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  • Wrigley Field plans come under fire at neighborhood meeting

    Wrigley Field plans come under fire at neighborhood meeting
    More than 100 people who live near Wrigley Field packed a meeting hall at a nearby police station Monday night to ask Cubs representatives about a controversial renovation proposal that faces city review later this week. Many aired concerns about...
  • Landmark commission to vote on proposed Wrigley Field changes

    Landmark commission to vote on proposed Wrigley Field changes
    Almost exactly a year ago, the Chicago Cubs went before the Commission on Chicago Landmarks seeking consent for a controversial video scoreboard and advertising signs in the Wrigley Field outfield that would dramatically alter the look of the historic...
  • Why the Wrigley Field plan should move forward

    Why the Wrigley Field plan should move forward
    Louis Reinhart was born in 1914, the year Wrigley Field was built. This year, they turned 100 together. You might have read about Reinhart, the retired Metamora farmer who was invited to deliver the game ball on Opening Day at the stadium to celebrate...
  • A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly

     A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly
    A.J. Pierzynski insists he is not such a bad guy in the clubhouse, once you get to know him. Released by the Red Sox on July 16, the former White Sox catcher signed with the Cardinals in time to help his new club defeat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday....
  • Couple recall their wedding vows at home plate in Wrigley Field

    Couple recall their wedding vows at home plate in Wrigley Field
    For David Milazzo, saying "I do" while standing on home plate in Wrigley Field was a dream come true. "They groomed the field for us just like it was for opening day: The lines were put down, the infield was raked, the grass was cut. It was absolutely...
  • John Baker's performance picture perfect

     John Baker's performance picture perfect
    Backup catcher John Baker couldn't resist taking a photograph of the Wrigley Field scoreboard Wednesday that still posted his jersey number 12, indicating he was the last pitcher in the Cubs' 16-inning, 4-3 victory over the Rockies that took a franchise...
  • Cubs' fan gets special goodbye from Russell

    Cubs' fan gets special goodbye from Russell
    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...
  • Eddie Vedder singing 7th inning stretch at Cubs game Thursday

    Eddie Vedder singing 7th inning stretch at Cubs game Thursday
    This is the 7th inning stretch Cubs fans wait all season for. Pearl Jam singer and die hard Cubs fan Eddie Vedder will throw out the first pitch and sing “Take Me Out to the Ball game” during Thursday’s Cubs-San Diego Padres game at...
  • Bad deals remind us to take the long view

    Bad deals remind us to take the long view
    Consider these six deals: 1. In 2003, the Chicago Park District entered into a 20-year contract that exempted the new Park Grill restaurant in Millennium Park from property taxes and from paying for garbage pickup, water and gas. 2. In 2004, the...
  • Review: Billy Joel plays The Entertainer at Wrigley Field

    Review: Billy Joel plays The Entertainer at Wrigley Field
    One of the lesser-known songs that Billy Joel performed Friday at Wrigley Field was “The Entertainer,” a caustic bit of showbiz commentary that includes the line, “I won’t be here in another year if I don’t stay on the...
  • Donald Carlson, construction management executive, dies at 84

    Donald Carlson, construction management executive, dies at 84
    Donald R. Carlson was a project architect and construction manager who had a hand in building the original McCormick Place convention center, the infrastructure at O'Hare International Airport, and McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook. "Don was very...