Jump into the Brief History of Road Construction

Margery Krevsky | April 27, 2009

Have you been caught in the mother of all traffic jams, drumming fingers on the console wishing you were on a beach in Aruba instead of gridlocked between hard concrete and endless orange barrels? Can you imagine a time before superhighways? Can you figure what made highway construction equipment enticing? Sirens. In 1955 General Motors [...]

Convertibles, Rag tops and Rumble seats

admin | April 24, 2009

Living in Michigan the first real sign of spring – forget the calendar – is your first sighting of a convertible. On the weekends, even when the temperature is marginal, these harbingers of good weather come out of garages, get shined up and hit the road. The heater may be gong full blast, but that [...]

The Big Red Flower or the Michigan “Night for Notables”

Margery Krevsky | April 22, 2009

Margery Krevsky and Governor Jennifer Granholm Saturday evening was a great time! It was the Michigan “Night for Notables.” The evening was to honor 20 Michigan authors whose work and books were selected from more than 350 entries. I was invited as the author of “Sirens of Chrome” The affair was held at The Library [...]

The Very First Sirens of the Auto Shows

Margery Krevsky | April 1, 2009

While the crocuses are starting to bud in Central Park, another annual seasonal drama will be taking place: The New York Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, April 10 -19. Press Days: April 8 and 9. The New York Auto show has been in existence for 109 years – that’s staying power. This [...]