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The Chicago attorney (Manny Sanchez), who was removed amid controversy in 2012 by Gov. Pat Quinn, has been named chairman of the ISFA’s seven-member board. He replaces former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Jr.
“I’m ecstatic,” Sanchez said today. “I look forward to growing the revenue sources at U.S. Cellular Field and protecting the interests of the state and the city in terms of (the ballpark’s) fiscal viability.”
The ISFA board, which manages bond... Read the full story »
I admit to a certain lunacy by remaining a Cub fan, having first been seated in the friendly confines of Wrigley Field in 1938. Though I don’t attend many games anymore, it’s the only place I have attended longer, though less consistently, than the saloon formerly known as Riccardo’s, now Stefani’s 437 Rush, where, under-aged, I first sipped a red wine in 1950.
Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, in recent years occasionally dropped into Stefani’s and I had the chance to exchange... Read the full story »