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'Top Chef' Mike Isabella Makes Big Restaurant Announcement

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Does "Top Chef" star Mike Isabella ever slow down? Tuesday morning, the former Zaytinya toque announced in a release plans to open two M...

An End-Of-Year Salute To TV's Dearly Departed

HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 12.29.2011 | TV

There are so many great TV things to be excited about in 2012, but we also need to take a moment to honor the shows and characters that will not be wi...

Lysistrata Jones: Aristophanes Done Right

Danny Groner | Posted 02.13.2012 | New York
Danny Groner

While it's a lighthearted and funny story, the play does carry some complicated issues related to identity and sexuality. For these characters -- and the show in general -- there's usually more than meets the eye.

Astoria Characters: The Well-Engineered Family

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Jarda Nehybka never thought he'd have a wife and two tow-headed toddlers, not at this age, 69.

GOP Hopeful: Luxury Vacation Led To Understanding Of Greek Debt Crisis

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said his luxury cruise vacation through the Greek Isles in June gave him a better understanding of Greec...

Greece Paralyzed: Protestors Clash With Police, Terrorist Trial Postponed

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Judicial authorities postponed a trial of eight Greek terrorist suspects until later this month, as lawyers were participating...

Greece OKs Controversial New Tax

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Greek lawmakers approved a controversial new property tax Tuesday that aims to boost revenue as the country struggles to obtain a cr...

Review: The Adjustment by Scott Phillips

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.01.2011 | Books
Carole Mallory

Just where do many of America's criminals come from? Scott Phillips' searing fourth novel, The Adjustment, plots the journey of PR man Wayne Ogd...

Start of the Season

Kathy Kelly | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

I'm here as an activist passenger on the United States flotilla boat, blocked by the Greek government's decision. Our guiding question asks to what extent we can focus world attention on the plight of Palestinians in Gaza.

'Opa! Day' Celebrating All Things Greek!

Alex Pattakos | Posted 08.17.2011 | Travel
Alex Pattakos

Celebrate Greek culture in restaurants, tavernas, bars, stores, colleges, universities, and city centers around the world. Celebrate with special Greek food, special Greek drinks, special prices, Greek dancing, and, of course, wearing something blue!

Cyprus: Tales of Aphrodite

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Legends say this is the spot where the Greek goddess came to freshen up after running around with her many boyfriends. The waters are believed to have magical properties.

Tpaw and the Campaign 'Autohagiography'

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Sigman

Now is the time for all presidential candidates to come to the aid of their egos. Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty this week joined Newt Gingri...

HuffPost Video Exclusive: Only Son's "It's A Boy," Plus Conversations With Tom Higgenson of Plain White T's, Cake's John McCrea, and The Cult's Ian Astbury

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

NYC-based songwriter Jack Dishel discusses his new music video for "It's a Boy," premiering on the Huffington Post today: "I've always been interested in the way that technology and human beings relate to one another."

Darlene Hunt, The Big Creator

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

"I've been fired a lot. I'm very proud of it," says Darlene Hunt as she sips a decaf coffee, her red ringlet hair poking out from underneath a conduct...

The Marathon Of Life: It's About The Route, Not The Destination

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

Rather than simply trying to win something, enter the record books, or even cross a finish line, the idea of running a marathon now has much deeper meaning.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Mark Kirk: Going After The Greeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In recent months, Mark Kirk, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Illinois, has increasingly been bringing up the financial crisis in Greece as a...

INTERVIEW: Greek Collector Hoards (And Exhibits) Legends From Duchamp To Bourgeois

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

The Whitechapel Gallery is currently hosting the first chapter of "Keeping it Real," a four-part exhibition drawn from Greek art lover Dimitris Daskalopoulos's extensive collection.

The F Word: Responsibility for Greek Protest Deaths

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Flanders

Consider what claimed their first fatalities Wednesday. . . demonstrations by the strapped? Or decades of decision making that wrote off inequality, poverty and debt as just collateral damage.

Astoria Characters: The Classic Educand

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The "defining moment" of Helen Polychronis's life occurred when she was 5. She went to bed one winter night, and the next morning she couldn't raise her arms or legs.

Greece Bailout: Greeks Ask For EU-IMF Assistance Amid Financial Crisis

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Hobbled by exorbitant borrowing costs, Greece triggered an emergency aid plan Friday to draw cash from the International Moneta...

Look Who's Talking: Turkey!

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Until a few years ago, Turkey had been preoccupied with its own affairs. But recently, Ankara has become an outspoken player in one of the world's toughest and most volatile regions.

Astoria Characters: The Big-Hearted Restaurateur

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Joanna Nana Loiselle, a ferociously vivacious blonde whose eyes change color from green to blue to hazel with her outfits and her moods, is the one constant on the menu at Telly's Taverna.

Study: Sororities Have Negative Impact On Body Image

The Daily Collegian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The study, "Here's looking at you: self-objectification, body image disturbance, and sorority rush," was published in the Feb. 2010 issue of the resea...

Huge Waves Kills 2 On Mediterranean Cruise Ship

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BARCELONA, Spain — A 26-foot wave smashed into a cruise ship carrying nearly 2,000 people in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, smashing glass wind...

Discovering Greece: Thessaloniki is Cooler Than You

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

Thessaloniki is far from the classic tourist fantasy of Greece: there are no nearby islands, and Delphi and Athens are far away. But it is the country's cultural capital and the epitome of cool.