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Miami Opens the Door to Saint Sophia’s 39th Greek Festival

MIAMI - Saint Sophia’s 39th annual Greek Festival opens today and continues through Sunday, Feb. 26. The event takes place at Saint Sophia Cathedral, located at Coral Way (SW Third Ave.) and 24th Road, near Miami’s historic Roads neighborhood. The event boasts traditional fare such as mousaka, pastitsio and gyros,…

AHEPA Delphi Chapter Initiates 35 New Members

NEW YORK – Continuing its exponential growth and revival, the historic Delphi #25 Chapter initiated another 35 new Greek-Americans and Philhellenes into its ranks - bringing its membership to 150 - on January 24 at its annual Vasilopita cutting event. The Delphi # 25 Chapter, one of the most storied…

The Latest Food Trend in Athens is Brunch

More and more Greeks are following the new brunch trend. The meal is a combination of breakfast and lunch - served around noon, it starts off with tea or coffee, marmalade, muffins, bagels, pancakes, and other breakfast favorites before moving on to menu-ordered items like Eggs Benedict, omelets, and quiche. Originating in England…

British Airways to Add Direct Flights to Skiathos this Summer

British Airways (BA) announced the introduction of direct flights from London City Airport to the Greek island of Skiathos from this summer. This is the third direct flight to Greece from London City Airport offered by BA, which also operates flights to Mykonos and Santorini, as reported by ANA-MPA. The…

St. Paraskevi Sunday School Students Giving Back

GREENLAWN, NY – The students of St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church in Greenlawn, NY were inspired by the words of the Bible and their teacher Gus Constantine to help the poor and feed the hungry. Constantine, the author of the Escaping Cyprus book series, spoke with The National Herald…

Singer Athena Andreadis Launches Latest Album on Feb. 3 in NYC

NEW YORK – Greek-British Londoner Athena Andreadis will be performing on Friday, Feb. 3 at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, located at 185 Orchard Street in New York City. Doors open at 6:30 PM, the show is scheduled to begin at 7 PM. This event is for ages 21 and…

AGAPW Vasilopita and Agapi Stassinopoulos’ New Book Presented

NEW YORK – The Association of Greek-American Professional Women (AGAPW) presented their first event of the year on January 30 at Coco-Mat, in Manhattan's SoHo. The annual cutting of the Vasilopita was held with best wishes for the New Year as well as the presentation of the book Wake Up to…

TNH Honors Educator of the Year Stavroula Panagiotopoulou

With words of encouragement for the promotion of Greek culture, strengthening the existing Greek community schools, and creating new ones, the National Herald presented the Educator of the Year award to Stavroula Panagiotopoulou, director and teacher at St. Barbara’s Greek School in Toms River, New Jersey. The award ceremony was…

John Pirsos, Restaurant-Owner and Ahepan, was 82

PARK RIDGE, NJ – John Pirsos of Park Ridge, died on Monday, Jan 23. He was 82. Born in Pirsogiani, Greece, he came to the US in 1952. He owned and operated the Barbecue House Restaurant in Park Ridge from 1965 until his retirement in 1993. Pirsos was a parishioner…

Lanthimos’ Lobster, Matziaraki’s 4.1 Miles Oscar Nominees

Yorgos Lanthimos was nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar and Daphne Matziaraki for Best Documentary Short Subject.