When Don and Sandy Kirschbaum got married in 1959, Don’s car was a blue and white 1955 Ford Fairlane Sunliner convertible.
Back in his bachelor days, Bruce Hannah owned a 1963 Chevy Impala SS Coupe that he’d “scoop the loop” in downtown Kenosha with or race at a local dragstrip.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — When it comes to reflecting his hobbies and interests, Tom Lepper, 64, has done a fine job showcasing them in his three-car garage “man cave.”
On one side, there are banners and signs of Northwestern University, the Chicago Blackhawks, Bears and Cubs, a framed print of the famous 12th hole at Augusta National Golf Club and pictures of Lepper and his children from when he coached them in their youth hockey days.
With the arrival of fall in Kenosha, trees turn and the nights get chillier. Colors become very vibrant in the county. From corn to sunflowers, or teh bright orange of pumpkins at local farmers stands. And since it is Kenosha, with 100-years history of auto manufacturing, a bright orange 1935 Ford. Photojournalist Brain Passino captured the wonderful curves of the car for the Love My Ride feature.
When it relates to his vehicles, Kenosha resident Joe Caliendo, 61, is definitely “old school.”
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — The iconic Keno Drive-In, a long-time fixture on the south Sheridan Road landscape, hangs on.
The Keno, 9102 Sheridan Road, has far outlasted Kenosha County’s other drive-in theater, the Mid-City Outdoor that was on north Sheridan Road, just south of Seventh St. in Somers which closed in 1985. Both were built in 1948.
Richard Guerrucci, 84, is a man of many interests.