• Oct 31 2008

    Large Crowd Attends Book-Signing for “The Long Island Motor Parkway”

    Last night almost 100 people attended the book-signing and presentation of "The Long Island Motor Parkway" by Al Velocci and Howard Kroplick at the Book Revue in Huntington. The special presentation featured an interactive discussion of 20 images from the book and unique memorabilia including the plaque awarded to driver George Robertson (0 comments)


  • Oct 27 2008

    Howard K. Talks!

    Howard Kroplick was interviewed in August 2008 by North Hempstead Town Clerk Leslie Gross on the Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island and the Long Island Motor Parkway for North Hempstead Television. (0 comments)


  • Oct 25 2008

    Willie K. Talks!

    It is a cold, misty Saturday morning here on Long Island. Very similar to the weather conditions on a Saturday morning 100 years ago on October 24, 1908 when George Robertson became the American driver to win the Vanderbilt Cup Race in an American car. As a salute to William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., (0 comments)


  • Oct 23 2008

    Highlights of the Vanderbilt Cup Race Centennial Celebrations

    Over the last two weeks, there have been several wonderful centennial celebrations for the historic Long Island Motor Parkway and the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race. Here are highlights: (0 comments)


  • Oct 20 2008

    Newsday Publishes Special Pullout on the Long Island Motor Parkway: October 20, 2008

    Newsday featured a special four-page pullout "Road to History: Long Island Motor Parkway, 100 Years Later" in its Sunday, October 20, 2008 issue. A teaser photo appeared on the front-cover (2 comments)


  • Oct 20 2008

    Howard Kroplick Interview: The Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway

    Howard Kroplick was interviewed in August 2008 by North Hempstead Town Clerk Leslie Gross on the Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island and the Long Island Motor Parkway. (2 comments)


  • Oct 20 2008

    “Over the Seven Seas”: A Film Starring William K. Vanderbilt II

    William K. Vanderbilt II (Jr.), his wife Rosamund, his friends Mr. and Mrs. Earle Smith and crew set on a world cruise in 1931 aboard his beautiful 265-foot yacht Alva. They departed Long Island and traveled through the Panama Canal to the Galapagos Islands, the Society Islands, Samoa, Australia, Java, Bora (0 comments)


  • Oct 17 2008

    Busy Weekend for 2008 Centennial Celebrations

    A wonderful weekend to celebrate the centennial of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race and the Long Island Motor Parkway at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn, Harbor. Ongoing Events The exhibit "Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races" opened today for the weekend at the Nassau County Museum of Art (0 comments)


  • Oct 16 2008

    Question of the Day: What do Barack Obama and John McCain have in common with the 1904 drivers?

    Last night's Debate '08 at Hofstra University in Hempstead inspired today's question of the day: What do Barack Obama and John McCain have in common with the drivers of the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race? Please provide your answer in the comment box. The answer will be revealed in tomorrow's blog. (2 comments)


  • Oct 14 2008

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Continues to Reach Record # of Viewers- October 14, 2008

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com continues to set daily viewership records with a mention of the website in last Sunday's New York Times article on the Long Island Motor Parkway. Over the last three days, the average viewship on this website has been over 10 times higher than its daily average. (0 comments)




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