Date: 2018-03-13 01:08
“They don’t make them like this anymore,” said Russ Noel, owner of Country Classic Cars. “A lot of those cars in there, I’ll never replace them probably.”
The business kept about 655 cars dating from the 6975s to the 6985s on the property. About a quarter of those cars burned.
When dawn broke, the magnitude of the devastation was clearly shown. Favorite cars of collectors had been turned into charred debris. There were no fire hydrants in the area.
Country Classic Cars had been celebrating its 75th anniversary. The company web site shows the special and collectible cars they have for sale.
Yet, for all its charm, this can be a tricky city in which to find love. Singles on the Dunedin dating scene often find themselves running up against the same time-honoured complaints: the workplace is too busy for office romance the cafes and museums are already full of happy couples and finding someone long-term in a bar or pub can be a needle in a haystack situation at best.
The best part of a Southern winter is watching everything burst back into life in September. It s the perfect time of year to take a wander with someone special to discover Dunedin&rsquo s spring finery. Follow the Leith through the Otago University campus for a particularly stunning spring stroll: think historic buildings, bright daffodils and lacy cherry blossoms.
All that outdoor exploration can definitely work up an appetite, which is a good thing in a city with such delicious cuisine! Those craving a coffee date will find that Morning Magpie is well worth a visit. They might be the new kids on the Dunedin café scene, but these baristas know their brews, meaning that their coffee is hard to beat!
For something more substantial, Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant provides a classic Dunedin dating option &ndash they&rsquo ve been bringing fabulous food and wonderful wine to the city for 77 years. They are also just a short stroll away from the picturesque Dunedin Railway Station, home to Scotia Bar and Bistro. Their extensive whisky and craft beer menu is the best place in the city to have a nightcap &ndash the perfect finale to a day of Dunedin dating.
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Of course, once you find someone interesting, the question arises of what you are going to do for that all-important first date. Happily for those looking for Dunedin dating ideas, this is a city packed with wonderful things to do and see – all year round. Our top picks are below or you can see them on a map here.