Top Positive Greek News: Week of Jan 15-21

Get our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’  for positive Greek news articles for the week of January 15-21. New list every Saturday!


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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:

 

HGTV’s Alison Victoria to Host Ascension Legacy Gala

Do-it-yourself reality host Alison Victoria is used to crashing kitchens, but in February, she’ll be crashing a Lincolnshire Greek Orthodox Church. Read more

What Martin Luther King Jr. Drew From the Ancient Greeks

In “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the soaring and chilling speech he delivered the day before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. ponders the thought of life in other places and times. Read more

Say hello to your new Netflix obsession: Girlboss

If you’ve read Sophia Amoruso’s best-selling book #Girlboss then you’ll be hyped to know that it’s been adapted for TV, with a show set to land on Netflix in April. Read more

Sakkari advances to third round in Melbourne

Greek tennis champion Maria Sakkari has made it to the third round of the Australian Open after upsetting France’s Alize Cornet on Thursday. Read more

Get your Greek on: Greek wine

Yes, Greek wines are a hand-sell, and yes they’re hard to pronounce. But if you’re looking to add some flashes of well-priced, quirky genius to your list, there’s probably nowhere betterRead more

Greece and Cyprus: 10 of the best beaches

From the scorching red volcanic rocks of Santorini to the golden sands of Nissi, they offer just about everything a beach-loving dreamer could want, alongside a rich history and colourful culture to boot.  Read more

Area students travel to Athens, Greece

group of Austin College students are traveling to Athens, Greece to explore the sites and monuments of the city that bore witness to the creation of much of the foundation of Western civilization for three weeks as part of the Austin College January Term. Read more

Leaving a Legacy in Thebes

The first joint Greek-American archaeological dig in the ancient city of Thebes, Greece, has ended its on-site excavation, but Bucknell professors Kevin Daly and Stephanie Larson say the legacy will continue for years to come. Read more

In Glasnevin, Greek food straight out of Patras

The food, he says, is all traditional Greek fare, and, a fortnight into his venture, he thinks his Greek education of the Irish palette is working. Read more



That’s it for this week!

Check back next Saturday for a new list of our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news on the web.

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