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Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time

Teotihuacán elicits gasps upon first seeing the towering Pyramid of the Sun at the entrance to this legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reality...

Grecian Delight | Kronos Foods launch integrated website

Grecian Delight | Kronos Foods, a premier provider of global cuisine to the foodservice and retail channels, announced the integration of their websites now...

Study Shows Extra Virgin Olive Oil Helps Deter Alzheimer’s

By Lisa Radinovsky The first study to use human volunteers to test the ability of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) to delay the onset of...

The Year in Review: The Greek Olive Oil World in 2020

By Lisa Radinovsky   For much of the Greek olive oil sector in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic provoked the perseverance required to meet challenges and achieve...

Memories of Greece: Zorbas BBQ, Lasithi, Crete

While experiencing happiness, we have difficulty in being conscious of it. Only when the happiness is past, and we look back on it we do...

Freddie’s California Caramels and the Greek Influence

By M'Liss Hinshaw What does caramel candy made in California have to do with Greece? Plenty!  When Fred Georggin started his caramel making business in...

Meteora: a magical 14th century necessity

The six monasteries of Meteora are justifiably a magnet for tourists. The ascetic Greek Orthodox monks who strove for mystical connection with the divine...

Inspiring 2021 Christmas in Moscow, Russia

The Russian Orthodox Church numbers 90 million in Russia. Positive thinking was emailed by Irina Chetina of Moscow. “Luckily, all churches are open, and...

Tripping over Pyrgos on Santorini

When I first saw Pyrgos in 2014 it was late afternoon through swirling fog rolling up 700-foot-high cliffs. The mist hugged the low flat...

Memories of Armenia: St. Nicholas of Dadivank Monastery

 “Don’t be astonished to see an icon of Saint. Nicholas in our monastery,” said Garush, our 2018 guide of the Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church...

A Traditional 2020 Christmas in Greece

How is Greece celebrating 2020 Christmas? Pitsa and Christos Macarounis described strict quarantine measures, with police patrolling the streets of Tripoli, in the Peloponnese....

The Greek Jewel of Monroe, NJ: Faros Greek Cuisine

By: Sokratis Ballas, Special to the Hellenic News of America Typically, if I wanted to enjoy an authentic ‘Kreatopita’, which is indigenous to the Ionian...

ΑΓΡΙΝΙΟ: Ένας προορισμός που αγαπιέται!

ΜΕΣΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΑ ΜΑΤΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΝΝΑΣ ΜΠΙΘΙΚΩΤΣΗ ΠΡΟΛΟΓΟΣ Τα ταξίδια μας κάνουν πιο ευτυχισμένους! Χαλαρώνουμε, αποκτάμε αυτοπεποίθηση, μορφωνόμαστε και δοκιμάζουμε νέα πράγματα. Αποκτάμε αίσθηση της θέσης...

New Greek bakery hits Whitestone, NY

Jordan Karalazarides, the Greek-American owner of the bakery and cafe Aphrodite's Sweets in Whitestone, sat down and chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos. He revealed that...

Tripping over Greece: Naxos

Greece’s long and turbulent civilization lay scattered throughout the country. It’s as easy to stumble across millenniums old remnants of everyday life in the...

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Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time

Teotihuacán elicits gasps upon first seeing the towering Pyramid of the Sun at the entrance to this legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reality...

Parthenon AHEPA Chapter #495 hosts fundraising event in honor of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Whitestone

By Petros Ragoussis, AHEPA WHITESTONE, NY – On Sunday, February 21, 2021, the Brothers of Andreas T. Stamboulidis Parthenon AHEPA Chapter #495 were invited guests...

DOP Supporting Families at the Penelopean Day Care Center in Athens

By Elena Saviolakis WASHINGTON, DC – The Daughters of Penelope (DOP), a leading international service organization comprised of women of Hellenic heritage and Philhellenes, kicked...

The Greek School where nobody wears a mask

There is a Greek School where students don’t have to wear a mask. The pandemic hasn’t changed anything for them since their classes work...

Pontikas and Pontikos: The two Greeks who achieved world soccer records!

Michael (Michalis) Spanos, Contributor The history of soccer is full of remarkable accomplishments, outstanding performances, moments of glory, well-renowned players, and long-standing records. The last...