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Cultivate-ing Community

Broadening Evanston’s wide spectrum of artistically inspired and unique retailers is Cultivate Urban Rainforest and Gallery at 704 Main St. Entering Cultivate is like being drawn into a cool, contemporary, carefully curated secret garden. Deep greens and browns, fascinating flora, furnishings and textural art create an oasis, beckoning one further inside. Vignettes of one-of-a-kind and […]

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Progressive Talk Radio, Conservatively Speaking

Having a conservative radio station in Evanston makes sense –  only if that station promotes intelligent discussion of current social, political, scientific and cultural issues and is respectful of opposing opinions. General manager Chuck Duncan explained that the station formerly known as WOMX and now called WCGO-AM 1590, has been on the air since the […]

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Passionate About Offering Musical Inspiration and Oppportunities

When he saw a sign posted in the window of a shuttered storefront on Custer street that read “Seeking community minded tenants,” Rick Ferguson heard music. The accomplished pianist and passionate educator saw opportunity. Together with singer and conductor Kirsten Hedegaard, a music teaching cooperative was born. They called it The Musical Offering after a […]