Route 66 News

An unusual confluence

Johnny Mango at the Duke City Fix collective blog reports that Albuquerque’s historic Lobo Theater at 3007 Central Ave. NE, aka Route 66, is hosting a 7 p.m. Saturday screening of “Iraq for Sale,” a documentary about the corporate profiteering…

Spooky activity in Williams

Patrick Whitehurst of the Arizona Daily Sun has the rundown on a bunch of paranormal activity in the Route 66 town of Williams. You have the wailing woman of the Santa Fe Dam, the lucky feather of downtown, the spirit…

Rolling Stones do “Route 66″

I’m not sure when this Rolling Stones live-in-concert video was shot, but I’m figuring late 1970s to mid-1980s because Ronnie Wood is playing guitar and Bill Wyman is still playing bass. The fellow who posted it is named “berrychuck,” which…

A look at Tulsa’s Cyrus Avery Centennial Plaza

I was able to procure handout artist’s renderings of the Cyrus Avery Centennial Plaza planned near the Route 66 museum and interpretive center that’s going to be built at 11th Street and Southwest Boulevard in Tulsa. It’s all part of…

Historic theater to get repairs if bond is approved

The historic Hiland Theater, built in 1951 along historic Route 66 in Albuquerque, is considered a local landmark, but it needs some repairs. To do those renovations, the county-owned building, a $1.1 million bond question needs to be passed by…

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