Dove Bar ice cream was created by Greek immigrant Leo Stefanos in Chicago, in 1956 bringing sweetness to the Windy City’s South Side.
The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) and the Mies van der Rohe Society will co-host an event on Thursday, May 19th that will explore the blend of classical Greek influences and constructivist form in Mies van der Rohe’s architecture. Titled "Classical...
A Greek-American tavern owner may have well been the marketing genius to top them all. William "Billy Goat" Sianis rose from being a penniless shepherd in the hills around Tripoli to becoming the owner of a legendary tavern and...
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 living in the USA. Greektown's bars and restaurants, serving some of the best Greek food in...
Leo Loumbas was the first Greek-American killed in World War II (WWII) from the city of Chicago. His death is memorialized, especially by the Greek-American community, in his home city of Chicago, where services have been held in his honor...
The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, Illinois will reopen this fall on September 26th with a special photography exhibition titled "Resilience" by Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark. The museum, the second oldest institution in America centered on Greek and...
The "Taste of Greektown" festival held annually in Chicago will bring fun, food, and drink with a Greek twist to the major US city in 2021.
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.