“Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd…” It might seem like its been forever since Chicago Cubs fans have heard that song live and although the local weather is still on the chilly side, spring has sprung and that means it’s time for baseball! Opening day at Wrigley Field on Chicago’s Northside is nothing short of magical, and if you buy Chicago real estate near the ballpark, you can experience that magic up close and personal every year.
On Monday, April 13th, fans of the will be flocking to Wrigley Field in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood for the Cubs home opener vs. the Colorado Rockies at 1:20pm. The stadium and the entire Wrigleyville neighborhood will come alive again when it is packed with fans after the freezing cold winter months. Fans will be cheering, drinking frosty beverages, snacking on Chicago style hot dogs, and hoping against hope that this year will be the year that the Cubs make it all the way.
On a Chicago Cubs game day, the area around the stadium also seems to come to life. People are enjoying the game in the stadium while those who weren’t lucky enough to snag tickets head to the surrounding bars and restaurants to watch the game on the TV. The bars and restaurants are buzzing with pumped-up fans inside and out on the rooftops and patios, making it one of the most exciting places to live in Chicago.
If you’re in the market for a Chicago condo or other Chicago real estate, you’re probably tempted to see what living in Wrigleyville is all about, especially if you are a baseball fan. This neighborhood is classic Chicago, and it always has an amazing, welcoming vibe, especially when the Cubs are playing.