Minister announces two new bike lanes for Athens

Environment Minister Kostis Hatzidakis (center) is seen with Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis (left) just before a bicycle ride organized by the Central Union of Greek Municipalities (KEDE) to coincide with World Bicycle Day on Wednesday. Hatzidakis announced the creation of two new bicycle lanes in Athens with a total length of about 25 kilometers, which will be financed by the Green Fund.

Outdoor cinemas reopen to the public

A woman prepares to take a seat at an open-air cinema in Kypseli, central Athens, Monday evening. Open-air movie theaters across Greece opened their doors to the public following the easing of coronavirus-related restrictions. They are only allowed to run at 75 percent capacity, with open bars and no breaks. Only cinema employees are obliged to wear face masks.

Lamda to assume controlling stake in Flisvos Marina

The governing board of listed firm Lamda Development has decided to partially revise the allocation of the funds it raised in a recent 650-million-euro share capital increase.
It will now use €12.4 million to acquire a stake in Lamda Marinas Investments SMSA, the company that controls and manages Flisvos Marina at Palaio Faliro in southern Athens.

Athens sports centers to reopen from Wednesday

The City of Athens is reopening all sports centers to the public, beginning on Wednesday, the Organization of Culture, Sports and Youth (OPANDA) announced on Tuesday.
OPANDA said all necessary measures have been taken to comply with the hygiene rules in accordance with the state's health guidelines concerning safe exercise in organized sports venues.