And — we're now past 14 Mile and we're in Birmingham — home to the Townsend Hotel, the most expensiv

And — we're now past 14 Mile and we're in Birmingham — home to the Townsend Hotel, the most expensive hotel in the Metro Detroit area. Coincidentally, it's also where Autoblog's John Neff is staying tonight. Must be nice to be on that AOL dime, eh? We kid the bloggers of all things Autos. »8/18/07 5:15pm8/18/07 5:15pm

Holden Commodore SS-V With Manufacturer Plates Spotted In Birmingham!

Our friends at How Bourgeois have the scoop for us of what would appear to be a Holden Commodore SS-V with manny plates sitting kiddie corner to the rear-end of the swank Townsend Hotel. That seems to beg the question — what's this bit of Aussie metal with super hoonage potential doing in the middle of downtown… »4/02/07 1:45pm4/02/07 1:45pm

Rub One Off Over The Muscle Car Wars: The Camaro Takes A Wish

The banner above currently adorns the south side o' the "555 Building" in downtown Birmingham — and we guess it begs the question — what are our other two wishes? Well, since we're on the subject of automotive masturbatory pleasures, how about a Dodge Challenger R/T, a Ford Mustang GT and a quarter-mile down a… »8/17/06 5:48pm8/17/06 5:48pm

2006 Woodward Dream Pre-Cruise: The Hunter House And The El Camino, Two Perfect For Words

Only a one in a million moment could have paired two of the most amazing things in our life in the same picture. An El Camino and The Hunter House restaurant on Woodward Avenue in downtown Birmingham. This must mean only one thing — and just like Jake and Elwood Blues, we've been tasked by some heavenly force to… »8/15/06 8:55am8/15/06 8:55am

Report: Ford Planning Sale of Land Rover, Jaguar?

We thought we could have a nice quiet Sunday away from the laptop. How wrong we were. According to the UK's Sunday Times FoMoCo may be ready to sell holdings in two of its British brands — Land Rover and Jaguar — in a bid to generate cash and sharpen its focus on its divisions that make money (Landie, we hardly knew… »8/06/06 11:21pm8/06/06 11:21pm

Dodge Challenger Slides Into Hunter House: Oohs, Aahs And Heartburn

An industrious photog friend of ours happened to be sitting on Woodward Avenue across from Hunter House, the B.S.B.J.I.T. (Best Slider Burger Joint In Town) and happened upon the second of a two-day Chrysler Group journalistic extravaganza. The mighty German-American hybrid gave auto writers of all shapes, sizes and… »7/28/06 4:50pm7/28/06 4:50pm