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Love and Kisses from the Chicago Auto Show

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You find all sorts of surprises at the annual Chicago Auto Show.
Like what happened to my favorite Pontiac booth?

Pretty ironic there's not much on street parking near McCormick Place, where the auto show runs through Feb. 18.
What ever happened to yellow-lime green cars?

My excellent videographer Jon Sall and I wandered around the auto show last night asking this surprise question:

Of course this is a fine excuse to slip in this excellent road song:

Feel free to leave your car memories here......

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Dave Hoekstra

Dave Hoekstra has been a Chicago Sun-Times staff writer since 1985. His collection of Sun-Times travel columns, "Ticket To Everywhere," was published in 2000 by Lake Claremont Press. He was lead writer for "Farm Aid: Song for America" (Rodale Press, 2005) which commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Willie Nelson inspired effort.
He won a 1987 Chicago Newspaper Guild Stick O-Type Award for Column Writing. Hoekstra wrote and co-proudced the WTTW-Channel 11 PBS special: "The Staple Singers and the Civil Rights Movement," nominated for a 2001-02 Chicago Emmy for a documentary program/cultural significance.
He lives in Chicago.


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