Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles: Week of August 6-12

Greece and Greeks are in the headlines! Find out our staff’s picks for the top 10 positive Greek news articles this week. Let’s go!


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Welcome back to our regular Saturday feature, Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles! WindyCity Greek was created to promote all the innovating, exciting, and positive news in our Greek community, here in Chicago and around the world. Our small but mighty staff is committed to bringing you this news, that otherwise may not be told. In addition to our original reporting, every week, our staff follows the Greek news online, and votes on the top positive Greek news articles of the week.  So are you ready? Let’s reveal this week’s top 10!


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Top 10 positive Greek news articles this week:


Move Over, Rosé—This Special Type Of Wine Is Trending For The Rest Of Summer

But by summer’s end, we’re honestly a little rosé-ed out. While we’d like to step out of our blush-hued bubble, the idea of trying to decipher which red wines are light enough to be summer-friendly and which whites aren’t too sugary sweet to drink is overwhelming.  Read more


Greek gastronomy rules the Mediterranean

Constadina Voulgari-Kontesopoulou was recently crowned winner in the regional (Mediterranean) semi-final of an international culinary competition, in Tel-Aviv. Read more


Museum of the Greek Immigrant is Next for Montreal in Canada

After the unveiling of the bronze Sculpture of the Greek Immigrant on June 30, the next big goal for the community is the creation of a museum dedicated to the tens of thousands of Greek immigrants who arrived in the city in search of a better life. Read more


Why You Should Discover Greece’s Gourmet Island

When Anthony Bourdain came to Greece to film an episode of his CNN show Parts Unknown, his original plan was to travel to several islands within the Cyclades. But when he got to to this island, he canceled his other plans and devoted the episode to this island alone. Read more


Island Time: Ulla Johnson Shares Her Travel Diary From Greece

For this summer’s getaway, the designer chose a destination beloved by many for its rich culture, stunning vistas, and quintessential sensory treasures: GreeceRead more


Greece ETF Trending Higher As Country Crawls Back From Crisis

Remember when Greece was in shambles and it seemed the fate of Europe’s economy rested on that country’s debt crisis? You should look again. Read more


Greece looking into protection of the name Greek yogurt

Greece’s Ministry of Agriculture is setting up a working group to coordinate information on the production of Greek yogurt. Read more


John Habib’s City Sports: City surgeon Vailas feted by national Greek organization

Dr. Jim Vailas doesn’t take a back seat to anyone in sports medicine and his athletic accomplishments. Read more


GO: Romance of Greek islands

After an exciting two days exploring Athens’ historical marvels, R. Gowri goes island-hopping in the Saronic Gulf, sailing across the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. Read more



Summer’s finally here, and all we want to be drinking is something thirst-quenching and cold. Next time the craving for a chilled glass of white strikes, forget your go-to Sauvignon Blanc and spring for something more interesting instead. Read more


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