Construction, Cubs games challenge weekend traffic

Chicago Cubs games and continuing sewer construction on Montrose will challenge motorists this weekend.

The course of the Race to Wrigley on Saturday, April 24


The Cubs will face Houston at 12:05 PM Saturday and again on Sunday, but at 1:20 PM.

Montrose is closed in both directions except for local traffic between Ravenswood and Ashland Avenue.

Next weekend on Saturday morning will see a 5K race, the Race to Wrigley, disrupt your travel. The 5K starts at 8 AM on Addison west of Clark St, continues to Ravenswood, to Irving Park Road and will end back at Wrigley Field.

Residents vehicles will be towed from the race course starting at 5 AM. Streets should reopen by 11 AM.

The 14th Annual Ravenswood Run is scheduled to run a week from Sunday, on April 25. Similarly, cars will be towed along the race route starting at 5 AM with streets reopening to traffic about 11 AM.

The course of the Ravenswood Run on Sunday April 25

The course of the Ravenswood Run on Sunday April 25

[The story had first said the Run for Wrigley was being held Saturday April 17. We apologize for the error.]

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Patrick grew up near LaFollette Park on the West Side. He contends that the very best Italian beef sandwiches are made on the West Side and has a strange love of the flat pizza from that part of the city. Patrick led The Bulldog to win seven journalism awards in 2011, including four awards to Patrick as a solo or a team member. He is very proud of The Dog's coverage of politics and schools in the neighborhood. Patrick wrote for the Times of Northwest Indiana as a stringer covering Cook County Government, for the Chicago Tribune as a stringer on the Chicago Wolves and for ChicagoNow as a writer before starting The Dog. He wrote for four years for ChiTownDailyNews.org as a media commentator and spent about 20 years in operations at city newspapers, including nine years as owner of his own distribution company. Prior to that he spent about nine years in public relations. Patrick has a Masters degree from the University of Colorado. He attended Eastern Illinois University for undergrad and Weber High School and St. Peter Canisius grammar school. The two-flat he owns was built in 1912 and has never been featured, to his knowledge, in any major motion pictures despite having a way-cool garden. Patrick purchased the property in 1994 and "couldn't afford to buy it now." His daughter is a college student in California. He lives in the house with his wife, Jane, and two cats who often sit in on his phone interviews.

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