Tagged: Greece

Fort Tryon Park

Maria Walks: Fort Tryon Park

  New York City is home to some of the most vibrant and bustling parks. Greenery is a reprieve from the often cold, stark city blocks that we’re permanently attached to as urban dwellers. Human nature ushers us to seek peace and calm, surrounded by the lush, tranquil environment parks...

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How To Make The Most Positive Changes

  POSITIVE CHANGES Kalo mhna! Greeks use this expression, which literally means ‘good month,’ to wish their friends and family positivity for the new month ahead. So, still at the beginning of a new season, which we hope will usher in warmer weather, it’s important that we take steps to live...

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A Proud Greek on Greek Independence Day

  “There are two types of people: Greeks, and everyone who wishes they were Greek.” On March 25th, Greeks around the world honorED their heritage by rejoicing in Greece’s independence after 400 years of Turkish Ottoman rule. The Hellenic spirit has continued to endure long after March 25, 1821 — 194...

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This Will Not Be Another Greek Tragedy

  We know the faces of poverty. They are recognizable in every urban landscape throughout the United States. The human instinct is to experience an immediate rush of compassion, and if generosity prevails, to act. As a Greek-American, the images of the poor lining the streets of democracy’s birthplace in Athens...