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The Uniquely Greek Kiosks Soon to Become History

The renowned Greek kiosks that used to be found in every street corner selling newspapers, cigarettes, candy, soft drinks and other goods, are soon to become history as their licenses will not be renewed. The new omnibus bill about to...

Athens' Most Peculiar Kiosks

As anyone who has ever visited Greece will know, a kiosk, or the locals like to call it, “periptero,” can be found on every street corner of any island, small village or big city. They are an essential part...

Downtown Athens Redevelopment Project's 'Plan B'

Following the approval of the final plans for the redevelopment project of downtown Athens, including the extension of the existing tram line and related traffic measures, as well as turning Panepistimiou and Amalias Street into roads that give priority...

Renovated Athens Eye Clinic Inaugurated

The renovated building housing the Athens Eye Clinic was inaugurated on Friday by the Greek minister of health Adonis Georgiadis. The building, which is located on the corner of Panepistimiou and Sina Streets in the center of Athens, Greece, was...

Protests in the Center of Athens

Employees of the mining and metallurgical company LARKO and the administrative staff of the Universities held simultaneous rallies and protests against the government plans concerning the closure of Greece’s defense industries LARKO, EAS and ELVO and against the plans...

New Panepistimiou Street Completed by 2016

By the end of 2016 the project on the creation of a new city center around Panepistimiou Street is to be completed. It is an ambitious project which is to be funded with 90 million euros from the regional development...