The Chicago Cubs on Tuesday sought City Hall permission to expand construction hours at Wrigley Field, with bleacher work falling well behind schedule on the team's $375 million ballpark renovation project.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel stopped short of ruling out an expansion of construction hours at Wrigley, but both he and city building officials said the change is not allowed under current city code.
"I gotta see a proposal, I gotta work with the alderman," Emanuel told the Tribune. "I've been clear about what the city code says, so that's a nonstarter from the city code unless the alderman and the community have a different perspective."
Emanuel is locked...