April 24, 2014 |
Wrigley and the Cubs had their birthday cake, and now it's in the trash. The 400-pound Cake Boss-created birthday cake for Wrigley's centennial was a spectacle at Wednesday's celebration. Now it's apparently being hauled away to a dumpster on a forklift. A Reddit user by the name of CheweysDingleberrys (heh) posted a series of photos Thursday of the massive cake looking as sad as Cubs fans walking out of Wrigley Field yesterday. "I have the task of disposing of the 400-pound Cubs cake" he wrote as the title of the post, noting that he...
April 22, 2014 |
EAT Python Pizza Big G's Pizza 3716 N. Clark St. 773-281-2444 To commemorate the Arizona Diamondbacks' arrival at Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary, the Wrigleyville spot offers up - while supplies last - a snake meat slice ($4) featuring a python meat and chicken meatball combination, black bean base, corn salsa, salsa verde and mozzarella and chihuahua cheeses. 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Taste Of Vietnam Banh Mi & Co. 214 W. Van Buren St. 773-868-9988 Soups are the focus of this drop-in dinner featuring traditional pho,...
April 9, 2014 |
Wrigley Field is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and WGN-TV is joining the party with "Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration. " The two-hour special on the history of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs, its primary occupant, will air at 7 p.m. April 20 on WGN-TV Chicago. WGN Radio's Steve Cochran will narrate and present interviews with more than 60 people, including Hall of Famers Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins, Ron Santo, Andre Dawson, Greg Maddux and Ryne Sandberg as well as Kerry Wood, Rick Monday, Rick Sutcliffe and Derrek...
April 3, 2014 |
Cubs fans will have one fewer option for getting to the ballpark this summer. The CTA is no longer running a weekend and night shuttle from a North Side parking lot to Wrigley Field this year. The Cubs decided not to subsidize the No. 154-Wrigley Express, which traveled between DeVry University and Wrigley for a $6 round-trip ticket that included parking, the CTA said. A Cubs spokesman did not immediately respond for comment. About 50,000 rides were taken on the bus last year, up 20 percent from the year before.
March 19, 2014 |
Do you bleed blue and red and live for trips to Wrigley Field? Then the Central Lakeview Merchants Association has a deal that's right up your alley. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Friendly Confines, the group is offering free Wrigley Field tattoos (pictured) on Thursday. "It's an opportunity for die-hard Cubs fans to participate in the celebration," said Jeff Briggs, business relations manager at the CLMA. "We wanted to celebrate the cornerstone of the community.
January 24, 2014 |
Your browser does not support iframes. Let's take one minute to withhold jokes about the Cubs and actually appreciate the history of Wrigley Field. In a video produced by Major League Baseball, 100 years of Wrigley History is set to "Happy Birthday" to commemorate the start of the second century of baseball to be played in Wrigleyville this season. The video has: Harry Caray Ernie Banks' 500th home run Ron Santo ...