Tag: Cubs fans 2016

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A family of fans

 “I grew up about four miles from Wrigley Field, listened to Harry on the radio all the time and have been going to games since I was a little kid,” says Christy Rickabaugh, of Homewood.  “My best friend from childhood has season tickets. We have been watching and going to games together since[Read More…]

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Born a Cubs fan

 Gloria Namroud, who grew up a couple of blocks north of Wrigley Field, says she was born a Cubs fan. “Our mom and dad, who are alive and in their 80s,are diehard Cubs fans,” says Gloria, of Homewood.  “We are blessed to share this historic moment with them.” “My brothers and other kids in the neighborhood used to run[Read More…]

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The biggest (little) Cubs fan

  Jodi Klyn of Homewood says her daughter Elliott is the “biggest (little) Cubs fan” in the Homewood-Flossmoor area. “She is 4 years old but obsessed with her Cubbies,” Jodi says. “Her favorite player is Anthony Rizzo. For her fourth birthday she wanted a Cubs cake and all things Cubs for her gifts. Elliott knows[Read More…]

Fall events


  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.


  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.



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