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Illegal Dancing in Greek Nightclubs Sends Partying Underground

A crackdown on Greek nightclubs, bars and restaurants since July 8 has made it illegal to stand, dance or mingle.

Greece Open for Visitors — but Waiters Nowhere to Be Found

Greece is open to welcome tourists back to the country but a shortage of waiters is the latest challenge to its catering industry.

Indoor Dining and Drinking is Now Allowed in Greece

Greeks are now allowed to dine, have a drink, or enjoy their coffee indoors, as the ban due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been lifted as of Saturday, Restaurants, cafes, and bars opened again on May 25, but patrons were...

Revenues Fall 60% for Cafes, 80% for Restaurants During First Week Of Greece's Reopening

Since reopening on May 25, following the nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus, restaurants and bars in Greece have reported enormous drops in revenue during their first week in business. The intake of restaurants has dropped 80 percent,...

Mass Shooting in Germany Leaves at Least Nine Dead

A gunman opened fire on two shisha bars in the western German city of Hanau, killing at least eight people and injuring several others, police say. The shootings took place around 22:00 (21:00 GMT) on Wednesday. In both places the...

''Smirting'': The New Outdoors Flirting Skill Greeks Adopt After Smoking Ban

As surprising as it may sound, the recently reinforced universal smoking ban in Greece's public places has been strictly enforced and thousands of Greek smokers seem to be abiding by the new law. This new -- for Greek society, at least...

Two Athens Bars Make It Into the World's Best 50 For Yet Another Year

"The World’s 50 Best Bars,'' the annual list that celebrates the best bars in the world, has included for yet another year two Athens bars which are well-known for their quality services to the Athenian public. The website publishes an...

Top 5 Picks for Beachside Bars Near Athens

If you are visiting Athens, you are just minutes away from the beautiful Athenian coastline. This is a hot spot for Greeks during the summer months, as it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sea and...

Athenian Bar Just Named the 22nd Best in the World

Athens, the Greek capital, is well known for its vibrant bar scene and one of its hundreds of pubs just received special recognition. "The Clumsies" bar, located in downtown central Athens close to Syntagma Square, was ranked as the world's 22nd best bar...