| Jun 19, 2011
| 11:23 AM
With the roar of traffic soaring overhead on the Chicago Skyway, Little Village community activist Raul Montes, Jr. stood with Chicago business owners and residents to call on Mayor Rahm Emanuel Sunday to end the city's lease of the tollway.
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:14 AM
Republican Mark Kirk today unveiled a plan designed to make it easier for governments to lease public transportation assets or enter into partnerships with private companies to build them.
In presenting the details of his--which runs counter to...
| Dec 2, 2010
Gov. Bobby Jindal is scheduled to attend a fundraising event in Manhattan next week where attendees are being asked to pay up to $25,000 to mingle with Louisiana's governor.
According to an invitation to the Dec. 10 event provided to The Times-Picayune,...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 12:44 PM
A Gold Coast woman who served as executive director of a scholarship foundation has been ordered held on $300,000 bail after being charged with embezzling nearly $290,000 from the organization.
Christina Madej, 58, appeared before Cook County Criminal...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said today he plans to quickly form his transition team and get involved in some of the still-undecided aldermanic contests.
Little more than 14 hours after declaring victory, Emanuel bounded onto the stage of the Union League...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:46 AM
The inaugural "Veterans in Need" benefit dinner hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Guests are invited to a reception at 6:00 p.m.,...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Amid media reports highlighting Chicago’s rise in homicides and shootings so far this year, police Superintendent Garry McCarthysaid Tuesday he is facing “a perception issue” when it comes to crime.
Speaking to the Union League Club...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The Midwest Regional Office of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host the fifth annual Message of Hope Gala, an inspiring evening filled with fabulous entertainment, a gourmet dinner, and live and silent auctions. The event will take place on April 28, 2012...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:35 PM
With 80 days and counting until Chicago plays host to the planet at NATO-G8, a big pitch for the event was made Thursday night from no less than America's ambassador to NATO.
In a lengthy speech at the Union League Club, Ivo Daalder told the Chicago...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:03 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain
Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Boulevard
To register for the event:
| Nov 3, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, facing a union effort to recall him from office, said today he will use Illinois’ tax increase and continued deficit as a defense for actions that included eliminating most collective bargaining rights for public...