After spending 14 hours on Woodward Avenue today, I’m almost on empty. A quick grab of my iPhone revealed, however, a lot of material that really didn’t fit into our earlier coverage. So I thought: Why not put it all together? Turns out, this sums up my pure Dream Cruise experience. And with that … … Continue Reading →
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Like Mecca to true car enthusiasts, the Woodward Dream Cruise calls to all who have gripped a wheel, stomped on a gas pedal and gotten goose bumps admiring the curves of a steel body. So I wasn’t surprised when I saw Bill Caswell in the crowd at the curb. They are probably going to make … Continue Reading →
Jerry Carr is one of the “old school” classic muscle car aficionados who gather most summer nights at the Woodward Avenue Shell Station in Royal Oak. Carr lives the Woodward Dream Cruise life year-round. His friends, his grandchildren, everyone he knows are involved. It’s easy for him, because he lives just five doors away, in … Continue Reading →
As if the greatest show on earth wasn’t enough, there’s a free motorcycle show at the Chrysler display at 13 1/2 Mile and Woodward. The young men (with huge insurance premiums, no doubt) are jumping, flipping, tipping and doing wheelies (front tire and back) on some snarling motocross motorcycles. The three jump single, as pairs … Continue Reading →
Tom Greenwood soaks up the sights and sounds of Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak for this say-what? report.
Curtis Brown can’t think of any place else he’d rather be on a warm summer night than cruising in his 1963 Chevrolet panel truck. “I had my heart set on a 1963 or 66 Pontiac, but then I saw this on a trip to Alabama and that was it,” said Brown, of Detroit. “I was … Continue Reading →