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  • Cubs owner not only transforming Wrigley Field, but Wrigleyville, too

    Cubs owner not only transforming Wrigley Field, but Wrigleyville, too
    For years, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has made no secret of his desire to emulate the success of the Boston Red Sox. His pursuit of Boston's top baseball executive, Theo Epstein, made headlines and the remaking of Wrigley Field — inspired by the...
  • Decision on Wrigley bleacher construction this weekend

    Decision on Wrigley bleacher construction this weekend
    A decision on the completion of the renovated Wrigley Field bleachers could come as soon as this weekend. The Cubs initially were going to wait until the first weekend in March, when individual tickets go on sale. But President Theo Epstein said a...
  • Cubs owner pays $3 million for two rooftop apartment buildings

    Cubs owner pays $3 million for two rooftop apartment buildings
    The Ricketts family, owner of the Chicago Cubs, paid $3 million for two apartment buildings overlooking Wrigley Field that have rooftop businesses, according to Cook County property records. The properties were sold by George Loukas, who owns the...
  • Billy Joel returns to Wrigley Field this summer

    Billy Joel returns to Wrigley Field this summer
    Billy Joel apparently loves Wrigley Field. The piano man was booked Thursday for his fourth appearance at the historic ballpark Aug. 27.   It’ll be a busy late-summer stretch for music lovers at Wrigley, with Joel preceding a concert by Foo Fighters...
  • Cubs Convention preview: Is it time to get excited?

    Cubs Convention preview: Is it time to get excited?
    The granddaddy of all fan fests returns this weekend when the 30th annual Cubs Convention kicks off Friday at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The blueprint isn't too different from the one former Cubs executive John McDonough invented in 1986,...
  • Wrigley rooftops sue Cubs, accusing team of price-fixing scheme

    Wrigley rooftops sue Cubs, accusing team of price-fixing scheme
    A group of Wrigley rooftop businesses sued the Chicago Cubs and team chairman Tom Ricketts in federal court Tuesday, accusing the team of violating the terms of its revenue-sharing contract and trying to create a price-fixing scheme that would...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' episode filmed in Chicago airs Tuesday

    'Parks and Recreation' episode filmed in Chicago airs Tuesday
    “Parks and Recreation” kicks off its seventh and final season with back-to-back episodes Tuesday, the second of which filmed, in part, in Chicago and involves Andy Dwyer and Tom Haverford looking for the latter’s ex-girlfriend. The two...
  • Warm thought: Cubs pitchers, catchers report Feb. 19

    Warm thought: Cubs pitchers, catchers report Feb. 19
    Cubs pitchers and catchers will report to spring training in Mesa, Ariz., on Feb. 19, with the first full-squad workout Feb. 25, the team announced Monday. The Cubs also announced four more spring training games, on March 13-14 against the A's in Las...
  • Wrigley rooftop owners go to court to block signs' installation

    Wrigley rooftop owners go to court to block signs' installation
    The owners of two Wrigley rooftop businesses went to court Thursday to stop the Cubs from installing a video scoreboard and advertising signs on the outfield walls that will block their views into Wrigley Field. The owners, led by Edward McCarthy, run...
  • Parking, rats among problems Wrigley Field neighbors cite in renovation

    Parking, rats among problems Wrigley Field neighbors cite in renovation
    The sounds form a cacophony of construction — jackhammers' percussive pelting, the persistent beeping of vehicles in reverse and the shrill whine of buzz saws. Meanwhile, the sights are not exactly picturesque — the gray concrete trucks, the...
  • Cubs sell spring training naming rights to Sloan Valve

    Cubs sell spring training naming rights to Sloan Valve
    Sloan Valve Co.’s flush valves have long been used in the trough urinals in the men’s restrooms at Wrigley Field. As a result of a partnership the Cubs announced Thursday, Sloan will make a bigger splash at Wrigley and its name will appear...