Route 66 News

City will redevelop its Route 66

The Route 66 town of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., will redevelop its portion of the Mother Road, including building a new bridge, that will carry a Route 66 theme, reported the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. As part of a Foothill Boulevard…

A pie-in-the-sky place

Longtime roadie Dave Hoekstra of the Chicago Sun-Times takes a closer look at the restored and historic Palms Grill Cafe on old Route 66 in Atlanta, Ill. Apparently the restaurant, in addition to its old-time atmosphere, is making a name…

A Christmas video

I was surfing around for a Yuletide-themed video that takes place on Route 66, and here’s a good one. It’s a video by reader and occasional contributor Ace Jackalope. It’s of City Hall in Joplin, Mo., with its Christmas displays.…

A tribute to Bob

Of all of the obituaries I’ve read since Route 66 artist Bob Waldmire died last week, this one by the Guadalupe County Communicator in Santa Rosa, N.M., is the best. Those who know anything about the Communicator wouldn’t be surprised…

More scenes from the Mojave

Claudia Heller continues her ongoing series about Route 66 through California’s Mojave Desert. The latest edition focuses on a few tiny burgs in the middle of the desert, including this one little stop I’d forgotten about: Traveling west from Fenner…

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