Welcome back to our 2018 Year in Review! Today, let’s take a look back at some of the awesome people we told you about in 2018.
Greek-American Patricia Kara is back on CNBC’s ‘Deal or No Deal’. Learn more about #9, her Chicago Greek roots, and get some dish on the show.
Recently, we caught up with entrepreneur Aristotle Loumis. He spoke candidly about his journey, what’s next, and Marcus Lemonis. Check this out! [Q&A]
Next up in “Greek-American in Greece”, our longest-running and most popular series, meet Michigan native Susan Krajniak.
Check out our new series, “5 Minutes with…” Recently, we caught up with His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael. He spoke candidly about the Listening Tour, youth, and more. Find out! [Q&A]
This summer in Kalamata, we caught up with Perry Panagiotakopoulos, featured in our very first Greek-American in Greece article. Read on to see what’s new.
Educator Matina Psyhogeos is so passionate about Greek education, that she created her own signature program to teach it. Find out more in this Q&A.
Welcome back to our longest running and most popular series, featuring a Greek-American in Greece. This month, meet Entertainer, Maria Chryssanthi “Athena Marie” Frangos.
Welcome back to our series commemorating Women’s History Month. Learn about the wonderful, important work of the American Women’s Organization of Greece.
Welcome back to our series celebrating Women’s History Month! This time, let’s meet award-winning Greek soprano Maria Kostraki.
Next in our celebration of Women’s History Month, meet Greek-American Filmmaker Shelly Papadopoulos, preserving SoCal’s Greek history, one doc at a time.
It’s Women’s History Month! In this first in our series featuring several contemporary, trailblazing Greek women, meet Greek-American Physicist Maria Spiropulu, PhD.
Continuing our longest-running and most popular series, Greek-American in Greece, this time, let’s meet a couple who live and run a business Crete.
Greek-American Playwright and Actor Adam Kalesperis takes his talent abroad to show youth how the performing arts can help to shape their lives in positive, creative ways. Learn more!
Apollo Papafrangou pays tribute to one of the Bay Area Greek community’s most iconic cultural heroes, ‘kalos anthropos’ Thanasis Maskaleris.
Our most popular series continues in 2018! Let’s meet another Greek-American in Greece! Read about L.A. native Peter Kakoudakis.
In 2017, we continued our most popular and longest-running series, Q&A with a Greek-American in Greece. We introduced you many interesting Greek-Americans living in Greece. Let’s take a look back.
Time to meet another Greek-American in Greece! Read all about Georgia Irene Kallis, an ESL Teacher, writer, and entrepreneur.
Time for the next installment of Greek-American in Greece! This time, meet Mihalis Nevradakis, founder of Dialogos Media.
We’re back with our most popular series, Greek-American in Greece! Meet up with this Chicago-born Greek, and find out all about her adventures.
Today we commemorate U.S. Constitution & Citizenship Day. Read this essay and learn about a Greek immigrant’s storied arrival in the U.S.
Chicago Greek Constantine Flevaris is battling an aggressive Leukemia, and needs a blood stem cell transfusion. You could Be Kosta’s Match! Find out how.
Welcome back to our most popular & longest-running series, Greek-American in Greece! This month, meet Travel + Leisure A-List Travel Advisor Mina Agnos, a Kansas City Greek.
Chicago Greek Bill Coon is an author, sought-after speaker, and now a podcaster. Meet this double transplant recipient who inspires people every single day.
Greek National Figure Skating Champion Dimitra Korri has been representing Greece competitively for 6 years. Meet this proud Chicago Greek, and learn about her “other” career.
It’s time to meet another Greek-American in Greece! Learn about Chicago Native Alexandra Lavida, an Athens-based entrepreneur.
UIC Professor and Head of the Communications Department, Zizi Papacharissi, joins the ranks of many distinguished scholars at the ICA. Meet her!
Our longest-running and most popular series is back! Let’s meet another Greek-American in Greece — Entrepreneur & Health Coach Maria Michalakopoulou.
PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards Ceremony & Gala 2017 will feature Miss America 2016, Greek-American Betty Cantrell as MC. Meet her!
Everyone loves our Greek-American in Greece series! Let’s meet another New York native living and working in Greece. Meet Licensed Clinic Psychologist Despina Konstas, PhD.
CPD Sergeant Melinda Linas will be honored among “More than Pink Heroes” at Komen Chicago Mother’s Day Race for the Cure on May 14.
What do Rod Blagojevich, George Ryan, the Blackhawks, the Cubs, and White Sox have in common? Award-winning reporter Andrea Darlas! Meet her!
Next in our wildly popular series: From New York to Greece: Meet Entrepreneur and Brooklyn native, Debbie Koutroumanos, another Greek-American in Greece.
In this last segment of our series celebrating Women’s History Month, meet Dora Bakoyannis, the 1st female Mayor of Athens, Greece.
This week, let’s meet Kallirhoe Parren, one of the first Greek feminists, who was also the first Greek female journalist and editor.
Last month, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. George Alexopoulos. Here, we remember fondly this pillar of the community. May his memory be eternal.
Welcome back to our series celebrating Women’s History Month! Meet Anna Komnene – a Greek Byzantine princess AND the first female historian.
It’s Women’s History Month! This week, Author Elaine Cotsirilos Thomopoulos profiles several pioneering Greek-American women in Illinois. Read their stories.
It’s time to meet another Greek-American living in Greece. This time, we caught up with American Women’s Organization in Greece President Stacey Papaionnou.
It’s time for the next installment in our series of Q&A with Greek-Americans living in Greece. Meet Chicago native Georgia Karountzou.
HGTV and DIY Network Designer Alison Victoria is a proud Greek-American. Learn about her Chicago roots, hew new show, and more.
It’s time for the next installment in our series of Q&A with Greek-Americans living in Greece. This time, we caught up with Chicago Native Harry Sirounis.
99-year old Greek Immigrant Peter Poulos leapt to action following “Day of Infamy”. These days he volunteers to help other veterans.
It’s time for the next installment in a series of Q&A with Greek-Americans living in Greece. This time, we caught up with Chicago Native Anna Goritsa.
Retired police officer William Pelarenos gives insight into legal issues and answers questions on his talk radio program, ‘Legal Eagles’.
With last year’s appointment of Chancellor Michael Amiridis, PhD, The University of Illinois at Chicago came full circle, embracing its Greek origins. Meet UIC’s Greek chancellor.
It’s time for the next installment in a series of Q&A with Greek-Americans living in Greece. This time, we caught up with Chicago area native Maria Louiza Lyberi.
The next installment in a series of Q&A with American-born Greeks living in Greece. This time, we caught up with Chicago native Effie Spilioti, an Athens attorney.
What’s Jane Monzures up to now? The multi-talented radio and TV host, entrepreneur, and philanthropist is ever-evolving. She perseveres, always tries to make a difference, and does everything with love.
Our next installment in a series of Q&A with American-born Greeks living in Greece. This time, we caught up with Chicago area native Scott Stavrou.
British writer Alex Kemp fell in love with a Greek woman, and the next thing he knew he was living on a Greek island. Read about how he’s adapting.
Yet another award for the highly-regarded Stathis Poulakidas, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chair of Burn and Wound Services at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in Chicago.
Greek-American Nadia Kountoures, one of the nation’s youngest and female pilots, channeled her passion for airplanes and flying into a career.
Katie Aliferis curated a wonderful series for National Poetry Month featuring Greek-American Poets. Now it’s time to shine the light on this talented poet.
April is National Poetry Month. Welcome our friend, Poet Katie Aliferis, who has curated a month of poetry, featuring Greek-American writers. In this final week, meet Georgia Bellas.
April is National Poetry Month. Welcome our friend, Poet Katie Aliferis, who has curated a month of poetry, featuring Greek-American writers. This week, meet Alexandra Kostoulas.
April is National Poetry Month. Welcome our friend, Poet Katie Aliferis, who has curated a month of poetry, featuring Greek-American writers. This week, meet Apollo Papafrangou.
April is National Poetry Month. Welcome our friend, Poet Katie Aliferis, who has curated a month of poetry, featuring Greek-American writers. This week, meet Georgia Kolias.
Greek-American runner and Olympic hopeful Alexi Pappas will return to Chicago this weekend to defend her title in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle.
Our next installment in a series of Q&A with American-born Greeks living in Greece. This time, we caught up with Pennsylvania native Maria Papazekou.
London Greek Ekaterina Botziou shares her love of her culture through her books, blogs, and a celebration of the trials and tribulations of Greek life.
Our next installment in a series of Q&A with American-born Greeks living in Greece. Chicago native Elena Paravantes shares her story.
Our next installment in a series of Q&A with American-born Greeks living in Greece. Baltimore native Petros Skalkos shares his story.
Prominent physician, researcher and professor Dr. Leonidas C. Platanias’ leads Northwestern University’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner appoints local attorney and active community member as the newest judge on the Illinois Court of Claims.
The well-known and well-loved Phil Bouzeos turns 95.
Astrophysicist Vicky Kalogera has been awarded 2016 Hans A. Bethe Prize from American Physical Society.
A quick glance at general bits of Greek Greek Chicago news & notes — from here to the greater Midwest and beyond.
This morning we’ve lost a truly great Hellene. Businessman, philanthropist, and Chairman of the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Chris Tomaras has passed away.
MWRD President Mariyana Spyropoulos has been inducted into John Marshall Law School Hall of Fame.
Dimitri Nakassis of the University of Toronto was recently awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
Ernest Neokos, 84, a retired teacher and longtime chanter at Annunciation Cathedral in Chicago, has passed away.
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at NYU School of Medicine, Dr Anastasios Kanellopoulos leads a team of scientists who perform corrective eye surgery for common vision problems, such as mild myopia and astigmatism without the use of laser.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed Chicago attorney Pamela Paziotopoulos to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.
Chicago attorney Maria Toliopoulos of RPAI, Inc. has been named among the most influential women in real estate.
Sells company, buys into NASCAR, weds
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).