French fries PD

At Meraki, Idaho Potatoes are Papates Tiganites

BOISE, ID - Idaho is known for its potatoes, but the patates tiganites (French fries, to Americans) served inside the gyros made at Meraki Greek Street Food in Boise is an unmistakably Greek tradition,...
Euro Market was seized by the New State Department of Taxation and Finance for unpaid taxes. Photo by Costas Bej

Authorities Padlock Euro Market in Astoria

NEW YORK– The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (NYSDTF) put a padlock on the Greek supermarket Euro Market in Astoria for non-payment of New York State sales taxes. The order to...
Arianna Huffington is one of the world's most powerful women. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington Leaving The Huffington Post

Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington says she is stepping down as the Huffington Post's Editor-in-Chief to focus on a new health startup
Alma Realty Founder/CEO Steve (Efstathios) Valiotis. 
(PHOTO: TNH Archives)

With Astoria Cove on Hold, Alma Turns to Long Island City

LONG ISLAND CITY - Developer Alma Realty Corp. recently put its plans for the Astoria Cove project on hold, but having secured a $34.2 million loan from Deutsche Bank, the company has embarked on...
PHOTO: Public Domain

Week One in Rio: Greek-American Wins Olympic Silver

The first week of the Rio Olympics has had its share of ups and downs for Greek and Greek-American athletes, but the silver medal won by Greek-American Alexander Massialas was a high note. One of...
Robert Garrett, gold medalist for shot put and discus in Athens, 1896. Photo from the exhibition Olympic Revival: The 1896 Olympic Games on view at the National Hellenic Museum. Photo by Albert Meyer, official photographer of the 1896 Athens Olympics, courtesy of NHM and the Benaki Museum.

NHM Unveils Interactive Book as Part of Olympic Games Exhibit

CHICAGO, IL— The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) unveiled a new interactive book on August 9 offering visitors a unique view of the Olympic Games from ancient times to the modern revival. The new digital...
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Greek Served Hillary in Diner: She’s “Nice and Intelligent” but “We Need a Change”

HARRISBURG, PA - A server at the Capitol Diner in Harrisburg, PA, identified as a Greek-American named Athena, told New York Times reporter Robert Draper on July 27, the day before Hillary Clinton was...

Archons to Present Gov. Cuomo with Athenagoras Award

NEW YORK – The Order of St. Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate will present this year’s Athenagoras Human Rights Award to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at this year’s banquet in New York...
PHOTO: Public Domain

Real Estate Developer Jim Pappas Passes at 70

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Real estate developer James “Jim” A. Pappas passed away at age 70 in West Palm Beach on August 1, the Palm Beach Daily News reported. After years of real estate...
In this photo provided by Reena Karani, MD, MHPE, a warehouse fire rages in the Queens borough of New York, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. Fire officials say over a hundred firefighters and emergency workers responded to 3-alarm blaze. (Reena Karani MD, MHPE via AP)

Greek-owned LIC Business Destroyed in Fire

LONG ISLAND CITY — Fire officials say hundreds of firefighters and emergency workers have contained a massive blaze inside New York Custom Interior Millwork Corporation, a family-owned woodwork and interior design company located at...