Chicago, IL Cars


New Traffic Configuration on Weber Road to Begin Sept. 20th

On Monday (9/20), Weber Road traffic will shift into a new configuration for northbound vehicles. Southbound traffic and side road traffic will remain in the present locations. It is critical westbound traffic on side roads stop at the new stop bars. There will be another shift in traffic as drivers...

Checkeditout Brought Racing, RWB, and Classic Porsche Style to Chicago

Few car brands have as strong a following as Porsche, especially when it comes to classic models. So much so that there’s a car show exclusively devoted to air-cooled Porsches, Luftgekuhlt. However, ‘Luft’ isn’t the only event celebrating vintage or modern brand devotion. If you live in or around Chicago, there’s also Checkeditout.

Thunderous trucks: Monster Jam rolls into Rosemont

Fans of motorsports and high energy theatrics will want to be in the house at Allstate Arena this weekend. That's when Monster Jam will be presented in five shows Friday through Sunday at Rosemont's Allstate Arena. "We feel great about being back at Allstate again," said Andrew Palochko, director of...
Kankakee Daily Journal

Paddlers Association hosting safety training in Manteno

The Potawatomi Paddlers Association is hosting a safety and skills training event starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Manteno Sportmen’s Club, located at 851 N. Main St., Manteno. American Canoe Association certified trainer John Chase, of Bolingbrook, will teach the Essentials of Kayak Touring (Level 1/2) skills course,...
Streetsblog Capitol Hill

The solar-powered e-bike project SunPedal Ride makes a pit stop in Chicago

Streetsblog Chicago co-editor John Greenfield spotted a tweet from Sushil Reddy, whose handle is @SunPedal_Ride, stating that he’s traveling across the country and would be in Chicago soon. As his username suggests, Reddy is riding a bike with a solar powered electric assist. He started the Sun Pedal Ride project to raise awareness of solar energy and sustainable mobility options like e-bikes.

EV truck startup Rivian launches production in Normal

After months of delays, fine-tuning and test runs, Rivian’s first production electric truck rolled off the line and into a customer’s hands Tuesday, launching a new era of automobile manufacturing in Illinois. Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe marked the moment with a Twitter post Tuesday as workers cheered and a blue R1T truck drove off the line at the EV startup’s plant in downstate Normal. “Our team’s ...
Daily Herald

Come One, Come All to the Lake Bluff History Museum Auto Show!

What's the most iconic automobile of all time? You'd have a hard time getting car enthusiasts to agree on that, but there is one thing collectors and restorers of vintage autos do have in common: they like to talk about their four-wheel treasures. That's what makes the Lake Bluff History...

The Vintage and Award-Winning Custom Bikes of IMS Chicago 2021

Demo rides of new bikes aren’t the only things you could check out at the 2021 International Motorcycle Show in Chicago. Just like many car shows, IMS Outdoors Chicago was also a venue for displaying vintage and custom bikes. But it wasn’t just a display—the custom builders were also going head-to-head in a special contest. Given how many things there were to see and do at IMS, some might have missed the contest and the classic display. Luckily, MotorBiscuit has you covered there.

Tours of Geneva Viking ship offered Sept. 18

Saturday, Sept. 18, is the seventh of nine 2021 opportunities for the public to tour the Viking ship in Geneva, an artifact from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The public is invited. The ship is located at Good Templar Park, 528 East Side Drive in Geneva. Parking is free. Self-guided...
Journal & Topics

Rotary Sunrise Installs Bike Rack, Gears Up For Virtual Hero Hustle

Members of Glenview Rotary Sunrise will cut the ribbon on a new bike rack at Glenview Road and Harlem Avenue this Saturday, before participating in the virtual Hero Hustle with other organizations early next month. The blue bike rack, with a yellow Rotary logo and the words “Rotarians of Glenview...

Dog Licensing & Bike Registration Event

Dog licensing: All dogs calling Warrenville their home need to be licensed with the City. Resident pet owners whose dogs are unlicensed are encouraged to attend any event during September and October to purchase a license. Each event will take place in a different location throughout the city. Please bring each dog's current rabies certificate with you to satisfy the City code requirement. Fees are per license, and exact change or smallest denomination of bills is appreciated. No credit/debit cards can be accepted.