Category Archives: My Favorites

My Favorite Vehicles That Make You Scratch Your Head and Wonder “Why Did You Buy This?”

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Have you ever looked at a vehicle out on the road – or in a parking lot – and wondered “why would anyone own such a thing?” Sounds judgmental, right? It is…or, not. The … Continue reading

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My Favorite Forbidden Fruit Vehicles – Part 3

Tweet The sudden interest in non-USA market automobiles are on the rise – again. We will be looking into the importation of cars that were once “forbidden fruit” thanks to Federal regulations and Customs law. In the meantime, one can … Continue reading

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My Favorite Malaise Era Vehicles

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I grew up at the right time – the Malaise Era, to be exact. The industry was in the midst of change. Some of it was instigated by the oil-producing nations across the ocean. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Places to Eat – The 2018 Edition

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Before the Twin Cities readers figure out what this next My Favorites list is all about…yes, it is on this list! As are other restaurants. Still, you can read the first list of favorite … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cars I Never Got To Drive

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern That list of vehicles I have never driven keeps on getting smaller and smaller. The benefit of this work is to experience access to some of the finest automobiles in the world (have I … Continue reading

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My Favorite Places to Stay – Part 2

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern When on business, you end up being sequestered in a hotel. Sometimes, that is not a bad thing. In fact, it is a good thing. When you check into a fantastic hotel, you want … Continue reading

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My Favorite USA Destinations – Part 2

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I do love to travel – that is, when I can. A couple of years ago, I began a list of of my favorite destinations. I limited the list to five: Austin, Texas; Chicago, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles From My Father

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern This Sunday is Father’s Day. This is not one of the easiest days to deal with. Sheldon Simon Stern passed away in 1986. He left our family in 1972. Overall, he was a father … Continue reading

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(Our) Favorite Vehicles of Our Childhood

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern We shape our view of the automobile based on what we know…and how we comprehend it. Growing up, that idea of the car, truck, minivan, and SUV was simpler then. Our memories shape how … Continue reading

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V&R@7: My Favorite Vehicle Subjects of The Last Seven Years

Tweet Murray The Cop – All Photos by Randy Stern/Victory & Reseda On April 13th of 2011, this site received a major boost with the arrival of its first vehicle. This vehicle would open up the floodgates in publishing reviews … Continue reading

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