Detroit Hotel Changes Name Before Detroit Auto Show

If you're a journalist coming in next month for the Detroit Auto Show, we just wanted to take a moment to remind you of a recent hotel name change. If you happen to be a guest at the Sheraton Detroit Riverside Hotel, don't go stumblin' around after a night of revelry at the Firehouse asking police horses people on the… » 12/17/07 7:15pm 12/17/07 7:15pm

Jalopnik Reviews: Kia Rondo Korean BBQ Tour, Part 1

One of the more inane ways to review an automobile is to lambaste the machine for something it was never designed to be. Carping about how a Lancer Evolution rides harshly, or has a budget interior is an example of this phenomenon. Tom McCahill wouldn't pull such shenanigans, and neither will we. With that bit of… » 6/20/07 2:00pm 6/20/07 2:00pm

American Chopper Drapes SoHo With Mechanical Man-Love

Yeah, we don't so much cover the Teutuls, and their little show on the lovin' and carin' channel, but as the Jalopnik team is swarming the Gawker offices here in SoHo (which one of us only recently learned means "Sorry Ho-bags") today in advance of the New York Auto Show, we've been checking out the local flora and… » 4/03/07 3:00pm 4/03/07 3:00pm

The New York Auto Show Is Just Two Weeks Away, Wert Gets Press Pass

Although editors at some of our sites enjoy putting new and cool hotness down their pants (Chen, I'm looking right at you, buddy!), we've learned the hard way that cars are a rather cumbersome pants-bound commodity. Instead, we like to show you our press passes when we get them, because you know, we're obsessed with… » 3/21/07 5:04pm 3/21/07 5:04pm

Hippy Dippy Do: Fin de Seventies Underground Bus Trip

Patron saint of San Pedro Mike Watt noted back in 1995, "The kids of today should defend themselves against the Seventies," which, as a 19-year-old, we took as gospel. A decade later, Watt said to us, "Peter Frampton sang 'Do you feel like I do?' No, I don't. You're wearing a kimono!" And while defending oneself… » 1/17/07 4:00pm 1/17/07 4:00pm