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Van Vlahakis: The Greek Green Pioneer

Born in Crete on January 14, 1935, Van Vlahakis came to the US as a young man ready to change his life and the world;...

LA’s Newest Greek Food Truck: A Story of Immigration, Determination and Cretan Pride

Making the journey from Crete to the USA was not a decision that Antonis Karayannakis took lightly. However, when opportunity knocked, he knew that...

Man Makes Miniature Crete in Brooklyn, Wife Keeps it Alive [pics + video]

Late retired tailor George Kortsolakis was born in Vamos, Crete, in 1955. Though he moved to Brooklyn he never forgot his homeland. Now, the...

Greek Man Aims to Inspire in New York’s Subway

Minos Polichronakis is now a familiar face in the New York City Subway as he is the new image of the promotion of the...

El Greco’s Talent Unfolds in New York

Through February 1, 2015, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art features sixteen brilliant masterpieces of El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos). The exhibition "El Greco in New York," which apotheosizes...

Duty, Honor and Courage of Cretan Families

  "The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage." - Thucydides (460 BC - 395 BC), Greek Historian. Nikos Douroudakis and...

Greek Environment Minister Maniatis Completes US Visit

Greek Environment, Energy and Climate Change Minister Giannis Maniatis completed a series of meetings in the United States today, regarding issues on common energy policy...

San Francisco’s Most Popular Journalist is Greek

San Francisco's most popular, award-winning journalist and anchorwoman has Greek blood. Vicki Liviakis is one of the most recognizable journalists of the KRON 4 network. She...

U.S. Military Base in Larissa Among 21 to be Returned to Hosts

A U.S military installation in Larissa is one of 21 bases scattered around Europe the Pentagon has decided to return to their host countries. Almost 70 years after the end of...

Louis Tikas: from Crete to Colorado as Labor Union Organizer

The symbol of the struggle of labor rights throughout America is connected to Louis Tikas (his birth name was Elias Anastasiou Spantidakis, later changed...

Celebrating 100 Years of Crete’s Union with Greece

The Pancretan Association of America is organizing a series of cultural events from the 5th to the 8th of December in New York in...

US Interested in Greece’s Energy

American energy sources have shown particular interest in the development of the Greek project regarding the exploitation of the country’s mineral wealth. Reportedly, the American...

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