Route 66 News

Road bandits

The Bloomington (Ill.) Pantagraph published a story about the Cattle Bandits, a country-rock band that’s opening a show for country star John Anderson at the McLean County Fair tomorrow night. The Cattle Bandits’ soon-to-be-released CD, “Homegrown,” contains a few Route…

When the going gets weird …

A few weeks ago, an Italian film crew dressed in superhero costumes was traveling down Route 66 for a twisted documentary called “Roast to Coast.” The San Bernardino County Sun reported: The four, with cameras in hand, are asking anyone…

Obama stops at Route 66 restaurant

Two weeks ago, it was Republican presidential candidate John McCain stopping at a Route 66 icon, Ted Drewes Frozen Custard in St. Louis. Today, it was Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama stopping at a historic Route 66 restaurant in Lebanon,…

Mural erected at Pig-Hip site

A new mural depicting the Pig-Hip restaurant and museum, which burned down last year, was erected at the site in Broadwell, Ill. According to the Lincoln (Ill.) Courier: The painting, by Arlene Waldmire of Rochester, shows both the restaurant and…

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