Tarpon Springs: Greeks Ready for Epiphany Celebration

The Baptism of Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the River Jordan will be celebrated on Friday, Jan. 6, at St. Nicholas...

Tarpon Springs: Learn Greek bouzouki at workshop

Georgos Soffos (foto) is widely considered the best bouzouki player born outside of Greece. His repertoire includes folk genres such as rembetika, nisiotika and other...

The First Greek School in the United States Opened in 1776

Οn the occasion of today’s celebrations for the Three Holy Hierarchs, the patron saints of education and letters, the Greek language is being praised...

Hilary Clinton Defends Greece on the FYROM Name Issue

The Obama administration in Washington D.C. is pushing the Skopian Republic to accept the predominant name for the country which is “Vardaska Makedonija”.  However the...

21st Leadership 100 Conference Elects New Chairman; Sets Higher Goals

08D5nWgIn9s The 21st Annual Leadership 100 Conference concluded successfully last Sunday, surpassing the expectations of all its accomplished members, board of directors and attendees. During the conference...
(L-R) Kelly Vlahakis Hanks, John Vlahakis, Rep. Gus Billirakis and Dr. Van Vlahakis

Earth Friendly Products Officially Opens New Southwestern Facility

  Government and business leaders mixed and mingled with national and local celebrities on a "green carpet" sprawled in front of Earth Friendly Products' state-of-the-art...

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...

37th Annual Greek Festival in Fort Meyers on February 24-26

The 37th Annual Greek Festival 2012 will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24-26, at the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox...

Greek Wine Food Tasting Event Benefiting Regional Charities

 The Orthodox Men's Club of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Clearwater will host a Greek Wine and Food Tasting event on Saturday, 1st...

Tarpon Springs, FL Celebrates 105th Year of Epiphany Events

One day each year, eyes from around the world focus on Tarpon Springs, FL as thousands of religious pilgrims and spectators flock to the city....

The Last Traditional Greek Boat Builder in America

As a boy on the Island of Kalymnos, Greece, George Saroukos watched his father and grandfather build boats. Over time, he learned the craft....

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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