Eddie Arruza

Evanston History Center

Evanston housewife Ethel Sampson began making a quilt in the 1930s, at the beginning of the Great Depression. She kept collecting fabrics for her quilt until her death in 1961. Now the quilt has turned into a fascinating historical artifact. It’s on display as part of a collection of curios showcasing Evanston history. Eddie Arruza […]

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Losing Money with Groupon

While Groupon has taken off with consumers, not every business is giving their experience with the company a glowing review. At least one Chicago sandwich shop owner says his Groupon promotion almost cost him his business. Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood has a vibrant and bustling business district. Over the years many trendy stores have come […]

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Theater Director Peter Sellars Still on Top

Noted American theater director, Peter Sellars, is renowned for his unique contemporary stagings of classical and contemporary operas and plays. His latest production of George Frideric Handel’s 1744 opera, “Hercules” at Lyric Opera of Chicago, continues his exploration of present-day events and themes, as seen through the lens of classical works. In his college years, […]

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