Crown Victoria

Ford Crown Victoria Taxicab

“She once got a passenger to LaGuardia Airport from Midtown Manhattan in fourteen minutes, a record that still stands.”.
(Eugene Salomon, from Cabs Are For Kissing)

“There are 13,237 licensed yellow taxicabs in New York City.
Ford’s Crown Victoria, the iconic model making up more than half the fleet, is being phased out.”.
(USA Today)

Above: Lady getting a cab in New York City, detail, from Chris 1971’s photostream on Flickr.

Categories : phenomena, photo


  1. Came across your blog via a comment you left at:

    So two things:

    1. Love your blog!
    2. Any chance of seeing code for the “barebone” theme?

    With best wishes,

    jules, 29/05/2011
  2. Hello Jules,
    thank you for your comment :);

    …the barebone theme is called “Deschutes”, and is still available in its original form:

    There is also the original documentation…:

    …and a real example:

    Keep in mind that, to comply with the latest WordPress guidelines, the code (dated 2007) needs some rework.

    Andrea Pacquola

    pacquo, 29/05/2011