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Free Movie Wednesdays in September!

They tell me that once upon a time the Pagrati Alsos, that lovely green space also known as ‘the little Forest of Pagrati’, once had an outdoor theater. Eventually the…

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Sompola’s Neighborhood

Taverna Getonia tou Sompola (H Γειτονιά του Σόμπολα) Taverna with live music on Friday, Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons. Singer & musician Dimitris Sompolas is an old timer who played…

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Athens, A City of Neighborhoods, and Neighborhoods of Streets

Choosing a location to base yourself is tough in any city for the first time visitor, in Athens, blurring borders and neighborhood changes make it tougher Photo courtesy of Andreas…

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Christmas in Athens: Pagrati and Thissio

Athens is a city of neighborhoods, and though the central square has historically been the focus of the city’s holiday celebrations, this year the city has scheduled performances in the…

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Pick a pack o’ pita in Pagrati! Kalitsunaki Cretan Pitas

Kalitsunaki Zinodotou 6, Pagrati – 210-721-0707 Athens is full of little pita shops, and everyone has their favorites. But most shops sell one or two, maybe three “styles” of pitas,…

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Peaceful dining in the city: Plateia Mesologiou, Pagrati, on a warm autumn night

**this restaurant is now Mezed…adkio – and the food is really terrific. In the warm months the tables spill out to the now pedestrian only cobblestone street and they often…

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