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Old 05-05-2013, 10:43 AM
Red Barchetta Red Barchetta is offline
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Originally Posted by DumpJerry View Post
Wrigleyville residents are afraid the Cubs will turn their quiet neighborhood into Times Square, but I'm thinking more like the Vegas Strip in terms of signage and bright lights.

What I never have understood about this argument is that the ballpark was there before the residents (unless their brownstones were handed down through family generations).

The fact that someone could buy a home a few blocks away from a major league ball park and then complain about the noise and traffic of night games is ridiculous. Sort of like buying a condo on the Vegas stip and then complaining about the lights never turning off.
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