Cubs Fans Cemetery Opens…


wow! Darren Rovell reports on why Cubs fans really are diehards:

Two years ago, when Dennis Mascari went to visit his father at a cemetery, he came up with an idea: Build an area for deceased Cubs fans.

Mascari, who said he was broke at the time, made this his mission, and tomorrow his company Fans Forever will open Beyond the Vines, an internment area modeled after Wrigley Field’s centerfield wall.

“The goal was to try and take away some of the gloominess and depression from a cemetery visit,” Mascari told me.

…Mascari bought plots at the Bohemian National Cemetery on Chicago’s North side. He then built a red-brick wall modeled after the one that stands in centerfield at Wrigley Field. The structure includes a stained glass scoreboard….


April 20, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Entertainment, Music, Popular Culture. 1 comment.

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