Cruising on Main, June 12, 2013

MMSCS120613 057by Kathleen Pulek

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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

Downtown New Britain Car Show, September 17th, 2011

DNB091711 114A crisp and bright fall day, tempting foods and a bevy of vintage and classic vehicles, hot rods and muscle cars brought downtown New Britain to life on Saturday. Dave and I had long ago marked our calendars to ensure we would not miss this event.

Automobile enthusiast and journalist Pete Rocco was the first familiar face to greet us after Dave and I arrived. Jr Mendez of the Busa Crew joined us, and he and Dave started talking shop. Pete said they wouldn’t notice if we slipped away and he took me over to meet Janet Reed of Simsbury and her stunning “barn find.” Continue reading