Route 66 News

Is Winslow becoming an arts community?

With the galleries in La Posada Hotel as an anchor, the Route 66 town of Winslow, Ariz., is becoming an arts community, reported the Arizona Journal. The newspaper cited these examples: Snowdrift Art Space, which displays La Posada manager┬áDaniel Lutzick’s…

Driver aims to set coast-to-coast record in 1930 Ford Model A

Australian adventurer Rod Wade and co-pilot Michael Flanders are aiming to drive America coast-to-coast in a 1930 Ford Model A in less than 60 hours in mid-October, according to Wade’s website. Their planned route will take them along the Lincoln…

Interesting observation from a Chinese tourist

We’ve reported about the growing numbers of Chinese tourists traveling Route 66. A few days ago, Chinese winners of a General Motors contest to travel the Mother Road drove through Kingman, Ariz. Naturally, when you’re behind the wheel for long…

“Songdogs: The Journey of Michael & Suzanne Wallis”

The Tulsa Historical Society is hosting an exhibit about “Route 66: The Mother Road” author Michael Wallis and his wife Suzanne. If you can’t see the exhibit, this video will be the next-best thing. The video was created by Ideaship…

Thoughts on “Breaking Bad”

The acclaimed AMC television drama “Breaking Bad” has received a lot of attention in recent weeks because it is embarking on its fifth and last season. For those who are unfamiliar, “Breaking Bad” tells the story of Walter White, a…

Students’ Route 66 art on display at Tulsa Historical Society

Tulsa Public Schools students created about 80 pieces of art inspired by Route 66, and they’re on display at the Tulsa Historical Society through Oct. 5, reported the Tulsa World. The art pieces depict landmarks such as the Blue Whale…

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