From The Editor
Keeping the darkness at bay
The streets are quiet, the shelves are bare, people wear blue masks and blue...
- Posted March 24, 2020
A cousin sent me Facebook greetings for the New Year and included a recording...
- Posted January 13, 2020
Memories Past and Present
My mother-in-law suffered from depression, but she was fiercely-loyal to her family, and Christmas...
- Posted December 12, 2019
The Cost of Peace
This issue, and the article I wrote about the military service of my papoudes...
- Posted October 26, 2019
A New Lease on Life
My daughter and her husband were recently in Greece, visiting Athens, Santorini and Crete...
- Posted July 12, 2019
The community of Holy Week
When I was a kid and we lived in Chicago I remember the highlight...
- Posted April 25, 2019
May Old Acquaintance Never Be Forgot
It seems that every year we rue what happened the year before and hope...
- Posted January 2, 2019
Food for thought
Our cover story on food maven and cookbook author Mazia Zoitas highlights how food—any...
- Posted December 2, 2018
A Profile of America
After working as a journalist in the Greek American community for so many years...
- Posted October 16, 2018
My friend is a doctor and when I asked him recently if he was...
- Posted July 7, 2018
For the most part I grew up in Brooklyn and I was an altar...
- Posted April 14, 2018
Our story this issue on Demetries Grimes, a decorated Navy commander, who is running...
- Posted March 11, 2018
Who inspires you?
On a positive note, who inspires you this year? My eldest daughter inspires me...
- Posted January 14, 2018
Thanks to the Immigrants
My oldest daughter recently got married at a beautiful venue in Brooklyn that overlooked...
- Posted December 14, 2017
A Place Called Home
The book we feature in this issue is called HOME and is a collection...
- Posted October 5, 2017
Greek tourism—stronger than ever
Greek tourism is booming: the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) said it expects a...
- Posted July 11, 2017
Great men and women rarely live up to their billing in person, but who...
- Posted April 22, 2017
We Are All Refugees
The documentary 4.1 Miles featured in this issue gives just a glimpse into what...
- Posted March 17, 2017
A listing of gratitude
Should we stop talking politics and instead talk about what we’re grateful for as...
- Posted December 30, 2016
So here we are
We are coming (hopefully—but you never know) to the end of this fraught election...
- Posted October 27, 2016
Greek-American success stories
I was speaking to mega-industrialist John Rangos for this issue and I told him...
- Posted September 13, 2016
Here and There
When I was a kid living on Chios I remember going to the harbor...
- Posted June 26, 2016
Doing business in Greece and getting the business
It’s startling to hear from an oil expert in this issue that Greece has...
- Posted April 30, 2016
The Orange Chimera
Of course we have to talk about what’s happening to America in this current...
- Posted March 24, 2016
I’ve lived in Brooklyn, New York the majority of my life. I was born...
- Posted January 10, 2016