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  • The Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce Honors Nikos Mouyiaris

    Renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist Nikos Mouyiaris was honored by the members of the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce recognizing his important role in promoting business as well as the national issues of Cyprus, Greece and the United States....

    • Posted July 11, 2017
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  • Dr. George Liakeas – medical doctor, owner of Lexington Medical Associates, manager of Smooth Synergy Spa, and President of the Hellenic Medical Society of New York
    Now Trending: Concierge Medicine, the Fast-Pass to Personalized Medical Care

    by Chris Salboudis 2017 rings in an increasing demand for more personalized healthcare treatment and guidance. What does this mean for patients and doctors? We reached out to Dr. George Liakeas – medical doctor, owner of Lexington...

    • Posted July 11, 2017
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  • Zylo: the Wooden Sunglasses of Syros Setting a Worldwide Fashion Trend

    by Kelly Fanarioti And yet it happens! Pericles Therrios left Greece because of the economic crisis but then returned and found success with his life partner Eleni Vakondiou. Pericles chased his dreams in distant Canada, but the...

    • Posted July 11, 2017
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  • Hotel Grande Bretagne
    Hotel Grande Bretagne still Brings Unparalleled Grandeur to the Very Heart of Athens

    The managing director of Grande Bretagne talks to NEO about the hotel and the tourism boom in Athens by Kelly Fanarioti The monarchy is long-gone in Greece but the Grande Bretagne Hotel is still the acknowledged queen...

    • Posted July 11, 2017
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  • Nikolas Katsimpras (HALC), Victoria and Charles Antetokounmpo (Honorees), Panos Satzoglou (Cosmos FM Program Director), Gianis Antetokounmpo (Honoree), Kostas Angeloudis (Cosmos FM Chairman), and Taso Pardalis (Event Co-Chair), PHOTO: PARDALIS & NOHAVICKA
    “Greek Freak Week” with the Antentokounmpo Family in New York

    by Chris Salboudis Heads up! June 2017 has proven to be a very exciting time for the Greek American community in New York! Kicking off the summer, Cosmos FM celebrated their 30th Anniversary at Terrace on the...

    • Posted July 11, 2017
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  • Panagiota with some of her students at the Cathedral School
    The Soft Spot

    By Panagiota Lilikaki* The graduates think that I have a soft spot for them because they are the same age as the first class I taught Greek at the Greek Afternoon School at Saint Nicholas in 2012. They think that I...

    • Posted July 11, 2017
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  • Pianist Nancy Kougioufa
    Greek Pianist Nancy Kougioufa Interprets Early Works of Erik Satie

    by Elias Maglinis* Erik Satie, a strange playful composer (1866-1925) partially invested the miniature compositions, combining the romantic echo of the 19th with the romance and formalism of the 20th. Sati experimented in a drastic way, creating...

    • Posted July 11, 2017
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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: From the mean streets of Sepolia, Athens to the main courts of the NBA

    The coach who discovered the “Greek freak” talks to NEO by Kelly Fanarioti In less than four years Giannis Antetokounmpo of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks has not only won his place in the fiercely-competitive world of American...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • The American Hellenic Council Holds Annual Awards Gala

    The American Hellenic Council (AHC) of California held its Annual Awards Gala this past April, honoring three distinguished individuals for their service to Hellenism and their excellence in their respective fields of expertise. This year’s honorees included...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • Sound Engineer and Oscar Nominated Mildren Iatrou Morgan with colleague Ai-Ling Lee
    Stepping into Sound with Oscar Nominated Mildred Iatrou Morgan

    by Athena Efter La La Land, the Hollywood “It” movie that won five Oscars for best director, best cinematography, best actress, best original music score, and best production design, can also add a Greek-American woman to its...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • Angelos Family & Baltimore Orioles host “Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark” Benefit in Sarasota, FL

    For the second consecutive year, the Angelos family and the Baltimore Orioles hosted “Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark” – an exclusive, on-field performance at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Florida. Every dollar raised at the...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • FAITH Scholarship for Academic Excellence Application

    “FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism” announced the 2017 FAITH Scholarship for Academic Excellence application period has opened. Each year, FAITH sponsors a series of merit-based scholarships for high school seniors entering college in the fall...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • Short-sighted, corrupt or just plain stupid?

    Have the Greek companies learned anything from the economic crisis of the recent years? What are their plans for the future and how do they function under the new devastating circumstances? The past ten years of working...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • Greek Independence Celebration at The White House

    For the 31st consecutive year, the President of the United States met with the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America and Greek-American leaders on the occasion of the commemoration of Greek Independence Day.  The Irish-American community (one in...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • Greek Independence Celebration at The Blair House

    The White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, hosted the day before the President’s celebration, at Blair House – the Vice President’s official residence – a reception and dinner for about 70 invited guests, on the occasion...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • Celebrating Greek Independence Day with Maryland Parade

    by Joanne Trikoulis On a beautiful sunny Sunday proud Greek-Americans and spectators from all over Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia and even as south as North Carolina gathered along the streets of Baltimore’s Greektown to celebrate their ancestor’s...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • Maria Petridis
    Maria Petridis Crowned ‘Chopped’ Champion on Food Network Show

    by Markos Papadatos Maria Petridis was crowned “Chopped” champion after triumphing in the competition show on the Food Network. She is the owner of the family restaurant Maria’s Mediterranean Seafood & Grill on Bell Boulevard in Bayside,...

    • Posted April 22, 2017
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  • Maria Zoupaniotis in Memoriam

    Maria Zoupaniotis, Director of the Press and Advisory Office at the Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the United Nations passed away on Holy Thursday at age 59. The Cypriot official was fighting a brief battle with cancer...

    • Posted April 22, 2017
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  • “Where Is the World?” Daphne Matziaraki’s 4.1 MILES: A Response to the Refugee Crisis

    by Chris Salboudis Sitting in the cozy screening room of the New York Times building in the heart of Manhattan with scholars as well as film and media professionals, Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Human Rights columnist...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • George Grapsas of Tylikratis Soccer Club: Sporting Philanthropy

    by Athena Efter Greeks will always be united when it comes to two things: their love of Greece and their love of soccer.  That united team spirit gives us our continued sense of pride and unwavering sense...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Andy Manatos speaker. Reince Preibus left and Archbishop Demetrios right
    Priebus, Gigicos and Bilirakis Receive Medal of St. Paul

    On the eve of the Presidential Inauguration, The Hellenic Initiative hosted 300 members of the Greek Diaspora for the presentation of the Medal of St. Paul, the highest honor the Greek Orthodox Arcdiocese of America bestows on...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Original PYA Group of 1948.
    United We Stand: Pancretan Youth Association Winter 2017 Conference

    By Chris Salboudis The word ‘community’ is used to describe several contemporary sociological settings and situations. As a teacher and mentor of twenty years it has always been my goal to reinforce our philosophies and cultural traditions...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Hellenic Classical Charter School Sends Students to Greece for Educational Research Trip

    On February 16, 2017, HCCS sent a team of five 6th grade students, three teachers and five parents to Greece for its annual National History Day Fair (NHDF) research trip.  The purpose of this trip was to provide...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Swing Away - Poster
    SWING AWAY, Coming Soon to a Theater Your way

    by Athena Efter Swing Away, a feature film starring Shannon Elizabeth, John O’Hurley and Viktoria Miller, is a golf-themed movie set in a small village of Greece. When professional Greek-American golfer, Zoe Papadopoulos (Shannon Elizabeth), suffers a...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Emirates to Launch Daily Service to Newark via Athens

    Emirates announced it will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport, via the Greek capital city of Athens, starting on 12 March 2017. The new route complements Emirates’ existing four daily flights...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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