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Woody Allen to Perform in Athens with his New Orleans Jazz Band

Woody Allen will perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, beneath the glow of the Athens Acropolis accompanied by his New Orleans Jazz Band,...

New Orleans: America’s First Greek Community

The first Orthodox Church in the US was established in New Orleans in 1864, built in 1866, by Greek merchants. 

Vienna’s “Little Greece” and the First Newspaper in Greek

If we are to consider meaningful communities for Hellenism, Vienna should surely be on the short list with its little Greece.

New Tropical Storms in Atlantic to be Named After Greek Letters

Since it is 2020 -- and we must all therefore be prepared for the worst -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has...

New Exhibit Celebrates the Greek Community of Lowell, Massachusetts

The Greek community of Lowell, Massachusetts, one of the first and largest in the United States, is being celebrated through an exhibit taking place...

Greek-American Buys Louisiana’s Oldest & Largest Daily Newspaper

Greek American entrepreneur John D. Georges (photo center), CEO of Georges Enterprises and the Georges Media Group, recently purchased The Advocate, one of the...

The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now

Greektown in Chicago came about after Greek ship captains arrived in the city in the 1840s from New Orleans by way of the Mississippi River.

A Trip Back to Bouboulinas Street, the Torture Prison During the Greek Junta

For seven years between 1967 and 1974 the Greek military junta used a building at Bouboulinas Street, Athens as a prison where thousands were...

The Greek Story in America Is Older Than You Think

Histories often conform to a narrative, which is often simplified or edited for reasons of brevity or emphasis. The typical Greek-American historical narrative will...

Did Greek Cotton Merchants Change the Course of the American Civil War?

The Confederates handed the Union a key victory on the “Cotton Front” before a shot was even fired in the American Civil War. However,...