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Radisson Hotel Group to Further Expand in Greece

The Radisson hotel brand is continuing its expansion into Greece, with two new hotels slated to open in the near future in Athens and Santorini.

Open-Air Cinemas in Greece: Movies Under the Stars

Open Air -- or "summer" cinemas as Greeks call them are a tradition across Greece with many of the most historic being in downtown Athens. 

Greek Opposition Decries Lack of Security After Bombing

Greek politicians condemned Thursday's bombing outside the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Dionysios in Kolonaki, central Athens, which slightly wounded a policeman and the caretaker of the church. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred early in the...

Two Injured in Athens Bomb Blast

A policeman and a church employee were injured in a bomb blast that rocked the Athenian neighborhood of Kolonaki on Thursday. According to Skai TV, the explosion occurred outside the historic Agios Dionysios church at 07:10 in the morning, local time....

Greek Man Faces Charges After Football Fight in Athens

A Greek man embroiled in Thursday's brawl among football fans in the Kolonaki area of Athens faced a prosecutor on Friday. Police arrested 16 people after fighting broke out ahead of a UEFA Europa League clash between Dynamo Kiev and...

Last Orders for Noisy Kolonaki Bars?

The writing could be on the wall for late-night music in Athens' hip Kolonaki district after a municipal move to curb noise. Athens Municipality wants cafes and bars to cut their music at midnight on weekdays and Sunday and at...

Gang Attacks Athens Publishing House

A publishing house and a diplomatic car were attacked in central Athens on Friday, according to local media reports. The incident on Friday afternoon took place in the capital's Kolonaki district. A group of around 20 masked people reportedly broke into...

Where did Athens Neighborhoods and Squares Get Their Names From

There are several famous and strangely named neighborhoods and squares in Athens and even Athenians don't know how these neighborhoods were named. America Square today is deteriorating as the whole Kypseli neighborhood is downgrading. Yet, the busy square was named...

Aegina Crash Captain Held Boat License Despite Disabilities

Thrasyvoulos Lykourezos, the captain of the speedboat crash that killed four people on the island of Aegina, is staying at his luxury apartment in Kolonaki following a disagreement between the police investigator and prosecutor on whether he should be...

Enjoy a Café in Athens: Where to Go

There is no shortage of cafeterias, or coffee shops, to choose from in Athens. You find them at the Acropolis Museum and around every corner of the city. Greeks have refined the art of "going for a coffee" to...