Route 66 News

My heart belongs to my Mother (Road)

Flea of the One Good Thing blog writes about her love of Route 66: I've been waiting impatiently for the kids to get old enough to dump them off, kicking and sobbing, at summer camp for two full weeks, weeks…

A place to cruise in for a beer

The $20: Lush Ladies blog on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Web site weighs in about the Cruisin' Rte 66 bar at 7895 Watson Road (old Route 66). It used to be known as George's Route 66 Bar and Grill, but…

Gallup rotosphere will be restored

The Gallup Independent has the photo above with the following information: Star Light: Hinckley Signs employees Danny Ellis, Gilbert Mexican, Dan Rudisill and Tamend Brown dismantle the star-shaped sphere after removing it from the top of the Downtown Plaza sign…

A critique of the Destination ABQ plan

Guest blogger Don Pizzolato gives his opinion of the Albuquerque Destination Master Plan to the Duke City Fix. He deserves kudos for reading all 114 pages of it. You can download the plan here. He initially was critical of it,…

French “Cars” movie poster

Actuacine.net has posted the French version of the Pixar "Cars" movie poster. I've posted it here, but I'd go to the Web site to see it in its enlarged version. In it, you can see the Route 66 shield and…

An entertainment option

This is a brief item from the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat: Lewis & Clark (College) will offer its annual Variety Show at 7:30 p.m. April 7 and 3 p.m. April 8 on the Hatheway Stage. The show will feature a tribute…

Scuttlebutt from the road

  Ken Turmel of Postmarkart fame reports that the Oklahoma highway department has begun replacing Oklahoma Highway 66 signs. New signs are being erected to celebrate the state's centennial next year. The new sign is pictured above. Scott Piotrowski reports…

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