Live from Hijinxx in Wrigleyville, it's The Morning Shift!

Live from Hijinxx in Wrigleyville, it's The Morning Shift!
Live from Hijinxx in Wrigleyville, it's The Morning Shift!

Live from Hijinxx in Wrigleyville, it's The Morning Shift!

They're called "remotes", and they're a staple in the diet of commercial radio stations around the world. The premise is pretty simple: a station's host or DJ appears live at a bar, or restaurant, or a car dealership or a you-fill-in-the-blank. They create an event by drawing a large rowdy crowd with drink specials or giveaways. For April Fools day, we created a classic "Opening Day at the Ballpark" remote at a fictitious Wrigleyville bar (with an actual website http://hijinxxgrill.weebly.com/) filled with fictitious patrons. A good time was had by all, and the Cubs will officially open their season at home next week. Please enjoy in the spirit it was intended.