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Saturday Greek Night at Ilona
Join us Saturday, March 30, 2024 at Ilona starting at 10pm for a night of music and socializing. No cover, but table reservations are recommended. Please call Fotios at 617-293-8557 for info and tables.

Join us Saturday, March 30, 2024 at Ilona starting at 10pm for a night of music and socializing. No cover, but table reservations are recommended. Please call Fotios at 617-293-8557 for info and tables.

Athens Mayor Presents Wreaths to Boston
Athens Mayor Presents Wreaths From Greece to Boston Athletic Association for Boston Marathon Winners

Athens Mayor Presents Wreaths From Greece to Boston Athletic Association for Boston Marathon Winners

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Father Alex Orphanos

We welcome Father Alex Orphanos to the Boston Greeks Podcast! Fr. Alex serves as the Presiding Priest of the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Lynn, MA. He assumed this role on October 23, 2022. In his first year as the Proistamenos, he has focused on the ministries of the church and has built u
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Realtor Georgia Balafas

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DJ / Producer / Artist Chris Kaos

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Videos

Spiro Pappadopoulos
We hang out with restauranteur extraordinaire Spiro Pappadopoulos. Spiro grew up in Andover working in his family's restaurant while attending Andover High School. After attending Boston College, Spiro moved to New York City and dove into the restaurant business for seven years before moving back to Massachusetts.

We hang out with restauranteur extraordinaire Spiro Pappadopoulos. Spiro grew up in Andover working in his family's restaurant while attending Andover High School. After attending Boston College, Spiro moved to New York City and dove into the restaurant business for seven years before moving back to Massachusetts.

Maria Behrakis
Join us for a wonderful chat with the amazing Maria Behrakis. Maria is a first generation Greek American community activist focused on education and Greek-American philanthropy. A mother of three children, Maria, along with her husband, Drake, is active with the National Hellenic Society which is dedicated to perpetuating, celebrating and passing on our Hellenic heritage. She is also a member of Leadership 100, a Greek-American service organization committed to preserving Hellenism and Orthodoxy in America. Maria and Drake are active supporters of the Behrakis Family Endowment at Boston College which was founded in 2001 for the advancement of Hellenic Studies and the promotion of travel abroad to Greece.

Join us for a wonderful chat with the amazing Maria Behrakis. Maria is a first generation Greek American community activist focused on education and Greek-American philanthropy. A mother of three children, Maria, along with her husband, Drake, is active with the National Hellenic Society which is dedicated to perpetuating, celebrating and passing on our Hellenic heritage. She is also a member of Leadership 100, a Greek-American service organization committed to preserving Hellenism and Orthodoxy in America. Maria and Drake are active supporters of the Behrakis Family Endowment at Boston College which was founded in 2001 for the advancement of Hellenic Studies and the promotion of travel abroad to Greece.

Psychiatrist Dr. Christoforos Iraklis Giakoumatos
We talk all things mental health with our esteemed guest Dr. Christoforos Iraklis Giakoumatos in his capacity as private practice practitioner. He is an addiction psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Medical Director at BrightView Massachusetts. Dr Giakoumatos also sees patients in his private practice either virtually or in person in one of his two offices in Boston MA or Hooksett NH.

We talk all things mental health with our esteemed guest Dr. Christoforos Iraklis Giakoumatos in his capacity as private practice practitioner. He is an addiction psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Medical Director at BrightView Massachusetts. Dr Giakoumatos also sees patients in his private practice either virtually or in person in one of his two offices in Boston MA or Hooksett NH.

Sponsors

Georgia Balafas Realtor
As a critical thinker and active listener, Georgia fosters strong interpersonal relationships and a down-to-earth communication style that support her negotiation abilities. She is a driven, flexible, results-oriented real estate advisor that knows her market. When looking for an experienced real estate agent, buyers and sellers prefer someone who knows not only Boston proper but all the various towns surrounding the city. A Massachusetts native, Georgia has lived in Brookline, Cambridge, Dedham, Plymouth, and currently resides in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. While the majority of her sales are in the city of Boston, she has completed transactions in more than 35 communities.
KLEOS Mastiha Spirit
Visit us at drinkkleos.com
Xenia Greek Hospitality
GRECO AND AGORA
Greekazon Artisan Greek Shop
We are a shopping app focused on Greek-themed and Greek-sourced products. Although at our core we are a technology company, our main goal is to be at the forefront of marketing for a targeted demographic – people across North America interested in Greek products. Many technologies exist to sell products, but we want to create, nurture, and retain a large audience of like-minded shoppers interested in our offerings. To create a community around our brand.
Greek Wine Club
Greek wine and wine making is as ancient as the columns that line the Parthenon. Archaeologists have uncovered wine making artifacts from Greece that date as far back as 1600 BC, as the area played an enormous role in wine trade. We can even credit the Greeks with establishing an appellation system to ensure quality and place of origin.
GreekSisters.com
GreekSisters.com is made up of sisters Joanna and Caroline as well as their brother Ari. Joanna and Caroline are the heart and soul of the site while Ari is the technical brains behind the scenes. Coming from a close-knit family, we enjoy working together as well as arguing with each other. If we ever stream our creative process online, we’d have one heck of a reality show! But for now, browse our site and become part of the family!

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