First Drive: Toyota’s New RAV4 Has Adventure in Its DNA


Its top trim – the XLE Limited – sits on 19-inch wheels and comes with a digital rearview mirror. The base LE is available in AWD and forward-wheel-drive, as are the XLE, XLE Premium and pricier Limited. Toyota’s lane-keep assist feature, which only works in cruise control mode, excels on long stretches of highway, although … Continue reading First Drive: Toyota’s New RAV4 Has Adventure in Its DNA

The Best Liquor Gifts for a Man: A Guide for the 2018 Holiday Season | The Manual


Please note that prices may vary slightly depending on where you buy the products. The holiday season is certainly a spirited one, so it only makes sense that at least one person on your holiday shopping list deserves to have an even more spirited holiday by receiving a nice bottle of booze. Below, you’ll find … Continue reading The Best Liquor Gifts for a Man: A Guide for the 2018 Holiday Season | The Manual

We built our own 2018 Ford Mustang GT this way; here’s why


When Ford asked us to custom-order our long-term 2018 Mustang, we knew how we’d use it. Ford sells the 2018 Mustang with a choice among multiple engines, but in our hearts only one was right for our monthslong adventure: the 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V-8. We stepped up to the Premium model for some modern accoutrements … Continue reading We built our own 2018 Ford Mustang GT this way; here’s why

Kingfield Art Walk returns on Friday, Dec. 7


KINGFIELD – As the holiday season gets underway, Kingfield Friday Artwalk returns this Friday, Dec. 7 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. throughout the snow clad village. This Artwalk features antique mechanics (the autos not the technicians), carols at a local restaurant, leatherwork, a local author and much more. Webster Free Library is hosting a … Continue reading Kingfield Art Walk returns on Friday, Dec. 7

Chinese firms worry the US trade war thaw could be shortlived


Hong Kong: Exporters of bags to toys in China cautioned that the trade war truce between the U.S. and China may provide just a minor respite in hostilities. The U.S. agreed to refrain from raising tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from a current 10 percent to punitive levels of 25 percent as planned … Continue reading Chinese firms worry the US trade war thaw could be shortlived