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Athineo: Celebrating beer through history, innovation and flavors

NIKOS VATOPOULOS

Athineo was born out of the Athenian Brewery’s need to organize its historical corporate profile – the company has been producing Amstel beer in Greece for half a century – and expand into the microbrewery field, given that Athineo vats will produce unpasteurized beer, mainly lagers and ales, made with 100 percent Greek barley and various local aromatic hops.

LIFE Exhibition

Women through the lens of singular surrealist Man Ray

MARGARITA POURNARA

“I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive. I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence,” said Man Ray (1890-1976), a visual artist primarily identified more today with his pioneering photography than his work on canvas. “I do not photograph nature. I photograph my visions.”

LIFE Culture

Centuries-old bathhouse reopens

Another UNESCO-listed monument, one of the few secular buildings remaining in Greece from the Byzantine period, is ready to open to the public in Thessaloniki, bringing the number of the northern port city’s top global cultural heritage monuments to 14.

LIFE City Life Alternative tour agencies in the capital and the country’s second-largest ccity emphasize the importance of interactive experience with their customers.

New sightseeing tours offer fresh perspectives

MATTHAIOS TSIMITAKIS

The growth in tourism in Greece over the last couple of years has been accompanied by a notable rise in demand for sightseeing tours designed for both locals and visitors. Moreover, in the country’s second-largest city, Thessaloniki, companies which provide entertaining tour services have created their own niche alongside more traditional sightseeing services.

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Now healed, Raphael the sea turtle is released

Volunteerswith the Archelon society for the protection of sea turtles celebrate on the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Monday, August 3, after the release of Raphael, a male loggerhead turtle who was found badly injured last year. Raphael was rescued on August 18, 2014, when he was found with injuries to his head and shell, possibly from a boat propeller. The 71-centimeter, 46-kilogram turtle has been cared for by Archelon and was released at Crystal beach, a protected loggerhead nesting site. [AP]