Judge rules against Wrigley Stadium rooftop business owners – Philly.com
Judge rules against Wrigley Stadium rooftop business ownersPhilly.comDuring a hearing on Wednesday, lawyers for two of the rooftop businesses said the Cubs' plans violate federal antitrust law and a revenue-sharing agreement the team signed with the rooftop owners. The businesses said a federal lawsuit they filed …and more »
Some Rooftop Owners Seek Temporary Restraining Order Against Cubs For Video Boards (Mid West Sports Fan)
Oh, boy. Here we go again.
The amount of time we have to spend here talking about legal issues is almost mind-boggling. Here we are, 52 days until Opening Night with construction on the new Wrigley Field bleachers and video boards well under way, and late Thursday, some Wrigleyville rooftop owners are seeking to stop construction:
> The owners, led by Edward McCarthy, run the businesses at Lakeview Baseball Club, at 3633 N. Sheffield Ave., and Skybox at Sheffield, at 3627 N. Sheffield Ave. They filed a federal lawsuit last month against the Cubs, accusing the team of anti-competitive behavior and violating the terms of a 20-year contract that granted rooftop owners the right to sell tickets to games.
> They are seeking a temporary restraining order to halt installation because they say their businesses will be destroyed before the case goes to trial.
> "Simply put, without views into Wrigley Field there is no rooftop business — a fact that the Cubs organization has frequently pointed out while trying to strong-arm the plaintiffs and others into selling out," the suit said.
So these are the same people who …
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