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Athens and Boston Become ‘Sister Cities’

The Greek capital of Athens and the US city of Boston are to become 'Sister Cities' after a decision reached by Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis and the mayor of Boston, Michelle Wu. The two mayors met in Boston where Bakoyannis...

Exquisite Ancient Greek Earring One of Treasures at Boston Museum

An exquisite ancient Greek earring, housed at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, still dazzles its admirers 2,300 years after it was crafted.

George Sirian: Survivor of Massacre in Greece Becomes Pillar of the US Navy

The life story of George Sirian, who escaped a massacre to be adopted by an American naval officer, is a miracle of the Greek Revolution.

All the Direct Flights Between Greece, US to Start Off 2022

This summer, American airlines will operate 14 direct flights every week between eight large US airports and Athens, Greece as the country eases its coronavirus travel requirements. Greek tourism minister Vassilis Kikilias said after a meeting with US Ambassador to...

Alexander Payne Becomes Greek Citizen

Alexander Payne, the acclaimed filmmaker, became a Greek citizen during a swearing-in ceremony that took place on Monday, February 7, 2022, at the Consulate General of Greece in Boston. In an announcement, the Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles...

Malliotis Center Honors Greek-American Immigrant Philanthropist

The Maliotis Cultural Center at the Hellenic College of the Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts is a touchstone for the Greek-American community in New England. The cultural center at Holy Cross which is named after Greek immigrant Costas Maliotis is...

Flyte 70: The “Pro-Aging” Beauty Brand Co-Founded by a Greek-American

"Pro-aging" American beauty brand Flyte.70 co-founded by Greek-American Elena Frankel in 2021 has been creating innovative products targeting women who are 40-plus. Frankel and Carolyn Barber were pioneers of the indie beauty boutique concept in Boston in the 1990s. Thirty...

Boston Museum of Fine Arts to Reopen Behrakis Wing in December

There will be free admission for all at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on December 18 as the Museum celebrates the reopening of the Behrakis Wing, housing several Ancient Greek and Roman galleries. The museum, which has important holdings...

The Boston Marathon Winner Who Ran for ‘Seven Million Hungry Greeks’

"My son Stelios, you should always run, because we Greeks were born to run. This is how we managed to live for so many centuries." These were the words of Spiros Louis, the first modern Olympic Marathon winner to...

Wreaths from Greece Presented for Boston Marathon Winners

The Consul General of Greece, Stratos Efthymiou, presented four golden olive branch wreaths for the Boston Marathon winners to the Boston Athletic Association. The wreaths were presented during the Boston Marathon Opening Ceremony and they will crown the winners of Monday's...