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  • Fans descend on Wrigley for single-game tix

     
    If you're walking past Clark and Addison Streets this morning, expect a crowd. Fans lined up outside Wrigley Field this morning as single-game tickets became available....
  • And now pitching for the Chicago Cubs... Robert Redford!

     
    Most of the mainstream media has been treating the news that Robert Redford will be at Wrigley Field, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs March 31 home opener, as a feel-good story. After all, it was Redford......
  • Eddie Vedder performs at Murphy’s Bleachers

     
    Eddie Vedder surprised patrons at Murphy's Bleachers Thursday when he took the stage for an impromptu performance during open mic night....
  • Ron Santo statue unveiled outside Wrigley

     
    His bronze statue — a stunning likeness of him throwing a ball to first base — was unveiled in a pregame ceremony Wednesday outside right field, just feet from that of his long-time teammate Billy Williams....
  • 2 suffer heat exhaustion near Santo event

     
    Two people were taken in serious-to-critical condition to a hospital after passing out from heat exhaustion, officials said....
  • Remembering Ron Santo

     
    I was fortunate enough to attend Ron Santo Night at Wrigley Field on August 10th which included the dedication of his statue near the corner of Sheffield and Addison.  It was great to see his family as well as his former teammates in Ernie Banks, Randy...
  • Better never than late?

     
    Scott Stantis has posted his cartoon for tomorrow: ...and though I agree that it was ridiculous, foolish and even cruel to deny Ron Santo enshrinement in the Hall of Fame while he was still alive, I don't agree that it......
  • Dining on cracked crystal for 2011 yet predicting fearlessly for 2012

     
    Twelve months ago, as is my custom, I asked readers to offer their best guesses as to what 2011 would bring, then offered my own predictions. How'd we do? On six of the 18 questions, readers and I were correct......
  • Barry Larkin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Barry Larkin is elected to the baseball Hall of Fame....
  • SNERD - June 7, 2011

    Casino Rich... Richard M. Daley may have been an opponent of a Chicago casino during his 22-year mayoral tenure, but now "Citizen Daley" not only seems in favor of a jackpot joint in the city limits, but he may put a group together to apply for the...
  • Jewel-Osco deals for the week of June 9

    Jewel-Osco deals for the week of June 9
    Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago Jewel-Osco grocery stores for the week of June 9, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...