For legacy Wrigleyville stores, change is good

By Jake Meister Medill Reports Upscale new commercial venues and stalwart old ones are making Chicago’s Wrigleyville neighborhood a year-round destination even when the Cubs’ season ends at Wrigley Field. Whether it’s the slew of swanky new bars and restaurants such as Happy Camper Pizza on Clark Street or the bright lights that populate Gallagher […]

Orland Park Teen Wants Everyone to Play Baseball

By Nick Mantas Medill Reports Orland Park has a special resident who thinks beyond himself when it comes to improving his community. Sixteen-year-old Zachary Stack is on a mission to building a handicap accessible baseball field. After hearing about a Challengers Field in nearby Tinley Park, IL he asked why his town of Orland Park, […]

ParkWhiz finds Cubs fans better parking on opening day

By Nick Mantas Medill Reports When heading to a Chicago Cubs home game, you might want to check to see if you’ll have a place to park before you leave. Too often fans make the mistake of waiting until they arrive in Wrigleyville to shop around the available parking. With limited parking spots and prices […]

The World Series champs now reside on Clark and Addison, but what’s next?

Pitcher Jose Rosario signs autographs

By Astasia Williams When the clock struck noon Friday, the madness and celebration began. Lines are cluttered with ecstatic fans dressed in their favorite Cubs players’ jerseys and other team merchandise. People are waiting and talking with other fans, taking photos, and reading books to pass the time until check-in begins at the Sheraton Grand […]

Rep. Mike Quigley calls for Wrigleyville street closures


By Caroline Kenny Due to national security concerns worldwide, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) is proposing the City of Chicago close Clark and Addison streets during all Chicago Cubs games this baseball season. Quigley, who sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, brought up the concept when discussing the Paris and Brussels terror attacks […]