Route 66 News

Boot Hill auction delayed

The auction of Boot Hill Saloon & Grill in Vega, Texas, scheduled for Saturday, was delayed because of bad weather, reported the Amarillo Globe-News. The auction by Caprock Auction Group now will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7. Bids…

Cucamonga Service Station may reopen by July

Cucamonga Service Station may reopen by July

The historic Cucamonga Service Station in Rancho Cucamonga, California, likely will reopen as an automotive memorabilia museum in July, reported The Press Enterprise. Volunteers of the Route 66 Inland Empire California Association have worked many months to restore the century-old…

Grandson of Zeno’s will open restaurant in Rolla

The Zeno’s Motel and Steakhouse along Route 66 in Rolla, Missouri, is gone, having met its demise by the wrecking ball about three years ago. However, grandson of the longtime owner of that establishment is opening an Italian restaurant next…

California to allow bicycles on Interstate 40

California to allow bicycles on Interstate 40

The California Department of Transportation granted the Adventure Cycling Association‘s request to allow parts of Interstate 40 to be used as part of its upcoming Bicycle Route 66 Map, according a blog post Thursday from the association. The association had…

Coleman Theatre will screen double feature of silent movies

Coleman Theatre will screen double feature of silent movies

The historic Coleman Theatre Beautiful in Miami, Oklahoma, will present two century-old silent films with Dennis James on the theater’s Mighty Wurlitzer organ. The two hour-long films from 1915 are “The Cheat” and “A Fool There Was” — both of…

Two development proposals revealed for De Anza

Two development proposals revealed for De Anza

Among the development proposals for the historic but long-closed De Anza Motel in Albuquerque are a quality boutique hotel and a motel/condominium hybrid, reported the Albuquerque Journal. Five developers submitted proposals for the property, and the city hasn’t revealed them.…

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