t's 2004, and safety is our biggest concern — abroad, at
home and on the road, even on Northwestern Hwy.
Automotive writer Julie Candler attended the Tokyo
Auto Show in October 2003 and shares with us her find-
ings. She interviewed the CEO of Honda and visited the $30
million Research and Development Laboratories where they
crash test automobiles in order to work on safety features.
If you want to see these safety devices up close, there's
still time to attend the North American International Auto
Show at Cobo Hall, open to the public through Monday, Jan.
19. Our Motown automotive companies are also concerned
with safety and provide some of the sharpest, safest cars
Also on the home front, associate editor Linda Bachrack
takes us inside the Cini abode, which is one of the elegant
residences featured on the Birmingham Groves High School
Heart of the Home Tour Feb. 8.
We rarely receive letters here at
Style at the Jewish News, but Roberta
Green of Bloomfield Hills writes
about our cover on the December
issue. "Bravo. What a great insert. I
felt I was looking at the cover of
Vogue!" Roberta, we appreciate your
comments. Kudos to all involved —
, model, Alexis Pone; photographer,
•sott, Snuggly Sweaters
• Gift 'gwith Pizzazz
Angie Baan; art director, Debbie
• ShirrutAng Glass Jewels
Schultz; associate editor, Linda
Bachrack; and intern, Jodi Charnas.
Look for some exciting changes
this year with our glossy pages inside
the Jewish News. As we progress into 2004, look for a new
name, updated design and trendier direction.
Some stores sell designer jewelry.
At M.B. Jewelry, we are the des
For 2004, we wish everyone a healthy, safe year.
COVER: The 2006 Pontiac Solstice. This car will be at the North American
International Auto Show now at Cobo Hall and expected at dealer show-
rooms in Fall 2005.
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