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It's Easier Than Ever To Daily-Drive A 50-Year-Old Car

A half-century ago last week, a BMW 1600-2 rolled off a Munich assembly line, freshly bathed in an off-white paint color called Chamonix and assembled by what I can only assume were meticulously trained German craftsmen, peering down their noses through reading glasses as they expertly cinched down every nut, bolt, and screw on the car.AdvertisementFifteen days later, it rolled off the boat in New York City under the brief stewardship of Hoffman Motor Car Company before being shipped off to...

Is This A Crime Against Tequila Or A Crime Against Coca-Cola?

Coquitas in Capilla de GuadalupeWe are driving around the quaint, cobblestoned streets of Capilla de Guadalupe, a tiny town in western Mexico. Around us, blue agave fields stretch out as far as I can see, and the sun is starting to dip behind the mountains. We both smile broadly as we catch each other up on our respective lives.The last time I saw Isidro was nine years ago, when we worked together at an Italian restaurant in Toronto. I was a 30-year-old, broke, well-educated waitress and he...

UGO CABRET glasses, German descent design and manufacturing charm

UGO CABRET is a glasses brand of character: ultimate imagination, bold creativity, perfect comfort, integration of various shapes, structures, forms and materials, and presenting an avant-garde and creatively designed product. What it is expecting is leading the trend other than following the trend.UGO CABRET glasses, a pure handmade glasses workshop from Germany, after a long journey, it has boasted classic & stylish design and excellent & extraordinary quality, achieving the...