Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Landmarks Commission Approves Marquee Renovation

The Cubs received permission, with one condition, from the Landmarks Commission on Thursday to move forward with the changes and restoration of Wrigley Field’s iconic marquee. Wrigley’s marquee was removed early in the off-season as part of Phase Two of The 1060 Project. Due to the exterior work being done on the ballpark it was […]

Wrigley Field Progress and Security, Friday Start Times Provided in Cubs Business Operations Update

The fourth management session Saturday at the Cubs Convention was with Crane Kenney and the Business Operations Department. Crane Kenney provided updates on the business side of the team and was joined by Carl Rice, Alison Miller, Colin Faulkner and Alex Sugarman when he opened up the session for questions. The Cubs provided a detailed […]

Tom Ricketts Talks Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Tom Ricketts joined Bruce Levine and Mike Esposito during Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) on Saturday morning. In what was a candid interview, Ricketts discussed his team for about 20 minutes. Among the topics he covered were Theo Epstein and the status of his contract extension, Joe Maddon, Sammy Sosa and the PED Era, […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Phase Two of The 1060 Project

Phase Two of The 1060 Project was delayed a couple of weeks with the Cubs playing deep into October for the first time in seven years. The ownership and front office obviously welcomed the delay and would have preferred the project was put on hold even further this off-season. Phase One received rave reviews. The […]

Tom Ricketts Made the Rounds and Talked Cubs

Tom Ricketts made the media rounds Monday leading up to the Cubs’ final home game of the regular season. Among his stops Monday were the Mully and Hanley Show (670 The Score), Kap and Co. (ESPN 1000) and Waddle and Silvy (ESPN 1000) before talking to the beat writers in the dugout at Wrigley. Ricketts […]

Cubs Set to Open Left and Center Field Bleachers May 11

Wrigley Field’s Budweiser Bleachers Set to Make Their Season Debut – Enhanced Bleacher Experience to Include New Group Spaces, Improved Concessions and Additional Room to Socialize and Watch the Game The Cubs announced Tuesday morning the left and center field bleachers will re-open on May 11 when the team returns from a seven-game road trip […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Federal Judge Grants Rooftops Request to Drop Lawsuit Against City

According to a report from the Tribune, a federal judge granted a request last week by the Wrigleyville Rooftop Association to drop the lawsuit filed against the city and the Landmarks Commission that “sought to throw out the panel’s decision allowing the Cubs to install its outfield signs.” Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Judge Denies Rooftops Request to Stop Installation of Right Field Video Board

According to a report from the Tribune, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall “denied a request by two nearby rooftop businesses for the Cubs to stop installation of their right field video board” on Thursday afternoon. The Tribune explained the ruling “could mean an end to the acrimonious dispute between the team and Skybox on Sheffield […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs are Playing Baseball at Wrigley on Opening Night

The Cubs held a conference call Tuesday afternoon to address the rumors about Wrigley Field’s status for Opening Night and provide an update on The 1060 Project. Julian Green, the Cubs Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, addressed the reports that surfaced the Cubs would not be playing baseball at Wrigley Field on Opening […]

Wrigleyville Rooftop Owner Indicted on Fraud Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday morning federal fraud charges had been filed against Marc Hamid, owner of Skybox on Sheffield, for “under-reporting attendance and revenue” between 2008 and 2011. According to multiple reports, Hamid was indicted “on federal fraud charges for not paying about $600,000 owed to the Cubs as well as state and […]