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Published September 8, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In the early 1960s, Gretchen Peterson enjoyed cruising Woodward Avenue with all the other hot-rodders and car buffs.

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Published September 3, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The fifth annual Jammin’ at the Junction celebration in Roseville will be continuing this year as scheduled with additional social distancing measures in place due to COVID-19.

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Published August 25, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The 100 days that fill the gap between Memorial Day and Labor Day may be known as some of the most fun for teens, who spend their summer breaks travelling from one destination to the next, but for public safety experts, those 100 days signify something much different.

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Published August 25, 2020

WARREN — "She’s got her elbow on my car,” Warren resident Bob Gaines teased when his daughter, Dawn Gaines, momentarily leaned on her dad’s 1968 Ford Galaxie 500.

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Published August 25, 2020

FERNDALE — Saturday, Aug. 15, marked what was supposed to be the 26th annual Woodward Dream Cruise. Instead, the thousands of classic vehicles that usually populated Woodward Avenue in years past diminished greatly in number.

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Published August 21, 2020

ROSEVILLE — Evan Sousley, a 15-year-old from Rochester Hills, has a passion for organizing public events — car shows in particular. He recently put his skills into action by organizing a fundraiser for a Roseville nonprofit.

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Published August 14, 2020

No matter which Dodge model Chris Vitale drives, he is consistently at the right speed.

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Published August 11, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — Cities in the Woodward Avenue corridor usually spend this time of year getting ready for the annual Dream Cruise.

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Published July 6, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — One day in 2018, a group of individuals with similar interests and a sense of old or newfound camaraderie gathered to discuss a passion they all shared: cars.

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Published June 30, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — The board of the Woodward Dream Cruise voted June 30 to scrap the massive event planned for Saturday, Aug. 15. 

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Published March 27, 2020

WARREN —  “The Arsenal of Democracy” is retooling to launch a mission of mercy. In a move reminiscent of the massive and critical American industrial contributions that helped defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II,  General Motors Co. on March 27 announced a series of initiatives geared toward fast-tracking the production of medical and personal protective equipment needed to safe lives and battle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Published March 20, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The loss of a car can be devastating, especially for low-income families.

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Published March 18, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A local design program did not disappoint at Autorama.

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Published February 26, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Lifelong car enthusiast Herman Harris, of Southfield, will bring an orange 2019 Chevrolet Corvette.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — Troy resident Timothy Yax, 49, will show his 1959 Cadillac Series 62 and his 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier van downstairs this year.

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Published February 26, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Bob Millard, of Royal Oak, has owned many cars over the years, but none garner as much attention as the vehicle he will show at Autorama this year: a 1976 Chevrolet Malibu wagon.

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Published February 26, 2020

FRASER/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Jeff Phillips, 55, of Fraser, is a repeat Autorama attendee. This year, he will be showing off his bronze 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

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Published February 25, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — Many Rochester-area residents will show off their hot rods, custom cars and boats in this year’s Autorama.

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Published February 24, 2020

FERNDALE — Randy Hayward is a big motorcycle guy, holding a collection of 19 bikes, and he’s planning on bringing four of them to the upcoming Detroit Autorama.

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Published February 24, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two Shelby Township residents are ready to strut their self-built vehicles at Autorama in Detroit this year.

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