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 😢
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From Oak Park, IL to the Chicago Cubs World Series parade downtown

Damn I was downtown, at the Cubs parade I could not get any pictures though, because I was packed in with another 5 million people (Cubs fans) and soon as the double deckers came around it was like a wave of people crushing down on my ass! It was worse than the Blackhawks parades, which I left work to go see, yeah I straight told the boss and he was like “hell yeah” and I got some pictures from that but this Cubs parade? No way honey! I realized that I also could not leave my spot otherwise I would not have seen the players and the other people around me would have definitely took it! So I did not drink anything, I was so dehydrated!

Anyway like I have said beforehand there is nothing going on in Oak Park, IL with any Chicagoland sports teams, nothing, absolutely nothing. No honors, no special events, just eh, I mean they will spend 40 million on a pool that their high school swim team can only use, but other than that, it is just dry a stale sliced white bread.

<> on November 2, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

But how about those Cubbies? After 71 years of last going to the World Series, after 108 years of last winning a World Series, then staging a comeback after being down 3-1 in the series, then blowing that lead in Game 7, man it was a story for Hollywood! I really enjoyed going downtown and talking with the other fans and hearing how long they were fans, their experiences with family when going to games. It was truly a fun experience talking and cheering with the fans seeing the players go by. Then I had to go home and damn it was crazy you would think Rahm would have gotten his shit together and worked this out, the CTA Lines (trains) and platforms were too damn crowded. Union Station was crazy people were everywhere I tried to take the Metra home but I thought twice and took the cramped blue line, with again tons of Cubs fan.

It was a great experience even though it was chaotic and disorganized (i.e.: muddy fields of Grant Park) it was a real “high” and tons of fun it was great that people were able to come together and have a peaceful celebration. Of course, the downer was coming back to Oak Park, IL. What is the best way I can illustrate how the change of energy, the change of emotion from coming from the Cubbies World Series parade back to Oak Park, IL? Oh, it is like drinking, dancing with a bunch of great friends at a club/bar and then having some random stranger come up to you and punch you hard as they can in the gut and then they stand over you saying you deserve it. Yeah, it was a real buzzkill, to the rest of the Cub fans I hope to do this again NEXT year! YEAH!!!!! Wooooooooooooo

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