Cubs ready to welcome back bleacher fans

  • Here's a look at the renovated left-field and center-field bleachers that will be open for the first time this season at Wrigley Field when the Cubs host the New York Mets Monday night.

      Here's a look at the renovated left-field and center-field bleachers that will be open for the first time this season at Wrigley Field when the Cubs host the New York Mets Monday night. BRUCE MILES | Staff Photographer

  • Construction continues on the right-field bleachers at Wrigley Field. That seating area is expected to be open by June 11.

      Construction continues on the right-field bleachers at Wrigley Field. That seating area is expected to be open by June 11. BRUCE MILES | Staff Photographer

  • The bleachers in left field and center field will be open for business tonight when the Cubs host the New York Mets at Wrigley Field. Work on the right-field bleachers should be completed by June 11.

      The bleachers in left field and center field will be open for business tonight when the Cubs host the New York Mets at Wrigley Field. Work on the right-field bleachers should be completed by June 11. BRUCE MILES | Staff Photographer

  • The bleachers in left field and center field will be open for business tonight when the Cubs host the New York Mets at Wrigley Field. Work on the right-field bleachers should be completed by June 11.

      The bleachers in left field and center field will be open for business tonight when the Cubs host the New York Mets at Wrigley Field. Work on the right-field bleachers should be completed by June 11. BRUCE MILES | Staff Photographer

  • With the bleachers in left field and center field opening tonight at Wrigley Field, work on the right-field bleachers will continue throughout May, and should be completed by June 11.

      With the bleachers in left field and center field opening tonight at Wrigley Field, work on the right-field bleachers will continue throughout May, and should be completed by June 11. BRUCE MILES | Staff Photographer

  • Here's a view of the construction at Wrigley Field looking down at the right-field bleachers area.

      Here's a view of the construction at Wrigley Field looking down at the right-field bleachers area. BRUCE MILES | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald Report
Updated 5/11/2015 2:49 PM

On their 31st game of the MLB season, the Cubs are ready for the return of their bleacher fans when they host the New York Mets at Wrigley Field tonight.

Construction has been completed on the expanded bleachers in left and center field, and fans will get their first chance to try them out at tonight's game. The right-field bleachers are scheduled to open on June 11.

 

Among the improvements to the 101-year-old ballpark, fans will notice new group spaces, improved concessions and additional space for fans to socialize and watch the game.

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