Route 66 News

Book of top 100 hamburgers includes Route 66 restaurants

Longtime readers may remember George Motz and his 2005 documentary, “Hamburger America,” where he searched for the eight best hamburger joints in the United States. Motz now has a book by the same title, except he’s expanded his “best-of” list…

Oklahoma wants to tout Route 66 for Hollywood

The Daily Oklahoman reports that the Oklahoma Film and Music Commission is putting together a database for filmmakers looking for movie-shoot locations — including the Mother Road. The database, which will include photographs and contact information, is expected to go…

Tri-state Route 66 marathon race announced

A new Route 66 marathon footrace that will include the states of Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri was announced by the Joplin Visitors and Convention Bureau today. The inaugural Route 66 Mother Road Marathon, set for Oct. 3, will begin in…

Best-of DVD set of “Route 66″ coming

TVShowsOnDVD.com has interesting news about new DVDs coming for the original “Route 66″ television show: — It appears Infinity/Roxbury is going back to releasing half-seasons of the series, starting with Season 3 on Feb. 10. However, there’s another listing of…

Two Route 66 towns get Byways grants

The Oklahoma Route 66 communities of Stroud and Erick each received grants from the National Scenic Byways program, according to a news release from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Stroud received a $50,000 grant to help develop a promotional plan…

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