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  1. Additional Wrigley Field changes approved

    Jon Greenberg

    One year after the Commission on Chicago Landmarks approved a massive renovation of the stadium, the Cubs were back in city hall to get approval for a revised plan that would include more outfield signage.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  2. Cubs await chance to pitch Wrigley plan

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are ready to start their long-awaited Wrigley Field renovations, but they're respectfully putting the onus back on the city for approval to get started. While the Cubs introduced their new radio partner at Wrigley Field...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  3. Chicago Cubs to break ground on Wrigley Field renovation in July

    Jon Greenberg

    The Chicago Cubs will break ground in July on their long-awaited renovation to Wrigley Field, team officials told reporters on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  4. Enough talk, time to start fixing Wrigley

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts is mad as heck and he's probably, no, definitely this time, not going to take it anymore. On a video posted to the team's Wrigley Field website, Ricketts said the Cubs are going through with their $500...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  5. Jon Greenberg: Dismal Chicago Cubs beat invincible Masahiro Tanak...

    Jon Greenberg

    The dismal Chicago Cubs beat the previously invincible Masahiro Tanaka at Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  6. Soriano merits Jeter-like hoopla at Wrigley

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Derek Jeter is making his last-ever working trip to Chicago, a supersized week of games against the Cubs and the White Sox, starting Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Jeter is a Yankees legend, a future Hall of Famer and the envy of men everyw...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  7. That's not Wrigley Field: Chicago Cubs to fix mural gaffe

    Jon Greenberg

    There was no dumpster involved this time, but the Chicago Cubs found themselves involved in another viral gaffe this week when a historian noticed a Comiskey Park picture mis-identified as taking place at Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  8. Cubs go retro, paint marquee '30s-era green

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- In their eternal search for sponsorship dollars, the Chicago Cubs have done the impossible: They marketed watching paint dry. No, they haven't found a sponsor for the Cubs' offense. As part of the season-long 100th anniversary of Wr...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  9. Insight into Cubs' future business plans

    Jon Greenberg

    Earlier this week, I wrote about Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer's admission that diminished attendance over the past few seasons has hurt the baseball budget. The reason attendance is down, from 3.3 million in 2008 to 2.64 million in 2013, is bec...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  10. Cubs' new company line cause for concern

    Jon Greenberg

    General manager Jed Hoyer didn't exactly assuage the frayed nerves of Chicago Cubs fans with his radio appearance on ESPN Chicago 1000's "Waddle & Silvy Show" on Tuesday. Speaking before the second game of the lightly regarded crosstown series wi...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  11. Wrigley Field birthday cake ends up in dumpster after celebration...

    Jon Greenberg

    The Chicago Cubs just can't win. Even on their stadium's birthday.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  12. Cubs can't erase absent Sosa's impact

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- What do Sammy Sosa and I have in common? Neither of us was at Wrigley Field for the 100th birthday celebration. I was busy, but Sosa wasn't even invited. While all I do is make jokes about the Cubs, and write the occasional cloyin...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  13. Keep Wrigley as the people's park

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- The marquee, the scoreboard and "the generally uninterrupted sweep and contour of the grandstand and bleachers" aren't going anywhere. They're protected. The ivy will always grow back, a rite of summer in Chicago like street sweeping ti...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  14. Keep Wrigley Field the people's park

    Jon Greenberg

    The planned changes are needed but the Cubs have to be mindful of the evolution of Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  15. Braving early Cubs baseball -- on the cheap

    Jon Greenberg

    Welcome to the first edition of "Gettin' In," a regularly sporadic guide to getting into our city's baseball stadiums at a dirt cheap price. Of course, the cheapest way to see a Cubs or White Sox game is to go for free. Make friends with season-ti...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  16. Enjoy classic Wrigley before changes begin

    Jon Greenberg

    Cherish this moment, Cubs fans. Yes, your team stinks. No, it's not going to win more than 70-something games this year. Yes, tickets are overpriced. If you're a die-hard, you'll be glued to Twitter feeds and and any morsel of news you...

    Blog | April 04, 2014