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Portland brewery charging $2K for a single bottle of beer




That's right, Checkered Flag fans.  This will go down in the "what do you get for the person who has everything" list.

You won't believe how much a single bottle of this beer sells for
By Nick Mangione

Sure, craft beer can be a little more expensive than mass-produced beer sometimes, but usually not this much. Hair of the Dog Brewing Company in Portland, Ore., announced on Twitter Wednesday that it has begun selling Hair of the Dog Dave for $2,000 per 12-ounce bottle. Why so expensive? Dave is one of the rarest beers in existence. At…
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Sneak Peek: pre-production BMW M3 and M4




Checkered Flag BMW fans have got a little while to wait to see the new BMW M3 and M4 in person.  But here's a sneak peek of what we have to look forward to. 

BMW M3 and M4 will rock 430 hp from twin-turbo six with standard manual

By Jonathon Ramsey for Autoblog

We're not sure which spec we're most intrigued by for the new BMW M3 and M4: the twin-turbo six-cylinder with 430 horsepower and "far beyond" 369 pound-feet of torque, the 3,300-pound curb weight or the standard six-speed manual transmission with automatic throttle blipping…
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Hampton Roads Pumpkin Patches 2013



Sweatshirts, leaves falling, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes!  It is officially autumn in Hampton Roads.  And, that means, it's time to get to a pumpkin patch.  So, where can you find that perfect place to pick out your jack-o-lantern worthy pumpkin and maybe get some cute pictures of the kids? 

Here's a great list, compiled by the folks at the very-popular…
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9 Current Success Stories for Project Drive In



I've got good news on the Honda front-So far American Honda has been able to save 9 drive in movie theaters during their Project Drive In campaign. 

The theaters saved so far have been all over the US and are part of Honda's campaign to save the American institution that is the Drive in Movie Theater.

Honda's…
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Share the Road this Fall



With temperatures right for outdoor adventure, Checkered Flag drivers need to be extra careful of added Hampton Roads bicyclists sharing the roads.

AAA Tidewater offers tips for cars and bicycles to share the road safely

Because spring weather is here more Virginians will be using their bicycles…
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Staggering Child Safety Seat Statistics



There is no worse news than hearing of an accident involving a child.  There are so many safety laws in place to ensure that the children that ride in motor vehicles are as safe as they possibly can be.  Manufacturers such as Honda go above and beyond to ensure that children riding in vehicles such as the Honda Odyssey are riding…
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