The Otto Business: 50 Years … Thousands Of Cars

There is a photo of Otto Belovich as a 10-year-old boy, standing in front of a used car lot in Bridgeport, Connecticut. His family had recently arrived in the country from Austria. The cars in the background were pure coincidence – at least so he...

Local Car Broker: It’s Like “High Stakes Gambling”

Traverse City-based car broker, Wally Szunko, knows automobiles. He’s bought and sold thousands of them over his 22-year career. “I buy cars. Then I sell them – mostly to dealers but sometimes to friends,” Szunko said. That sounds simple enough. However, there is much more to...

Alfa Romeo Zooms Into Traverse City

That throaty roar can mean only one thing: Alfa’s coming. One of the iconic and best-loved imports of the last century – the famed sports car brand Alfa Romeo – is on its way to Traverse City. Fox Grand Traverse on U.S. 31 South is one...

TC’s Longtime Auto Repair Pros Talk

Maybe you’ve been going faithfully to the same car repair shop for 20 years, or maybe you’re in the market for a new one. Either way, you probably don’t think much about car repairs until you absolutely need them. Fortunately, Traverse City is home to several...