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Greek Islands Restaurant, Chicago

It was a beautiful Friday Spring evening in Chicago.  The sun was just about to set and I was to meet a couple of friends who were visiting from Nashville, TN. 341 more words

On Food

The 2016 Spring Farewell takes place at the National Hellenic Museum in Greektown

By Mary Mares-AweTHE CHICAGO CHAPTER of the Fulbright Association and the Institute of International Education (IIE) invite you, your family, colleagues and friends to attend our… 357 more words


Ten Questions for Rafael Alvarez

When Little Patuxent co-publisher Mike Clark emailed and requested that I interview his former Baltimore Sun colleague Rafael Alvarez, I launched into research mode. I also downloaded to my Kindle a copy of his latest book, … 1,672 more words


Snapshots: All over

A few stray shots from all over the place over the last month or two:


Celebrity-Owned Burger Joint 'Wahlburgers' To Open In Greektown This Summer

DETROIT (WWJ) – A new national restaurant will be opening in Detroit this summer.

Wahlburgers is coming to Greektown! The Boston-based burger chain, founded by actor Mark Wahlberg and his two brothers, is moving into the Greektown Entertainment District and will be located at 569 Monroe Street. 195 more words


Holy Name

Holy Name is a Catholic church on the Danforth, near Pape Avenue. If you don’t live in Toronto, that probably means nothing to you. If you do live in Toronto, it tells you that Holy Name is located in the heart of a lively, energetic, vibrant neighbourhood, known locally as Greektown (because of the Greek community which has lived here for many years), and that when I took this photo I was enveloped in the drool-worthy scent of Greek food emanating from all the wonderful restaurants that pack the area. 55 more words

Weekend Recap (Disaster at the Gym + Sittu Goes to the Casino)

Hello, friends!  I hope you had a good weekend.  A highlight of mine was definitely wearing the spring jacket I ordered recently but didn’t expect to pull out of my closet for another month.  780 more words