• Bring It To Our Community on April 3!

    Get in the game! It’s time to make YOUR voice heard! Gather at Jimmy D’s district for some delicious complimentary appetizers while getting the latest updates on our goal, a touchdown at Arlington Park! We’ll also have pre-written letters ready for you to sign and send to elected officials, or you can write your own!…

  • Conversation continues in Arlington Heights between community members, Chicago Bears

    The conversation continued in Arlington Heights on Monday between community members and the Chicago Bears. As the future home of the team remains up in the air, the NFL club’s top executive met with residents in the northwestern suburb.

  • Community meeting with Bears President and CEO held in Arlington Heights

    The Chicago Bears met with officials in Arlington Heights again on Monday about a possible move. The meeting involved the new Bears president and CEO Kevin Warren and was organized by Touchdown Arlington, a coalition of Arlington Heights business owners who support the Bears’ move to town.

  • ‘Strictly business’: Bears don’t seek handout but tax ‘fairness,’ Warren says in Arlington Heights

    Amid tense negotiations over tax issues in Arlington Heights and flirtations with other municipalities that could host a new stadium, Chicago Bears President and CEO Kevin Warren said Monday the NFL franchise isn’t looking to taxpayers for any “handouts” but wants “certainty and fairness.” Warren, at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre on Monday evening for…

  • Chicago Bears CEO says team needs dome-covered stadium, weighs Arlington Heights option

    While a decision on whether or not the Chicago Bears will move to Arlington Heights was not made on Monday night, the team’s CEO, Kevin Warren, says wherever they go, the plan will be to build the best stadium in sports.

  • Touchdown Arlington Statement On Reports the Bears are Considering Other Development Opportunities

    In response to news media reports that the Chicago Bears are exploring other potential sites outside of Arlington Heights for a new stadium due to stalled talks with school districts, Arlington Heights state lawmakers and other local officials, Touchdown Arlington has released the following statement: “It’s incredibly concerning to learn that political foot dragging has…

  • Interior demolition begins at Arlington Park; what does it mean for progress of Bears stadium plan?

    Demolition crews have begun tackling the first phase of tearing down Arlington International Racecourse. It is the first step toward turning that 326-acre site in Arlington Heights into the new Chicago Bears stadium. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Tuesday, the work is taking place even though the new stadium is still far…

  • House committee to hear legislation in support of Chicago Bears’ plans to move to Arlington Heights

    There’s a public hearing set for Tuesday over the Chicago Bears’ plan to relocate to Arlington Heights. A House committee will hear revised legislation in support of the team’s move. It includes a $3 admission tax to help pay off debt from renovating Soldier Field two decades ago.

  • ‘Touchdown’ group looking to help local businesses and community have win-win with Bears proposed move to Arlington Heights

    A new group backing the Chicago Bears’ proposed $5 billion mixed-use megaproject at the site of the former Arlington International Racecourse in Arlington Heights has emerged — as local and state leaders consider different pitches for funding the potential redevelopment.

  • Kaegi moves to jack up Bears’ Arlington Heights tax tab

    Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi has thrown a haymaker punch at the Chicago Bears as they ponder whether to proceed with plans to build a stadium complex in Arlington Heights, moving to raise sixfold the property tax value of the land involved even before any construction occurs.