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  • Michael Georgiou Levels Up the Game in Digital Technology

    No one said start-up companies were easy, but Michael Georgiou, Co-Founder of Imaginovation, a B2B turn-key technology and digital product development company, knows that with a little bit of elbow grease, perseverance, and imagination, you can jumpstart...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • The Chamber Board: from left, Michael Hadjiloucas, Stathis Theodoropoulos, Demetrios Comodromos, Despina Axiotakis, Maria Pappas, President, Nicos Nicolaou, George Andreou, Theo David, Evis Savvides, Peter Kakoyiannis. Leaning in front, Jovanna Tannousis and Petroula Lambrou
    The Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 25th Anniversary Gala

    The Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce held its 25th Anniversary Gala at The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30pm. Recipients of the Distinguished Merit Award were Anthoula Katsimatides (Actor/Write/Producer) and Lyons Mortgage Services, Inc. Assemblyman Michael Tannousis...

    • Posted July 12, 2022
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  • The honoree and main speaker Xenophon Verginis
    Going Beyond the Horizon with Xenophon Verginis

    On Tuesday, June 14, at 7:30pm, NEO magazine co-hosted a special book signing event, an initiative led by Nikos Katopodis, President of North Shore Farms, at Limani Restaurant in Roslyn, NY. The event honored the life and...

    • Posted July 12, 2022
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  • Cathredral School Principal Meropi Kyriacou
    The Cathedral School Makes A Comeback: An Interview with Principal Meropi Kyriacou

    In the past seven years, The Cathedral School, a flagship school of the NYC Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, has gone through several administrative changes that almost brought the school to its knees and caused it to nearly crumble....

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • The End of Disinformation On Social Media? George Sehremelis and Overlooked.com

    If George Sehremelis gets his way, disinformation on social media will find itself at the receiving end of a proverbial knockout punch.  It’s not every day you’ll find a twenty-four year old Greek-American millennial who is on...

    • Posted March 22, 2022
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  • New Film Celebrates Greece’s Miraculous 2004 EuroCup Championship

    In the summer of 2004 the Greek National soccer team shocked the world by winning the European Championship. It was a momentous event that takes its rightful place in modern Greek history.  Now, that story comes to...

    • Posted March 22, 2022
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  • “Echoes of The Past”: a Movie on the Kalavryta Massacre Perpetrated by the Nazis

    On December 13, 1943 German soldiers executed close to  peo1200 people in the Greek town of Kalavryta.   It’s a grim 78-year anniversary of one of the darkest moments in modern Greek history.  Now, a powerful new film...

    • Posted December 25, 2021
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  • On set with my lead actor, Kenadi Delancerna
    “Catching the Light” with Haroula Rose

    Music has always been the backbone of Haroula Rose’s creative world, but her journey took a different note when she discovered her passion for storytelling. From musician to filmmaker to musician to…well, with creativity in her system,...

    • Posted December 24, 2021
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  • Front Center: Zoye Marino Fidler, GHS Co-Founder and Executive Producer of all three documentaries. Back row L to R: Jim Dimitriou, Christina Bogdanou, Antonia Lianos, Producer of all three documentaries, Shelly Papadopoulos, GHS president and Executive Producer of The Promise of Tomorrow and The New Greek Americans, George Spanos, Anna Giannotis, Director/Writer of all three documentaries, Bessie Lazaris, Associate Producer of all three documentaries, Helen Ellis, accountant for The New Greek Americans
    Documentary Series On Greek America comes to VOD and DVD

    The Greek-American experience has found its way on film and TV over the decades. Numerous films, most notably “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, have portrayed the culture to varying degrees of popularity.  In this mix of works...

    • Posted October 28, 2021
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  • “Eye Spy” a Moment: Inside the Lens of Photojournalist Tasos Katopodis

    Journalists report a story. Sometimes they tell a story. Sometimes it’s a little bit of both. Good journalism tells a good story based on facts. Journalists, for the most part, are writers. They love words. They also...

    • Posted July 4, 2021
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  • Theater Director Ellpetha Tsivicos
    In Pursuit of Persephone: A Journey with Persou

    Theater Director Ellpetha Tsivicos explores the healing power of sights, scents, tastes, and sounds with her production of Persou, an immersive sensory experience celebrating the regeneration of spring. Ellpetha, with her cast and crew, and writer and...

    • Posted July 4, 2021
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  • Paula Panagouleas Miller, founder and CEO of the digital app Karamascore
    Manage Your Life with Karmascore

    If only I had a dime for every time I said I wouldn’t go back to that person, talk to that person, or deal with that person ever again, I’m not sure I’d be a rich woman,...

    • Posted July 4, 2021
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  • Move over Ducklings: Make Way for Zoe!

    If ducks could sing, they would quack. If any books about Boston come to mind, many of us may be familiar with Robert McCloskey’s illustrated children’s story about a family of ducks set in the Boston Public...

    • Posted April 30, 2021
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  • PHOTO: PANAGIOTIS PEIKIDIS
    From Legal Notes to Blue Notes, Aggeliki Psoni Charts Her Tunes

    When she’s not using her big voice to advocate for social justice, Aggeliki Psoni can be found singing the high sevens on her blue notes, or bringing them down a notch to a smoky low. Aggeliki is...

    • Posted March 23, 2021
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  • John Catsimatidis Jr. and George Petrocheilos
    George Petrocheilos Spins Catalio Capital Management into Biotech Breakthroughs

    At just 28 years old, George Petrocheilos is already running a private equity firm with over 250M assets under management. With offices in Baltimore and Washington, DC, and now in New York, Catalio Capital Management LP is...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Move Over Rockefeller, Astoria Gets Its Star!

    We aren’t comparing Rockefellers to Astors here, but if the spirit of John Jacob Astor were floating through Athens Square Park, we could say that Astoria, the Queens community named after the famed wealthy businessman, has gained...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Chris and Irene Siderakis with their children Themis, Billy, Marios and Demetris
    Historic Brooklyn Diner Struggles to Survive Another Shutdown

    Irene Siderakis, owner of Brooklyn’s iconic Kellogg’s Diner is tired. She might even say fed up, but she continues to persevere despite the hardships her business is facing. She didn’t sign up for this business. Her husband...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Nic Faitos
    Nic Faitos of Starbright: from Finance to Florals

    Nic Faitos took his years of marketing and advertising experience on Wall Street to stock out of finance and stock up on perennials. In 1991 he ventured out to start his own ad agency, and instead found...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Gus Tsiavos wearing a hat he made with over 500 cigar labels using a glue gun and lacquer and holding the Al Capone cane
    Poker Chips, Umbrellas and Violins: All in a Cane’s Work

    “Speak softly and carry a big stick” may be something that American president Theodore Roosevelt once said, but he wasn’t writing to Al Capone nor using his cane. Gus Tsiavos, however, might have a different story when...

    • Posted October 21, 2020
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  • Elsa Jonsson- Matsikoudis, Elisabeth Goni, Keila Alvarado, Melanie Matsikoudis and Vice President Maria Ntini
    Daughters of Penelope Evryklea Chapter 36 Kicks off the Year with the “Sunset Dinner” Fundraiser

    The Daughters of Penelope “Evryklea”, Manhattan Chapter 36 held recently a charity benefit at Mykonos Blue in the Chelsea Flower District of Manhattan. The rooftop “Sunset Dinner” featured a three course dinnerand raffles worth over $8000 provided...

    • Posted October 21, 2020
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  • Secret Agent Evy Poumpouras: Brains, Beauty, and Brawn

    When one thinks of a strong, fearless, and independent woman, Evy Poumpouras can be considered a paradigm. She not only wrote the book, but she has the hands-on experience and training to go along with it. She...

    • Posted July 12, 2020
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  • AHEPA Gold Coast Chapter 456 Steps Up in Times of Crisis

    It’s been a little over a few months now since NEO magazine reached out to John Levas, former president of Gold Coast Chapter 456, District 6 of AHEPA. John was A 32-year member of the organization and...

    • Posted July 12, 2020
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  • John Livanos
    Move over Ouzo. Make Way for Stray Dog Wild Gin!

    When it comes to Greek spirits, we think of lots of sunshine, cool beachside island breezes, and crystal clear waters of aquamarine blue distilled enough to swim in. We also think of another type of spirit, Ouzo,...

    • Posted July 12, 2020
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  • Hotelier Argyri Katopodi on how Greece and the Tourist Industry Are Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic

    NEO’s interview with Argyri Katopodi, a professional in the hospitality and tourist industry in the picturesque Ionian Island of Lefkada, offers an insight into life on the island, its economy, and how the Coronavirus pandemic may affect...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • With father, Chief Engineman Melvin Grimes, USN.
    Demetries Grimes: Another Run with a Top Gun?

    Commander Demetries Grimes is not done serving. Now as a retired US naval officer, war hero, aviator, Secretary of Defense Executive Fellow, and diplomat, having eared his “golden wings”, he still has miles to go. In addition...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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