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Ninety-two year old James Barbour III is tough in an unusual kind of way. The stereotypical tough guy grimaces and fights and struggles. Instead, Jim has the remarkable ability to stay even, to keep things light. To make it seem like when the going gets rough, well, it’s not rough at all. According to him and wife, Patricia Barbour, he’s never even sworn. He says “Oh my,” when he’s most fired up. That’s the way he was as a young cadet Tuskegee Airman in a biplane getting hammered by a hurricane. It’s the way he was as a 42-year old race car driver getting flipped and tossed around in a tiny Austin-Healey. And it’s how he faced down the indignities of racial prejudice and segregation, in the Army and beyond. In early June, after hearing who he was from a mutual friend, I flew to Florida to spend some time with Jim and Pat to hear these stories. I sat in their comfortable, brightly lit home on a small pond in the town of Wesley Chapel near … [Read more...] about From Tuskegee Airman to Racing Godfather, Jim Barbour Is the Living Legend You Don’t Know About
Estate sales are often great places to find bargains. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom BMW E39 is an Estate that’s for sale, but will its M5 updates make it an unbelievable bargain? If you look at the distribution of model year prices for Porsche’s 911 you’ll likely find that it’s a pretty flat curve lying way up out of the average person’s reach, with a notable dip around the 996 edition. In comparison, prices for Chevy’s 911 competitor, the Corvette, follow a fairly standard inverted bell, or well curve. The oldest models command substantial prices. Those in the middle seem to be more prevalent and manage lower demand so their prices are commensurately weak. Newish cars again get decent bank, owing to their limited usage and contemporary capabilities. Yesterday’s moderately modified 2002 C5 ‘Vette is a model that falls right near the middle—down the well so to speak—and hence the 75-percent Crack Pipe loss … [Read more...] about At $24,990, Could This 2000 BMW ‘M5’ Touring Be An Estate That’ll Sell?
Rene Wisely Free Press Special Writer Published 2:02 p.m. UTC Jun 4, 2018 Downtowns across southeast Oakland County are welcoming a fresh batch of entrepreneurs to tempt shoppers, diners and the curious with everything from Peruvian food to hair pomade. Here's a look at some of the new or future storefronts: Ferndale Ferndale visitors will be transported to Peru at Culantro at 22939 Woodward Ave., a fast-casual restaurant at the former Southern Belles’ Bistro location. Pronounced cilantro, the menu features 10 Peruvian cuisine entrees, including its signature charcoal-kissed rotisserie chicken. Owner Betty Shuell gives a culture lesson through every lunch or dinner. The food won over Free Press Restaurant Critic Mark Kurlyandchik on his first visit. Eventually Culantro will have a new neighbor, said Barry Hicks, executive director of the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority. Brooks Brewing is opening its second beer pub location at 22925 Woodward … [Read more...] about New shops, breweries coming to Oakland County downtowns
Ad Feature PUBLISHED: 12:21 05 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:57 09 April 2018 Making a good first impression is key to impressing would-be buyers, so make sure your property has kerb appeal by keeping your front garden tidy and cleaning your windows. allinvisuality Redbridge estate agents Sandra Davidson answer the common questions homeowners have when it comes to selling their home, and reveals how you can make sure the sale is stress-free Buyers want to see a blank canvas when viewing a property, so put your personal touches in storage. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto When is the best time to sell my house? Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter: no matter what season the truth is people buy houses all-year-round. The decision to sell is yours alone and should be based on your financial and personal circumstances. How is the market right now? The market people often refer to is the national one. Instead, narrow your focus onto the local markets in Ilford, Redbridge, Newham, Barking … [Read more...] about Property experts Sandra Davidson reveal their top tips for selling your home and adding value