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After 53 Years, Athens’ Kentrikon Restaurant Serves its Last Meal

One of the most historic eateries in central Athens has served its last meal. Kentrikon Restaurant, which earned a reputation for serving quality, home-style...

Outrage as Protester Steps on Athens’ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Social media users in Greece are expressing outrage over photos of a man stepping and apparently resting on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Christmas Tree Lights Up in Athens

The Christmas season officially kicked off in Athens on Tuesday after city mayor Giorgos Kaminis lit up the Christmas tree in Syntagma square, shortly...

As Heatwave Persists, Conditions Worsen for Evzones Guards

The prolonged heatwave plaguing the country and the capital in particular, causes all sorts of problems for Athenians. Those suffering more -and in silence-...

Hotel Grande Bretagne to Fund Lighting of Syntagma Square in Athens

Lampsa Hellenic Hotels, owner of Hotel Grande Bretagne in Syntagma Square, has approached the City of Athens offering to fund the replacement and upgrading...

The Emblematic Grande Bretagne Hotel, Entwined With Greek History

It was built less than 50 years after Greece won its independence and the modern Greek State was beginning to take form. It was...

Athens Celebrates 72nd Anniversary of Liberation From the German Army

"They are leaving! They are leaving!" was the joyous slogan heard from balconies, windows and rooftops as Athenians ran out onto the streets to...

Pokemon Go Players Occupy Central Athens

The "Pokemon Go" craze has hit Greece for good, as hundreds of players occupied Syntagma Square and Monastiraki on Saturday night with their eyes...

Protestors Flood Syntagma Square Yelling, ‘Resign, Tsipras!’ [pics]

A flood of protestors of all ages gathered at Syntagma Square at 6:30 pm on Wednesday calling for the resignation of the Greek government....

“Resign!” Movement Demonstrate Today in Front of Greek Parliament

The non-partisan protest movement that organizers have named "Resign!" is to take place today at 6:30 pm at Syntagma Square, in front of the...

Athens Pride 2016: Demonstrating Proudly for the Right to Love

With music, dancing and plenty of joy, thousands of people in Athens, Greece, of various ages sent out the message that the rights of...

Demonstrations in Syntagma Square in Protest of the Multi-Bill Related to Austerity Measures

Demonstrations have taken over the streets of Athens on Sunday May 22nd, while the plenary session of the Parliament is meeting in order to...

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