Ricketts Family Reportedly Close to Purchasing Two Rooftop Buildings

David Kaplan reported nine days ago the Ricketts family was in negotiations with a handful of rooftop club owners to purchase their buildings that overlook Wrigley Field. According to Kaplan’s report, negotiations “heated up recently after the renovation plan received final approval from the City of Chicago.” Kaplan’s sources pointed to Opening Day as when […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Being Linked to Free Agent Possibilities

Happy Halloween The cone of silence could be lifted Friday and the Cubs could announce Joe Maddon has been hired. Even if the hiring is made official, it is believed a press conference to introduce Maddon would not take place until next week, Monday at the earliest. Before the front office decided to engage with Joe […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Demolition of the Bleachers and Work on the Triangle Lot Continues

Crews remain hard at work at Wrigley Field on the demolition of the left and right field bleachers, the parking lot west of Wrigley and other areas inside the park. DNAInfoChicago.com talked with Cubs’ spokesman Julian Green about the progress being made at Wrigley. Crews are still working on the bleachers and Julian Green told […]

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The Daily CCO: Kyle Schwarber is Catching On, Other Cubs News and a Wrigley Restoration Update

Theo Epstein announced two weeks ago the front office and coaching staff had seen enough from Kyle Schwarber from behind the plate that he would be a full-time catcher moving forward. And Schwarber would likely begin the season at High-A Myrtle Beach or Double-A Tennessee. With Epstein’s announcement, the thought of Schwarber making it to […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Ricketts Reportedly in Negotiation with Handful of Rooftops to Purchase Buildings

Work continued Wednesday on the triangle property and both the left and right field bleachers as crews work diligently on the demolition of the eight-year old bleachers. The biggest news from Wednesday concerning Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood hit the wire during game two of the World Series courtesy of David Kaplan. Kaplan reported […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: The Bleachers are Coming Down

Based on the activity at Wrigley Field last weekend and the progress that had been done with removing pieces of the iconic bleachers it was pretty obvious the left and right field bleachers would be down within a week to ten days. And the walls started coming down Thursday morning. A large section of the […]

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Cubs Break Ground on The 1060 Project, the Restoration and Expansion of Wrigley Field

On an incredibly beautiful Saturday morning at the corner of Clark and Addison, the Chicago Cubs officially broke ground on The 1060 Project, the Restoration and Expansion of Wrigley Field. With construction crews supplying the soundtrack for the groundbreaking ceremony as the demolition of the left field and right field bleachers continued throughout the morning, […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for Saturday

The Wrigley Field Restoration Project is underway and the team has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9:30am. The Cubs ownership will be joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig for the groundbreaking along with former players Kerry Wood and Milt Pappas. According to the report from Crain’s Chicago […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners File Lawsuit

According to multiple reports and as expected, eight members of the Wrigleyville Rooftop Association filed a lawsuit Thursday against the City of Chicago and the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to overturn the city’s approval of the team’s plan to expand, restore and renovate Wrigley Field. The lawsuit does not include the Chicago Cubs. Crain’s Chicago […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Could Reportedly Break Ground in the Next Couple of Weeks

According to a report from Paul Sullivan, the Cubs will break ground on the “new underground home clubhouse in the next couple of weeks.” The Cubs received unanimous approval from the Landmarks Commission last Thursday on the team’s revised plans to restore, expand and renovate Wrigley Field. The new clubhouse is scheduled to be completed […]

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