Cops and Doughnuts: Good Deeds Live On

There is a doughnut shop and bakery in Clare, Michigan that has been in constant operation since 1896. This heritage business was just weeks from closing when members of the Clare Police Department came to the rescue. All nine of them. They saved a beloved local enterprise. We meet two of these heroes in this episode.

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I’ll Take Manhattan: First Bite of the Big Apple

Driving toward the Manhattan skyline, you can see it for the first time only once. After that, it pays to be in the company of a streetwise friend who knows New York City intimately when you venture into the Big Apple. Karl Petry is back, this time to help road trippers prepare for a visit to the crossroads of the world.

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Pontiac Passion Persists

Every make of automobile has its aficionados. For lovers of style and performance, ask any fan of the Pontiac lineage about the now-defunct GM make and you will see stars (and maybe a tear) in their eyes. Passion for Pontiac is our topic as we speak with enthusiasts Karl Petry and Ken Ulrich. (Encore Presentation)

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Places in Seattle Not to be Missed

Harriet Baskas returns as her brand new book, 111 Places In Seattle That You Must Not Miss, comes off the presses. From the magnificent to the quaint and quirky, Seattle is a realm unto itself with endless appeal and plenty of intrigue. A sharp-eyed journalist, Harriet puts it all into perspective.

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Two-Lane Adventure in The Golden State

California has a uniquely expansive claim on a road-tripper’s imagination, with plenty of two-lane magic unfolding before an eager driver’s eyes. With so much to see and do, we sought the best advice from ever-reliable Jamie Jensen, author of Road Trip USA.

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Two-Lane Rockin’ in the USA

Jamie Jensen, growing up in Southern California when car culture was ready to ride the wave of the future, became permanently enchanted with the open road early on; especially the lure of two-lane highways. With the publication of a ninth edition of Road Trip USA, Jamie has risen to the status of motoring maven. (Encore presentation)

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National Parks and Monuments in the Movies

The grandeur of the National Parks and Monuments has been on display in feature films for generations. Geoffrey Mark joins us with the backstory of iconic movies that made a location out of some of the most stunning scenery in the world. (Photo credit pinterest.com)

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Loving Summer Around Langley, WA

Situated at the south end of Whidbey Island in Washington state, Langley is the land of lovely vistas and frequent festivals. The Whidbey Island Fair this year runs July 28th thru the 30th at the Fairgrounds and Events Center, being one example of a year-round penchant for celebration. Dena Marie of the local Chamber of Commerce has the inside scoop.

You don’t want to miss the fair rides, eats, and attractions of the Whidbey Island Fair this July! Listen to our exclusive podcast for the inside deets on where to venture to before/after the fair in Langley, premium festival offerings, and more.

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Prepping Your Ride for Summer Road Tripping

Observing the Do’s and Don’ts of making your car, truck or SUV ready for a memorable summer trek aka The Big Road Trip is serious business. Karl Petry of the Garden State Pontiac Club is a go-to guy for advice on how to prevent costly automotive trouble from hampering your next open-road adventure.

We want you to arrive to your destination safely and without experiencing the woes of car trouble along the way. If your car is subject to letting your down, please join us in the podcast as Karl Petry of New Jersey shares how to prevent automotive breakdowns so you can enjoy your road trip without worrying about any trouble along the way.

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Happy 4th of July! Fireworks Boom Around Puget Sound

Where will you go this year to celebrate Independence Day? All around the Sound, you can find a safe and spectacular 4th of July fireworks display to create memories for the whole family. Matt Shea joins us with some timely suggestions. (Photo credit: Flickr)

Take a walk around Puget Sound in Washington State, and you’ll soon find plenty of places to explore. From live entertainment to culinary delights to scenic coastal walk, this Northwest town is one you must visit this summer of 2022. Join us on this podcast and start planning your trip now!

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