Tag: Cubs

Chicago Cubs are memory-makers for generations of fans

Chicago Cubs are memory-makers for generations of fans
I love all the sweet stories I’m hearing about generations of Chicago Cubs fans. I covered an NBC Red Carpet event last night and even hottie Taylor Kinney (Chicago Fire, Gaga-ex) mentioned a friend of his whose dad had passed and who plans to drape a Cubs jersey over his tombstone if (when) they win.... Read more »

Kerry Wood Hosts "Woody's Winter Warm-up" Fundraiser at Harry Caray's

Kerry and Sarah Wood are thrilled that the live auction package was doubled for $14K!
Friday night was a sports lover’s dream come true as newly resigned Cubs pitcher, Kerry Wood, and his beautiful wife Sarah hosted their first  “Woody’s Winter Warmup” fundraiser for their Wood Family Foundation. When we arrived, Kerry and Sarah were being interviewed by every news station in town while players were arriving in droves.  It... Read more »

My Number One Holiday Gift Choice for Cubs Fans!

My Number One Holiday Gift Choice for Cubs Fans!
I am happy to say our fearless leader on Chicago Now, Jimmy Greenfield has written a book!  It is, in my opinion, the perfect gift for Cubs fans! Jimmy has been a longtime Cub’s fan….one could say fanatic,  so as I delved deeper into the book’s description,  I find out that this 300 page book... Read more »

Larry King Loves Chicago!

With Cardinal's manager, Tony LaRussa.
I’ve always admired legendary talk show host, Larry King, but never more so than when I was able to ride along in his limo on the way to Wrigley Field where he threw out the first pitch at the Cubs/Cardinals game this week.   Larry was in town being feted by gorgeous author/socialite, Sugar Rautbord, on... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks and Cubs "Heart" Mag Mile Campaign, "Hearts-a-Bluhm"

Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews signs a heart for the “Hearts-a-Bluhm” campaign. Michigan Avenue will be brimming with visual eye candy for the month of February when the Hearts-a-Bluhm campaign kicks off on February 1st thru the 28th.  100 5-foot tall acrylic hearts created by artists at Columbia College will dot the Mag Mile to celebrate... Read more »

Insider's Guide to Watching a Cubs Game from a Rooftop!

Fun on the rooftops! There are advantages and disadvantages of viewing a Cubs game from a rooftop venue.  First of all, you are not jammed into seats and you have more freedom of movement which is great when your butt gets tired.  The views are also stupendous–not only of  Wrigley Field but also the views... Read more »

Chicago Now's Rooftop Launch

Chicago Now bloggers Jimmy Greenfield, Billy Dec, Cubbie Julie, me and Kevin O’Neil. Chicago Now’s official website launch was Monday, August 10th, but the rooftop launch party was Wednesday and it was my first time seeing a game from this unique vantage point.  I was so honored to be one of four bloggers invited and... Read more »