| Jul 16, 2014
In 2013, the Chicago Cubs came up with a comprehensive proposal to renovate Wrigley Field that included a revamped west entrance, upgraded concession areas and a sparkling new clubhouse for players.
In 2014, the team revised its plans after behind-the-...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:07 AM
The annual Cubs-Sox series isn’t the only partisan event being held at Wrigley Field this season.
The Ricketts family will hold a political fundraiser at the ballpark on Aug. 12 for Pete Ricketts, the Republican nominee for governor of Nebraska....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field.
As part of its four-year, $575 million overhaul of the stadium and surrounding area, the team wants to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:35 AM
After James Russell learned he was traded to Atlanta on Thursday, the Cubs' reliever went back to the bullpen to get his glove and say goodbye to fellow teammates and coaches.
During his farewells, Russell also reached out and shook hands with en...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Almost 33 years after he broadcast his last Cubs game, and nearly 16 years after his death, Jack Brickhouse finally is getting his long-awaited tribute at Wrigley Field.
The ebullient television and radio announcer, who broadcast Cubs games on WGN-9...
| Jul 11, 2014
Now that gigantic signs have been approved for Wrigley Field — and the Cubs begin their inevitable march to World Series glory — there is but one question:
What words of wisdom should be plastered all over those humongous signs that will...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:59 PM
You knew the Cubs would find some way to include “Rookie of the Year” into Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary celebration. After all, the Cubs won the World Series in the 1993 movie.
Thomas Ian Nicholas – who played Henry...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:45 AM
A man was shot in a busy nightlife district near Wrigley Field, two women were wounded at a lakefront park and three men were hurt in a Northwest Side attack as shootings across the city left more than a dozen people hurt in nine hours starting late...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:39 AM
A few weeks ago, I toured Halsted Flats, the latest housing development to dot the rainbow streets of Boystown, with two recently engaged friends.
Our first stop, a two bedroom, two bathroom unit, featured stunning views of the lake, the skyline and...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Six weeks after the Chicago Cubs told rooftop owners they were done negotiating, the rooftop businesses are looking to strike a deal over signs at Wrigley Field.
Two owners said Thursday that the rooftop businesses have agreed not to sue the team if...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Louis Reinhart -- the 100-year-old Cubs fan who thought he had missed his chance to participate in the team's centennial year celebration – has died, less than three weeks after he stepped onto Wrigley Field for the first time.
His funeral was...