| May 20, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Chicago has been very good to Erik Larson, even though it greeted his latest visit with a nasty rain and temperatures more common to November than to mid-May, which was why we were talking in the bar of his downtown hotel rather than wandering city...
| 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.
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Every winter for many years, a patch of Grant Park has undergone a nightly transformation.
After the Daley Bicentennial Plaza ice rink closed at 9 p.m., it turned into something that resembled a frozen pond in Canada.
Hockey lovers from across the...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
by Azam Ahmed Virgina Sen. Jim Webb, a potential running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, hit Chicago to promote his book Friday and behaved...like someone who didn't want to ruin any shot at joining his party's national....
| Dec 7, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Frank James President Bush evidently tries to keep a sense of humor about his low popularity with most of the American people. In Philadelphia Saturday to attend the annual football classic, the Army-Navy Game, Bush also made a......
| May 27, 2009
| 9:15 AM
500 N. Clark Street
Tuesday, September 22
Carrie Nahabedian's Chefs Hall of Fame Induction
Union League Club
Chesapeake Bay Soft Shell Crabs with Toasted Macadamia...
| Nov 11, 2008
The blogosphere and even some print publications are buzzing with speculation as to who might become the next White House chef.
Which, in itself, demonstrates how the pre-inauguration excitement over this administration is unlike any in memory.
| Sep 20, 2007
Sepia is hot. Not lines-out-the-door hot or two-hours-at-the-bar hot, but you'd better call at least two weeks ahead for a weekend reservation, which, by the way, will be honored.
More to the point, Sepia lives up to the hype with creative, oftentimes...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 8:19 AM
Prevention First Fifth Annual Red Ribbon Gala
Thursday, October 2
Union League Club
65 West Jackson
Red Ribbon Week is observed during the third full week of October each year, when schools and communities...