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.
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.
Just in time for next weekend’s Chicago Auto Show, the CTA is opening its new Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station.
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.
McPier is still negotiating on a price with the general contractor.
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.
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,
Chicago will host the big event from April 30-May 2.
A location still hasn’t been chosen, but it’s between Chicago and Los Angeles.
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.
Soldier Field’s seating capacity is a challenge, but there could be adjustments made.
The McCormick Place is being floated as a potential venue to host the draft at.
Experts say a travel show taking place in Chicago right now could translate into a billion-dollar boon for Chicago.
Sometimes a little nudge is needed to recognize women’s contributions to the professions and the world.
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.
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.
A plan to charge for a taxi along Chicago’s stealth highway is picking up some City Council support, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
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.
Residents of the neighborhood near McCormick Place will hear Thursday night from Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, DePaul University and city officials on plans to build a new arena for the Blue Demons and conventions.
In any case, however, the question of who ultimately foots the bill isn’t the one I’m interested in delving into today. Rather, it’s this: Is DePaul’s new arena actually a good thing for its students?