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Two Williams businesses featured in ‘Hotel Impossible’ show

Two Williams businesses featured in ‘Hotel Impossible’ show

The Canyon Hotel and RV Park and the Red Garter Bed and Bakery will be featured in an episode of the Travel Channel’s reality show “Hotel Impossible” later this year, according to the Williams News. “Hotel Impossible’s” premise is hotels…

Food Network’s “Great Food Truck Race” taking place on Route 66

The Food Network reality series “Great Food Truck Race” currently is taking place on or near spots on Rotue 66, according to a report by the Havasu News, based in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. This season’s filming included a stop…

William Shatner soon will travel Route 66 in a space-age motorcycle

William Shatner, the actor best-known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk in the “Star Trek” original television series and movies, is traveling Route 66 this summer, according to a story in a Canadian newspaper and a tweet from…

Michael Wallis appears on C-SPAN

Michael Wallis appears on C-SPAN

“Route 66: The Mother Road” author Michael Wallis talks about Cyrus Avery, Tulsa, and the history of Route 66 during a 14-minute segment on the C-SPAN cable channel. This segment was filmed just a few weeks ago in Tulsa. The…

Look what the Rose Bowl looks like now

Look what the Rose Bowl looks like now

About 2 1/2 years ago, it was reported Route 66’s distinctive Rose Bowl in Tulsa would become the new home of the One Hope Ministry‘s training center for at-risk youth. Its plans included a basketball court on one section and an artificial turf…

A visit to Vega

This three-minute segment about the Route 66 town of Vega, Texas, was produced by Larry Lemmons for KVII-TV’s “Panhandle Spirit” series. Featured are Deborah Sue McDonald of the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce, Dot’s Mini Museum, Sheriff David Medlin, Miles…

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…

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