Apr 23, 2017, 1:44 PM
Commencement is a milestone - a ceremony in which degrees or diplomas are conferred on graduating students. The University of Michigan itself is celebrating milestone - it’s bicentennial in 2017 - the 200th year since it’s founding.
Mar 27, 2017, 2:01 AM
Land is at a premium on the Greek Isles. To this end, bodies are often exhumed and the family will clean the bones of the dead in a wine washing celebration.
Mar 13, 2017, 1:55 AM
Even Greeks need a day of rest. We’re open six days a week but currently never on Sunday. However, if you’re looking for your fix of Greek culture, go to Google Play Movies or Amazon and rent the 1960 cult classic “Never On Sunday.”
Feb 21, 2017, 1:24 AM
Some fast food restaurants in Greece have a familiar feel - like the Golden Arches, which is not one of the famous antiquities.
Feb 13, 2017, 1:02 AM
Does a bear...well, you know how the saying goes, and YES, Greece has fast food.
Feb 7, 2017, 1:11 AM
Even Christ’s first miracle was turning water into wine it isn’t necessary from a religious standpoint but having a reception after the Greek Orthodox Christening is fairly traditional.
Jan 31, 2017, 12:56 PM
My good friend was recently invited to a Christening in the Greek Orthodox Church. Being her token authentic Greek Friend, she asked “Now what?”
Jan 10, 2017, 1:02 AM
A name day is a tradition in some countries and consists of celebrating a day of the year that is associated with one's given name.
Dec 6, 2016, 1:49 AM
Monks may live a life of solitude but they know how to compensate. Thanks boys for distilling Ouzo all those years ago. Yassou!
Nov 22, 2016, 2:49 AM
In American, the Pilgrims set the table. Abraham Lincoln deemed Thanksgiving a national holiday. Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed the third Thursday in November as the offiicial date. But for Greeks, a fall celebration is nothing new.