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10th Annual Opera Idol Winner Selected


“I am honored to have won Opera Idol this year! Winning this competition gives me the opportunity to take part in VOICExperience. This training […]

The Merion Evanston to Introduce Encore Evanston Chorale to Area


“Research shows very convincingly that when older adults are engaged in artistic activity under the guidance of a professional artist, the results are astounding,” […]

Concert Series Takes Off at the Merion in Evanston


Evanston is home to a newer venue, one that is sparkling with excellent music. The Crystal Lounge at The Merion, 1611 Chicago Ave., Evanston, […] Rates Evanston As Among The Top Ten Downtown Areas


“It confirms what we’ve known all along. Evanston is a great town in which to live,” said Margaret Gergen, director of leasing for The […]

Hanging with Cupid: An inside view of some long-lasting marriages


Love and marriage is good for you. Studies show and experts agree married people typically enjoy better emotional and physical well-being than those who […]

The Merion Offers Cruise For Rental Agreement


The Merion in Evanston is offering a limited number of five-day, four-night cruises for individuals entering into a 13-month rental agreement. The Merion is […]

The Merion Makes Life Easy


For Michael Weissman, calling The Merion a “retirement community” isn’t quite accurate. At the age of 65, Weissman is still working, with no apparent […]

Aging in Place


It’s a trending term, which sounds good…aging in place. The thought of spending retirement years within the comfort of your own home sounds appealing. […]

A Home for the Busy Travelers


They are self-professed, happily homeless nomads. For the past three years, Leslie and John Carothers who have lived in the Chicago area for more […]

The Merion Shares What To Watch For With Aging Parents This Holiday Season


The holiday season is one of spirituality, connection, celebration and joy. For adult children who are visiting aging parents, perhaps for the first time […]