MINI of Chicago August 6th

WRAPUP:  Over 30 MINIs showed up to hang out and check out the new dealership.  Lots of old friends, new and potential members, and a few friends from the Minis In Northern Illinois club.  We were treated to a pair of Countryman Hotdog cars, plus the new MINI Coupe.  MINI of Chicago pulled out the grill and cooked up a buch of brats, hot dogs, and burgers.  Thanks to MINI of Chicago for hosting a fun hangout for our club!!

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MINI of Chicago has recently opened it’s doors for business, and they have invited the Chicago MINI Motoring Club to stop on by for a special event including a behind the scenes tour and some eats..

COOL UPDATE: 08/05/2011 MINI of Chicago has secured a sneak peek at the new MINI Coupe for viewing while we are there

WHAT: A chance to hang out, visit with MINI friends, Check out a new dealership, and have some eats.

WHEN: Saturday August 6th at 10:30 

WHERE: MINI of Chicago 1111 W. Diversey Parkway, Chicago IL 60614

WHO: Members of the Chicago MINI Motoring Club and potential members

WHY: Just for fun!!

IMPORTANT:  Please RSVP for this event by adding a comment to this post and tell us how many are attending, so we can plan for food and space.

  • I’ll be there!!

    Looking forward to seeing the new dealership

  • Eric Toller

    I’ll be there like swimwear



  • Dave Z

    I’ll be stoping by

  • Chris M

    I may pop in for a bit… browse a new MINI so I can join the club again! (I wish this place was around 6 years ago!)

  • samantha R

    my fiance and i will be there!

  • Robin and Michael Dreas

    We’ll stop by on our way to Lollapalooza.

  • Mr RCH

    I may stop by. It will nice to see the gang.


    Lillian and I will be there! Thanks for arranging this.

  • Bob Pustay

    I have it on my calendar. Will try to be there.

  • Paul

    I’ll be stopping by for a bit.

  • Henry V.

    Not a member (yet) but would like to come on by of that’s ok!

  • Not a member (yet) but would like to come on by of that’s ok!

    Please do come by!! Always great to have new people join in.

  • I’ll be stopping by also!

  • Sue Stout

    Yes, I would love to see you all! I will be there solo.

  • Susan

    Yes, hope to stop by! So excited to have dealer in the city!!!!

  • Leek

    Can I bring my dog? I’ll be on my way to an errand with him but would like to stop by – he’s gentle, and blind.

  • Can I bring my dog?

    Not sure, but I’ll check and let you know..


    Yes, gentle blind dogs are OK.. See you there!!

  • Mike Schiml

    I am bumming! I’ll be out of town and cannot go.

  • Chris Menzimer

    Would life to be there but have to work.

  • Paul & Kim

    Enjoy, getting tires installed on Saturday after the Friday Blackhawak Farms raceway event. Anyone else signed up for the event?
    Deadline might of already come and gone, check with Bill Cantrall, details in the link.

  • Ferb

    Not a member, but Brian & Andy sent me link, so I hope to attend.

  • Minis In Northern Illinois (M.I.N.I.) members are welcome!!

  • Sue Stout

    Hey all…anyone from the suburbs want to caravan down into the city? I live in Palatine and would gladly meet up with anyone who wants to travel with me.

  • Eric

    one please. I live down the street.

  • Phyllis

    I would like to attend with my family, if that is ok. That would be FOUR…myself, my husband Lee and my two kids if kids are ok. Eric is 14 and Allie 12. We love the city and this gives us a reason to come in from Naperville!

  • Alex Rydzewski

    I for sure will be there, Jenny might be along as well.

  • Everyone is welcome the more the better.

  • Steve I’ll be there and renew my membership.

  • Chris M

    Looks like I might be late… how long do you think it will run?

  • Rob Dirks

    I am looking forward to this. I’ll bring one guest.

  • leek

    Great, Romi and I will be there!

  • Jordan

    Will try to be there today, by noon.