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Rooftop Owners Sue Over Wrigley Improvements

Chicago Cubs LogoOwners of the rooftop clubs near Wrigley Field sued the city Thursday, seeking to block a city-backed plan that will allow the Cubs to expand the aging ballpark.  Read more here

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Ballpark Quirks: Wrigley Field’s Brick and Ivy Outfield Wall

Sports IllustratedChicago Cubs LogoIn a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Wrigley Field’s brick and ivy outfield wall.  Read more and view photos here.

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Cubs Score Victory with Landmarks Commission

Chicago Cubs LogoThe Chicago Cubs have taken a step toward with their plan to renovate Wrigley Field, as the city’s landmarks commission on Thursday signed off on a project that includes a second video board, outfield signs as big as 650 square feet, light standards in the outfield and seats replacing the current bullpens down the foul lines.  Read more and watch news report hereRead more here.

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Wrigley Renovations on Deck July 10, Rooftop Owners Agree Not to Sue If…

Chicago Cubs LogoThe Chicago Cubs are on the July 10 agenda for the Commission on Chicago Landmarks and expect to win approval for their revised plan to renovate Wrigley Field, including seven outfield signs — two of them video scoreboards.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.  Meanwhile, the rooftop owners have agreed not to sue if only two signs are erected.  Read more here.

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Cubs Positioning Self Against Rooftop Owners

Chicago Cubs LogoThe Chicago Cubs released a revised plan for Wrigley Field’s renovation Tuesday that calls for new signs, including some that would block the view from nearby rooftop venues, and warn that the team’s management would consider moving to another site if they are not allowed to control their ballpark.  Read more hereWatch video from Cubs chairman Tom RickettsGo to WrigleyField.com.

Wrigley Field renovation rendering, Chicago Cubs Facebook page

Wrigley Field renovation rendering, Chicago Cubs Facebook page

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Going Back to the 30s at Wrigley Field May 16-21

Chicago Cubs LogoWrigley Field will celebrate the 1930s during the next Cubs homestand, and the landmark marquee will return to its original green color with gold trim.  The festivities are part of Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary party.  Read more and watch video hereRead press release here.

Chicago Cubs Giveaways May 16-21

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Wrigley’s 100th in Pictures

Chicago Cubs LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted a photo essay of his experience attending the 100th anniversary celebration of Wrigley Field last week.  Enjoy!  Read more here.

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