When he steps out on the field, the fans chant “Rudi, Rudi, Rudi” as if it’s a chorus to a song everybody knows. No, this is not the story of that persevering kid from the University of Notre Dame who played every practice as if it was the championship game.
Brooklyn, New York: home of Biggie and Jay, the West Indian Day Parade, Spike Lee and the world’s best cheesecake, all in one. As the sign reads once you leave Manhattan and enter the bustling borough, it’s “where the real New York begins.”
With the weather starting to get a bit cooler, it’s now time to pick up some fresh fall/winter gear. The Hundreds’ Fall collection features tons of button-up shirts in either plaid flannel or plain solids, which work great for layering with their print shirts.
It was a typical Miami day—bright blue skies provided the perfect backdrop for a canary-yellow Ferrari and wicked-black Mercedes-Benz McLaren, framed by green, sloping palm trees. Rapper Stack$ was perched on the edge of his Ferrari—shades and brim of his money-green cap blocking the glare of the sun. He sauntered by the McLaren, which he referred to as his own personal “Batmobile.” Each diamond on his necklace glinted in the shape of giant dollar reflecting off the water and the skyline. He is Stack$—as in stacks of money—heir to a family fortune and a music business legacy. But foremost, he’s a rapper with intentions to make it big. He’s pulled out all the stops for the buildup to his album release. After all, Stack$ is money.
While it’s no longer a secret that the best kept secret in Houston is the back-to-back MLS Cup Champion Houston Dynamo, you can add another one to that list. After overcoming growing pains early on, the crew at 713 Motoring steadily but firmly entrenched the company’s name and influence on the local scene. And, with a winning formula that focuses on superlative customer service, striving for innovation and giving back to the community, 713 Motoring has quickly expanded from their South Houston roots and is quickly becoming a Texas institution.
Opting for a hybrid car usually meant having to choose between saving the Earth or driving in style. Soon, you can do both with Cadillac’s Provoq Fuel Cell Concept—a hydrogen fuel cell crossover vehicle that continues GM’s commitment to lessen the need for petroleum through advanced technology.
Forget having to sacrifice luxury for driving an environmentally friendly vehicle now that Cadillac is offering its 2009 Escalade Hybrid, which delivers a 50-percent fuel economy improvement in city driving. As the world’s first hybrid applied to a large, luxury SUV, the new model features the same luxurious components as one would expect to find in a standard Escalade, but now adds a patented two-mode hybrid technology (also seen in the Yukon and Tahoe hybrids), which allows it to return exceptional fuel economy in both city and highway driving.
Christian Audigier is a very busy man. Scheduling time to do this interview took several tries before one of his assistants finally got him on the phone. But that was expected of the extremely talented and versatile designer. “I like to do a lot of things at the same time,” he describes about his hectic schedule. “I like to be busy.” Just open any magazine, watch any celebrity-related show or just step outside, and you’ll see the numerous charismatic and colorful designs of Audigier.