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Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah, or any other winter holiday, it's the time of year where travel is on almost everyone's mind. Surprisingly, Thanksgiving actually has the most travel among Americans with a 54% spike in personal travel. Christmas comes in second with a 23% increase. ...

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Tailgating - Another American Sport

Tailgating - Another American Sport

Tailgating is about as American as baseball and apple pie. It’s well agreed that it began in the United States but there is some disagreement about when tailgating started. Sports historian, John Greenburg, believes that tailgating began in the 1960’s at Florida State. His thought is ...

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Woodward Dream Cruise

Woodward Dream Cruise

  Which came first, Uncle Ed’s Oil Shoppe or the Woodward Dream Cruise?  The answer is a little easier, or maybe a little clearer than the age old chicken or egg question. Uncle Ed’s came first being built in 1985 while the Woodward Dream Cruise began its first year in ...

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Categories All About Ed

The Uncle Ed's Story

The Uncle Ed's Story

Uncle Ed’s story begins in Battle Creek, Michigan back in 1982. That’s when the original Uncle Ed’s Oil Shoppe opened. Right away, people knew this wasn’t a typical oil change place. It looked different – clean and welcoming. The service was different, too. The ...

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