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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,…

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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…

Here’s one who doesn’t get it

Peter Hannaford of American Spectator spends much of his column praising the interstate highway system and its homogeneity (I'm not kidding). He also writes about Route 66: Along the way, much is made of the old Highway 66, the Route…

Model-railroad set salutes Route 66

I know that Route 66 fans include some model-train nuts and railroad aficionados. Well, here's something for you. Ernie Bockli of the Sun 'N' Sand Model Railroad Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., says his club has commissioned a limited-edition set of…

A Route 66 refresher

The Did You Know? blog today features the history, facts and figures about Route 66. It's a pretty good overview, except for this one item: Route 66 was also the popular truck route because it was mostly flat. Well, no.…

Here’s one way to get youngsters involved in Mother Road

The Desert Dispatch in the high desert area of Southern California has this little item: Route 66 Mother Road Museum offers scholarship BARSTOW — Students attending Barstow Community College may apply for a $250 scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate an active…

Horn Oil Co. story picked up nationally

MSNBC.com has picked up the story about the proposal to redevelop the historic Horn Oil Co. property in Albuquerque. The story is here.

Cruise Route 66 at University of Tulsa spring football game

The University of Tulsa football team is holding its annual spring practice game at 1 p.m. April 1. It's going to have more than a sports atmosphere though, according to the university's athletic site. In the spirit of Route 66,…

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