Now Matilda, Union (not to be confused with the current bar of the same name on Halsted) offered the best nightclub on the 3100 block of Sheffield for a brief period of time in the late 80's...
"Join the Union on any night of the week, for live rock music in this shiny, metal on metal industrial style dance hall. Some featured acts are Jimmy Skafish, Daddy-o, Topaz and Clutch Cargo. On Wednesdays, Open Mike Comedy Night is the main attraction and Monday is Chicago's Best Celebrity Jam."
Hanging Out on Halsted... and Chicago's North Side (1993)
"The late-‘80s bar Union at 3101 N. Sheffield was notable for its BVD (Being Very Decadent) Sundays with dancers, the Rockets."
excerpt from Gay History: Chicago Whispers by Sukie de la Croix, Windy City Times (July 30, 2003)
"In April of 1987, a nightclub called Union opened at 3101 N. Sheffield Ave. It closed for numerous (and interesting) reasons in May of 1990."
excerpt from Way Back on NotAbbott.com (November 08, 2005)
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