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The Xbox Series S Rules Black Friday 2021

Microsoft's Xbox Series S console is leading game console sales this Black Friday. The console's success is due to a combination of two factors: its price point and its availability. While Sony's Playstation 5 is far and away the most...

Elpidophoros Calls for “Restoration of Unity” at Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Archbishop Elpidophoros, the head of all Greek Orthodox in the Americas, called for a "restoration of unity" and a "dialogue of love" between all Christians at the Catholic Bishops Conference last week. His address marked the first time in history...

Secrets to Hosting the Best Thanksgiving Ever

Some secrets which will allow you and your family to have the best Thanksgiving ever will help even seasoned cooks -- like many Greek-Americans are -- to be able to enjoy this wonderful holiday even more. As we look forward...

Couple Used Ancient Roman Artifact as Coffee Table for Nearly 50 Years

A couple in New York has been using a priceless ancient Roman artifact as a coffee table for nearly 50 years. The incredible story of the 2,000-year-old "coffee table," which dates back to the time of the emperor Caligula, was...

The Ancient Greek Roots of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is a time to give thanks every year for what we have and for a bountiful harvest -- but this is something that the ancient Greeks also did thousands of years ago. On Thanksgiving we show gratitude not...

Photo of Woman From Evia Among TIME’s Best Photos of 2021

A moving photo of an elderly lady taken during the fires that devastated the island of Evia, Greece was chosen on Wednesday as one of the four Best Photos of 2021 by TIME magazine. Taken by Konstantinos Tsakalidis of the SOOC...

Greek-American Author Dan Georgakas Dies at 83

The Greek-American author and filmmaker Dan Georgakas, who also worked as a professor, editor, and film scholar, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 83. Born in Detroit, he served as the Director of the Greek American Studies Project...

The Turkish Businessman Who Made Americans Fall in Love with Greek Yogurt

The CEO of Greek yogurt company Chobani, Hamdi Ulukaya has popularized Greek yogurt for the next generation of consumers. Now his company has officially filed an initial public offering to be listed on the Nasdaq exchange, making the request...

Brian Laundrie’s Death Ruled a Suicide

An attorney for the Laundrie family announced on Tuesday that Brian Laundrie's death was a suicide. The attorney, Steven Bertolino, revealed that Laundrie had self-inflicted a "gunshot wound to the head:" "Chris and Roberta Laundrie have been informed that the cause...

Judge Sets $5M Bail for Waukesha Killings Suspect; Death Toll Rises to 6

A Milwaukee judge set a $5 million dollar bail for Waukesha Christmas parade killings suspect Darrell Brooks during his court appearance on Tuesday. The 39-year-old Brooks, who is a registered sex offender in the state of Nevada with an active warrant...

Thomas Jefferson Statue Removed from New York City Hall

A statue of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was removed from the New York City Hall on Monday due to his links with the slave trade. The removal of the statue, which was sculpted by French...

Boston Museum of Fine Arts to Reopen Behrakis Wing in December

There will be free admission for all at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on December 18 as the Museum celebrates the reopening of the Behrakis Wing, housing several Ancient Greek and Roman galleries. The museum, which has important holdings...

Elon Musk Threatens JP Morgan Chase with Bad Yelp Review

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric vehicle and clean energy company Tesla, threatened JP Morgan Chase with a "one star review on Yelp" on Monday after the biggest bank in the US sued Musk for $162 million. The lawsuit was...

New York Mayor Elect: Turkey “Played a Major Role in Shaping Mankind”

Newly-elected New York City mayor Eric Adams declared himself as a "Friend of the Turkish people" in his first international interview after his elevation to the city's highest office on November 19. In his talk with interviewers from the national...

Why Thanksgiving Turkeys are Much More Expensive This Year

The American Farm Bureau reported on Monday that the prices of Thanksgiving turkeys and other holiday meal mainstays have skyrocketed in 2021. The Bureau estimates that the cost for entire Thanksgiving meal has gone up 14% from last year,...