Chicago Cub fans got some satisfaction out of the Cell last night. The lovable losers beat the White Sox 6-3 in round one of the annual Crosstown Classic. Meanwhile Chicago is Ground Zero for the NFL Lockout, as team owners meet here to plot their next move.
The first big gambling house in Chicago since the late 19th century may be the first big initiative of the Emanuel administration. But the big question remains: Will a Chicago casino have a kick-ass pool?The IL House approved a huge expansion of gaming and casinos in Illinois.
Yes. Next time I'm voting for C. Top story: It's over. It's through. John Garrido will not go with a recount in the race for 45th ward alderman. After counting absentee ballots, John Arena leads Garrido by under 30 votes. That's right. Under 30. So why not recount?
The Chicago Blackhawks will be able to defend their Stanley Cup title since barely squeaking into the playoffs thanks to Dallas’ loss on Sunday, April 10. In basketball, the Bulls locked up the No. 1 seed in the East, and Derrick Rose proved once again why he should be the league MVP.
From the White Sox twitter feed today:There was speculation in our editorial meeting (okay, I started it) about whether or not our new mayor would be like the old - choosing allegiance to one baseball team. Rahm Emanuel is a Cubs fan who spent last Friday soaking up the cold sun at Wrigley Field.
Wait, I thought runoff was what was in my yard after a rainstorm, not the MEDIA EVENT OF THE CENTURY!!!! Alderman Freddrenna Lyle lost????? Michael Chandler is back???? Smith beat Egan??????? My world is going to change foreeevvvvveerrrr!I understand that this is hyper-local news at its core.
The Chicago Cubs play their home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday afternoon. Some fans were getting an early start Friday morning.The sun wasn't even peeking over the Lake Michigan horizon, but a couple of the bars near Wrigley Field already had lines.