Aug 05 2011

Hear the Black Beast Roar on the Motor Parkway from Hauppauge to Lake Ronkokoma This Sunday

The Black Beast will be on the Long Island Motor Parkway this Sunday, participating in the First Annual Motor Parkway "Sunday Drive to Lake Ronkonkoma" Parade and Car Show.

The parade will begin at 9:30 AM at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge (1717 Motor Parkway).



The Parade will end at a car show in Raynor County Park, near the sites of the Motor Parkway's Lake Ronkonkoma Lodge, Petit Trianon and the Annex to the Petit Trianon.


The Annex to the Petit Trianon, designed by John Russell Pope, as seen in 1981 by Ron Ridolph....destroyed in 2006.

A 1925 survey of Lake Ronkonkoma showing the locations of the Motor Parkway, Petit Trianon and the Annex.



Last Sunday, Newsday published an article "Restoring a Heritage" on the Lake Ronkonoma event.

For more information, click on this link: First Annual Motor Parkway “Sunday Drive to Lake Ronkonkoma” Parade and Car Show

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Howard Kroplick

Featured Upcoming Automotive Events:

-First Annual Motor Parkway “Sunday Drive to Lake Ronkonkoma” Parade and Car Show -Sunday, August 7, 2011- Hear and See the Black Beast Roar!

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-Still Cruisin Car Show and Street Fair, Sayville, Sunday, August 7, 2011

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Aug 09 2011 Maria Hansson 12:37 AM

Hello Howard,

I want to thank you for giving my husband Carlo a ride in the Alco-6 Racer! It made me happy to see him happy, I really appreciate it.


Maria Hansson

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