Today’s column from CBS Chicago …
(CBS) I’ve never had much sympathy for the rooftop owners across from Wrigley Field. Even during last Cubs season, when all they had was A View to a Kill.
That’s because when you really boil it down, the rooftops’ business model is no different than someone setting up lawn chairs behind a drive-in movie theater’s back fence and then inviting people to come over to eat, drink and watch the theater’s films.
For a price, of course.
With all that said, however, I do like the rooftops and enjoy everything that they add to the ambiance and vitality of game days Wrigley Field. Wrigleyville wouldn’t be the same without them, and I don’t at all want to see the clubs wither away like so much dead ivy.
So, my hope is that the Chicago Cubs figure out a way to play ball with the rooftop owners.
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