Archive for the ‘Chicago’ Category

Movie Night at Wrigley Field

“Groupon Presents… Movie Night at Wrigley Field” on Saturday, October 1, 2011 (October 2, in the event of inclement weather). Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the evening’s movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available from Groupon. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Groupon and Wrigley Field […]

September 20, 2011  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: announcement, Chicago, event, Wrigley Field  One Comment

Chicago Bears Champion Gear

Get your Bears on!  Chicago Bears 2010 Division Champion …on the road to Dallas! NFL Greatest Rivalries: Bears Defeat Packers DVD Update your Bears wear from Amazon New Bears items from Wrigleyville Sports Bears vs Packers NFC Championship Game Tickets: Gold Coast Tickets  |  Ticket Network  |  Tickets Now . Get in on the action with […]

January 21, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Chicago  One Comment

Day Two of 2011 Cubs Convention in Tweets

ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  Dave Kingman is hangin’ at Kitty O’Shea’s, watching football. #CubsCon ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  It’s melt down time for the kids! Parents, get those kids fed & to bed! #CubsCon ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  Carlos Pena is talking World Series. Not a bad thing. #CubsCon ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  Koyie Hill still signing autographs, 30mins after his appearance. Good […]

January 16, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Chicago, event, feature, live report, manager, Mike Quade, Team Ownership  One Comment

Welcome to the Hilton Chicago

Arriving at the Cubs Convention, I was pleased with how smooth parking and hotel check-in went at the Hilton Chicago. There are Cubs signs and fans everywhere and the staff is wearing Cubs logo “Hilton Staff” t-shirts. There is definately a nice vibe developing here. I was greeted in my room with a copy of […]

January 14, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Chicago, event, live report, observations  One Comment

Reporting live from the Cubs Convention

Beginning tomorrow and running through Sunday is the 26th annual Cubs Fan Convention at the Hilton & Towers on South Michigan Avenue in the great city of Chicago. After 25 consecutive years of waffling on whether or not to attend my first Cubs Convention, I’ve finally decided to grab my camera and go this year. […]

January 13, 2011  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, event, feature, live report, news, observations  One Comment

Ron Santo and Kerry Wood’s 20-K game

The celebration of the life of Ron Santo has been wall to wall on WGN radio. It’s been really great to hear all the stories (some for the first time) and to hear tons of audio replays from the Pat & Ron Show (aka Cubs baseball radio broadcasts). Today WGN replayed the Kerry Wood 20-strikeout […]

December 4, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, game of baseball, observations, oldschool, players, the media  One Comment

DMB live at Wrigley Field

It’s concert time at Wrigley Field once again. Tonight and tomorrow feature the Dave Matthews Band with Jason Mraz live at the friendly confines. Here are some show tips for your enjoyment… Getting there: Buy parking in advance from ParkForWrigley Getting there: Go in style in round trip luxury with LimoStars Pre-Show: Get there early […]

September 17, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, Wrigley Field  2 Comments

Andre Dawson day at Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs will honor the latest inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame, former Cub Andre Dawson before Monday’s (8/30/2010) game against the Pirates. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley will declare Monday “Andre Dawson Day” in the city, despite his status of being a devoted Sox fan. The Cubs will present a ‘gift’ the […]

August 26, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: announcement, awards, Chicago, game day, news, oldschool, players, Wrigley Field  One Comment

Happier times at Wrigley Field

I made this video with great optimism at the beginning of this season. 2010 has turned out to be a downer for us Cub fans for sure. By any measure this season has been a grave disappointment for fans of the Northsiders. I think maybe the Blackhawks success may have even contributed to the lofty […]

July 27, 2010  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, game day, photo of the day, players, tradition, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Dave Matthews Band in Concert at Wrigley Field

Historic Wrigley Field will host select concerts again this year. On September 17 & 18, 2010, the Wrigley Field Concert Series presents the Dave Matthews Band with Jason Mraz in concert. I saw one of the Billy Joel–Elton John shows at Wrigley last summer and would say it was a real experience. In a way, it […]

July 14, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, Wrigley Field  5 Comments