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Astoria: The Ever-Changing Greektown of New York

Astoria was the place to be for Greeks who moved from their homeland to the United States around the turn of the last century.

Manhattan’s Oldest Chocolate House Started by a Greek

Li-Lac Chocolates, Manhattan’s oldest chocolate house, was founded by Greece's George Demetrious. The history of Li-Lac starts in 1923, when Demetrious, a Greek native who studied the art of chocolate making in France, emigrated to New York and opened his...

Sea Level Rise Could Flood NYC, Miami: NOAA

A new government report released on Tuesday says sea levels along U.S. coastlines could rise 10 to 12 inches in the next 30 years, with cities like Miami and New York seeing regularly-occurring, costly floods, even on sunny days. The...

All the Direct Flights Between Greece, US to Start Off 2022

This summer, American airlines will operate 14 direct flights every week between eight large US airports and Athens, Greece as the country eases its coronavirus travel requirements. Greek tourism minister Vassilis Kikilias said after a meeting with US Ambassador to...

New York Lifts Mask Mandates for Businesses

New York Governor Kathy Hochul will let the state-wide mask mandate expire on Thursday. New York State initiated a state-wide mask mandate in December for indoor business that did not require proof of vaccination for entrance. The mandate was due for...

New Art Show “Coffee Cigarettes Amore,” Opening in New York City

Coffee Cigarettes Amore, a new series of paintings by Greek artist Kyvèli Zoi, will be featured in a new art show that debuted on Wednesday in New York City. The show, with art exploring the inner pondering of unhealthy habits...

Greek Writer Ersi Sotiropoulos to Teach at City University of New York

Ersi Sotiropoulos, the famed prize-winning Greek poet and novelist, has been named writer-in-residence at Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, part of the City University of New York. Taking her position this Spring, Sotiropoulos will be the first...

Mama Jo: The Greek Whose Breakfast Cart Conquered New York City

The story of Mama Jo and her iconic breakfast cart in New York City is an inspiring tale, in which an immigrant, driven by a desire to succeed and live well, managed not only to make it through years...

Greek Photographer Wins Award with Stunning Images of New York’s Street Life

Greek photographer Dimitri Mellos won the 2021 Street Photography Award with his pictures capturing life in the streets of New York City

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...