Doomful Placebo play southern Athens roof-top venue
PlaceboA's fans in Greece are expected to welcome the brilliantly doomful band on Friday, August 8, as part of their international tour, for a one-time performance at the Peace and Friendship stadium in Neo Faliro, on the southern Athens coast.
Traders say last weekend proved Sunday opening is pointless
About 40 percent of retail stores remained closed last Sunday, while consumer traffic in most commercial districts was subdued, according to a survey conducted by the Commerce and Services Institute of the National Confederation of Greek Commerce .
Stars and Stripes
Family seeking heart of dead Marine son loses round in court
This undated photo provided by the family via attorney Aaron J. Freiwald shows U.S. Marine Brian LaLoup who died in 2012 while stationed in Greece.
Chesco family, seeking heart of dead Marine son, loses round in court
A Coatesville family seeking to learn how their son's heart went missing after his death in Greece two years ago will have to find answers outside of a courtroom, a federal judge has ruled.
Tourist embrace the history of Greece from the mainland
To get a true sense of Greece, both its past and its present, travelers need to visit the mainland.
Post and Courier
Athens offers old and new splendors
Go prepared. Maintained by a North Carolina resident with lengthy ties to Greece, "Matt Barrett's Athens Survival Guide" is the indispensable primer for the city, richly detailed and illustrated yet mercifully free of the typical guidebook and tourist bureau lily gilding.
Greeks Gone West: Susanna Negovan
Greeks Gone West is a series of video vignettes the US Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the US.
the Fethiye Mosque by the Roman Agora
Another view over the Roman Agora of Athens, to the north-west. Across the ancient site stands the Fethiye Mosque, a building with a long and interesting history.
a neighbourhood in Plaka
A view to the Roman Agora of Athens and some adjacent buildings in the district of Plaka.