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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:
Q&A with Haris Lalacos, Ambassador of Greece. Read more
Like her onstage alter ego. Vardalos, 54, draws on what she knows, rocketing to fame as the writer and star of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, by most tallies the highest-grossing rom-com ever. Read more
Dow Chemical Co. Chief Executive Andrew Liveris has been tapped to head a manufacturing council. Read more
Book review: “Pick Nick” by John E. Semonche chronicles the political career of former congressman Nick Galifianakis. Read more
“The Liberty Club” is an immigrant story, a war story, a love story, and a true story, all rolled into one. The book spans more 100 years, following three generations of a Greek family and a French family. Read more
Two archaeological findings in Greece – namely the so-called Antikythera Man and a mass grave at the Phaleron (present-day Faliro) Delta, south of Athens – have been included in the “Top 10 Discoveries of 2016” by Archaeology magazine. Read more
The tiny Greek island that so enchanted Leonard Cohen in the 1960s still captivates today. Yiannis Baboulias tours some of the haunts that inspired the great musician. Read more
Wine preferences for young people were across the board. When asked, millennials reported buying wine from places as varied as Oregon, Chile and Greece in recent months. Read more