Route 66 News

“Route 66″ DVD set will be released Aug. 5

TVShowsonDVD.com reports today that the Roxbury/Infinity DVD set, “Route 66 — The Complete First Season,” is set to be released Aug. 5. Earlier, the first-season release of the set had reportedly been delayed to fix technical issues arising in the…

Wedding scheduled at Odell Station

Here’s a first for the historic Odell Station (above) on old Route 66 in Odell, Ill. — a couple is using it as a place to get married. According to the news release: Jennifer O’Dowd and Thomas Kowaczek, from Schaumberg,…

Rock Cafe fire undetermined

The cause of the blaze that gutted the historic Rock Cafe in Stroud, Okla., will probably remain forever a mystery, reports the Shawnee (Okla.) News-Star. The state fire marshal’s office investigated the cause of the fire. JoAnn Sellars, operations chief,…

Palm Springs Follies picks Route 66 as theme

The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, a Broadway-style music and dance revue in Palm Springs, Calif., has chosen Route 66 as its theme for its upcoming 2008-09 season. From the news release: Beginning October 28, 2008, and playing through May 17,…

High gas prices aren’t hurting tourism

Here’s something to chew on from the Wayneville (Mo.) Daily Guide: High gas prices don’t seem to be hurting Pulaski County tourism, according to Tourism Bureau Executive Director Andy Thiem, and may even help local venues as vacationers choose to…

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