Chicago Cubs opener today!

Monday (today) is the home opener for the Chicago cubs, I know it’s still early in the season but it doesn’t look good for a world series run. Playoffs yes, series no. Much like the chagrin of every Chicago sports fan we have to suffer maybe through another half a decade of mediocrity and bull shit before there is another professional sports team winning a championship. In all seriousness when a news channel focuses on what food is being served at the old ball stadium instead of how the team plays, you know there is a problem.

Note: I said winning a championship vying or competing is another thing it’s like premature ejaculation. However the Loyola ramblers was this year’s “little engine that could” they actually energized the sports scene like no other team in the Chicago area could. In fact I forgot about how badly the Chicago Blackhawks were doing during all the sports coverage they got. Every. Single. Day.

Maybe that explains the second half too much hype, too many expectations  if we had another successful sports team to alleviate all the hype we imposed upon these young men the outcome would have been different.  Now I have to go and say ‘wait til next year’ yeah and the official season hasn’t even started.

 

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The closing of the Wrigleyville Taco Bell-Oak Park, IL blog related

Making news is the closure of the Wrigleyville taco bell, I have been there only once (seriously). The hilarious thing is how this location is being lambasted on yelp.com by other Chicago Cubs fans. Mostly due to the crappy service most people received there, and of course the food. I went there years ago and got sick off the food and never went back. Therefore the idea that this restaurant is getting such hoopla is crazy, if you are screwing up your customer’s orders then you should be closed. I believe what is making headlines is that this “iconic” location is being replaced with something totally different and better.
Having restaurants in Wrigley field already kills the need for exterior restaurants, especially crappy ones. The neighborhood is changing again bringing more traffic woes, more jobs and increases in property values (higher taxes). But Wrigleyville has always been evolving, changing, and not always the way we like, only Wrigley field has basically remained the same sans lights or extra seating. The fact that it is such a big deal, is a mystery to me, I know that in fifty years all of Wrigleyville will be entirely different from what it is today.
That may be negative or pessimistic or some shit, but realistically change is inevitable. we can do now is demand that as cubs fans what replaces this piece of shit restaurant is along the lines of the spirit of the old ballpark. Replace them with Businesses that enhance the experience for the Fan visiting the area, tourist going to the game or the residents living there. The best way we can ensure that these businesses stay in line with the cubs spirit is with our wallets, and save our tears not for this shitty taco bell but for something more important, like when the Cubs lose 😢