McCormick Place

The group demonstrated outside McCormick Place, which where the Natiional Restaurant Association show is taking place. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Small Group Of Workers Demonstrate Outside Restaurant Association Show

The demonstrators say the National Restaurant Association has been lobbying for years to thwart their efforts to organize and press for higher pay and benefits.

05/18/2015

Sarah, Duchess of York, takes a picture with a fan at the Housewares Show at McCormick Place. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Duchess Of York Among Promoters At McCormick Place Housewares Show

More than 20,000 buyers are in Chicago for the 2015 International Home and Housewares Show at McCormick Place.

03/08/2015

Chicago Hosts Annual Auto Show

Chicago Auto Show: It’s Not Just For Guys Anymore

You might be surprised to learn who will be attending the Chicago Auto Show, which opens Saturday and runs through Feb. 22. If you’re thinking men and boys, and grease monkeys with tool chests, Auto Show CEO Dave Sloan says last year’s research says otherwise.

02/13/2015

The new Cermak-McCormick Place stop on the Green Line officially opened on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. (Credit: Mayor's Office)

CTA Opens Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station

The Cermak-McCormick Place station was scheduled to open for service at 5 a.m. at 12 E. Cermak Rd. The new station provides access to McCormick Place, Motor Row and other destinations on the Near South Side, according to the CTA.

02/09/2015

A CTA train. (CBS)

New Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station Opens Sunday

Just in time for next weekend’s Chicago Auto Show, the CTA is opening its new Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station.

02/07/2015

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Guide To The 2015 Chicago Auto Show

The nation’s largest auto show will be held from from February 14 to 22 at McCormick Place. Don’t miss out on any of the revved-up action.

01/26/2015

A rendering of DePaul's proposed arena.

Report: Cost Could Soar About 75% For DePaul’s New Arena

McPier is still negotiating on a price with the general contractor.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Using 29 automated dollies, crews will move the 762-ton Harriet F. Rees House from 2110 S. Prairie Av. to 2017 S. Prairie Av. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Historic Rees House Begins Two-Day Move In South Loop

A late 19th century home on Prairie Avenue has begun its two-day move to a new lot a block north, to make way for the new DePaul University basketball arena just north of McCormick Place.

11/11/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Beaten, Critically Injured At Bears Tailgate Party

The 57-year-old was at a tailgate before the game a few minutes before 11 a.m. Sunday in Section 1E of the McCormick Place parking lot when he got into an argument that turned physical, police said. The man was discovered “incapacitated” near his SUV with blunt trauma to the head and face,

10/21/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Elsa/Getty Images)

2015 NFL Draft To Be Held In Chicago

Chicago will host the big event from April 30-May 2.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: 2015 NFL Draft Scheduled For April 30-May 2

A location still hasn’t been chosen, but it’s between Chicago and Los Angeles.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

Crews moved the two-story coach house at the historic Harriet F. Rees House about a block north to make way for redevelopment plans at McCormick Place. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Historic South Loop House Moving To Make Way For McCormick Redevelopment

House movers made quick work of hauling a historic coach house down the street Wednesday morning in a neighborhood where Chicago’s movers and shakers lived 100 years ago.

10/01/2014

Bears chairman George McCaskey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

McCaskey: Never Say Never To A Chicago Super Bowl

Soldier Field’s seating capacity is a challenge, but there could be adjustments made.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at the 2014 NFL Draft. (Getty Images)

Report: Chicago The Favorite To Host 2015 NFL Draft

The McCormick Place is being floated as a potential venue to host the draft at.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Chicago Skyline. (credit: Thinkstock.com)

Tourism Revenue, Reputation At Stake As Travel Professionals Converge On Chicago

Experts say a travel show taking place in Chicago right now could translate into a billion-dollar boon for Chicago.

04/07/2014

(Credit: bailiwickchicago.com)

Best Chicago Places To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2014

Sometimes a little nudge is needed to recognize women’s contributions to the professions and the world.

03/03/2014

East view of plans for two new hotels and a 10,000-seat arena near McCormick Place. (Source: City of Chicago)

Protesters Confront DePaul President Over Taxpayer Money For Proposed Arena

Dennis Holtschneider said the city should address the controversy and that DePaul’s $70 million contribution will come from private fundraising and sales of game-day tickets.

10/22/2013

The McCormick Place convention center complex. (Credit: CBS)

Unions Helping Chicago Land New Trade Shows, Conventions

Mayor Emanuel says Chicago is getting more convention and trade show business largely because of unprecedented cooperation with the local labor unions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

10/02/2013

Taxi

Alderman Proposes Opening Up Little-Used Access Road To Taxis For A Charge

A plan to charge for a taxi along Chicago’s stealth highway is picking up some City Council support, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

07/23/2013

A DePaul University basketball jersey. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Where Is The Way To Wisdom In DePaul’s New Basketball Arena?

For the sake of a staggering basketball program and lining some already stuffed pockets, the end game is many people—kids mostly—not being shown the way to wisdom.

670 The Score–07/10/2013

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