Top Positive Greek News: Week of Feb 12-18

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Check out our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’ positive Greek news articles this week. New list every Saturday!


Recap of this week’s top Positive Greek News


WindyCity Greek is your source for positive Greek news. Every Saturday, we bring you our staff’s picks for top positive Greek news on the web.


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


Greek soccer hero helps refugees win battle against boredom

Now the country’s national youth team coach, Antonis Nikopolidis is helping refugees stranded in Greece regain a sense of purpose. Read more

Smuggled piece of ancient sarcophagus returned to Greek officials

A fragment of an ancient marble sarcophagus smuggled into the United States about 30 years ago was returned Friday to Greek officials during a repatriation ceremony. Read more

Greek teenager keeps Tsonga guessing

Sixth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was kept guessing by unheralded Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas before grinding out a win at the Rotterdam World Tennis on Tuesday. Read more

There’s nothing Spartan about Stella’s big Greek plates

If you feel like you could never get your fill of baked feta, lamb or moussaka, Stella’s is apparently ready to test your mettle. Read more


Bucks’ Antetokounmpo on Greek Heritage Night

Giannis Antetokounmpo thanks his Greek fans before a game against the Brooklyn Nets. Read more

At the Naughty Greek in St. Paul, the food is the real deal — and practically a steal

Angelo Giovanis can be spotted splitting time between the kitchen of his new St. Paul restaurant, the Naughty Greek, and the front of the house, where he greets customers and educates them about Athenian street food. Read more

Daimler’s MyTaxi acquires Greek rival Taxibeat to take on Uber in Europe

MyTaxi, the Germany-based etaxi company, has snapped up Greek rival Taxibeat for an undisclosed amount. Read more

Passenger traffic in Greek airports up by 9% in January

Passenger traffic in the Athens International Airport grew 10.4 pct to 1.2 million in January this year, compared with the corresponding month in 2016. Read more

Greek Supper Club Leads to New Chair for Renal Patients

Hosted by Chef Jean Robillard of Bistro One, the sold-out Greek Supper Club featured Chef Peter Minaki, an authority on Greek cuisine. Read more

Meet Cycladic. A civilization of 5.500 years ago in a museum in Athens that bridges antiquity with contemporary art, embracing us all

30 years of exhibitions, educational programs, conferences, research, publications, have brought the Museum of Cycladic Art into the international spotlight, alongside the Cycladic civilization itself. 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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