CITY LIFE


Flower Show | Athens | To May 15
WHAT'S ON

The Kifissia flower show is back for its 68th edition, running in the leafy northern Athenian suburb’s central public park through May 15.

On Ownership | Athens | May 5 & 6
WHAT'S ON

“New Old Properties” is the title of a discussion being hosted by the Goethe Institute in Athens to explore the notion of ownership.


A parallel story of the urban landscape
IMAGES

Remnants of a bygone era, like the old commercial sign seen in the photograph, mesh to present an alternative history of the Greek capital and serve as a legacy of its design traditions.

Athens municipality submits housing proposal
NEWS

The Athens municipality has submitted a proposal to the Labor Ministry designed along the lines of the ESTIA program for refugees to provide housing for residents who are at risk of homelessness or already sleeping rough.


Ermou street’s renovation plan approved
NEWS

The plan for the renovation of the lower part of Ermou Street in central Athens, stretching from Kapnikarea Church to Thiseio train station has been approved by the Central Council of Architecture (KESA).

How many ‘private islands’ can we take?
OPINION

The recent modification of a joint ministerial decision regarding the areas designated for urban development on the site of the former Athens airport at Elliniko on the capital’s southern coast naturally caused controversy.

Thessaloniki street to be renamed after slain student
NEWS

The Thessaloniki Municipal Authority on Wednesday approved a petition to rename a street in the center of the port city to commemorate a young man who was beaten to death there by hooligans earlier this year. 




Is Athens the true city that never sleeps?
SOCIETY

It may be a slogan for NYC, but night owls local to the Greek capital know to adjust their expectations when traveling there just like anywhere else in the world, because evenings out in any other city never seem quite long enough when you’re used to one that, truly, never sleeps.

Where is everybody?
OPINION

Where are my neighbors who should be shoveling the snow on their sidewalks, brushing the snow off their olive and orange trees, the trees they love so much?