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Chicago’s “Weeping Virgin Mary” Greek Orthodox Church Sold

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago, where some faithful say “tears” are streaming down the face of an icon of the Virgin Mary,...

Thousands Celebrate Greek Food and Culture at Chicago’s “Taste of Greektown” Festival

Hellenic pride took center stage last weekend during the "Taste of Greektown," the acclaimed annual culinary fest in Chicago’s West Loop. Thousands of food lovers,...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Hosts HCHC CrossRoad Program Scholars

Young Hellenic scholars participating in CrossRoad, the 10-day academic institute run by the Hellenic College Holy Cross, attended a workshop, a tour and keynote...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches Free, Online Collections Portal (video)

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) announced on Wednesday the launch of the NHM Collections & Archives Portal, which allows anyone to access the Museum’s...

PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Holds Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation held its annual Awards Ceremony & Gala at the Chicago Hilton on Saturday, June 15, awarding $250,000 to forty outstanding...
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Telling The Greek Story in America: The National Hellenic Museum

Chicago's National Hellenic Museum (NHM) is one of the most important landmarks of Hellenism in the US. Since its foundation as the Hellenic Museum and...
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Greektown: The Heart of Hellenism in Chicago

Chicago's Greektown, the dining and nightlife district on the city's Near West Side, is the undisputed cultural hub for the third-largest population of Greeks...

“Nick the Greek,” The Immortal “Gentleman of Gambling”

On Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” took his last breath, leaving behind an almost-mythical life spent as the high-stakes “Gentleman of gambling.” Imagine America...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Holds Annual Gala

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM), which is dedicated to collecting, preserving and portraying the legacy of Greek history and culture in America, held its annual...

Ernest Hemingway and his Connection with Greece and its Culture

Ernest Hemingway's restless spirit of adventure took him many places, where he so often received the inspiration to write his timeless books. He went...

A Sea of Blue and White at Chicago’s Hellenic Heritage Parade

Thousands of Greek Americans gathered on Sunday in downtown Chicago to attend this year's Greek Hellenic Heritage Parade. The annual event included floats and marchers...

Greek American WWII Hero Honored in Chicago (video)

WWII Navy veteran Nick Korompilas of Park Ridge, Illinois, received an award for heroism during a ceremony at Great Lakes Naval Station on Friday. He...

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