When you are staring at a crossroads

Those around me know I am a wagon guy at heart. Although I have never owned any of the classics, I have always tended to gravitate towards the size and presence of a wagon. They just seem to “fit” my personality and needs. I own a 2005 Dodge Magnum R/T and have had it...

La Jolla Aerial

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2016 recap

LA JOLLA, Calif. – The 2016 La Jolla Concours presented by LPL Financial raised the bar for world class soirées and world class automobiles. This elite automotive inspired event transformed La Jolla into a weekend playground with a remarkable automobile showcase, fabulous shopping, five-star accommodations and unforgettable culinary experiences. The BMW Tour d’Elegance offered...

It’s in the Movies…. “Cars are the Stars”

Since their invention movies have always fascinated and entertained people. I grew up on a farm in South Dakota and one thing that our family did was go to movies. My Dad and Mom loved going to movies. Mom said that she got my name from the actress Yvette Minmew from the credits of...


Boyertown Museum to hold Cars, Cocktails & Candy event

  The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced an exciting new event for 2016. Cars, Cocktails & Candy will be held Friday, January 22 from 4pm-7pm in the Museum gallery. Evoking the feeling of a happy hour, Cars, Cocktails & Candy will incorporate specialty cocktails and select wines into a trip through the decades...

GFT15 1948 Tucker Brooklin

12 ‘Gear Head’ Gift Ideas from Old Cars Weekly

People say I’m horrible to shop for, and that’s true — most of the things I am looking for come from swap meets and junkyards, the places where mothers and wives usually don’t shop. Other gearheads are equally hard to shop for, but there are gift ideas available out there for the car guy...


What makes a car special?

The other day I started to think about the underlying reasons I am drawn to cars. There are a million and one other hobbies I could gravitate towards. Don’t get me wrong, I have other interests besides cars, yet the draw to these metal machines pulls the strongest. Perhaps it is the symbolic nature...

Displayed out front, this 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle SS hardtop advertised for sale was a calling card to the yard. The Super Sport’s $3,200 price includes a factory tach, four-speed manual transmission and a clear title.

LVAR salvage yard parks Model T’s to street rods

The pursuit of diversity has served Dan Barkley and his wife, Dee, well for 30 years as the operators of Little Valley Auto Ranch (LVAR) in Belton, Texas. The 10-acre property houses 500 vintage salvage vehicles, restoration shop and collector car sales outlet.