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Maria A. Karamitsos

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Greek American writer based in Chicago, writes about all things Greek for various publications, including The Greek Star and GreekCircle magazine. Her work has appeared in The National Herald and at HarlotSauceRadio.com. Maria served as the food editor of "Greektown Chicago: Its History, Its Recipes," by Alexa Ganakos.

Visitors Get a Sneak Peek at New National Hellenic Museum

This month, the National Hellenic Museum, the newest thing in ancient history, welcomes its first visitors for a month-long preview. The new museum opened its...

Arahovites Host Fundraiser to Help Young Woman Recover from Aneurysm

This weekend, KAREAI Society Arahoviton Chicago will host a fundraiser for Maria Vastis Chamberlan. The Gala of Inspiration will raise money to help defray her...

New Website for 82 Year-old Greek-American Basketball Tournament

America's oldest Greek basketball tournament now has its own home in the digital universe. The National Hellenic Invitational Basketball Tournament (NHIBT) this Fall launched www.NHIBT.com, a treasure trove of...

"Munger Road" Opens in Theaters Today

MUNGER ROAD, a film written and directed by Greek-American Nick Smith, will open this week in Chicago theaters. The film, which is on platform...

Greek Film Fest Chicago Opens Today

The 1st annual Greek Film Fest Chicago! will take place September 29 - October 2, 2011 at the Pickwick Theater in Park Ridge, the...

15 Runners from Greece to Run Chicago Marathon

A team of 22 runners in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon – including 15 coming from Marathonas, Greece – will run to raise...

Chicago’s Greektown Comes Alive with Kouzina

Day 2 of the National Hellenic Museum's Kouzina kept the buzz going, as a sold-out crowd gathered for a Premium Dinner, from Food Network...

September 23 is Peace Day in Chicago

Chicago's Build the Peace Committee hosted Peace Day at Chicago's Daley Plaza on September 23. The annual event brings together people from all nations and...

Kouzina Gives First Peek at New National Hellenic Museum

The new National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, opened its doors last evening, for Kouzina, a three-day extravaganza of Greek food, wine and culture. For...

"With Over Two Pieces of Luggage" Tells an Immigrant’s Tale

The Greek Cultural Center will begin its winter season with an original play entitled: “With Over Two Pieces of Luggage...” written and directed by Alex...