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  • Where To Find the Concept Cars at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

     
    Some of the most exciting, intriguing and unique vehicles you'll see at auto shows are, without a doubt, concept cars. However, automakers aren't churning out the wild concepts of old much these days, and you'll have to look hard to......
  • What You Can't Miss at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

     
    First, let's start off with what won't be missed ??? those not coming to town for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show get to skip Chicago's latest bout of wet-blanket weather, a seemingly endless merry-go-round of heavy snow and subzero temps.......
  • 2014 Chicago Auto Show What You Missed: Day One

     
    We're live from the Windy (and frozen) City for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show where dozens of exciting new vehicles filled McCormick Place. Debuts included the newest generation of the Subaru Legacy midsize sedan and the unveiling of Toyota's new......
  • 2010 report on selective-enrollment abuse at CPS

     
    Parents were concerned for years about shenanigans in the admissions process for Chicago Public Schools' selective-enrollment (test-in) high schools. Our March 23, 2010 story "How VIPs lobbied schools; Duncan's office tracked politicians and others who...
  • 2014 Chicago Auto Show: What to Expect

     
    Whether the "Windy City" moniker comes from the bluster of our 19th century windbag politicians or that of our frequently frigid lakeshore breezes, here in Cars.com's home city of Chicago we're known for being boastful about everything from our big......
  • U.S. Taekwondo Academy athletes headed to nationals

    Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air have qualified to compete at the 2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago July 3-9 at McCormick Place. This is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which Taekwondo...
  • Michelle Williams in the cast of 'Fela!'

    Michelle Williams in the cast of 'Fela!'
    The Chicago area's own Michelle Williams has joined the national tour of "Fela!" that's coming to town Feb. 19-23. Williams, the Grammy winner and former Destiny’s Child, will play Sandra Isadore, show producers Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter,...
  • Show your skills for 'America's Got Talent'

    Show your skills for 'America's Got Talent'
    In its seventh season, "America's Got Talent" went to the dogs, literally, when Olate Dogs, the dog act led by Richard Olate and his son Nicholas, won the competition. That pretty much shows you that any act has a chance in NBC's competition series. So...
  • Printers Row exclusive: 2013 C2E2 poster revealed

    Printers Row exclusive: 2013 C2E2 poster revealed
    Superman flies across the Chicago skyline in this year's Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo poster. The artist is Tony Daniel, a Chicagoan. "I really wanted to showcase that famous skyline as much as the hero, " said Daniel, who recently joined the...
  • 'Fela!' returns to Chicago; Arie Crown returns as tour venue

    'Fela!' returns to Chicago; Arie Crown returns as tour venue
    "Fela!," the Broadway musical about the Nigerian Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti, is returning to Chicago for a week in February. Yet more surprisingly, the Arie Crown Theater, which has been on ice of late, once again has a Broadway-style show within the...
  • South Shore Drill Team chosen for inaugural parade

    South Shore Drill Team chosen for inaugural parade
    WASHINGTON — The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for┬áPresident Barack Obama, inauguration officials said today. The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced....