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Co-owner of Irv’s Burgers in West Hollywood dies

Co-owner of Irv’s Burgers in West Hollywood dies

Sean Hong, co-owner of irv’s Burgers in West Hollywood, California, died Sept. 3 of an unexpected medical issue. The death led to the temporary closing of the Route 66 restaurant until Sept. 25, according to a post on the restaurant’s…

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Community meeting set for Sept. 18 over Classen Circle

Community meeting set for Sept. 18 over Classen Circle

A community hearing over the fate of the historic Classen Circle in Oklahoma City will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at Crown Heights Christian Church in the city. According to The Oklahoman newspaper, city councilman Ed Shadid announced the…

“CAFE” window panes apparently stolen from Glenrio landmark

“CAFE” window panes apparently stolen from Glenrio landmark

It’s a relatively small loss in the scheme of things. But many Route 66 enthusiasts still were deeply disappointed to learn Monday four window panes that spelled “CAFE” at the long-abandoned Longhorn Cafe in Glenrio, Texas, recently were stolen. Nick…

A closer look at White Dog Hill restaurant near Clinton

A closer look at White Dog Hill restaurant near Clinton

Oklahoma Living magazine, a publication by the state’s electrical cooperatives, recently published an article for its Table Talk section about the White Dog Hill restaurant just off Route 66 east of Clinton, Oklahoma. The whole article is worth reading, but…

Ron “Tattoo Man” Jones is up to 162 skin markings

Ron “Tattoo Man” Jones is up to 162 skin markings

Someone a few weeks ago asked how many Route 66 tattoos were on the body of Ron “Tattoo Man” Jones of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. I said it was north of 100 but had no certainty, because Jones was liable to add…

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program announces 2017 cost-share grants

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program announces 2017 cost-share grants

The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program on Thursday announced its annual cost-share grant awards, with seven grants totaling $98,137. This year’s grant awards are remarkable in their breadth, including neon-sign restorations, oral-history projects, a full assessment of Route 66’s bridges,…

Red Cedar Inn in Pacific will become history museum, visitors center

Red Cedar Inn in Pacific will become history museum, visitors center

The historic but long-closed Red Cedar Inn near Pacific, Missouri, will be bought by the city and converted into a history museum and visitors center, according to a scoop by the Washington Missourian.¬† The newspaper reported that city officials wouldn’t…

Buffalo Inn auction canceled; fate remains uncertain

Buffalo Inn auction canceled; fate remains uncertain

A county tax-delinquency auction for the Buffalo Inn in Upland, California, recently was canceled, but the fate of the historic Route 66 restaurant won’t be known until at least October. The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports¬†Positive Investments, based in nearby…

Meltdown Diner opens on Route 66 in southwest Tulsa

Meltdown Diner opens on Route 66 in southwest Tulsa

The owners of the Meltdown Gourmet Grilled Cheese food truck in Tulsa recently opened a permanent location on a historic corner of Route 66 in southwest part of the city, called the Meltdown Diner. Jim and Sara Hardcastle sold the…

Hearing delayed to rezone Classen Circle in Oklahoma City

Hearing delayed to rezone Classen Circle in Oklahoma City

A controversial rezoning request that would have led to the demolition of historic Classen Circle and its businesses in Oklahoma City has been delayed at least a month. The Braum’s restaurant chain, which requested the rezoning so it could put…

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