Chicago

Food and wine writer, blogger and cookbook author Barbara Hansen’s interview with acclaimed Armenian-American chef Carrie Nahabedian first appeared in the Los Angeles Times on December 8, 1999, and is reprinted with the permission of the[...]

CHICAGO – “Armenians are an ancient people tracing their roots to 2700 B.C.”: this is how the autobiographical book called Throw it in the Sea by Samuel Der-Yeghiayan, which came out earlier this year, begins. The highly successful[...]

CHICAGO – Due to its status as America’s third largest city, the presence of both Armenian and Turkish consulates, a thriving Armenian community, as well as a substantial Turkish community, Chicago is becoming a hotspot for protests[...]

“In those days, we lived from Armenian event to Armenian event,” my friend reminisced. A group of us had gathered in a small restaurant in Chicago. It was a reunion of sorts — most of us were the same age and had been close friends[...]

CHICAGO – Protesting over the death of George Floyd deteriorated into looting in Chicago’s downtown and migrated into the suburbs over the weekend. Armenian-owned businesses and institutions were among those in danger and some suffered[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III Special to the Mirror-Spectator CHICAGO/RACINE, Wisc. – “Can I just add one thing before we go?” said Fr. Yeprem Kelegian, retired pastor of St. Mesrob Armenian Church in Racine, Wisconsin, on a diocesan-wide[...]

CHICAGO — Businessman and philanthropist Armand Orie Norehad, age 85, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020. He was born on June 16, 1934 to Christine (née Kashian) and Onnig Norehad (Norhadian), who fled Turkey during the Armenian[...]

By Ravi Baichwal CHICAGO (WLS) — A Chicago cardiologist who became infected with COVID-19 beat the virus and has bounced back to fight it on the front lines. “My job is tiring so I don’t know if it is because of the the[...]

CHICAGO, Ill. — Connors Park on North Wabbas Avenue of Chicago, IL, continues to be Armenified. Under the auspices of the Armenian honorary consulate in Chicago, on the initiative of the Business-Armenia group and with the support of our[...]

CHICAGO — Chicago’s budding friendship with Armenia’s capital city, Yerevan, took a step forward on September 9, during a special ceremony in Connor Park. The busy corner just off Chicago’s Michigan Avenue was the setting for the[...]