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HOPE: A Greek-American Program Helping People in Need

Project HOPE (Humanitarian Outreach and Philanthropic Engagement) is a program launched by Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago with the goal of feeding the city's most vulnerable residents. The aim is to reach out to Chicago's greater community. Project HOPE...

National Hellenic Museum Gala a Great Success

The much-anticipated gala to mark the grand reopening of the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago was a great success on Saturday.

National Hellenic Museum Adds Two Exhibitions to Its Grand Reopening

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood announced it has added two more exhibitions to mark its grand reopening this September. These exhibitions join the previously announced world premiere photography exhibition Resilience by Prince Nikolaos. In Gather Together: Chicago...

Gyro Eating Contest Returns at Chicago’s Greektown Festival

The popular Gyro Eating Contest returns to Chicago on the third and final day of Taste of Greektown festival, Sunday 28 August at 6 p.m.

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Holds Annual Gala

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago will hold its much-anticipated gala on Saturday, September 10th at the Hilton Chicago. Organizers promise an evening of fine dining, music, dancing, and a spectacular auction to benefit The National Hellenic Museum. Greek...

Six Killed in Shooting in Highland Park at July 4th Parade

A total of six people were killed and sixteen injured at a shooting at a July 4th parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois on Monday. The affluent suburb, which is around 25 miles north of Chicago, has...

The Greek Immigrant who Created the Legendary Dove Bar Ice Cream

Dove Bar ice cream was created by Greek immigrant Leo Stefanos in Chicago, in 1956 bringing sweetness to the Windy City’s South Side.

How Ernest Hemingway Witnessed the Greek Genocide

Ernest Hemingway  witnessed at first hand as a journalist the displacement of the Greeks from their ancestral homelands of Asia Minor.

Classical Greece and Mies Architecture at Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum

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...

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 becoming the owner of a legendary tavern and...