| May 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
If electric cars are to succeed, they need to be more visible. Only approximately 50,000 were sold nationwide last year, and that means that, everywhere but California, they're still pretty much under the radar. I've long believed that car buyers are...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week 1. THE BLACK KEYS Akron, Ohio alt-rockers The Black Keys had been plugging away through a decade and five albums when its disc “Brothers” made it big in 2010, hitting No. 3 on......
| Dec 18, 2011
LJ’s & The Kat Lounge
LJ’s & The Kat Lounge was named a winner of OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards for the top 100 restaurants in the United States that specialize in American food.
The list of winners is derived from more than 10...
| Feb 23, 2012
When Charlie Trotter announced, just past the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day, that he would be closing his eponymous Chicago restaurant at the end of August, quite a few people vowed to get to Charlie Trotter's, one last time or even for the very...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:45 AM
By Nate Owen
With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year. And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:32 PM
There was plenty of chatter over the new electric and hybrid offerings at Friday's opening of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place. But off in the wings, the throaty roars of unapologetically powerful V-8 engines more than drowned out the buzz....
| Jan 18, 2012
Alix Davidson says she was "totally excited" when her car rental company recently offered her the keys to a Toyota Prius in Seattle. It was her first time behind the wheel of a hybrid electric vehicle.
But her enthusiasm quickly turned to frustration...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
It wasn’t that long ago that everything seemed so simple: pump gas into your car, get behind the wheel and go. But as the internal combustion engine slowly but surely yields ground to alternative energy sources, sorting out the various...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:37 PM
No gimmicks here, just our straight-up annual guide to the best in holiday presents for you and yours....