The Philoptochos at St. John the Baptist Church in Des Plaines, IL recently presented a donation of $12,800 to go toward the construction of the St. Nicholas National Shrine, the only house of worship at Ground Zero in New York. The group solicited donations of their members, family and friends.
The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation celebrates its schoklarship recipients at fabulous gala with 500 guests.
Thousands of Chicago Greeks are off to travel Greece this summer, crisis or not. Bottom line — no matter what, we love our motherland, and we show our support.
We love Greek wines! Don’t you? As wine enthusiasts, we love to try the plethora of wines out there. Small vineyards, large, we like to try them all! Here’s where to find some in Chicago.
Actor Anthony Quinn, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Alexis Zorba in the legendary 1964 film, ZORBA THE GREEK, was also a prolific painter and sculptor. The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is showcasing 80 of his works, as well as a replica of Quinn’s studio where he created his art until his 80s.
Film written by Chicago Greek-American Amelia Estelle Dellos and her husband Eric Anderson of Corn Bred Films, “Other Plans,” is now available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.
The 2015 Renewable Energy Prize of the Italian Energy Company ENI was awarded to Mercouri Kanatzidis, Professor of Chemistry at the Northwestern University in Evanston (Illinois, USA).
Homers Where the Heart Is, the sequel to the brilliant Things Can Only Get Feta, chroniclemore of Marjory McGinn’s experiences living in rural Messinia.
Brit Jennifer Barclay shares her story of how a small, little-known Greek island changed her life forever, in Falling in Honey: How a Tiny Greek Island Stole My Heart.
Athens-based architect and Chicago native Katerina Sirouni helps owners decode Greece’s property laws. This article is the first in an informative series, an important guide for anyone who owns property in Greece.