Cruising with the Classics

For a classic car enthusiast, it’s what dreams are made of. A collection of Motor City’s best, glistening in all their glory.

Every year, one hot August day, history is re-made when classic cars, muscle cars and hot rods line 16 miles of Woodward Avenue. More than 40,000 cars, varying in year, make and model, roll in one-by-one to cruise the congested multi-lane highway.

The Woodward Dream Cruise, considered the world’s largest one-day automotive event, starts in Pontiac and ends in Ferndale.

With more than 1.5 million people in attendance, the suburban streets of Metro Detroit are transformed into a historic throwback to when Motor City ruled the highway and Motown ruled the radio.

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Your Car is the Star: Cruising Woodward in Dream Cruise 15


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Are you of the generation who came of age cruising the streets of Metro Detroit during 50’s, 60’s & 70’s? Are you ready to relive your past once again?

Are you a car buff looking for your ultimate ride, or just a picture of your dream vehicle?

Maybe you’re just a music fan who loves the music of Elvis, The Beach Boys, The Ronettes and The Four Seasons.

Or perhaps you are just looking to enjoy one of the premier family friendly, quality of life events in Oakland County.

Well, put on your sailin’ shoes! All those things and more will be there for you at this year’s 21st Annual Woodward Dream Cruise. The fun begins on Saturday, August 15 and goes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Continue reading

Cruisin’ Oakland County 2014 (and Southeast Michigan too!)

In the 60’s we listened to the radio as the Beach Boys sang about cars & girls.

Not much has changed. The songs are still being played,  The girls have become wives, and we are still in love with our cars.

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A few weekends each summer many of us in Oakland County will gather in our own horsepower nation. From Model T’s to ???????? – it seems that just about every make, model and style of vehicle can be seen on the streets of Southeastern Michigan during the ‘Cruising Season’.

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2014 North American International Auto Show

as_baTo many people from Oakland County and all around the State of Michigan, it’s the Detroit Auto Show. But the official name is the North American International Auto Show, and it was started in a Detroit beer garden in 1907. It has been held at Detroit’s Cobo Center since 1965 and the show took on international status in 1989.

The Detroit Auto Show has come a long way since the first gathering in 1907 with only 17 automobile manufacturers presenting 33 cars.

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