Veterans Honored at Cromwell Memorial Day Car Show, May 30, 2014


Classics and hot rods mingle with muscle cars in the parking lot at Spada’s Café.

Classics and hot rods mingle with muscle cars in the parking lot at Spada’s Café.

by Kathleen Pulek, Cromwell Chronicle, July, 2014

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Though Mother Nature was determined to put a damper on Cromwell’s Second Annual Memorial Day Car Show on Friday, May 30th, she graciously held the rain in check long enough for hundreds of visitors to pack the historic Main Street. They enjoyed the beauty of the classic vehicles, the offerings of the shops and restaurants and two special presentations made to World War II Navy veteran Sal Rosano. Continue reading

Calling All Cars…Calling All (Cool) Cars!


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The fifth annual “Sunday Royals Garage Car Show” is Sunday, May 25th, on Sam Posey Straight at Lime Rock Park. Jeff Gordon’s AARP “Drive to End Hunger” campaign is this year’s charity.

We know that most of the people that get these Lime Rock emails have excellent rides in their garages and driveways, and we’re getting the word out so you can put us on your schedule. Continue reading

‘Spike’s Ride for Sandy Hook’ Returns To Lime Rock Park


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Lime Rock Park is again encouraging everyone within “listening” distance to show support for “Spike’s Ride for Sandy Hook,” the huge car-truck-and-bike show, as the second annual fundraising gathering is set for Saturday, May 3rd at Connecticut’s famous Northwest Corner motorsports facility. Proceeds benefit the Newtown Police Union and the Rotary Club Sandy Hook Fund. Continue reading

Middletown Motorcycle Mania, August 14, 2013


Middletown Motorcycle Mania, August 14, 2013by Kathleen Pulek

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Presented by Hunter’s Ambulance, Hunter Limousines and the Hunter Family, the 8th Annual Middletown Motorcycle Mania was touted as the largest one-day summer bike event in New England.

It more than lived up to its billing. An overflow crowd from throughout Connecticut and beyond jammed downtown Middletown on a picture-perfect Wednesday evening, August 14th. They came for the classic and custom bikes, to meet up with old friends or make new ones, to visit favorite restaurants or try somewhere new and for the music that ranged from country to rock and roll. They came and they came and they came, totaling over 11,000 people and more than 6,000 bikes according to event coordinator Cathy Duncan of the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading

Cruising on Main, June 12, 2013


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A 1912 Ford Model T Speedster, a 1932 Ford Three-Window Coupe, a 1956 Pontiac Starchief, a 1967 Jaguar E-Type, a 1978 VW Riviera Camper Bus and a 2012 Ford Mustang were among the more than 650 vehicles covering a century of motoring at the 16th edition of Middletown’s Cruising on Main on June 12th. Continue reading

Cromwell Memorial Day Car Show, May 30, 2013


Cromwell Memorial Day Car ShowClick HERE for the full gallery of images from this event

The Cromwell Downtown Merchants Association brought the Historic District on Main Street alive with the sights and sounds of the first annual Memorial Day Car Show held in conjunction with the town’s Memorial Day Parade, on a sultry Thursday, May 30th. Hundreds of people came to check out the local businesses, hot rods, muscle cars and classic cars and to thank and pay homage to the veterans who have served our country. Continue reading