I've often been tempted to take my car to the local mechanic - it's like 2 blocks away, but I feared the unknown. When the battery died and rotted away last night I realized it was time to put fear aside for the sake of convenience. Luckily, my good friend veronica always spoke highly of el tigre. She gave me the necessary confidence and phone number. They got me back on the road within half an hour and only charge 30 for labor (not sure how it compares but he implied it was a discount). I was thrilled to be mobile again. It's one thing to have a lame foot but another to have a lame car. Hooray!