CHICAGO — Security is being increased and new parking restrictions around Wrigley Field are in place for Game 7 tonight.
Even though the World Series will be 300 miles away in Cleveland, the city knows a spontaneous, huge crowd may still gather in the streets of Wrigleyville.
The same parking restrictions will remain in effect around Wrigley Field, and tow trucks will be making extra rounds to keeps the streets clear.
Parking restrictions through Friday, November 4 at 4 am:
- Clark – School/ Aldine to Irving Park (Both Sides)
- Sheffield – Roscoe to Irving Park (Both Sides)
- Addison – Halsted to Southport (Both Sides)
- Addison – Southport to Ashland (North Side)
- Racine – Roscoe to Grace/ Clark (Both Sides)**
- Patterson, Waveland, Eddy, Cornelia & Newport – Racine to Clark (Both Sides)
- Clifton, Seminary and Kenmore – Waveland to Grace (Both Sides)
- Seminary – Newport to Eddy (Both Sides)
- Irving Park – Clark to Seminary (Both Sides)
- Inner Lake Shore – Belmont to Addison (East Side)
- Grace and Waveland – Clark to Wilton (Both Sides)
Residents have been warned to carry ID’s at all times to show proof of residency. Street closures are likely and police could institute additional closures tonight as needed.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers will be out and ready to control the crowds that could top the 300,000 people that packed in to celebrate the Cubs clinching the NLCS.
Residents are advised that the selling of parking spots are not allowed today — and you may face a fine of $1500.
Wrigley Field will be closed to fans despite the big demand for a watch party.