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Nov 24th 2012 7:49AM Thanks for this. Buffalo has its problems, but it has its overwhelming charms, as well. It is one of the ideal places to raise a family and to live a comfortable life at a slower pace. All of what you say is true, but you omit one thing. When we need big-city stuff, Toronto is a mere 1.5 hour jaunt up the QEW. That, for me, is a huge selling point and something of an escape valve from the aforementioned problems.
Jul 16th 2009 9:30AM Two day road trip with a view:
It's not clear which SRX is being provided, so I'll assume it's a loaded V8 with AWD.
Day 1: One way to really try out the V8, the tranny, and the AWD with Stabilitrak would be to climb Pike's Peak, so I'd start out from Colorado Springs and drive the 7,000 vertical feet to reach the peak at 14,000+ feet. This ought to adequately test the handling and power of the Caddy, and is one of the iconic and classic mountain roads in the US.
From Pike's Peak, we'd continue on route 24 towards Poncha Springs, just east of Monarch Pass, and time permitting, ride the tram to a nearby summit for a view of the mountains. Then continue along US-50 to Grand Junction.
Day 2: Leave at 0-dark-hundred from Grand Junction along I-70 into Utah, getting off onto US-89, and stop off at Bryce Canyon National Park, then continue down the 89 to Zion National Park, and end up late at night along I-15 in Las Vegas, ending up with a room at the Wynn, and dinner at l'Atelier Joel Robuchon at the MGM Grand.
Day 2: Continue west through the Monarch Pass,
Jun 4th 2009 9:06AM Well, considering people like me who bought the first generation iPhone have their contracts expire on June 29th, I'd expect the next iPhone to be in stores within a week of that date.
If I had to guess, I'd say Friday July 3rd or 10th, since the 1st iPhone went on sale at 6pm on a Friday.
May 22nd 2009 6:53AM It's not so much "The Fast and the Furious" as it is "The Slow and the Mildly Perturbed".
But I kid because ja volim.
Jan 26th 2009 9:54AM This is thrilling news indeed, but I'll believe it when I see Fiats and Alfas tucked in among the Sebrings and Town & Countries at the Chrysler area at NAIAS.
Jan 20th 2009 8:31AM There appears to be some issues with setting this up online, and Apple support told me I'd have to mail in my request. I bought a Macbook on Sunday, and entered the machine's serial number, only to have the website tell me it was not recognized. After trying it a couple of times, I called Apple. They told me to hit enter a few more times. On the fifth or sixth try, the website instructed me to print & mail in the form. Evidently, it's a known issue with Apple, but there's no fix for it.
Not that this is an end-of-world problem. But just by way of FYI
Jun 25th 2008 1:44PM What happened to Albania was similar to what will happen to North Korea when it finally, and predictably, falls under the weight of its own brutal dictatorial totalitarian regime.
That the Albanian people have continued to beat the odds and survive after all these misfortunes that have befallen them over the past centuries is amazing.
I wish this little country well, and would love to visit it someday.
Dec 23rd 2007 8:11AM The Niagara Falls outlet mall, and the Walden Galleria - which are among two of the bigger shopping destinations for our Canadian neighbors - have set up donation bins for local charities, so that departing shoppers can put their used clothes to good use.
The story is that many Canadian shoppers have been getting the third degree upon return from immigration officials chiding their lack of economic patriotism.
Also - the duty is on the new clothes, especially if you're only there for the day, so they wear the new stuff and lose the old so they can minimize what they declare.
Jan 18th 2007 2:49PM I would have prefered "nestled between Niagara Falls and Buffalo, NY".