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Published November 14, 2019

C&G Newspapers

FARMINGTON HILLS — In the spirit of holiday giving, a local car dealership wants to give away as many toys as it can to charity.

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Published November 4, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township man and his custom Dream Roadster were among 18 other regional Hot Wheels Legends Tour winners headed to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for a chance to win a spot in the Hot Wheels Garage of Legends Nov. 5.

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Published October 30, 2019

In 1980, Rick Schanz, of West Bloomfield, bought his first car — a 1960 Ford Falcon — and he’s still driving it today, nearly 40 years later. 

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Published October 16, 2019

In 1971, Mike Karagozian, of Sylvan Lake, bought a 1972 Honda CB450 — his first motorcycle. 

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Published October 2, 2019

More than five decades ago, Troy resident Ted Schlenker’s aunt bought a brand-new 1963 Mercury Marauder in Van Nuys, California. The car was pink — her favorite color — so she had to have it, Schlenker explained. 

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Published September 20, 2019

In the summer of 1970, just before his 15th birthday, Macomb Township resident Robert Sumpter spotted a brand-new, Army green 1970 Plymouth Barracuda in “Motor Trend” magazine, and it was love at first sight.  

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Published September 17, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The 12th annual Grosse Pointe Concours d’Elegance will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at Pier Park in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published September 10, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Downtown Development Authority’s Jammin’ at the Junction car show is returning for its fourth year of automotive excellence and community fun.

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Published September 5, 2019

When Pleasant Ridge-based attorney Joe Papelian was 12, the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette came out, and he told his mom that he was going to buy one when he got to college. 

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Published August 30, 2019

UTICA — Already home to one well-established car show, the city of Utica is looking into adding a second, different type of car show to the downtown’s events next year.

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Published August 29, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The sound along Harper Avenue grows from a distant hum to a low roar as day progresses into evening on the last Wednesday in August.

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Published August 29, 2019

As a child, Markku Jaakkola, who grew up in Finland, would cut out his favorite photos from classic car magazines and paste them into a scrapbook — and that love of cars continued to grow as he reached his teen years. 

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Published August 20, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Food, friends and classic cars will take over Harper Avenue the evening of Aug. 28, when the Shorewood Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise rolls into town from 5 to 9 p.m.

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Published August 20, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Although classic car cruises and shows abound throughout the summer, it is the only 100% charity car cruise in Michigan, during which Shorewood Kiwanis partners with five other local charities to gather donations and sell cruise T-shirts for their cause.

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Published August 20, 2019

ROSEVILLE — A Roseville business recently was honored by General Motors Co. with its Supplier of the Year Award

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Published August 19, 2019

FERNDALE — Nine Mile Road once again was the center of attention this past weekend as the Woodward Dream Cruise celebrated its 25th anniversary.

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Published August 19, 2019

BERKLEY — The streets of downtown Berkley were packed with people as thousands lined 12 Mile Road to take in the 24th annual CruiseFest Classic Car Parade on Friday, Aug. 16.

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Published August 13, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The revving of engines along Woodward Avenue has been commonplace since the early days of summer, but the official Dream Cruise is almost here.

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Published August 13, 2019

FERNDALE — The Woodward Dream Cruise, born in Ferndale, is celebrating its silver anniversary. On Aug. 15-17, the cruise will return to Woodward Avenue and the downtown for its 25th year of existence.

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Published August 13, 2019

BERKLEY — Just before the Woodward Dream Cruise gets underway, downtown Berkley will have its own annual celebration of classic cars.

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Rochester Community Schools Administration Building
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'A Very Golden Girls Christmas'
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The Ringwald Theatre
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Henry Ford II High School
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'A Musical Celebration of Christmas'
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Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian
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