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Greek Diaspora Community Leader Petros Galatoulas Passes Away

Petros Galatoulas, former President of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, passed away on Saturday at the age of 66. The prominent figure in the Greek diaspora community had been facing a series of health problems before...

Archie Karas: The Greek Gambler Who Won $40M and Lost it All

One day Archie Karas went to Las Vegas with 50 dollars in his pocket and built a spectacular career in gambling, winning and losing millions

The Story of Greek Spy Doundoulakis who Helped Defeat the Nazis

The story of Helias Doundoulakis is like a good war movie: The story of the Greek spy who helped Greece and the U.S. beat the Nazis

Desert Monks: The Orthodox Brotherhood of Saint Anthony in Arizona

In 1995, six Orthodox monks left Mount Athos in Greece and came to the US to start Saint Anthony Orthodox Monastery in the Arizona desert.

How Greeks Brought 50 Kinds of Pie to America

Although Greek food is known and loved around the world, one specific type of traditional food, the Greek pie, holds a special place in the country’s cuisine, as it is among the oldest, simplest, and most delicious dishes found...

Greek-American Andrew Poppas Assigned Chief of US Army Forces Command

Greek-American Lieutenant General Andrew P. Poppas was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for appointment to the rank of General in late April. He was assigned as Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Poppas is currently serving...

Meet the Greek-American Who Makes Art Using the Sun

Greek-American artist Michael Papadakis utilizes the power of the sun to create art, a process known as "heliography."

How Many Cities are Named Athens Around the World?

Inspired by the Greek capital's long history of democracy, countless cities across the world have adopted the name of Athens as their own.

The Oldest Greek School in the United States Still Stands

Incredibly, the very first wooden schoolhouse in the United States which is still standing was operated by Greek immigrants.

29-Year-Old Greek-American Mother Murdered in New York

New York police are investigating after 29-year-old Greek-American Irene Spantopanagos, who was stabbed to death in an apparent murder-suicide attempt on Saturday. Authorities say officers from the Nassau County Police Department's were called to a home on North Manhattan Avenue...