I’d seen the collected cars, but not the car collector(s) themselves, until now:
Posts Tagged ‘cuba’
Havana 94118 – The Old-Time Car Collectors at the End of Turk Street – Not All That Fast and Not Furious At AllMonday, May 4th, 2015
It’s a triple-beam lyrical dream for old car lovers:
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The above shot is recent, but here’s one from all the way back in aught-eight. See ‘em all?
Who owns all these cars and why?
Look what’s coming to the intersection of 10th Street and Mission in the western SOMA – a huge billboard demanding the release of Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio Guerrero and Fernando Gonzalez, otherwise known as the Cuban Five.
To help pay for the billboard, the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five is throwing a party tonight in the Mission at Centro Del Pueblo, 474 Valencia.
A writer from the New York Times detects some irony:
High-ranking officials in the Cuban government, which regularly jails people without public trial for speaking out against Communism, talk at length and in detail about the lack of evidence in the case, and they rail about the lack of “due process” in American courts.
But, as always, you make the call.