Strike Deal for Wrigley Renovation
After months of political posturing, the Cubs announced they had with the city to renovate Wrigley Field and add a hotel across the street from the park on Clark Street. The $500 million plan includes a 5,000-square-foot video board in left field, expanded bleachers, 40 night games, and more.
Photo: Rendering of what the new left-field videoboard could
look like. (Graphic/Cubs)
Brown Elephant in Lakeview is a Thrift Store with a
The Brown Elephant, located in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood in Lakeview and in Oak Park, is a resale shop and has sold more than 740,000 items yearly, and all the profits goes to charity.
Photo: The jewelry section of The Brown Elephant in Lakeview.
Slam Poetry a Blue-Collar Chicago Movement at North Side Club
Most days and nights, the Green Mill Lounge in the Uptown neighborhood is full of bar patrons and concert-goers listening to everything from swing to jump jazz. But on Sundays, the one-time prohibition bar is transformed into the Uptown Poetry Slam, a collection of poets, musicians and other creatives.