November 15, 2021

Wrigleyville Businesses Ready For Friday Reopening – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — We are now only hours away from the reopening of Chicago and the state of Illinois.

Phase 5 officially starts Friday – which means no limits anywhere.

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CBS 2’s Brandon Merano reports from Wrigleyville where the neighborhood is gearing up for a huge day Friday.

It’s an unofficial holiday for Chicago.

“It seems like everybody is gearing up for it to be something like that, and we’re certainly gearing up for it too,” said Roost owner Joe Scroggs.

As Illinois plans to fully re-open Friday, more than 41,000 fans will flock to Wrigley to watch the Cubs take on the Cardinals.

“Looks like it’s going to be a great fun weekend,” Scroggs said. “Weather is great, there’s going to be a lot of people and it’s going to feel like the old world I guess.”


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