Caffeine and Machine is a little like Cheers... where everybody knows your car. Just outside of the tiny town of Ettington in Warwickshire, UK, this pub is like a permanent cars and coffee event, where people come together to celebrate all kinds of vehicles and, of course, tasty beverages year round. (Full disclosure: I’ve known Phil McGovern, the man behind C&M, for … [Read more...] about How a County Pub in England Became a Car Culture Hub
A wonderfully original 930 911 Turbo in silver with blue leather has just rolled into the car park. Sporting a little Cotswold mud on its arches and alloys, it’s effortlessly cool. On any other day, and at any other place, it would be the sort of car you’d spend several minutes admiring. Today, it’s all a bit, well, meh. That’s because we’re at the … [Read more...] about Classic Motor Hub: PH Meets
Melody Baetens The Detroit News Published 9:06 p.m. UTC Aug 15, 2018 All that gawking at hot rods and classic chariots at this Saturday's Dream Cruise will work up an appetite. Here's what hungry people need to know about noshing on Woodward this weekend. One of the newest watering holes in Oakland County's Woodward corridor is Port behind the Woodward Avenue … [Read more...] about Put your appetite in gear with this guide to Dream Cruise dining
Firstly, I apologise for leaving the last update on a cliffhanger. It really wasn’t fair of me. However, the reason for breaking the chronology of the story was because I wanted to not only present a direct before and after for the work that Regal had done on the RS4’s 4.2-litre V8, but I also wanted to use this opportunity to talk a bit about dynos. It’s a … [Read more...] about Dyno Time For Project RS4
Verdi’s Aida premiered at the Khedivial Opera House, Cairo, to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal. Photo courtesy Wikipedia Adam Mestyan is assistant professor of history at Duke University in North Carolina. He is interested in the history of power and nationalism in the Middle East. His first monograph is Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in … [Read more...] about Was Cairo’s grand opera house a tool of cultural imperialism?