration saw an 18-year-old Greek American from Tarpon Springs counting his blessings after retrieving the cross from the water. "This means the...
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Tarpon Springs High School Band Crowned US Champions

Congratulations are in order for the Tarpon Springs Outdoor Performance Ensemble for being crowned 2018 Division AA National Champions for the United States. This...

Concert Exploring Greek Immigrants’ Journey to America

The Cultural Center of the City of Tarpon Springs in Florida will present the story of how many Greek Americans reached America’s shores at...

Greek-Americans Celebrate the Epiphany with Annual Cross Dive in Tarpon Springs (photos and video)

The Greek Orthodox celebration of the Epiphany is celebrated each year in Tarpon Springs, Florida. On Friday dozens of Greek teenage boys participated in...

Five Greek Americans Elected to the House of Representatives

Five Greek-American politicians were elected in the House of Representatives. Democrat Representatives John Sarbanes, Dina Titus, Niki Tsongas, Charlie Crist and Republican Congressmen Gus...

AHEPA Marks 91st Anniversary

On July 26, 1922, eight Greek-American visionaries joined their forces in Atlanta to establish the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), an organization based...

Garrick’s Photos Capture Ancient Greece

Acclaimed photographer Josh Garrick's exhibition From Both Sides Now: Photographs of the Treasures of Ancient Greece brings new life into the architectural achievements and...

Tarpon Springs Presents Gulf Maritime Fest, Full of Greek Events

The city of Tarpon Springs in Florida hosts the third annual Gulf Maritime Festival on Saturday, July 14 from 11 am to 7 pm...

Greek-American Hears Again After Breakthrough Surgery

Weeks after undergoing a breakthrough surgery to implant bionic ears at Tampa General Hospital (TGH), 47-year-old Greek-American D.C. Goutoufas is finally able to hear...

A Day in Tarpon Springs, Florida Is Like a Day in Greece! [photos]

That's right, Florida is awaiting you and once you arrive in Tarpon Springs you will be transported to Greece . . . well, not...

The World’s Largest Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, FL

The Greek Orthodox feast of the Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th each year across the globe. Many would be surprised to learn that...

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