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Constantinopolitans Keep Memories of the Byzantine Capital Alive

The Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans is keeping the culture and traditions of the Greeks from the city of Constantinople alive.

Memorial Day: Xiarhos, a Gold Star Father, Tells Greek-American Fallen Hero’s Story

Steven G. Xiarhos, a Greek-American politician and retired law enforcement officer, has a sad and personal story to tell on Memorial Day.

The Greek Diaspora Around the World

From ancient times to the modern day, Greeks of the diaspora have enriched the international community in across many fields.

The Tragic Story of the Four Greeks Who Perished on the Titanic

The tale of the four Greek men who died on the Titanic is not often told, but it is one of the many tragic stories about the ill-fated ship.

Biden Issues Greek Independence Day Proclamation

US President Joe Biden issued a Greek Independence Day proclamation hours ahead of March 25th, honoring the "countries' deep and historic bond." Biden makes a special reference to the estimated 3 million Americans of Greek descent. "Throughout my career, I...

Tam’s Burgers: The Greek Grandfather of Compton Taking Over Super Bowl LVI

Greek-owned burger stands Tam's Burgers were cemented in California history during Super Bowl LVI. Perhaps it was the kindness and philotimo of founder Kosta Vovos who made his shop the center of the community that raised some of America's...

Growing Up Greek-American: 15 Things We All Experienced in Childhood

Growing up Greek-American you are privy to a unique childhood, filled with some pretty strange customs (strange to those who are not Greek, anyway).

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Meets Greek Community Leaders

New York City Mayor Eric Adams met on Tuesday with Archbishop of America Elpidophoros and other leaders of the Greek-American community in New York. Among those present were businessmen Michael Psaros and John Catsimatidis, Chairman of the Friends of St....

Malliotis Center Honors Greek-American Immigrant Philanthropist

The Maliotis Cultural Center at the Hellenic College of the Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts is a touchstone for the Greek-American community in New England. The cultural center at Holy Cross which is named after Greek immigrant Costas Maliotis is...

Betty White Dies at Age 99 in California

Betty White, the irrepressible, iconic Greek-American comedienne, died on Friday at the age of 99. Her 100th birthday would have been on January 17, 2022. Her life was amazing on many different levels. Growing up in Oak Park, Illinois, she...