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Chicago Auto Show 112th Edition Public show runs Feb. 8-17 at McCormick Place

Automotive manufacturers, exhibitors and enthusiasts from across the globe are revving up for the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. The nations largest and best-attended auto show, held annually at McCormick Place, opens to the public Saturday, Feb. 8 and runs through ...

GM prodigy recounts his rise to the top of auto industry

At 28-years-old, Charles Muse is already a significant player at General Motors. Muse, who serves on GM's Program Engineering Management Team for Autonomous Vehicles, certainly counts as a prodigy. A graduate of Ohio State University Aerospace Engineering, Muse already has ...

“Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America” by Marcia Chatelain

Your hand is in the bag again. Those French fries you bought aren’t going to make it home, that’s for sure. You should’ve bought a double order; your burger won’t taste the same without them alongside. Sometimes, a craving hits ...

2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

The 2020 Toyota Avalon was one smooth hybrid. The sedan had surprising power, it handled effortlessly, and it had all the right creature comforts. Let’s start with the power. The car had a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that made 176 horsepower ...

Beat cabin fever with Forest Preserve sustainability or beekeeping programs

Looking for a way to beat cabin fever this winter? The Forest Preserve District of Will County is offering two programs that will get you out of the house and learning about important nature topics. Here are the two multi-installment ...

Honda’s mile per hour heats up Feb at Chicago Auto Show, all new indoor run

For the first time, Chicago Auto Show organizers have partnered with the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) to host Honda Miles Per Hour, a unique indoor run that guides participants on a 2.4-mile loop through the nation’s largest auto show. ...

Storytelling at the Gaylord Building

The first Tuesday of February is a must-do at the historic Gaylord Building in Lockport where the Free INSPIRED! live lit performs. This month. February 4th, live lit is excited to introduce a new storyteller, Steve Eberhard, the former owner ...

2020 HERO helps community forum

The 2020 Hero Helps Community Forum has been set for Friday, April 24 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville. This year’s event will highlight the work that has been done over the past ten years to ...

2019 Lexus GX

There is no way around it. The Lexus GX 460 is a throwback to the time when big, powerful, body on frame sport utilities were aspirational vehicles. During that era, it seems like the clarion call was the bigger the ...

Chicago Auto Show 4th annual “What Drives Her’ luncheon and networking

Chicago Auto Show organizers, in partnership with A Girls Guide to Cars and Women in Automotive, announced the fourth annual What Drives Her Luncheon and networking event during the show’s Media Preview on Friday, Feb. 7 at McCormick Place. Influential ...

Wintrust returns as the exclusive bank of the 2020 Chicago Auto Show

The Chicago Auto Show announced that Wintrust, a financial services company comprised of more than 150 Chicago-area community bank locations, will return as the exclusive bank of the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, which runs Feb. 8-17 at McCormick Place. With ...

Meet the Author Denise M. Baran-Unland

Meet the Author Denise M. Baran-Unland

Joliet Unity Movement scholarship

The Loretta Westbrook $1000 Scholarship application is now open. In the spirit of the late beloved board member we are asking for the following criteria:

2020 Mazda CX-30

The short story is as the automobile market continues to shift towards crossovers and sport utilities, Mazda created the CX-30 to meet a need. That’s what they told us. But the small crossover also fills out the automaker’s crossover lineup, ...

Bridal Expo 2020 at the Rialto Square Theatre

The 26th Annual Rialto Square Theatre Bridal Expo is right around the corner. This event is perfect for future brides to connect with so many amazing local vendors to help you plan the perfect wedding day.

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