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  • The world's perception of Chicago

    My wife and I are currently in Old Quebec, Canada, on vacation.  The weather has been ideal and the locals very friendly. However, when we tell people we're from Chicagoland, the mood changes to more of a somberness.  We've traveled to Europe and...
  • Cubs relieved to be home after long road stretch

    Three night games are scheduled, followed by two 3:05 p.m. starts when the shadows will start to creep over Wrigley Field before pregame batting practice. But quirks of the schedule aside, the Cubs are relieved to be home after playing 14 of their...
  • Five that surprise: Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas

    Five that surprise: Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas
    Here are five little known things about 2014 Hall of Famers Greg Maddux of the Cubs and Braves and Frank Thomas of the White Sox. Maddux • Began playing Little League baseball in Spain, where he lived (Madrid) from ages 4 to 10 because his father...
  • Greg Maddux didn't always have the look of a Hall of Famer

     Greg Maddux didn't always have the look of a Hall of Famer
    At 20, Cubs rookie Greg Maddux had a slight frame and boyish look that hid the fierce competitor inside him. According to a Tribune report on his first day in the majors in 1986, Maddux was even smaller than his listed size of 6 feet and 150 pounds, and...
  • Is Boystown getting less gay?

    Is Boystown getting less gay?
    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...
  • This summer's weather forecast? Confusing.

    This summer's weather forecast? Confusing.
    Andre Anderson spent Chicago’s most recent winter months conjuring images of summer: the muggy beach trips, the outdoor concerts and the fireworks shows from his friend’s rooftop. “But this summer, I’m not sure if I should be...
  • Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts

    Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts
    The big trade deadline shoe dropped early Thursday morning, and it landed in an unexpected place for an unexpected value. The Boston Red Sox dealt their ace and pending free agent left-hander Jon Lester as well as outfielder Jonny Gomes and some cash to...
  • 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...
  • Rooftop owners agree not to sue Cubs if only 2 signs

    Rooftop owners agree not to sue Cubs if only 2 signs
    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...
  • 100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit

    100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit
    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...
  • Ricketts pitches benefits of stadium renovation to business group

    Ricketts pitches benefits of stadium renovation to business group
    As he awaits a hearing on his latest proposal for the renovation of Wrigley Field, Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts today pitched the benefits of the ballpark and a neighborhood overhaul to a Lakeview business group. Ricketts cited the millions of people who...