More than 100 people who live near Wrigley Field attended a meeting Tuesday night out of concerns about the Chicago Cubs’ proposal to create a giant patio outside Wrigley Field where alcohol would be served. Read more here. Watch background news report here. View renderings here.
On April 26th 1941 at Wrigley Field, Ray Nelson played the first strains of organ music ever heard at a Major League baseball game. Read more here.
An appeals court in Chicago says a one-man publisher can sell his baseball magazine on a sidewalk just outside Wrigley Field after all. Read more here.
The new video board at Wrigley Field made its debut in Sunday night’s opening game against the St. Louis Cardinals, bringing high-tech to the Friendly Confines without the disruptive jolt feared by baseball traditionalists — at least according to one architecture critic. Read more and view photos here. View pre-game Facebook photo here.
Touring to promote an album that delves into the roots of US music, the Foo Fighters will play some of the country’s most historic baseball stadiums starting next year, including Fenway Park and Wrigley Field. Read more here. Watch the trailer for the HBO Original Series, Foo Fighters Sonic Highways, which premiered on October 17.
Wrigley Field will never be the same again. After months of negotiation and legal challenges, the Chicago Cubs are set to begin the $575 million renovation of the Friendly Confines. Read more here. Watch news report here.
Owners 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