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The 3@3: Wrigley Field renovations, the literary review surge and creepy apps

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In today's 3@3, Jenni Spinner and the Chicago Reader's Tal Rosenberg join Steve Edwards to talk about three stories of interest in the Chicago area.

Steve Edwards: The "Girls Around Me" app has raised the game in terms of the GPS, API creep factor. What is next? And what can (or shouldn’t) be done about the onslaught of creepy location-based apps.

Jenni Spinner: The renovation work is underway for Wrigley Field and tomorrow, fans will be able to see some aesthetic changes. But is the ballpark in good shape? What has changed? Is it worth renovating? When is it time to forget about nostalgia and start thinking about what’s next for a baseball stadium in Chicago?

Tal Rosenberg: The Chicago Reader's Mike Miner wrote today about the new "Printer's Row" literary review section in the Chicago Tribune. What is the reasons behind the surging trend of literary reviews in Chicago?

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