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Wrigley Field evacuated after Cubs-Giants game

UPDATE: The bomb threat was a hoax. Following Sunday's Chicago Cubs win over the San Francisco Giants, Wrigley Field had to be evacuated due to a bomb threat at the stadium. Media members in the press box had to be evacuated and later on police confirmed it was a bomb threat: https://twitter.com/jon_greenberg/status/630512509053747200 https://twitter.com/BruceMiles2112/status/630514540111728641 https://twit ...

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Wrigley Field: Red, white and Cubbie blue festivities

Wrigley Field will be one of many venues for people in Chicago to experience an incredible fireworks display to celebrate the Fourth of July but there is something quite special about the fireworks show at the 101-year old ballpark tomorrow night. Tomorrow marks 100 years to the date that the Chicago Whales hosted a Fourth of July celebration at Wrigley Field which was then known as Weeghman Park. The festi ...

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Hot Doug’s makes its return to Wrigley Field

Chicago Cubs fans will get the chance to have Hot Doug's all season long. Ever since Hot Doug's closed its doors in Chicago last year, hot dog lovers everywhere have missed the popular restaurant, hoping for a chance to experience it again. Hot Doug's has made a few appearances in Chicago since closing but today's announcement will certainly have fans excited. The Chicago Cubs, Levy Restaurants and Hot Doug ...

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Current state of Wrigley Field renovations and what is still to come

The renovated right field bleachers at Wrigley Field officially opened on Thursday, June 11. The renovated left and center field bleachers opened last month but with the opening of the right field bleachers, the first phase of renovations for the historic ballpark are nearly complete. The bleacher renovations are just the first of four renovation phases for 101 year old Wrigley Field. The first phase includ ...

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Wrigley Field Will Host Meaningful Games Again Soon

  Stay patient, ever hoping Cub fan that's longing for a commodity competitive enough to warrant your approval. The current product at the major league level -- minus a couple of key pieces -- is definitely hard to be proud of. It's not particularly fun, either, to have limited to no success against division rivals. The recent example of Cubs debauchery came at the hands of their most hated rival, St. ...

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Arismendy Alcantara Forcing Himself to Big Leagues

Winning consistently on the North Side is not far away (presumably) and fans are getting restless. During what is now the third year of a total rebuild headed by Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, the product put on the major league field has been less than stellar to say the least. Although the Cubs are among Major League Baseball’s highest grossing markets, lately they’re being confused with clubs who are consid ...

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What Did Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer Get Themselves Into

“Lovable Losers” is a label often affiliated with Cubs lore due to the countless agonizing, unsuccessful seasons. Yet, Cubs fans everywhere continue to support a franchise that has not been involved in the game’s most glorious spectacle since 1945. What’s astounding is that an organization whose last World Series Championship came six years before the start of World War I is among the top financially succes ...

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In midst of team makeover, Wrigley’s $500M new digs finally approved by Council

The Cubs are making an array of team changes lately, and quite appropriately soon will Wrigley Field. After four years of planning under the Ricketts ownership, Chicago City Council has OK'd the multi-million dollar renovations. Approval came quickly after council's zoning committee signed off on the deal after receiving the blessing of alderman Tom Tunney. There was deliberation of the damage that might oc ...

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Why I’m Not A Fan Of A Jumbotron At Wrigley Field

    Photo Courtesy of chicago.curbed.com   As you probably know already, the Chicago City Landmark Commission has approved the Chicago Cubs plan to install a jumbotron at Wrigley Field. This is just one part of the Cubs' major renovation plans for Wrigley Field. The Chicago City Council still has to give final approval on the plan. Getting that approval will be easier said than done as 44th w ...

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Cubs release newest renderings of Wrigley Field

The renderings for a Wrigley Field renovation just keep coming in. Last night the Cubs released the newest rendering of what a Wrigley Field renovation could include. This time however the renderings showed the new triangle property in which the Cubs plan to reconstruct. Anyone who has ever been to Wrigley Field on game day has seen how crowded the concourse at Wrigley Field can be. Heck, the whole neighbor ...

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