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Oct 29, 2014Exploring Baltimore’s neighborhoods: Greektown Matt Bracken and Kalani Gordon 0 Comment Neighborhoods of Baltimore, The Baltimore Sun 39 Photos At its peak, Greektown was home to about 1,000 families. Now it’s around 600. People come and people go, mostly to the county.…See More
One of the essential skills for any college student is the ability to blend in at various social gatherings. And one of the best ways to do this is to know h...
October 14, 2011 Contact: AMHERST, Mass. - Centuries before movie and television audiences thrilled to tales of werewolves, vampires and wizards and Halloween became the second biggest celebration of the year, the…See More
The "Anixti Kardia"--"Open Heart" coffeehouse in Greek Town, Salt Lake City in the 1920's with kafenion owner Manny Katsanevas pictured in the foreground. Many Greek immigrants came to Utah to mine facing many difficult years of hard work, bad conditions and low pay--today, Salt Lake City's Greek American community is successful, proud and accomplished thanks to the hard work and sacrifices of individuals such as those pictured here and all over the country.
Circa 1921 at the "Kafenion" owned by Greek immigrant Kostas Vergados on Market Street in Lowell, MA where a large Greek American community formed. Kostas Vergados must have been a smart businessman given that photographs of both Eleftherios Venizelos and King Constantine adorn the back walls of the Kafenion--make nice with everybody Kostas--smart!
If your Greek family members immigrated to America by way of Ellis Island in New York as did millions then check this free service out that lets you find them, the ship they came in on and where they were scheduled to go to--hint, check out different spellings of the name if you are having difficulty: http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/passenger
Two Greek Americans made the FORTUNE Magazine 2014 "40 under 40" list of the most influential young people in business. George Logothetis of the Libra Group and Sophia Amoruso of Nasty Gal have been incredibly successful in their careers. Congratulations to both.
George Logothetis,…See More
to see constellations without telescopes...atoms without microscopes...the wonder of human potential--what's our excuse?
Long thought to show a random assortment of animals, an ancient two-handled wine cup may actually show one of the earliest depictions of Greek constellations.