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* Gov. Pat Quinn, when asked about state financial help for the Chicago Cubs’ Wrigley Field… “Let’s be serious. We just talked about Medicaid and we have a budget we have to pass, we have to deal with pension stabilization, those issues are far, far higher on the priority list,”... more

over 2 years ago | Capitol Fax | Permalink

Emanuel’s Wrigley Field plan gets lukewarm reception in neighborhood

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s “Fenway Plan” to generate as much as $150 million for a Wrigley Field renovation could be a tough sell for residents in the surrounding neighborhood. “I do not like it — I like the charm of this stadium,” said Wrigleyville resident,... more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Report: Emanuel Seeking To Change Wrigley A La Fenway Park

A published report says Wrigley Field could soon look a lot more like Fenway Park in Boston, if Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets his way.more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Emanuel Has New Vision for Wrigley Field

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to bring some Boston flair to Chicago. more

over 2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

Mayor has ‘Fenway Plan’ for Wrigley to maximize potential

Determined to renovate 98-year-old Wrigley without overburdening taxpayers, sources said Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing a plan to relax the ballpark’s landmark status and allow the Cubs to wring as much as $150 million in advertising and sponsorship revenues out of the stadium and... more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Cubs on-field performance drives off-field businesses

Opening day in Wrigleyville brought out crowds to bars and businesses but should the Cubs slide in the standings, businesses could take a hit. more

over 2 years ago | Medill Reports | Permalink

Zoom in: Little Village

A look at the site of a once-great soccer stadium by Kelsey Gee Chicago is a city of immigrants. You can see it in the Senegalese restaurants along 79th Street, the characters marking the Chinatown Citibank, the suburban transplants in Wrigleyville.… [ Read more ... more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

Cubs Start Epstein Era With 2-1 Loss To Nationals

As Ryan Dempster left the field... more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

The Most "Complex" Wards In Chicago

As Complex Magazine ranks the 25 Douchiest Bars in Chicago, Ward Room investigates the link between frequenting such watering holes and voting for Rahm Emanuel. more

over 2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Aldermen Urge Public Transportation Use For Cubs, Sox Games

Opening day has arrived for the Cubs, and the team and the local alderman are urging fans to use public transportation. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

City prepared to forfeit some amusement taxes for Wrigley renovation: sources

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday the city is in the “final stages” of negotiating a deal with the Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field. Two days before Opening Day, the mayor refused to say whether he would sign on to the Cubs’ plan to use... more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Emanuel: City in ‘final stages’ of deal for Wrigley Field renovation

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday the city is in the “final stages” of negotiating a deal with the Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field. Two days before Opening Day, the mayor refused to say whether he would sign on to the Cubs’ plan to use... more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Winter Classic I

over 5 years ago | Patrick Kissane

Winter Classic I

over 5 years ago | Patrick Kissane

Wrigley bars reluctantly agree to 7th inning alcohol break

Bar owners near Wrigley Field agree to cut off the serving of alcohol at the end of the seventh inning, but they are not happy about it. They fear not serving booze will cut into profits.

almost 6 years ago | Megan Cottrell

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