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Chicago Greektown: The Heart of Hellenism in The Windy City

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...

The Greek Shepherd Who Became Chicago’s Greatest Marketing Genius

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 become the owner of a legendary tavern and...

National Hellenic Museum Reopens with Exhibition by Prince Nikolaos

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 Story of the First Greek-American from Chicago Killed in World War II

Leo A. Loumbas was the first Greek-American killed in 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 at St....