Tag: Chicago

Pyrros Dimas 2004 Athens Olympics

World famous Greek Olympian stranded in Athens

Greek Olympic weightlifting champion Pyrros Dimas is stranded in Athens and unable to return home to Chicago for at least a month, after Trump announced travel restrictions amid coronavirus threat


‘Team Giannis’ announces huge donation to kids charity

Basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo announced his All-Star team will donate another $100,000 to the After School Matters charity they were playing for during the NBA All-Star Game. The charity was already set to receive $100,000 based…

Greek PM honours Labour Day 7

Greek PM honours Labour Day

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid homage to International Labour Day on Wednesday 1 May, referring to the importance of labour protections and the fact that 2019 was the first anniversary “after…

Opening Portes with Anthe Mitrakos    13

Opening Portes with Anthe Mitrakos  

  Greek American media entrepreneur, artist, and philanthropist Anthe Mitrakos has spent most of her life living in Chicago and enjoying summer holidays in Greece. Captivated by the magnificence the country has…

We want our stolen treasures back: Ecumenical Patriarch 19

We want our stolen treasures back: Ecumenical Patriarch

“We are determined to continue, by all legal and moral means, to claim our stolen treasures,” said the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at a presentation devoted to the hundred years since the pillaging…

Greek engagement

Maria and John’s traditional Greek engagement in Chicago

Maria and John’s love story began in 2015. Three years later, the young, charming man decided to pop the question to his beautiful lady and on the 30th of June at the…