Greeks, the people, and the Greek community of Boston

Vines Unknown: Exploring Santorini Wine Webinar

Join us for Urban Wine Club's first wine webinar Exploring Santorini! As part of our Vines Unknown series, we invited Santorini wine experts John Livanos of Diamond Wine Importers, Stray Dog Gin, and Livanos Restaurant Group as well as Dr. Susanna Hoffman to speak about everyone's favorite island in the sun and the amazing wines made there!

When you can't get to Greece

A gentleman from the Netherlands could not go to Greece this summer, so he created a solution to his problem of missing his favorite place of Santorini.

George Dilboy Memorial

Private First Class George Dilboy, recipient of the U.S. Medal of Honor, America's Highest Decoration for Valor.

Who is the most culturally superior in Europe?

At first I thought that this survey was a little extreme, but then I thought about it as a Greek. I compared my own feelings (as a Greek-American, not even a Greek in Greece) to other European cultures and my own thinking was, "Yeah, we are definitely better than all of them. We have a richer culture, deeper history, more accomplishments." So I guess this survey really does make much more sense to me.

Yiayia's sewing kit

Did your mom or yiayia do this? If your old enough, you definitely knew someone that did!

Guide for dealing with Greeks

Did you ever think what it was like in the WWII days when people were stationed in foreign countries? I never thought much of it but if you really get down to the finer details, you had tens of thousands of men living in other countries that have no idea what life and culture is like there. It could leave a lot of awkward encounters if you don't know what the people were like.

Mykonos Bar View

Has anyone ever been here? Amazing view from the inside of this incredible bar in Mykonos. Maybe not so cool if you have thalassophobia!