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Car Dealership COVID-19 Status
Governor Pritzker has issued a “stay-at-home order” for Illinois, meaning that all citizens should stay home unless an “essential reason” dictates they must leave. This has resulted in many individuals working from home, many businesses closing, and many, unfortunately, losing their jobs.
With these unprecedented circumstances, some are unsure about what qualifies as “essential” and what doesn’t. Cars are essential, right? So are car dealerships and service centers still open during this COVID-19 quarantine period in Illinois?(more…)
Most people, when buying a new vehicle, trade-in their old one. This helps them get some credit based on the value of the old ride that they can then put towards the price of a new.
But as we know all too well, the government likes to take a cut of any transactions that occur, especially if those transactions are in the multi-thousands of dollars. Is there a tax on vehicle trade-ins in Illinois? (more…)
Looking for something fun to do this Father’s Day? Whether you’re interested in events for the whole family, or just looking to spend some quality time with dad, there are plenty of opportunities throughout Chicago. With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, June 16, here are some of the local events going on! (more…)
EV Charging Stations near Chicago, IL
As the auto industry continues to make strides towards becoming greener, and the electric vehicle segment grows, many drivers are making the switch from traditional gasoline engines to plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. Of course, one of the big concerns of owning an electrically charged vehicle is figuring out where you can charge it. (more…)
Mother’s Day Brunch in Chicago
This Mother’s Day, make reservations to take your mother or wife out for a high-class brunch in Chicago. With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, March 12, be sure to get those reservations in now! (more…)
2019 Chicago St. Patrick Day Parade Event Details
Chicago knows how to do St. Patrick’s Day. With countless Irish pubs and restaurants, there’s no shortage of things to do this weekend for St. Patrick’s Day! One event you won’t want to miss is the Chicago Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, held every year along the Chicago River! (more…)
Displays at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is back at McCormick Place and as one of the largest auto shows in North America, it’s no surprise that people from all over the country come to check out the new cars and concepts being released. We’ll highlight the brands that make up the Continental Motors Group so you can know what to expect on our lots in the coming year. (more…)
Christmas Tree Farms near Countryside, IL
The biggest staple of the Christmas season and a must-have for most homes is the Christmas tree. While artificial trees are cheaper and easier to get, most would argue that the looks and smell of a real Christmas tree are well-worth the effort and money. If you’re looking to get a real Christmas tree in the Chicago area, be sure to check out these local tree farms.
2018 Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade Information
Known throughout the Midwest for its incredible displays, floats, and more the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade is a staple of many Chicagoans holiday season. If you’re interested in watching or going to the 2018 Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade, we have details and information for you here. (more…)
Camping Locations in Cook County, IL
Here in Cook County, we have the best of both worlds. We’re close enough to Chicago that we can enjoy the excitement of the city life, but not so close that we can’t enjoy the great outdoors. Those in Cook County or visiting from Chicago can get in touch with Mother Nature at one of the many camping grounds located throughout the area, just outside of Chicago. Here are some of our picks! (more…)