Route 66 News

Feature film uses Kingman locations

A full-length feature film, “Johnny Christ,” has just wrapped filming in several locations around the Route 66 town of Kingman, Ariz., reported the Daily Miner. Much of the film by writer/director┬áMark Maggiori was shot in the nearby ghost town of…

A view from Pacific’s bluff

The Missourian in Washington, Mo., has posted a fascinating story about the famous bluff in Blackburn Park in Pacific, Mo. This landmark is right on Route 66, at the intersection of Osage Street and Second Street. The story bristles with…

Work resumes on billboard near Round Barn

Under the cover of night, Zoom Media performed more work on a disputed billboard near the Round Barn of Arcadia, Okla., reported the Edmond Sun. It was reported by several media outlets that Zoom Media agreed to a 30-day moratorium…

Round Barn will host a fundraiser

The historic┬áRound Barn in Arcadia, Okla., will host a fundraiser starting at noon Nov. 6 — mostly for general improvements to the structure and its facilities, but also possibly for a settlement the barn may pay if a nearby billboard…

Barney’s Beanery marks 90th year

Barney’s Beanery, a West Hollywood restaurant based on Route 66, is marking its 9oth anniversary this month. And the Los Angeles Times today has one of the most attention-getting lead paragraphs I’ve read: It’s a story so revolting and so…

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