Urban Life

Iconic Lycabettus Hill Makeover Moving Ahead

Rising high above the city, the Lycabettus Hill in central Athens is undergoing major anti-flood works and other enhancements to improve access.

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Urban Life

Onassis Stegi Asks Businesses to Join Rainbow Flag Campaign

Stores feature stickers from the Athens Home for All campaign in their windows in support of the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Urban Life

Athens to Complete Revamp of City Center and Squares

A major refurbishment program is currently underway in downtown Athens, including the extension of squares and walkways connecting large areas of the city.

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Urban Life

Thessaloniki in Top 20 World Cities for Digital Nomads

Thanks to its high quality of life, affordability, and good internet connectivity, Thessaloniki has been named a top city for remote working.

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Urban Life

Zappeion Statues Come Into the Light

Come nightfall, the gorgeous sculptures of the Zappeion grounds now steal the show thanks to a new lighting system designed by Eleftheria Deko.

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Urban Life

Athens Acropolis Becomes Wheelchair Friendly

The renovation of a path on the Acropolis, making it accessible for wheelchair users and persons with reduced mobility, is underway.

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Commerce

Stores in Old Town Athens Will Eventually be Able to Stay Open All Sundays

Starting November 2021, businesses in the center of the city will be able to remain open every Sunday.

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Urban Life

Greek Street Magazine Seeks to Help Sellers Hit by Lockdown

The magazine Shedia, a source of income for many homeless individuals, is looking to subscriptions and other means to help its sellers.

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