Checking In With the Cubs and Wrigley Field

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It’s still a bit over a month before the Chicago Cubs return to Wrigley Field for their home opener, and already we’ve had at least two teams (or at least their fan bases) being a bit salty: For the first time in a long time, it’s the Cubs leading the Continue reading Checking In With the Cubs and Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field Plaza Ordinance Passes — City Council Approves

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If you were following the timelines of intrepid Chicago reporters Danny Ecker and Fran Spielman, you’ll know that the city of Chicago’s License Committee just approved the new Wrigley Field plaza ordinance proposed by Rahm Emanuel last week.  The Chicago Cubs, despite funding the renovations pretty much all by themselves, Continue reading Wrigley Field Plaza Ordinance Passes — City Council Approves

Tom Ricketts Gets Mad(dish) (UPDATE)

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Given all the crap the Ricketts Family and the Chicago Cubs have had to go through to even start the renovation process on Wrigley Field, you might not be surprised to hear that Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts isn’t too happy with the locals right now… Plaza is most frustrated I've Continue reading Tom Ricketts Gets Mad(dish) (UPDATE)

Hey, they had to tear it down sometime…

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In case you needed any reminding, the Chicago Cubs start Cactus League play on Thursday.  The initial rotation is here courtesy of Carrie Muskat.  And there’s some more good news: @Cubs Cactus League schedule begins in 48 hrs. http://t.co/6Q6z7tF1Z7 will have free audio webcast coverage at 2 pm CT Thu Continue reading Hey, they had to tear it down sometime…

I Am Sad

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Behind the Ivy and Anno have both chimed in on the thing that is the most prominent in Cubs Nation today. Sometime in the evening of Friday January 23, 2015 the Chicago Cubs lost arguably the greatest player in the history of the franchise, ambassador of the game of baseball Continue reading I Am Sad

The Great Chicago Fire of 20–

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In between taking the boy to Cub Scouts and going grocery shopping, I got to check out the Twitters to see what you crazy fans at the Cubs Convention were up to.  Yeah, we know the bleachers won’t be ready for Opening Night (boo hoo), but that was always a Continue reading The Great Chicago Fire of 20–

Remembering 1984

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I was not able to get back to Chicago to attend this year’s Cubs Convention (Behind the Ivy recaps the 2014 event here), though I have attended a convention before and it was awesome. I was able to join the late (unfortunately) Stephanie Leathers who was the Publisher & Editor Continue reading Remembering 1984

Always Something

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Tonight, Ken Rosenthal treated us to a gem of a tweet:   Sources: E. Santana seeking $100M, Nolasco $80M on five-year deals. Story: http://t.co/q8iNLosRrr — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 8, 2013   I was at the neighborhood Chipotle at the time, waiting entirely too long for a very underwhelming burrito, Continue reading Always Something

Jonron Derby

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Chicago is a cold and uninviting city during the winter months. The monolithic structures that dominate our skyline loom over streets dotted with orange phosphorous lights; silent observers who watch but never intervene. My childhood is filled with these early afternoon nightscapes. I spent a lot of time out of Continue reading Jonron Derby

Dreamcast 28 – Drunken Mailbag Edition

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MUSIC BY: Lath and Plaster and DJ Krav https://soundcloud.com/lathandplaster Twitter: @IanMiller ALSO @ProductiveOuts EMAILZ: worldseriesdreaming@gmail.com iTunes Twitterz: @WSDreaming_Cubs @CubicSnarkonia @MRubio52   INTRO EMAILZ MAILBAGZ BREAK Y U HATE ^MR? This is just how I am Breif relationship advice BAI BAI