Route 66 News

A war for weiners

KSPR-TV in Springfield, Mo., reported an interesting conflict between two streetside hot-dog vendors operating in the city’s downtown and an ordinance that threatens to shut one of them down. Pete Sterpe decided to start a business, Route 66 Hot Dogs,…

A dream in the desert

The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif., posted quite an article about Gus Lizalde, who purchased the Route 66 hamlet of Chambless, Calif., years ago and hopes to eventually businesses in that spot. He described his vision for a multimillion-dollar makeover. “It’s…

Catching up on our Bible watching

I missed the last few videos from the ongoing “Route 66: A Road Trip through the Bible” series. I’m not sure how this happened, although I’ve noticed the search functions for YouTube have become erratic lately. Anyway, here are the…

Deck the cars

Albuquerque recently held its annual Christmas parade on Central Avenue, aka Route 66. Here, the cars and a fair number of people are festooned with Christmas lights. Given Albuquerque’s long history of colorful neon signs, the parade seems like a…

Pevely Dairy plant named to National Register

The old Pevely Dairy Plant, on the more-obscure Chouteau Avenue alignment of Route 66 in St. Louis, was named to the National Register of Historic Places effective Nov. 18, according to an e-mail from the National Park Service. Pevely Dairy,…

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