Something to Keep an Eye On As Cubs Get Wrigley Field Ready For the Home Opener

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We’re less than a week from the Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field.  The grass is already in, and now we just wait: Grass is in! pic.twitter.com/FGBDYb75Ws — Wrigley Aerials (@WrigleyAerials) April 2, 2017 Fans coming to the restored ballpark will see many notable improvements and changes.  The most Continue reading Something to Keep an Eye On As Cubs Get Wrigley Field Ready For the Home Opener

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

The Cubs & Chicago…Well, That’s News To Me!

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As you’ve known since the Ricketts Family proposed all the changes shortly after they bought the Chicago Cubs, there have been plans for an outdoor entertainment plaza right next to Wrigley Field to boost revenue and make Wrigleyville a bit more fun than it is.  In fact, if you go Continue reading The Cubs & Chicago…Well, That’s News To Me!

Wrigley Shenanigans Afoot!

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Fran Spielman just tweeted her latest article on the ever-developing Wrigley Field renovation saga.  It seems that a lot of the neighbors aren’t too pleased about the Cubs getting their way (except for the whole “rooftops please don’t sue us” thing). The Cubs got the go-ahead Thursday to take another Continue reading Wrigley Shenanigans Afoot!

Interesting…

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Today, we learned that some Wrigleyville neighbors are going to be protesting tonight.  They sort of explained what they were protesting, but we are at a loss as to what disadvantages would arise from a Wrigley Field makeover and additional development of the space surrounding the ballpark. Just now, Fran Continue reading Interesting…

Late night conspiracy theory – Tom Tunney and Wrigley Field

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Earlier today, Anno wrote about Tom Tunney’s last-minute demands for the Ricketts family to change the renovation/restoration agreement to suit the needs of his constituents.  This has led to some angst amongst the fan base, and renewed cries to build a new stadium elsewhere in Chicagoland to escape the stupidity Continue reading Late night conspiracy theory – Tom Tunney and Wrigley Field

Something to Read After Cubs Triple Overtime

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So after the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup Final opener in triple overtime, the Cubs followed suit and went almost 14 full innings before Julio Borbon‘s walk-off hit allowed them to snap a skid against the Cincinnati Reds.  Might as well give the fans their money’s worth, right? Speaking Continue reading Something to Read After Cubs Triple Overtime

More Night Games Soon

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Serena Dai published an article this evening about the Cubs inching closer to getting more night games. The gist of the article is that Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced an amendment to allow the Cubs to schedule more night games. Here are some of the important snippets of the article. Emanuel’s Continue reading More Night Games Soon

The Genius of Tom Ricketts

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Late Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs and the city of Chicago finally came to an agreement which would allow Tom Ricketts and his family to go forward with their purposed $500 Million renovation plan for Wrigley Field. While the process is not yet completely finalized with the full go ahead, Continue reading The Genius of Tom Ricketts

Rosemont Cubs????

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I was quite surprised to hear on the morning of March 19th on Comcast Sports Net’s Sportsnet Central that the Mayor of Rosemont Brad Stephens has offered the Ricketts Family 25 acres of apparently some prime real estate to build the new home of the Chicago Cubs on. This is Continue reading Rosemont Cubs????