Chicago Sun-Times
The scoop from Washington

Chicago's Lipinski, Green Bay Ribble make Bears, Packers bet

| No Comments

WASHINGTON--With the Bears and Packers facing each other on Sunday, Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) placed a friendly wager with Rep Reid Ribble (R-Wisc.) who represents Green Bay.

If the Bears win, Ribble will wear a Bears tie for a day in Washington and deliver some special Wisconsin treats to Lipinski's office: bratwursts from Maplewood Meats in Green Bay and fried cheese curds from Scray's Cheese in De Pere.

If the Packers win, Lipinski will wear a Packers tie and send Ribble pizza from the Home Run Inn, the famous Southwest Side pizzeria.

Leave a comment

Get the Sweet widget

More widgets


Lynn Sweet

Lynn Sweet is a columnist and the Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Stay in touch

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Lynn Sweet published on January 20, 2011 5:04 PM.

Emanuel raises $10.6 million for Chicago mayoral on top of $1.1 million on hand at start was the previous entry in this blog.

Biggert and Gutierrez to sit together at SOTU: "A tribute to Giffords" is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.