The Associated Press
The Chicago Cubs and the city have reached a "framework" agreement for a $500 million renovation project of 99-year-old Wrigley Field. The terms of the agreement include:
-- Construction of a 6,000-square foot "videoboard" in left field and a 1,000-square foot sign in right field.
-- Increasing the number of regular-season night games from 30 to 40 per year.
-- Construction of a 175-room hotel, plaza, an office building with retail space and a health club.
-- Allowing the sale of beer to continue until the end of the 7th inning or 10:30 p.m., whichever comes first, instead of cutting off sales during the 7th inning stretch.
-- Adding 1,000 "remote" parking spots that will be free and come with shuttle service.
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