Your Chicago Auto Show menagerie of oddities

Chicago isn't a show for journalists, or even for enthusiasts. It's a show for consumers, for ordinary people. The Windy City's auto expo reportedly brings in more Joe Public foot traffic than any other new-car show in the country, and its floor is laid out accordingly: There's a lot of quasi-fun stuff to do and a lot… » 2/11/11 5:00pm 2/11/11 5:00pm

Sonic Drive-Ins Slowly Creeping Northward

Many people may not realize that there's a significant geographic bias against the northern border states by Drive-In-Style fast food chains, but this map clearly shows one exists. The map shows states with the most Sonic Drive-Ins (red), followed by those with fewer than 125 stores (purple) and those with no stores… » 11/16/07 3:30pm 11/16/07 3:30pm