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  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • CD Players Make Slow Exit From New Cars

    Car CD players will soon go the way of the tape deck, according to Automotive News. Around 331,000 cars will be sold without CD players by the end of this year, says John Canali, an analyst for the research company Stratacom. Canali expects that number...
  • A history of staying cool on the go

    By Nate In the midst of the worst heat wave of the summer thus far here's a quick look at the history of automotive air conditioning, courtesy of car expert Jim MacPherson.   -The first factory-installed air conditioners were enjoyed by a handful of...
  • Restoration Porsche: Part 7

    Restoration Porsche: Part 7
    Restoration Porsche  Editor’s note: We’re pleased to bring you this update on Jim MacPherson’s Porsche restoration. Now that the body is getting painted its original Bahama Yellow, we wanted to show you pictures. If you missed the...
  • Touring The New Yankee Stadium

    Touring The New Yankee Stadium
    It's now the House that Steinbrenner (and New York taxpayers) Built, part coliseum and part baseball cathedral. It';s Yankee Stadium 2.0, built on the everlasting foundation of Gehrig and Ruth, Dimaggio, Mantle and Maris, Jeter and Rivera. Visitors line...
  • Aki Peritzis: Islamic State isn't just killing people, it's destroying a culture

    Before the world witnessed the full force of the Islamic State's brutality in the video this past week showing American journalist James Foley's murder, a different video revealed another kind of destruction the terrorist group is bent on inflicting. A...
  • Family-Friendly Exhibits

    Family-Friendly Exhibits
    STEWART NACHIMAS – WORKS ON PAPER – CAST PAPER WOODCUTS Through Aug. 23. These cast paper woodcuts reflect aspects of the artist’s life, transformed into bold, graphic images. The prints show him performing puppet shows, playing music...
  • Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs
    Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts. "We realized the markets were...
  • Luciano Perna's surprising life at Downtown Photoroom

    Luciano Perna's surprising life at Downtown Photoroom
    Luciano Perna’s nimble exhibition at Downtown Photoroom takes visitors on a whimsical trip to Naples, Italy, where he was born, and beyond — far beyond. Autobiography plays a part in the L.A. Conceptualist’s playful works, whose...
  • Should the U.S. use troops to fight the ISIS?