Any theater lovers reading this? On Saturday February 29th, the Dionysos Theatrical Group will perform ‘Oedipus Tyrannus’ by Sophocles at the Hellenic Cultural Center. The performance is a special one-time event, and will feature cast members from around the world. The play is a classic Ancient Greek tragedy which chronicles the life of tyrant King…

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Amylos Taverna is bringing a bit of Greek cheer to ring in this new year! On Tuesday, December 31st, Astoria’s premier Greek & Mediterranean-style restaurant will feature a four-course prix-fixe menu and a glass of complimentary champagne for patrons who wish to celebrate the new year in style. There will be three separate seatings at…

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Astoria, known for its abundance of Greek-owned businesses, is slated to welcome a new addition soon: Upper East Side favorite Anassa Taverna is coming to 28-10 Astoria Boulevard. The restaurant’s first location, opened in 2013, has received hundreds of rave reviews and is known for its fresh seafood selection. If the Astoria location is anything…

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Block by Block is a video series by the New York Times, showcasing neighborhoods across New York. The Astoria-Ditmars segment looks into the quiet area and its Greek background, along with the path that the neighborhood is on in a rapidly changing city. For more of the series, or to read the article from the…

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Well we all love and adore the man, and now it looks like he loves and adores us back (we’re sticking with that logic). Danny DeVito, actor, writer, director and comedy genius was spotted picking up some groceries at the local Titan Foods right here in Astoria. Check him out with nothing but smiles!  

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Let’s talk Loukoumades. Let’s talk soft, round doughy goodness that melts in your mouth, as sprinkled sugar fills your palate with sweet honey filling that only one place can give you. We’re talking Cafe Boulis. And we’re talking the Greek equivalent of the New York City donut. With a few minor differences. For starters, the Loukoumades…

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Dennis Syntilas was a pillar of the community. A civil leader and a community organizer, Syntilas helped solidify Greek culture in Queens. Syntilas founded the Greek-American Homeowners Association, which helps to connect Greek-Americans with government resources, also promoting civic engagement.  The Athens Square Plaza, a cultural and recreational hub, would also not have been made possible…

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