Americana Manhasset Concours d’Elegance 2018

The assortment of exotic cars at the 14th annual Americana Manhasset Concours d’Elegance was staggering. Held in the parking lot of a Long Island shopping center for the well-heeled, it is part car show and part car sales.

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Cars and Coffee at Oak Beach 2

Another glorious Sunday on Long Island. The sky’s a nearly cloudless blue and it’s comfortably warm. There might not be another nice Sunday like this before the cold sets in. It’s time for Cars and Coffee at Oak Beach 2.

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Lime Rock Historic Festival 2018

The Lime Rock Historic Festival 2018 was the 36th annual event. The featured marque was Bugatti and there were an impressive number in attendance.

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Cars and coffee at Oak Beach

When speaking of cars on New York’s Long Island, most folks think of the traffic. Lots and lots of traffic. As a lifetime Longislander (yes, it is one word), I think of Cars and Coffee at Oak Beach.

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Car-toons by Booth– cars, whimsy and smiles

I first met the Booths in the late 1980s. Their Car-toons by Booth business was young and already very popular. Racing art was a very niche thing then, yet their whimsical car caricatures were immediate breakout hits.

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Greenwich Concours 2017 American Cars

For the 22nd time, the prestigious Greenwich Concours in Connecticut took place over the June 3-4 weekend. It’s one of the shows that you need to attend at least once. Cars that you see on Velocity are here in person. Trust me, they are much better in person.

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Supercars at Larz Anderson

When up in the Boston area, be sure to visit the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, Massachusetts. Set on a high bluff overlooking the Boston skyline, the collection is housed in a stone castle. Billed as America’s oldest car collection, they put on some fine shows in their compact space. “Supercars: Origins, Evolutions” has just opened, and it’s definitely worth a side trip, especially on a nice day.

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