Tag Archives: Greece

Cyprus’ Newest (and Ugliest) Ruins

With the world’s current flash points, it may be easy to forget one of the longest running conflict areas: Cyprus. In 1974, Turkey invaded the island nation–home to Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities, some of them mixed–in response to a Greek-instrumented … Continue reading

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Soccer: it’s what unites Astoria

You could say that it is always soccer season in Astoria. So many of Astoria’s ethnic communities go nuts over the sport that seems to play perpetually on the flat screens in Astoria’s restaurants and bars. But every four years, … Continue reading

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