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Junkyard Gem: 1980 Ford Pinto Runabout

The Ford Pinto, butt of so many exploding-car jokes from the day Mother Jones published “Pinto Madness,” was built from…

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New York

This Manhattan Park Was Once a Gem. Now It’s a ‘No Man’s Land.’

There was always something to do at the red brick park house with the big inviting archways. Children huddled around…

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Auto

Junkyard Gem: 1979 Datsun King Cab Pickup

Small Japanese pickups sold very well in the United States during the 1970s and well into the 1980s, with the…

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Auto

Junkyard Gem: 1982 Volvo 240 DL

Because it was sold in the United States for so many years — 19 model years, to be exact —…

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Auto

Junkyard Gem: 1937 Hudson Terraplane

In the 15 years that I’ve been writing about automotive history as viewed through the lens of the car graveyard,…

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Dallas

Samad’s Café Is a Hidden Persian Gem

Hidden away off of a side street near Love Field is a small, quaint Persian café that will reward those…

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Dallas

El Arepazo: A Venezuelan Culinary Haven

Hiding out at the intersection of Trinity Mills and Midway is El Arepazo VZLA, a hole-in-the-wall joint offering up authentic…

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Auto

Junkyard Gem: 2002 Subaru Legacy Wagon

The Outback designation, introduced in America on off-road-enhanced versions of the Subaru Legacy and Impreza for the 1995 model year,…

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Auto

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Geo Metro LSi Convertible

Americans lost the ability to buy a new Detroit-made convertible starting in the 1977 model year (unless you count aftermarket…

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