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NHL Winter Classic Rink Update

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I hadn't planned on stopping by Wrigley today, given that it has been puking snow all afternoon. But I had to go out for a while and my route took me past the ballpark (no, really -- I had to go that way). I didn't even bring my camera.

But when I got close to the park -- this was just before 5 pm -- I saw that the lights were on. Well, how could I resist? The first photo (from my 2.0 megapixel camera phone) was taken from my car (thus, the snow on the window), the others after I found a lucky parking space right across the street and got out. The Cub security guys (one of whom remembered that I had been there last year taking photos of the turf installation) said that the hockey workers will be working till about 6 pm each day. So tomorrow, weather permitting, I may run by there and take some more.

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Click on photos to open a larger version in a new browser window. Taken at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Tuesday, December 16, 2008, approximately 5 pm CST. All photos by Al