After the Cubs and the City of Chicago announced a deal to renovate Wrigley Field, eyes quickly turned to see the reaction of the Wrigleyville Rooftops Association, which did not have a voice in the negotiations and has a 20-year contract with the team that could be affected by the renovation.
Beth Murphy, owner of Murphy’s Bleachers and spokesperson for the Wrigleyville Rooftops Association, has a message for anyone who thinks the rooftop owners are leaching off the Cubs’ product.
There was no joy in Wrigleyville on Wednesday night.
No face to face talks between City officials and the Cubs today. And still no deal on Wrigley renovations and Community development.
Oh, poor Tom Ricketts. All he wants to do his fix his broken toy and the big bad politicians of Chicago won’t let him.
When the final out was recorded in the Cubs loss to the Brewers in Monday’s home opener, the city of Chicago was still waiting.
The Cubs and the city of Chicago are in the process of finalizing a deal for the renovation of Wrigley Field.
Like it or not, the Wrigleyville Rooftops Association has every right to protest the Cubs’ new renovation plan.
It’s neither a secret, nor a surprise the Cubs are in a massive rebuilding process never before seen to this extent on the North Side
Though the team hasn’t won a World Series in over a century, the Cubs have been listed as the most profitable team in all of baseball, according to Forbes’ annual report.
Some people might think that by leaving Wrigley Field for suburbia the Cubs could finally kill their curse. I think it’s more likely that they’d kill the goose that laid the golden egg.
Rosemont mayor Brad Stephens has an idea – a bold one.
Our friends at ChicagoSide may have found Tom Ricketts’ Doppelgänger.
ubs owner Tom Ricketts would make an excellent politician because he can talk a long time without saying much. That was the case Sunday when Ricketts met the media and pretty much brushed away all questions regarding a deal with both the city and the neighborhood involving Wrigley Field.
The Chicago Cubs and Northwestern University announced what they are calling an “innovative, multi-year event and reciprocal marketing partnership” Tuesday that will include five Wildcats football games at Wrigley Field.
When Theo Epstein took over as Cubs president of baseball operations in October of 2011, he had a very clear goal: to build an organization that enjoyed sustained success.
In an attempt to solve the dispute between the Cubs and the Wrigleyville rooftop owners, the two sides met at Wrigley Field on Monday afternoon.
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Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he like some parts of the Chicago Cubs plans to refurbish Wrigley Field, but he’s not ready to give his blessing to a deal just yet.