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Sportsbook Ordinance Set For Discussion As Teams Jockey For Early Gambling Revenue

The proposal would allow fans to place bets at Wrigley Field, Guaranteed Rate Field, Soldier Field, the United Center and Wintrust Arena.


Wrigley Field Sportsbook Gets Key City Approval, Bringing Cubs One Step Closer To On-Site Gambling

The two-story addition to Wrigley Field housing the sportsbook would be built on Sheffield Avenue and Addison Street.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Chicago Cubs Release Pride-Themed Clothing Collection Designed By Local Queer Artist Sam Kirk

Sam Kirk designed the shirts and bucket hats by imagining what a Pride-themed evening at Wrigley Field would look like.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Friday’s Expanded Capacity At Wrigley Field Means 25,000 Can Hear New, History-Making PA Announcer

Jeremiah Paprocki, 21, is the youngest and first Black PA announcer for the Chicago Cubs. "I've always dreamed of getting this job ... but now to actually have it is unbelievable."

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Chicago Cubs Get One-Time OK For Weekend Night Game Next Month

Night weekend games at Wrigley typically are banned, but the City Council approved an exception to give the team more rest before the June 18 game against Miami.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Wrigley Field Is 20 Percent Back: Fans Return After A Year To Drink Beer, Watch Cubs, Boo The Mayor

The sunny but brisk Home Opener featured masks, a fraction of the seating, relieved fans and a rather quiet Wrigleyville.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Here’s How You Can Celebrate Cubs Opening Day While Supporting Local Businesses

Local businesses are welcoming back Cubs fans to Lakeview with Opening Day-themed deals.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Opening Day At Wrigley Field Will Look Very Different This Week — But Fans Will Finally Return

Enhancements to the ballpark include self-service ticket check-ins, faster security scanners and an app to order concessions from fans' seats.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Could Silver Shovel Site Become Cubs Youth Baseball Center Or Cold Storage? West Siders Can Weigh In On Plans To Revamp Former Dumping Ground

The prominent patch of vacant land was once home to an illegal dumping ground that caused health problems in the community for decades. Now, residents can choose what they want the site to become.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Run Your Sox Off And Race To Wrigley 5Ks Will Be Virtual This Year — But You Can Still Get A Medal

You can run a 5K, 10K or just walk in your neighborhood for a good cause in the months ahead. Proceeds will benefit White Sox and Chicago Cubs charities.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Jason Heyward Of Cubs Gives $100,000 To UChicago Medicine For Coronavirus Tracing, Health Care Workers

Half of the money will fund COVID-19 contact tracing on the South Side.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

A Frustrated Cubs Fan Once Wrote To Other Teams To Offer His Allegiance. Their Responses Are Hilarious.

After lifelong Cubs fan Don Costello died last week, his son unearthed 1981 letters from MLB teams rejecting his offer to come to their team as a "free-agent fan."

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

How A Boring Cubs World Series Game In Chicago Turned The ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Into A Sports Game Staple

The national anthem was around before the 1918 World Series, but the crowd's response in Chicago during that game made it what it is today, experts say.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park