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Greek American Arrested in Tarpon Springs, FL for Video Voyeurism

A Greek American man was arrested for allegedly setting up a camera in the men’s restroom of a coffee shop in Tarpon Springs Florida. Spyridon Voulgarakis was arrested on March 11 and charged with battery and video voyeurism. Police said a...

Thousands Join Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Tarpon Springs basked in its 117th annual Epiphany celebration, a richly choreographed religious and cultural event that brought thousands of visitors to the Florida city. Tarpon Springs hosts the largest Epiphany celebration in the western hemisphere. Following the Divine Liturgy and...

Epiphany: One of Christianity’s Most Important Feasts

Traditionally, the great feast of the Epiphany marks the end of the extended period of Christmas holidays in Greece. Each year on January 6, hundreds of thousands of Greeks and visitors participate in the rich traditions that are observed in...

The Greek Sponge Diver Who Became a Statue on Kalymnos

Captain Antonis Kampourakis has been diving into the depths of the Aegean sea, scouring the seafloor for precious sponges, for 50 years.

The Miraculous Story of St. Michael’s Shrine in Tarpon Springs

Saint Michael's Shrine at 113 Hope Street in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is a place where the faithful have reported miracles for decades. It was built more than eighty years ago to fulfill the promise an ill eleven-year-old boy made...

16-Year-Old Retrieves Cross in Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Thousands of people attended the annual Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs, Florida on Thursday. Archbishop Elpidophoros and Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta were the officiants in this year’s liturgy at the city's St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Following the Divine Liturgy and Great...

Epiphany Celebration to Be Held for the First Time at St. Augustine, Florida

An Epiphany celebration is to be held for the first time in St. Augustine on the Atlantic coast of northeastern Florida on Thursday. The Greek Orthodox community in the town, which is the oldest continuously-inhabited European-established settlement in the United States,...

Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Greek Orthodox Prepare for 2022 Celebration

The annual Epiphany celebration of the Baptism of Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the River Jordan will be held on January 6, 2022 at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Tarpon Springs, Florida. His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros,...

AHEPA to Host Tarpon Springs Epiphany Banquet with Elpidophoros

The United States' oldest Greek fraternal order, the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) will hold its annual Epiphany banquet in Tarpon Springs Florida on January 5, 2022. Celebrating the great feast of Epiphany, when Orthodox Christians believe Christ was...

Florida’s Greek Hub of Tarpon Springs Strengthens Ties with Homeland

The mayor of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Chris Alahouzos, continues to strengthen his ties with Greece after recently returning from an extensive visit to the country. Alahouzos' visit was part of the Sister Cities program, which aims to build meaningful cultural...