Route 66 News

Kingman as a jumping-off point

An article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal about the Route 66 town of Kingman, Ariz., contains a lot of interesting material about tourism attractions in the town and in the surrounding area. Not only does the article mention usual attractions…

The power of dedicated volunteers

This story in the Tulsa World does a good job in explaining how a bunch of volunteers helped return the historic Coleman Theatre in Miami, Okla., to its original grandeur. Barbara Smith, the executive director, once told me that the…

A cake worth waiting for

Urban Tulsa, a weekly newspaper, published a good article about Ann’s Bakery, a business that’s been cherished by Tulsans for more than 70 years at its location on North Harvard Avenue, just off the Admiral Place alignment of Route 66.…

“If I Had It Back”

Here’s Mark Maysey, playing a moving song he wrote, titled “If I Had It Back.” The song is basically a dedication. Maysey explains in the notes on the video, which have been lightly edited: Dedicated to a lovely Mexican woman…

Skating rink on Route 66 will be converted into a church

The closed Starlite Skate Rink on Route 66 north of Sapulpa, Okla., will be converted into the new home of Sapulpa Life Church effective Sunday, reported the Sapulpa Daily Herald. The church is tailored more to young people, so it’s…

Best of the burgers in St. Louis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch writers Joe “Life Sherpa” Holleman and Evan S. “Beer Guy” Benn picked the four best hamburgers in the St. Louis area, and two of them are on Route 66. One burger shack with a Mother Road connection…

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