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  • Show Winning Pontiac Fiero GT
    There's more than one way to skin a Pontiac Fiero
    So it’s that time of year again…. Summertime… and every year I find myself doing the same thing. In the midst of the multitude of car shows and cruises I find myself obsessing over getting some car to toy around with. It&rsquo...
  • Stolen Babies
    Stolen Babies hitting Pontiac
    Experimental rock group Stolen Babies will be hitting Pontiac on July 19 playing a show at The Crofoot with Hate Eternal and Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin, who will be performing their score to George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead.Stolen...
  • Summer Scream at Erebus
    Erebus is bringing screams early this summer
    Typically this time of year is hard for scare lovers as they wait for the first announcements about what their favorite area haunted attractions will be bringing for them in the fall but Michigan scare enthusiasts will have a special treat this...
  • My first story
    Car Guy Diary – 5/30/2014 – Automotive De-Press
    A rather startling and sad announcement has spread across the news over the last few days; the automotive press has been rocked by the cancellation of a dozen nationally known magazines and many writers, photographers and editors are now out of...
  • Fast 'N Loud Firebird
    "Fast 'N Loud" TV show is lying to you
    I've never seen Fast n' Loud but I became aware of the show when the Internet was abuzz about the discovery of the first two 1967 Pontiac Firebirds built. However, these cars sounded familiar, so I emailed my F-body friend to see what he...
  • Twiztid on stage at The Crofoot 4/20/14
    Twiztid celebrate 4/20 with packed show at The Crofoot
    Twiztid found a way to celebrate Easter and the 4/20 cannabis holiday in style this year with a power-packed rap show at The Crofoot that kicked off with a egg hunt.Fans packed into the Pontiac venue and by the end of the evening it was almost...
  • Johnny Richter's FreeKING Out
    Johnny Richter celebrating 4/20 at the Crofoot
    Everyone will be celebrating the Easter holiday tomorrow but it also marks the 4/20 holiday for cannabis enthusiasts and in honor of the holiday, The Crofoot will be featuring one of the bigger local rap shows of the year as Twiztid brings their...
  • Mike Nixon's GTO
    To the memory of an old Pontiac friend
    My friend Don Keefe, editor of the Pontiac-Oakland Club International Smoke Signals magazine, recently went to visit an old friend in the Pontiac hobby. Through his effort and through Tom DeMauro at Hemmings, they have roused the support of...
  • Tuning the old horse
    Car Guy Diary – 3/28/2014 – I Tuned
    A lot, in fact. Back in the old days when I had no money for parts, I tried to make the most of what I had under the hood of my car with a lot of tuning. I read a lot of books on the subject and applied what I read to my car. Sometimes it worked,...
  • GTOs at the ADM
    Pontiac GTO's 50th at the Automobile Driving Museum
    The Mustang isn't the only car that's celebrating a significant birthday - the Pontiac GTO is also having its golden anniversary. The car that instigated the muscle car era is as popular as ever 50 years later, which is why the Automobile...
  • GM recall under investigation after shady NHTSA practices
    GM recall under investigation after shady NHTSA practices
    So, you are driving along in your Chevy Cobalt, completely disappointed in your life. Why did you buy a new car that really did not get any significant improvements from the Cavalier that it replaced? You notice the excess road noise; turn the...
  • Car Guy Diary – 1/29/2014 – The Paper Trail
    Car Guy Diary – 1/29/2014 – The Paper Trail
    You don’t have to have a car to get into the car hobby. It’s true. There are plenty of other ways to get involved with cars and trucks and unless you lose your mind with these automobile alternatives, you won’t even need a garage...
  • Cook your holiday turkey on your car's engine
    Cook your holiday turkey on your car's engine
    If you're planning to do some long distance driving over the holidays, maybe over 220 miles, by the time you reach your destination, you can have a lovely 5-pound turkey breast cooked and ready to eat. How?Cooking a scrumptiously edible turkey...
  • Mike Martin on stage at the Crofoot 12-6-13
    Hanging out with All That Remains' Mike Martin
    Friday night found All That Remains returning to Michigan to play a show in Pontiac at the Crofoot.The band has been out for the last year touring behind their sixth studio album, 2012's A War You Cannot Win.Before the show I got another...
  • Red Car Curse
    Car Guy Diary - 11/28/2013 - Cursed Cars
    Like old wives tales, there are old car tales. Some are based in fact, others, pure myth. A persistent old car tale is the one about a particular color car being unlucky. That color is red. Now, Ferrari racing cars are mostly red and they’ve...