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TV show goes ghost-hunting at Grand Canyon Caverns

Grand Canyon Caverns on Route 66 near Peach Springs, Arizona, will be the subject of an episode of the Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures,” according to the Kingman Daily Miner. Route 66 Paranormal Investigators, based in Kingman, worked with show host…

Boot Hill restaurant will be auctioned next month

Boot Hill restaurant will be auctioned next month

Boot Hill Saloon & Grill along Route 66 in Vega, Texas, will be auctioned Feb. 28 after owner Rory Schepisi said she suffered steep revenue losses. Schepisi made the announcement on Facebook on Monday: Well it’s official, the building that…

Interview with “The 66 Kid” author

Artist and western historian Bob Boze Bell was interviewed for about 13 minutes by a PBS television station at Arizona State University about his new biography, “The 66 Kid: Raised on the Mother Road,” that deals primarily with his childhood…

Reboot of “Route 66″ series planned

Los Angeles-based Slingshot Global Media reportedly is developing a reboot of the “Route 66″ television drama, according to Deadline and other media outlets, including Entertainment Weekly. The remake will build on the original concept, chronicling the journey of two young…

Patti Page collection will be at Oklahoma museums

A collection of late singer Patti Page‘s memorabilia will be on display through the rest of the year at the Oklahoma History Center and will later travel to several other Oklahoma sites, including the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton.…

New public service announcement about Route 66

This video landed in my email inbox this week. It aims to promote travel on Route 66: And this message: This project has been in the planning stages by the Route 66 Chamber of Commerce for over two years, and…

Los Angeles station gives major time to Route 66

KABC, the major affiliate of ABC in Los Angeles, in recent days gave a lot of time examining Route 66 in the region in its “Eye on L.A.” show. Here is the San Bernardino to San Gabriel Valley segment: Monrovia…

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