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Boutique soon will open in Milk Bottle Building

Boutique soon will open in Milk Bottle Building

Prairie Gothic, a boutique store based in Guthrie, Oklahoma, next month will open a second location inside the historic Milk Bottle Building in Oklahoma City, reported The Oklahoman newspaper. The mother-daughter team Christie and Shirley Clifford own the store, which…

Route 66 Neon Park planned in mid-Missouri

Route 66 Neon Park planned in mid-Missouri

A Route 66 Neon Park is planned to be developed in a median of Route 66 in the mid-Missouri town of St. Robert, according to a news release from a Pulaski County Route 66 organization, and a Kickstarter campaign has…

Businesses settle lawsuits over Marsh sex-abuse claims

Businesses settle lawsuits over Marsh sex-abuse claims

Four businesses in Amarillo’s Chase Tower reached confidential legal settlements with 10 plaintiffs on sex-abuse allegations with millionaire and former Cadillac Ranch owner Stanley Marsh 3, according to the Amarillo Globe-News. Marsh became embroiled in the lawsuits and felony criminal…

Students show design proposals for Tulsa’s Route 66

A group of University of Oklahoma architecture students on Thursday unveiled their redesigns of 11th Street in Tulsa that incorporates modern looks but pays tribute to the street’s Route 66 history. The News on 6 station in Tulsa had this…

New T-shirts pay tribute to Route 66 legends

New T-shirts pay tribute to Route 66 legends

A graphic designer in Oklahoma has collaborated with two well-known Route 66 enthusiasts to create his Tourist Trap Tees line, which pays tribute to legends of the Mother Road. Tourist Trap Tees has shirts inspired by Rimmy Jim’s Trading Post…

‘The Blue Whale’ film will be made at its namesake

‘The Blue Whale’ film will be made at its namesake

A former Tulsa-area resident is returning home this summer to shoot a movie titled “The Blue Whale” — some of it at the Route 66 landmark by the same name in Catoosa, Oklahoma. According to the Tulsa World, Jonathan Rossetti,…

New Route 66 souvenir shop opens on Santa Monica Pier

New Route 66 souvenir shop opens on Santa Monica Pier

A new Route 66 gift shop in a custom, 16-foot Airstream trailer as opened in the Pacific Park amusement area on the Santa Monica Pier, according to a news release from Pier Communications. The shop doesn’t have a specific name,…

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