The Other Side of Athens

To most who arrive in Athens, the city resembles something between a complex of industrial factories, and the dodgy areas of Detroit. Smokestacks shooting...

‘Apology of Socrates’ to be Presented at Acropolis

One of the most important scripts of ancient Greece, "The Apology of Socrates," will be revived in its natural scenery, under the sacred rock...

Istanbul Greeks Radio Station Goes Worldwide

The Greek community in Istanbul has taken its voice around the world through an online radio station called The Sound of Istanbul, which debuted...

Repower Greece: The New Game Plan

My laptop always freezes when I need it most. When Firefox has at least ten tabs open, when Facebook chat has four heated conversations...

A Comforting Winter in Greece Amidst The Crisis

When home for the holidays, I initially welcome the onset of New York’s holiday season, but as it progresses, I find myself packing my...

Elafonisos Fire Rekindled, Fire Service Fights in 2 Fronts

The fire that broke out on Saturday on Elafonisos island was rekindled, while the second front of blazes appeared on Sunday afternoon. Due to the...

Greek Restaurants Scoop Golden Chef Caps

The world of Greek gastronomy celebrated the Χρυσοί Σκούφοι 2018, or Golden Chef Caps Awards, with the triumph of Ettore Botrini's Etrusco. This year, the...

Acropolis Museum to Host Samothrace Exhibitions and Events Sept. 26-27

The Acropolis Museum will offer its visitors the opportunity to discover the landscape, the people and the archaeological finds of Samothrace island with the...

Opus Elgin Opera to Bring Light to Return of Parthenon Marbles

"Opus Elgin: The Destruction of the Parthenon," the opera's world premiere, will take place at Athens Concert Hall, Megaron Mousikis, May 29. This opera...

Red Hot Chili Peppers to Perform in Athens for the First Time

It has almost become an urban legend in Greece, but finally, after many years of rumors and talks, famous LA rock band Red Hot...

Time to Clean Up the Garbage and Repower Greece

For two and a half weeks, my commute to work has involved step-stoning through wide expanses of trash. Plugging my nose has become second...

The Bone I’d Like to Pick with Greece: Where Have All the Dances Gone?

Every college campus has its local hang-out place. Aside from the fact that this place probably offers the cheapest food around, it is also...

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