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Astoria: The Ever-Changing Greektown of New York

Located in the northwestern corner of the New York City borough of Queens, Astoria was the place to be for Greeks who moved from...
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Transformer Explosion Lights Up New York City’s Skyline (video)

A transformer explosion at a power plant in Queens temporarily lit up the New York City skyline on Thursday night. It happened shortly after 9...

AKTINA FM Radio Has Its Own Street In Astoria, NYC (video)

As of Friday, October 26, 2018, 27th Street between 23rd and 24th Avenues in Astoria, Queens will also be known as “AKTINA FM Way”...

The Loukoumi Good Deed Bus Tour Takes to the Street on October 27

The Loukoumi Make A Difference foundation and the Holy Trinity church invite members of the public to come out in a strong show of...

New York To Honor Greek Radio ‘Aktina FM’ By Naming A Street

NY Council Member Costa Constantinides will officially co-name 27th Street between 23rd and 24th Avenues in Astoria, Queens, “AKTINA FM Way” in honor of AKTINA FM Greek American Radio.

Greek-American Senator’s Bill Targets Killer Drivers

Greek-American New York Senator Michael Gianaris has called on colleagues to pass a bill which will increase the penalty for a driver who kills or...

Meet Elpida, the Souvlaki Lady of Astoria (video)

Elpida — known as the Souvlaki Lady —has operated a small food trailer on Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria for the last 30 years. Elpida and her...

SNF Donates Over $2 Million to Astoria’s St. Demetrios High School

The largest donation ever made to an educational institution of the Greek diaspora was made by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to benefit St....

New York City: Home to Over 800 Languages – Including Greek

The Greek diaspora of New York City has caught the attention of The Endangered Language Alliance (ELA), as one of more than 800 languages...

Street Art Murals with Greek Themes in Astoria Celebrate Heritage (video)

Instead of consistently trying and failing to curb repeated graffiti bombed locations, Congressman Joseph Crowley and Councilman Costa Constantinides have decided to fund murals at certain key...

CYPRECO’s Folk Arts Progam “The Last Kerchief Maker of Cyprus” a Huge Success

As part of its ongoing cultural mission of promoting the rich folklore of Cyprus in America, CYPRECO presented with outstanding success a new folk...

Where Do Greek-Americans Weigh in On the 2016 Elections?

Election season is in full swing as the citizens of the United States of America and the world anxiously await the results of each...

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