Route 66 News

Good support for bras on the ceiling

This report in the Pulaski County Daily contains some off-kilter banter between officials at a Pulaski County (Mo.) Tourism Board meeting a few days ago. Officials were talking about how area restaurants could draw visitors from far away, instead of just…

Lawsuit seeks to prevent release of “Cars 2″

A British writer alleges in a lawsuit that Disney-Pixar stole his ideas for the original “Cars” movie and the upcoming “Cars 2,” and is seeking an injunction to prevent the June 24 release of the sequel, according to the Hollywood…

Historic rooftop sign will be relighted

The historic rooftop sign on the Highland Theatre in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles will be relighted at 7 p.m. May 17, according to a news release from the North Figueroa Association. The sign contains 502 light bulbs.…

Pontiacs arriving in Pontiac in early May

Oklahoma resident Tim Dye’s collection of vintage Pontiac vehicles is set to arrive the morning of May 5 at the new Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum and Resource Center in Pontiac, Ill., according to a news release today from Pontiac Tourism. One semi-load…

Schifferdecker Park in 1959

Ace Jackalope, one of our favorite bloggers, posted this neat little find on YouTube — footage of Schifferdecker Park’s amusement park in 1959. Schifferdecker Park is on the west side of Joplin, Mo., and has always been next to Route…

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