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Greek Americans Celebrate Independence Day in Boston, Chicago Parades

Thousands of Greek Americans and philhellenes celebrated National Independence Day in Boston and Chicago by attending the annual parades on Sunday. The parade in Boston commemorating Greece’s march to freedom which began on March 25th, 1821 began at 1 o’clock just...

Basketball Legend Nick Galis Honored by Consulate of Greece in Chicago

The Consulate General of Greece in Chicago honored Greek basketball legend Nick Galis for his contribution to Greek sports, with his presence in the US city being the reason he was not able to attend the celebration of his...

National Hellenic Museum Brings Music Scene of Athens to Chicago

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) is bringing the innovative music scene of Athens to Chicago next weekend as renowned Greek composers will hold a concert on Sunday, January 28, at 3 pm. The "Building Bridges to Greece" concert at Eventbrite...

Calamos’ CityGate Centre: The Sophistication of Chicago in Serene Suburbs

CityGate Centre in Naperville, basically a village created by the vision of Greek- American John Calamos in the suburbs of Chicago, is experiencing top occupancy, and business is booming among its different sectors. Today, its 241,206 square-foot Class A office...

National Hellenic Museum Raises Over $925,000 at 2023 Gala

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) raised over $925,000 this past weekend at its 2023 Gala, in support of its mission to share Greek history, art, culture and the Greek-American story. NHM Chairman John P. Calamos, Sr. and NHM Gala Chairman...

U.S. Returns ‘Priceless’ Ancient Coins to Greece at an NHM Ceremony

The US has returned dozens of stolen ancient coins to Greece in what is the largest collection of its kind to be intercepted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and repatriated. Homeland Security Investigations returned the 51 Greek coins to...

Students Read ‘Odyssey’ at National Hellenic Museum’s ‘Homerathon’

The National Hellenic Museum and the University of Illinois Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies co-hosted Homerathon: A Reading of Homer's Odyssey. The public reading of all 24 books of the epic poem spanned 13 hours on Friday and Saturday...

Johnson Defeats Greek-American Vallas for Chicago Mayorship

Greek-American Paul Vallas conceded defeat in the early hours of Wednesday in his bid to become the mayor of Chicago. He lost the run-off election to Brandon Johnson, a union organizer and former teacher. Johnson won 51.4% of the vote...