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From The Editor
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
Don’t send us your huddled masses yearning to be free?
In the paranoia since the Paris attacks the knee-jerk reaction of the many unfortunate...
- Posted December 5, 2015
So It’s Been Ten Years
Ten years ago Dimitri Rhompotis, Kyprianos Bazenikas and I met in Greenpoint, Brooklyn at...
- Posted October 26, 2015
BACK IN THE DAY
A friend of mine came to the United States from Greece back in the...
- Posted September 25, 2015
In one of his books the great Harry Mark Petrakis described the guile of...
- Posted June 28, 2015
Of fascinating lives
I’ve been reading two fascinating books lately: one a stirring account of an epic...
- Posted May 18, 2015
Altar boys forever
I visited my old church in Brooklyn recently, where I once served as an...
- Posted April 11, 2015
The Winter of Our Discontent
Is this truly the winter of our discontent? Formal history seems to function in...
- Posted February 18, 2015
Christmas past, present, and future
Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Christ and new hope in...
- Posted December 24, 2014
Going home to Kourounia
As I get older and the world seems increasingly to implode (climate change, ISIS,...
- Posted November 14, 2014
What makes, very often, the best and the brightest go into politics? A desire...
- Posted October 19, 2014
Teach our children well
When I was growing up Greek in America (and Canada) my father was the...
- Posted September 13, 2014
Greece or bust
My neighbor is Irish and his wife is German and they both lived in...
- Posted June 7, 2014
The quality of mercy
Princess Katherine of Serbia is a monarch in a radically-changed and ever-changing world but...
- Posted April 16, 2014
The Greek-American fabric
The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York has a wonderful overview of...
- Posted February 16, 2014
An Ode to Brooklyn
The incredible story of Sid Ganis in the movie business is not only about...
- Posted January 15, 2014
Our Special Christmas
When my father became principal of Plato School in Chicago during the 1960s we...
- Posted December 14, 2013
We should be thankful?
We should be grateful. As we go to press the people of the Philippines...
- Posted November 13, 2013
Greek education in America
My father Constantine was a mainstay of Greek education in America by serving as...
- Posted October 10, 2013
The global village
There are recent arrivals from Greece in a steady stream, and Greeks arriving from...
- Posted September 7, 2013