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Chicago Wed Sep 22 2010

Short Hops: Cubs Fan Report Partay!

  • You're A Wrigley Bleacher Bum Extraordinaire
  • You've subscribed to the Cubs Fan Report since those halcyon and oh-so-hopeful early April days. CFR founder/man about town, Andrew Hilsberg, wants to thank you for being a friend, so head over to the Newport Bar & Grill on Thursday for an evening of revelry, good cheer and "Waiting 'Til Next Year."
  • New Chicago Hockey Team: The Express
  • rolled out their logo and team name (logo: train, name: The Express) at the Sears Center in suburban Hoffman Estates. The newly christened team will be playing in the ECHL which is a AA equivalent for the pro hockey leagues. The team's debut season will begin in October of 2011.
  • Free Tattoo, Free Football Tickets
  • Those ambitious and CHICAGO%20SLAUGHTER%20LOGO%203.gifmarketing-savvy kids at the Chicago Slaughter have come up with a pretty excellentchance for you, the football-loving, tattoo enthusiast. Kidd Joe (dude has tatted up Vince Neil, Kid Rock and Jarrett Payton amongst others) is willing to give you a free Slaughter tat and then you get free season tickets from the Slaughter. Call Kidd Joe: (773) 725-2283 for details.
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