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Greek Gov’t Mulls Tax Relief for Covid-hit Businesses

Greek business owners impacted by Covid-19 will have more time to pay off their tax obligations, said Alternate Finance Minister Theodoros Skylakakis.

Athens Sprays Streets to Curb Coronavirus Spread

The Municipality of Athens will disinfect the city’s streets and squares in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 as hundreds of Athenians return from their holidays.

Athens Democracy Forum 2020 to Be Held Online

The Athens Democracy Forum will be held as a virtual event this year, during September 30 – October 2, with free online participation.

Athens Inks Accessibility Protocol with National Disability Group

Aiming to make the city more accessible, the Athens Municipality recently signed a protocol of cooperation with the National Confederation of Persons with Disabilities.

Athens Grand Walk Project to Evolve as Archaeological Park

A walkway unifying Athens' main monuments and landmarks will be included in the ambitious “Grand Walk” urban project of the Municipality of Athens.

‘Grand Walk of Athens’ Project to Enhance the City’s Tourism Identity

Tourism stakeholders and urban development experts anticipate that the 'Grand Walk of Athens' project will further enhance the city's tourism identity.

Segments of Athens New City Walk Handed Over to the Public

Segments of a new pedestrian walkway and bike route in central Athens - dubbed "Grand Stroll" have been handed over to the public.

Athens City Walk Project Fine-tuned to Drivers’ Needs

Municipal authorities in Athens are looking into ways to facilitate commuting to the city center during a period of re-routing and road works to create a 6.8km city walk.

‘Athens is Back’ Initiative to Revive City’s Market

The Athens Municipality and the city’s traders union have launched the “Athens is Back” initiative, which offers businesses and cultural bodies the chance to promote their discounts and products.

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Athens’ Anti-graffiti Initiative Cleans Up Historic ‘Pil-Poul’ Building

As part of its anti-graffiti campaign, the Municipality of Athens has cleaned the walls of the city's old "Pil Poul" hat factory, a historic building in the Thision district.

Athens Closed Off to Cars for Three Months

A large part of Athens' center will be closed off to cars after Greek authorities decided to restrict traffic to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens’ Landmark Omonia Square Reopens to the Public – Video

The landmark Omonia Square in Athens has reopened to the public after extensive renovation and upgrade works.

Athens Municipality Approves 6.8km City Walk

The Municipality of Athens has approved a city walk which will focus on unifying the city’s archaeological sites and landmarks.

Alkistis Protopsalti Spreads Optimism with Mobile Concert in Athens

Internationally acclaimed Greek singer Alkistis Protopsalti on Saturday morning hit the streets of Athens and gave a mobile concert to spread joy through song.

Athens Municipality Offers Arts and Culture Online

The Municipality of Athens is offering everyone the chance to enjoy a wide selection of cultural programs and shows online - right from the comfort of their home.

Athens Extends ‘Help at Home’ Program to Support Vulnerable Groups

The Municipality of Athens has introduced its “Help at Home Plus” program that aims to support vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens-LSE Team Up for Greek Capital Urban Overhaul

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis met with London School of Economics (LSE) Director Minouche Shafik to discuss on innovative solutions for the urban upgrade of the Greek capital.

Renovations Underway at 19 Playgrounds in Athens

The Municipality of Athens is proceeding with the revamp of 19 playgrounds in the Greek capital, aiming to improve the quality of life for children and their families.

Athens Moves Ahead with Major Graffiti Cleanup Drive

The City of Athens is moving ahead with a graffiti cleanup project after the completion of works on the Pedion tou Areos Park.