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Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at World Trade Center Reopens

The Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was destroyed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, reopened on Tuesday. After 22 years due to financial setbacks and construction delays, it was reopened to the...

NY Capital Link Forum to Address Economy, Investments in Greece

The prospects for the Greek economy and investments will be at the forefront of discussion at the Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, which will be held at the Metropolitan Club in New York on December 9th. “Sustaining Growth &...

New York Is the Athens of America, Says Eric Adams in Greece Visit

The mayors of Athens and New York signed a twinning agreement on Thursday at the Greek capital's Town Hall. Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis, who received visiting New York Mayor Eric Adams, underscored in his speech that, despite being divided by...

Chelly Wilson: New York’s Greek Queen of Porn

The late Chelly Wilson was a New Yorker who epitomized the American Dream. She believed that it was the best country in the world because you were free to do whatever you wanted. What she wanted to do was run...

Emirates Flights at Athens Airport Disrupted After CIA Terror Alert

Two Emirates flights from Athens airport were disrupted on Thursday evening after a CIA alert received by Greek authorities. A U.S.-bound Emirates plane made an emergency landing at Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos". Another flight was grounded. The CIA's information referred...

Republican Malliotakis and Democrat Sarbanes Win Re-Election Bids

Two Greek-American House Representatives have been re-elected in the 2022 U.S. midterms. The first, New York Republican Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, won against former Democratic Rep. Max Rose in a rematch between the two. The second, Democratic Rep. John Sarbanes, was reelected...

Ellis Island: Thousands of Greeks’ First Sight of America

All the Greeks who arrived in the New World as of April 11, 1890 had to pass through Ellis Island, which became the designated immigration station for arrivals in New York City after that date. Almost all immigrants to the United...

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.

Greek-Americans: The Forgotten Heroes of the Balkan Wars

Thousands of Greek-Americans returned to their homeland in 1912-1913 to fight in the Balkan Wars. As many as one-third of all the men in the Greek Army during the Balkan Wars were Americanized Greeks who had left everything they...

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...