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Tom Ricketts Buys Rooftop Interest. Now We Know Why.

Fran Spielman, a Sun-Times political writer, lays out the facts:

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The Cubs have filed a lawsuit against Dean Bravos and Lee Gramatis, owners of the now-shuttered club at 3621 N. Sheffield, seeking to recoup $211,000 in profits that Bravos and Gramatis were supposed to share with the team last year, but never did.

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The article goes on to detail some of the big money that can be involved in the rooftop business; it may be down this year due to the Cubs’ mediocre performance, but in future years? Looks like Tom Ricketts has made himself a smart investment.