Friday, July 31, 2015


Gottscheers are a German speaking immigrant group that hail from what is now Slovenia. The Gottscheers were uprooted from their homeland after World War II. Many settled in New York City. Each year they celebrate their culture in at a "Volkfest" in Long Island, a tradition that has continued for nearly 70 years.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Astoria, Queens

Scenes from Astoria, Queens. While it's one of New York city's traditionally Greek-American enclaves, many new immigrant groups live there also now.

The Cretan's Association
 Athens Video Superstore

 Cafe Boulis
 Omonia Next Door bakery

Greek On The Street food truck

Titan Foods

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Greek-Americans anxious about the stability of their homeland

Greek- Americans in New York ponder the fate of their homeland as Greek voters cast ballots on a referendum to accept an international fiscal bailout.