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What should I do for Valentine’s Day 2020 in Chicago?

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
A smiling man proffers a rose up to the nose of a woman sitting near him. A mating ritual of the human species.

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day 2020 Ideas in Chicago, IL

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. It will be here any day now, in fact, depending on when you’re reading this. To help save the city from a collective V-Day flop, we here at Continental Honda have compiled a few interesting last-minute ideas for how to spend Valentine’s Day 2020.

Be warned that these events are a bit pricey. Check out the costs that we’ve listed to determine if they fit your budget. Now that’s out of the way, read on for some unique ways to make Valentine’s Day 2020 one for the books.


Are there self-driving cars in Chicago?

Friday, November 15th, 2019
Several self-driving cars drive down a sunny street. Their intelligence is represented by glowing blue circles surrounding them.

In recent years, you’ve likely been hearing more and more about a technology that once seemed to belong to the distant realm of science fiction fantasy: self-driving cars. Despite skepticism from control freaks, research and work on self-driving cars by all the major automakers continues to progress, bringing this once-utopian dream to more and more of a reality each day.

Self-driving cars are already beginning to appear out on the streets in select cities. What about Chicago? Are there currently any self-driving cars in operation throughout the Windy City? (more…)

What should I do in Chicago during Fall?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Text on an autumnal backdrop reads, "Fall in Chicago."

Fall Event Guide for Chicagoans

With the heat of summer finally abating, but the icy cold of midwestern winter not yet arrived, autumn is an incredible time to enjoy the rich culture of Chicago. We’ve assembled a few of our favorite annual, ongoing events that Chicago residents can check out to take advantage of this great season.


Where to Go for Valentine’s Day Dinner in Chicago

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Valentine's Day in Chicago

Most Romantic Restaurants in Chicago

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to get your reservations in for your romantic dinner with that special someone. If you’re not sure where to go, here are some of the best, most highly-rated romantic restaurants in the Chicago area. (more…)

Best Pumpkin Patches near Countryside, IL

Friday, September 21st, 2018
pumpkins with "pumpkins near countryside" written on it

Where can you get pumpkins near Countryside, IL?

Looking to get into the fall spirit? There are plenty of ways to do so, but one of our favorites is to visit one of the many pumpkin patches and fall festivals located near Countryside! If you’re in the area, here are a few of the best pumpkin patches to check out! (more…)

August 2018 Tinley Park Concerts Lineup

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
crowd cheering at a concert

Who is playing at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in August?

It’s concert season here in Chicago, and there are plenty of shows to look forward to. Here at Continental Motors, we’re fans of the concerts put on at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. With musicians of a variety of genres showing up during August, we’re sure that there’s a concert for everybody. Check out the different show dates here! (more…)

Want to do something Labor Day weekend? Well we have some ideas.

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Labor Day Weekend Ideas in Countryside, IL 

Labor Day weekend is coming up, do you know what you’re going to be doing?  A camping trip, bon fire or movie marathon?  Well, if you’re still looking for some ideas, we have a few for you:  (more…)

Who are the celebrities in the Honda Yearbook Commercial?

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Honda Yearbook Commercial Super Bowl 2017

In its unique and popular Super Bowl commercial, Honda brought the old yearbook photos of several celebrities to life. The ad included the not-so-familiar faces of famous personalities including Steve Carrell, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Jimmy Kimmel, Amy Adams, Missy Elliott, Stan Lee and more. (more…)

Has the Honda N600 Serial One Been Completed?

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Honda Serial One

Honda fans that have been following the restoration process for the 1967 Honda N600 Serial No. 1000001 don’t have to wait any longer for the Serial One’s reveal. After a six-month long restoration, the first Honda in the United States looks just like new thanks to the hard work of mechanic Tim Mings. Mings is the only full-time Honda 600 mechanic and has been able to share his progress on the #HondaSerialOne through a 12-episode documentary series. See the completely restored N600 Serial One in all of its glory below. (more…)

When is the 2016 Oktoberfest Chicago?

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Fall is in the air and that means – Oktoberfest. For some, that means the long-awaited Oktoberfest beer and for Chicago area residents that means the 2016 Oktoberfest Chicago event. By traditional standards, Oktoberfest is a 16-day long festival leading up to the first Sunday in October. In Chicago, the Oktoberfest celebration is a weekend-long event held September 23rd through the 25th, at least for the 2016 festival. (more…)