There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
The smell of leaded gasoline filled the air from Ferndale to Pontiac, as metro Detroit celebrated its love affair with the automobile in the annual Woodward Dream Cruise.
This year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic is the second year in a row without a certifiable star. Even without the star power, it is the feature race during the Breeders’ Cup two-day program of races this Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.
Keith Davis of Waterford is out there already, proudly showing off his 528 cubic inch Hemi and remembering the first times he cruised.
“You might put more into the car than it’s really worth,” said Bob Milligan, classic car manager at DST Industries. “In most cases now, customers say they want their car done no matter what because it’s an emotional thing.”
To be part of the Woodward Dream Cruise, you sometimes need the right part for your cruiser. That’s when you go to Parts Galore.