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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...
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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...

What to do and Where to Eat in Greektown, Chicago

Want to spend an unforgettable afternoon visiting the Greektown neighborhood in Chicago? With so much going on, especially during the summer months, it is easy...

Tarpon Springs Becomes Florida’s First Official Traditional Cultural Property

The National Park Service added the Tarpon Springs Greektown Historic District in Pinellas County to the Register of Historic Places on June 2, 2014....

New Hellenic Museum for Detroit

The Hellenic Museum of Michigan is Detroit’s newest cultural addition and the local Greek-American community’s gem. The vision for a Hellenic museum was first conceived...

New “Greektown North” Draws Families and Shops to the Chicago Suburbs

  The Greek Star recently published a special, in-depth report on the growing Greek community in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago.   By WWII and thereafter, as...

Chicago Greek Parade Organization Probed by State Attorneys

Angie Verros, current volunteer treasurer of the Federation of Hellenic American Organization of Illinois Enosis, approached the Attorney General's Office after discovering that money...

National Museum of Greek Culture to Open in Greektown Digs in Chicago

Founded in Chicago in 1983, the National Hellenic Museum was initially a small-scale, Chicago-specific tribute to the city’s Greek immigrants. Since its start on...

Mayor Daley, Others Gather to Celebrate National Hellenic Museum

Chicago’s Mayor Richard M. Daley, among other notable guests, including Congressman Danny Davis and Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr., plus a virtual 'Who’s...

Annual Taste of Greece Draws Thousands to Chicago’s Greektown

On the last weekend of August, Chicago’s historic Greektown celebrates its Taste of Greece, an annual festival stretching the length of the ethnic enclave...

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