Mayor Rahm Emanuel was soundly booed Thursday at the Blackhawks’ championship rally, and he didn’t have to say a word do draw fans’ ire.
Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz spoke for all of Chicago on Thursday when he said celebrating a Stanley Cup championship will never get old, no matter how many times the team pulls off the feat.
Blackhawks fans clearly didn’t mind getting a bit wet Thursday morning, for a chance to see the Stanley Cup champions parade through downtown Chicago, ahead of a victory rally at Soldier Field.
As Blackhawks fans flock downtown for the big Stanley Cup victory party, they’ll want to keep some rain gear handy, as heavy rain was bearing down on the city just ahead of the parade downtown.
Thousands of Blackhawks fans will be lining the streets to cheer for their hockey heroes on Thursday, and some just couldn’t wait to get a front row seat for the Stanley Cup victory parade.
The parade will now start at Washington and Racine.
Free tickets to the Blackhawks rally at Soldier Field were gobbled up in short order Wednesday afternoon, leaving lots of disappointed fans out in the cold.
A series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Hundreds of parents and daycare providers gathered at the Thompson Center on Friday to call on state lawmakers to restore funding to the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.
Fast food and home healthcare workers were rallying in the River North neighborhood early Thursday, hoping to keep the pressure on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage.
The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.
Jackie Robinson West players got a couple nice surprises on Wednesday as the city saluted the Little League World Series national champions.
On Wednesday, the national champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars will be the toast of the town, as the city hosts two rallies and a parade through the South Side to celebrate the team’s success in the Little League World Series.
The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars captured the hearts of Chicago.
Iraqi Christians demonstrating in Daley Plaza were thankful for the action.
Demonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.
Several rallies were being held across the city on Wednesday, as part of the city’s effort to keep children safe from violence during summer break.
The Bike To Work Rally is the culmination of Chicago Bike Week, a weeklong series of activities to promote bicycle commuting.
Proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriages in Illinois passed the state Senate in February, but has stalled in the House.
Speakers drew comparisons between Trayvon Martin’s death and the 1955 murder of Chicago teenager Emmett Till in Money Mississippi, an attack that some say triggered the modern Civil Rights movement.