Evanston Drive-In Movie Screening Set For Car Dealership Lot

EVANSTON, IL — An drive-in screening of the 1985 film “The Goonies” is scheduled for Thursday on a new screen in the parking lot of an Evanston car dealership. Proceeds from tickets to the event will benefit local nonprofits who have missed out on fundraising opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic, according to organizers.

Autobarn Evanston and The Davis Theater are hosting the event at the car dealership’s lot on the north side of the Evanston Center in the 3100 block of Howard Street. Attendees can purchase prepackaged dinner boxes from four local restaurants along with their tickets to the outdoor screening.

Tickets are $28.16 per vehicle of up to six people and non-refundable. Up to 60 cars will be allowed in the lot, and attendees must remain inside their allocated spaces but may sit in chairs in front of their vehicles.

The first drive-in movie screening at the Evanston Autobarn
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Future cars may live a lot longer, analysts believe

Fewer major changes save automakers cash.


We know the song and dance. A new vehicle arrives, it undergoes some typically mild changes after a couple years and then a new generation arrives after five years or so. It’s basically how the modern car industry operates, because new and fresh cars sell. Future cars, however, may live a whole lot longer before they’re replaced outright.

That’s the consensus from analysts who spoke during the Society of Automotive Analysts webinar on Monday. WardsAuto reported on how things could shift in the years to come, especially as more electric cars hit the roads. Since EVs will, essentially, be immune to emissions regulations, there’s even less of an incentive for automakers to make big changes. Couple the zero-emissions powertrain with the emergence of over-the-air updates, and the idea of a 10-year vehicle life cycle doesn’t seem incredibly outrageous.

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Two charged for stealing tires off truck parked in dealership lot

Deputy on routine patrol spotted the suspicious activity early Monday morning on Niagara Falls Blvd. in the Town of Niagara.

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office say two men have been charged after stealing the tires and rims off a truck in a dealership parking lot early Monday morning.

Deputies say Donnell Parker, 40, and Clarence Brown, 37, both of Niagara Falls, entered David Chevrolet located at 10225 Niagara Falls Boulevard in the Town of Niagara and stole the tires and rims off a new Chevrolet Silverado.

The officer on duty was patrolling the area and pulled into the dealership lot when he noticed the vehicle had stone blocks underneath an axle and a subject running through the lot.

After checking the area, he located Parker and Brown who were hiding inside a vehicle with lug nuts and wheel caps in their possession.

Authorities say significant damage was

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‘Not your typical used car lot’: Impressive performance vehicle showroom graces West Brighton

Where in the world can you find a Lamborghini McLaren, M-Sport BMW, or rare Toyota Supra for sale?

Well, right here on Staten Island, of course.

Brooklyn Auto Sales, which relocated to S.I. in November after spending eight years in Midwood, is burning up the block with its new showroom — located at 161 Marion St. in West Brighton.

Despite their billing as a re-seller, though they also buy and trade, Brooklyn Auto isn’t your run of the mill auto dealer — and with Lamborghini Huracans, McLarens, and Nissan GTRs under the roof, it’s easy to see why.

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The showroom floor at Brooklyn Auto Sales features everything from Lamborghinis to rare Toyota Supras.

“We’re car enthusiasts, we like to cater to people with the same tastes as us,” said owner Adam Elaza, a Bensonhurst resident who grew up watching his father Will, a mechanic, work on cars.

Although the showroom

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Popular electric vehicle SPACs have a lot to prove as some expect the bubble to burst

CEO and founder of U.S. Nikola, Trevor Milton speaks during presentation of its new full-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell battery trucks in partnership with CNH Industrial, at an event in Turin, Italy December 2, 2019.

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Electric vehicle startups such as Nikola are turning to blank check firms, also known as Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, as a way to go public and raise an influx of fast cash to get their vehicles to market.

All the companies have grand ambitions and believe they can create a niche in the market. Some have charismatic executives on social media, taking a note from Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s playbook. And a few even have factories under construction. But one thing they all have is a lot to prove

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Six-time Berlin Raceway champ Dave Lake: ‘I still have a lot to offer this sport’

Dave Lake has been competing at Berlin Raceway since 1992, winning six track championships and 63 feature races.

So when Lake didn’t show up to the track’s season opener this past Saturday, folks noticed.

Lake, of Marne, doesn’t have a ride this season, including last weekend’s Ice Breaker, nor does he have one for Saturday night or either of the two dates in September. In fact, Lake doesn’t know if he’s going to race again.

Lake drove the Racing Awareness Super Late Model a year ago, but the team decided to hang it up at the conclusion of last season. Lake also has a Super Stock, but Berlin eliminated that class along with the Modifieds and added the new Limited Late Models.

“I believe I still have a lot to offer this sport, but for everything that is happening for me right now financially, it’s just not going to happen,”

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Cricketer Smashes Ball Out of the Ground, Hits Own Car in Parking Lot

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Cricketer Smashes Ball Out of the Ground, Hits Own Car in Parking Lot

Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien is no stranger to big-hitting exploits but he had cause to regret his batting prowess on Thursday when he smashed his own car window with a trademark six. O’Brien, who scored the fastest century in World Cup history in 2011 to help Ireland chase down a mammoth 327 to secure a famous win over England in Bangalore, made 82 off 37 balls for Leinster Lightning in the Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy.

He hit eight sixes, one of which sailed into the parking lot next to the Pembroke Cricket Club in Dublin to shatter his car’s rear window. After the match, the 36-year-old all-rounder drove the car straight to the garage to get the window replaced.

“Don’t worry @KevinOBrien113 we’ll get it fixed up as good as new,” the dealership said on

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Custom Stone Home on 37,989 SF Lot $1,850,000

Welcome to this custom-built stone residence featuring over 6,000 SF of finished living space and beautifully landscaped gardens just minutes from downtown Washington DC. The expansive and gracious 37,989 SF lot backing to parkland belies its urban proximity. The spacious setting is matched by the home’s sophisticated design of the finished living space on two and a half levels.

Entering the home from the light filled entry hall on the main level, you are at once impressed with the scale of the home’s rooms. The elegant Living Room and over-sized Dining Room are sized for both large and intimate gatherings.

The gourmet’s-delight Kitchen with a large island and ample storage space is open to a light-filled Family Room and welcoming breakfast area wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows.

The main level features three of the six bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a one half-bath/powder room. A beautiful wood-paneled study on the main

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Generation Z Wants to Keep Classic Cars Alive, But There’s a Lot Working Against Them

It wasn’t long ago that I was reading articles making outrageous claims that Millennials would bring an end to the car hobby. Of course, this generation–my generation–has proved that we love driving cars both old and new, just as much as those that came before us. However, this article is not a Millennials versus Boomers rant. It’s about Generation Z and their views on the future of the car hobby. To gain some perspective, I talked with Ben Kahan, founder of Four-Speed Films. Ben is a 21-year-old, third-generation hot rodder from Burbank, California. He is part of what I refer to as the New Old Stock generation of young people who love old cars.

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To say Ben was born into the hobby is an understatement. Ben’s family has deep roots in the California hot rod scene with the cars to prove it. His childhood was

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Man hit by vehicle dies in Sacramento parking lot, police say. The driver was detained

Officers detained a driver after pedestrian died Monday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in a south Sacramento restaurant parking lot, police said.

The incident was reported about 3:30 p.m in the parking lot of Chando’s Tacos in the 5600 block of Power Inn Road, near Fruitridge Road. The restaurant closed for the rest of the day as police investigated what was then believed to be an argument that led to the incident, according to announcement from the Chando’s Tacos on Facebook.

Officers responded to a report of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the parking lot. The officers arrived and found a man in his 30s who suffered life-threatening injuries, according to a news release from the Sacramento Police Department.

Firefighters arrived shortly after and pronounced the man dead. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release his name once his family has been properly notified.

Officials said the

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