CD found at Wild Oats in Portland Oregon:
“With an intoxicating blend of Italian songs from the 50s and 60s and contemporary music inspired by this bygone era, Italian CafÃ© is a charming collection that will appeal to listeners of any generation.”
(And yes, it is really fun to listen to. Particularly calming to listen to while dealing with Vespa electrics.)
The adorable Groovy Girls now have plastic wind-up pocket-sized versions of their rides and accessories. The bigger stuffed scooter version is also still available at toy stores and online..
Project: Porkchop is a custom t-shirt company based in Chicago. I am partial to the angry bunny but don’t know why. It’s currently on sale for $9.99.
Starbucks has added another Italian Roast (aka Scooter Coffee) product to its line. Unfortunately this one has just a little pic of a scooter on the back of the can. But it’s not a bad drink. I am still waiting for someone to cover a P200 in Italian Roast stickers. I think that would look hot. Someday . . ..
Haven’t read this but will sure be to give it a good sniffing soon. Click on the cover to go to the Amazon description.
“When in Rome…” at Amazon.com
Scooterists have long since been fans of Shag’s art. And now you can have his cafe scene on your checks and address labels.
There are more mini scooters for kids than ever. And these models are more accurately detailed than past models. Best of all, they are battery powered! The models shown here are priced around $200.
Andre Knaebel’s drawings of scooters capture their heritage. From his website:
“These works reference scooter history including its origins in aviation design.”
His next show will be:
July 17-31, 2006
Lorenzo’s Tavolo Caldo
3807 N. Mississippi Ave.
July 22, 2006