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Bicycle Route 66 map set is now available

Bicycle Route 66 map set is now available

The long-awaited Bicycle Route 66 map set for cyclists who want to taste the Mother Road now is available from its creators, the Adventure Cycling Association. The association made the announcement Monday in a news release. A few nuggets I’ve gleaned…

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program launches new, improved website

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program launches new, improved website

The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, under the auspices of the National Park Service, on Monday announced the launch of a new website with a lot more features. Among the new goodies on the site: — A new National Park…

Wayne Hancock will headline Rockabilly on the Route

Wayne Hancock will headline Rockabilly on the Route

Texas musician Wayne “The Train” Hancock has been chosen as the headlining Saturday night act during the third annual Rockabilly on the Route festival in Tucumcari, New Mexico, on June 4-7. Hancock is best-known for the song “Thunderstorms and Neon Signs.” He…

Route 66 remains a big draw in Kingman

In a story about Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona, the Daily Miner newspaper unearthed some interesting data from a survey conducted in 2011. The story contains a lot of anecdotal information from owners of gas stations, restaurants and motels on…

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…

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