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Nikos Kalaitzidis: The Greek Oscar Nominee for Visual Effects

Greek-American Oscar nominee Nikos Kalaitzidis could win big at the 2022 awards show in the visual effects category later this month. The 94th annual Oscars will be held on March 27, and Kalaitzidis is up for an award in the...

Greek-American Picture Brides and Immigration

Greek-American scholar Kathryn Vaggalis has untangled the complex racial identity of early Greek immigrants to America in her research of Greek "picture brides." Picture brides, or women in their home country who were "matched" with a husband in America only...

Demetrios Liappas, Pillar of California Greek-American Community, Dies

Demetrios Liappas, a pillar of the Greek-American community in Southern California, passed away on Sunday. Liappas was the Director of the Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies from the inception of the program in 1980 until his retirement...

A Greek American Love Story Still Going Strong 60 Years Later

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VTpTbFuQO0 Greek-American couple Connie and Charles Cotros have been living a real life love story for the past 60 years. Today, many believe that long-lasting, health marriages are dying out, but Charles and Connie prove them wrong. Married in 1962, the couple...

The Most Festive Christmas House in NYC is Greek

Thousands of people visit Dyker Heights in Brooklyn, New York, every Christmas to admire the “Christmas House,” decorated by Isidoros and Anna Bilas, the Greek-American couple who own the home. Each year, the Bilas family, with roots from the Greek...

Greek-American David Sedaris Makes Readers Laugh, Cry

Greek-American author David Sedaris, who reflects on difficult moments in his life with honesty and humor, has become one of the most beloved contemporary American humorists. Born in 1956 to an Anglo-American mother and Greek-American father, whose parents were immigrants...

The Greek Food Trucks Taking Over the Streets of New York

Any visitor to New York City has probably noticed the many food trucks offering inexpensive, tasty fare to New Yorkers looking for a quick bite on their lunch breaks or while exploring the city. While these food trucks offer tasty...

How to Pronounce “Omicron”: A Greek-American Has the Answer

The spread of the new coronavirus omicron variant is testing health systems and prevention measures across the world

The Strategist of Philanthropy: George D. Behrakis

A legend in the pharmaceutical business, Greek-American philanthropist and entrepreneur George D. Behrakis has given away tens of millions of dollars of his hard-earned money. Greek Reporter sat down with him to ask about his philanthropy and what it takes...

Work of Greek-American Photographer Joanna Kalafatis Showing in NYC

Greek-American writer and photographer Joanna Kalafatis' work will be on display at the Mosaic Artspace in New York City from November 19 until December 31, 2021. Kalafatis is based in Los Angeles, California, but has lived all over the world,...