Kallithea

Plans for Second Phase of Athens Riviera Reconstruction Project Presented

The first phase of the ambitious reconstruction of Faliro Bay is almost completed and the plans for Phase B have been presented, with the Attica Region now seeking the funds needed for its implementation. The plans for Phase B are...

Two Elderly Women Die in Fire at Athens Nursing Home

Two elderly women were killed and one was injured from a fire at a nursing home in the Athenian suburb of Kallithea early on Saturday morning. Fire fighters that rushed to the scene found the two women dead at the...

Arsonists Damage ISAP Offices Issuing Electronic Ticket Cards in Kallithea

Arsonists destroyed equipment and offices on Saturday morning by setting on fire a building of the ISAP electric train in Kallithea where electronic ticket cards are being processed. The perpetrators broke through a glass door and threw lit fuel-soaked rags...

Life Imprisonment: Woman Killed Husband and Kept Body in Freezer

A Greek court has sentenced a 50-year-old Bulgarian woman to life imprisonment for the murder of her husband, Vasilis Kokkinis. The body of the 60-year-old man was discovered inside a freezer at her apartment in Kallithea, south of Athens, in...

Gas Station in Kallithea Robbed by Gunman

An armed robbery of a gas station occurred on Wednesday at around 3 am. The gas station is located in Kallithea on Thisseos Street, just south of Athens. The robber was armed with a firearm and held up the store...

Greek Visually Impaired Pupils Win International Award for Making Tactile Map

Three Greek pupils with visual impairment won first prize in an international map painting competition. The international competition is titled the "Barbara Petchenik Competition" and the theme was "My place in today's world." Three pupils of the Special Elementary School for...

Off-Duty Policeman Kills Migrant Neighbor Over Loud Music Spat

An off-duty policeman shot and killed a national of Kazakhstan, aged 33, on Friday afternoon. The incident took place at 21-23 Iphigenias Street, Kallithea, a densely populated working class suburb 2 miles south of the Athens center. Neighbors said that...

Award-Winning Architect Renzo Piano, the Mastermind Behind The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

The Pritzker Prize–winning Italian architect, Renzo Piano, has added yet another spectacular feat in architecture to his portfolio. He has completed a massive undertaking in Athens, Greece by transforming what was once used as a parking lot during the 2004...

"Desperados" Unveils the Present Reality of Greek Youth

“Desperados”, a play written by George Iliopoulos and directed by Charalabos Loukopoulos, is about a group of college students that have just graduated from law school. When audiences walk into the Dimotiko Theatre Kallithea in Athens, they seen an...

Inmates Riot in Kallithea

20 inmates have rioted in the jail of Kallithea. The situation worsen after the prisoners held a person hostage. The negotiation efforts of Deputy Chief of the Hellenic Police were fruitless since inmates did not accept any of the...