Category: Chicago Cubs

Wrigley Field: New Budweiser Bleachers

Wrigley Field: New Budweiser Bleachers
The new Wrigley Field Budweiser Bleachers are almost ready for game time. The bleachers in left and center field are on schedule to open May 11th. The bleachers will open in phases, with the left and center field bleachers being phase one. Opening day for the right field bleachers is set for June 11th. Early... Read more »

Chicago Public Art Celebrates The Art Of Sitting

Chicago Public Art Celebrates The Art Of Sitting
Chicago will be welcoming its tired, poor, huddled masses and others this summer with public art installations made for sitting. A quick check around town shows some pretty cool seats (perfect for hot days) are popping up in some unlikely places in Chicago this summer. First the Chicago Cubs kicked off their 100-year celebration of... Read more »

Chicago Cubs 2014 Season: Ten Ways To Turn Things Around

Chicago Cubs 2014 Season: Ten Ways To Turn Things Around
They’re back. Today is the Chicago Cubs home opener…a clean slate (except for the 1 and 2 start) with hopes and dreams anew. It’s NEXT YEAR.  It’s the 100 year anniversary of Wrigley Field. It’s time to start making some REAL changes. It’s time to stop the bleeding, to stop making excuses, to stop the... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs Celebrate 100 Years of Ballpark Food at the Party of the Century

Chicago Cubs Celebrate 100 Years of Ballpark Food at the Party of the Century
Sliders take on a new meaning for Chicago Cubs fans at Wrigley Field’s season-long “Party of the Century.” In honor of Wrigley Field’s Centennial, the ballpark is loading the bases with an ambitious menu celebrating 100 years of ballpark food. The lead-off “Ten Decades of Hot Dogs” menu is sure to hit it out-of-the-ballpark.  The... Read more »

Chicago Cubs New Ballpark in Mesa: No More Excuses

Chicago Cubs New Ballpark in Mesa: No More Excuses
“If we can’t get better here we can’t get better anywhere” was ‘the promise’ from the lips of Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein at yesterday’s dedication of the the Cubs new $99 million state-of-the-art ballpark and training facility in Mesa, Arizona. Others cheering on the team at the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Cubs board members Tom... Read more »

Clark the Cub: Chicago Cubs Mascot Target of Unbearable Ridicule

Clark the Cub: Chicago Cubs Mascot Target of Unbearable Ridicule
Poor Clark, the Chicago Cubs new mascot, has been having a rough time this week.  The cute cartoon Cubbie bear has become the target of unbearable and undeserved ridicule from social media as well as national television and print media Clark, who made his debut Monday evening visiting children at Advocate Illinois Masonic’s Pediatric Developmental... Read more »
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Chicago Events Calendar 2014: A Look Ahead to the Really Big Events of 2014

Chicago Events Calendar 2014:  A Look Ahead to the Really Big Events of 2014
Today Show Me Chicago has put together a roundup of some of the really big Chicago events for 2014. Many of the old favorites return, along with some newbies including The Great Chicago Fire Festival plus a duo of blockbuster anniversary blow-outs. 1. Chicago Restaurant Week Hungry? Whet your appetite at Chicago Restaurant Week with... Read more »

How the Chicago Cubs Can Win a World Series: A Cheeky Idea

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Perhaps it is time to retire the beloved “Go Cubs Go” song and hire Amy Tobey.  If Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is serious about winning, he needs to think “outside of the diamond”.  Ricketts needs to look past the Wrigley renovations and beyond his President of Baseball Operations, Theo Epstein, who is credited for... Read more »

Chicago Cubs 2013 Season: Veggie Salad & Bison vs. Hot Dogs and Pizza

Chicago Cubs 2013 Season: Veggie Salad & Bison vs. Hot Dogs and Pizza
Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd, buy me some edamame and gluten-free beer and I don’t care…if I ever come back. Healthy food at the ballpark used to be an oxymoron, but now there’s as much competition off-field for exotic and healthful food as on-field for a winning team.... Read more »
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