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Published August 7, 2019

CLAWSON — The 2.2-square-mile city of Clawson prides itself on being the “little city with a big heart,” and the annual Lions Club charity car show is a prime example of that motto.

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Published August 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD/PONTIAC — When Bloomfield Township resident Barry Barber takes his classic concept car — a Lincoln Futura with a 383 Chevy Hydro torque engine — on the road, he gets more than just gawkers. He gets fanatics.

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Published August 6, 2019

FERNDALE/PLEASANT RIDGE — The sun has risen on the month of August, which means the classic vehicles of years past will soon ride up and down Woodward Avenue once again.

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Published August 5, 2019

UTICA — Get ready to rev your engines and check out some cool cars at Utica’s annual Gasoline Alley car show this weekend.

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Published July 30, 2019

EASTPOINTE — One of the city of Eastpointe’s most beloved historical treasures will be preserved for future generations thanks to a new deal with the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum.

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Published July 26, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The first Sunday in August has brought tens of thousands of people to Gratiot Avenue for more than 15 years. Today, the Gratiot Cruise is bigger than ever.

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Published July 25, 2019

How much do you remember about your first car? 

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Published July 23, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Calling all car buffs. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, the Royal Oak Historical Society Museum will host its eighth annual car show.

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Published July 9, 2019

Maria Carpenter, of Shelby Township, recently celebrated a milestone anniversary with her 1969 Pontiac Firebird convertible, and she has the pictures to prove it. 

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Published June 27, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville Community Schools is going electric with its decision to add two new electric buses to its fleet.

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Published June 26, 2019

Hazel Park resident Phil Guadagni’s 30-year journey with his 1950 Cadillac has come full circle — starting in Michigan, traveling to Florida and then returning back to the Mitten, just a short walk from where it all began. 

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Published June 15, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Despite the threat of rain, Eastpointe’s 2019 Cruisin’ Gratiot filled Gratiot Avenue with classic cars, fun attractions and thousands of attendees.

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Published June 11, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Before it became a famous men’s magazine, did you know that Playboy was actually Playboy Motor Corp.? Cars from the failed automaker — which was in existence from 1947 to 1949 — are among the unique vehicles that will be on view during EyesOn Design.

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Published June 7, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe is revving its engines as it welcomes the 21st annual Cruisin’ Gratiot.

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Published May 30, 2019

It’s been decades since a car rolled off the line at the now-defunct American Motors Corp., but for longtime AMC enthusiast Tim Stolarski, of Macomb Township, the brand is still alive and well — at least in his own driveway. 

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Published May 28, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society Museum in Eastpointe is gearing up for its annual car show and fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 7.

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Published May 24, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — To kick off the summer, through June 2, the Southfield Police Department will take part in the Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign.

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Published May 17, 2019

The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air is the quintessential American classic car, but for Ryan Gertner, of Rochester Hills, it’s more than just an icon — it’s an obsession. 

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Published May 7, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Get ready to slick back that hair and do “The Twist.” St. Peter’s Lutheran Church’s annual car show and sock hop is returning for its third year.

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Published April 30, 2019

When Yale resident Mike Lavens was 16, he crashed his father’s ’67 Dodge Polara, but he promised that he’d replace it someday. 

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