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      07-17-2012, 12:24 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Tony_KB View Post
It was a foggy morning, 5:30am when I drove up to Irvine from San Diego CA for Cars and Coffee, a gathering of cars and enthusiasts in a large parking lot with catering and well, coffee...I didn't know how long they have been doing it or where it was, I had read about it in forums and a friend recommended it, so, there I went.
Cars & Coffee has been going on in Irvine for a handful of years, but it started in Newport Coast at the Starbucks opposite Crystal Cove. The first time I went was in 2004 or so. I'm fairly certain this was the original Cars & Coffee. It started as an impromptu gathering of local residents who would get their Saturday morning coffee and show off their exotics. It quickly grew into a spectacle and the property management of the center where the "show" took place eventually kicked them out. They found a home in the Ford/Mazda parking lot near the Spectrum in Irvine, and other Cars & Coffee events and clones started springing up all over the country.
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