New York

Greek Americans Make Snow Sculpture of Hippocrates in Astoria

A pair of Greek-American artists used New York's snowy weather to beautify their neighborhood by making a snow sculpture of the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates. Melissa Vadakara and Marios Tzavellas, residents of the Greek-American hub of Astoria, who are prolific...

American Airlines to Start Flights Between New York and Athens

American Airlines will launch a new service for the summer 2021 season from Athens to New York (JFK), starting June 3. Flights on a Boeing 777-200 will be available for booking beginning this Monday, January 25. The Fort Worth-based carrier announced...

New UN Talks on Cyprus Will be Held in New York

New talks regarding the divided island of Cyprus will be held in New York according to reports on Friday, which said that the United Nations will once again take part in the discussions. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on...

The Construction School Changing Lives in New York City

A unique construction school created by Greek-Americans is changing peoples' lives by providing new skills to unemployed and disadvantaged youth.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Collaborate with Lincoln Center on “Agora”

On Thursday, the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Foundation (SNF) and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced their collaboration to rework the outdoor public space on the grounds of the cultural center in New York City. Using funds from the...

Nicole Malliotakis Officially Wins Congressional Seat After Absentee Ballots Counted

As expected, New York Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis has officially been declared the winner in her Congressional race to unseat U.S. Representative Max Rose, who had conceded to her on November 12. The Greek-American politician had declared victory after the concession...

Dr. George Yancopoulos, One of the Minds Behind Regeneron’s Coronavirus Treatment

On Saturday, November 21, two experimental therapies for the treatment of "mild to moderate" cases of Covid-19 was authorized by the US' Food and Drug Administration. For use at the present only as investigational therapies, they are to be...

Joe Biden’s Win Sparks Wild Celebrations in NYC and Other American Cities

The announcement that Democrat Joe Biden has won the presidential election sparked spontaneous street celebrations around the country on Saturday. Within minutes of the race being called a cheering crowd descended on New York City's Times Square. The sounds of...

Is Malliotakis the Anti-AOC Republicans Needed in New York?

The election of Republican Greek-American Nicole Malliotakis, the Staten Island native who will represent the state's 11th District, is seen by many as an antidote to the leftist political positions taken by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, usually referred to by...

What Astoria is Voting on the 2020 Election: Everyday Greek Americans Speak their Mind

Election fever has also caught the Greek-American community in Astoria, New York, as millions of Americans are heading to the polls for the Presidential election which is regarded as one of the most divisive and polarized ever. "Politics was so...