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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[...]

This recipe originally appeared at Better Homes and Gardens (https://www.bhg.com/recipe/sou-bourek/). Michelin-starred chef Carrie Nahabedian credits her beloved Grandma Rose Nahabedian from Chicago for teaching her about Armenian cooking[...]

LISLE, ILL. – George G. Markarian, MD, age 88, a longtime resident of Lisle, passed away on November 22. He was born on May 15, 1932 in Tabriz, Iran. Dr. Markarian is survived by his wife of 58 years, Larissa Markarian (nee[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

CHICAGO – On Thursday evening, March 22, Chicago-area Armenians, members of the city’s consular corps, and countless associates celebrated the establishment of the city’s first Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Armenia,[...]