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Did Honda rip off an image from Roy’s of Amboy?

Did Honda rip off an image from Roy’s of Amboy?

Honda is airing an advertisement for its Happy Honda Day Sales Event for 2016. A former caretaker for Roy’s in Amboy, California, says the carmaker appropriated an image of the Route 66 landmark in animated footage for the spot. Watch…

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An oldie with the Dixie Chicks

The YouTube account that posted this today proclaims this 20-plus-year-old clip as “rare.” I see no reason to disbelieve that. It’s Ray Benson of the western swing band Asleep At the Wheel singing “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66” with…

A word from our sponsor …

If you’re not already stuffed from your Thanksgiving dinner, you might have an appetite after viewing this advertisement from a Route 66 classic in Springfield, Illinois. The Cozy Dog Drive-In has operated along Route 66 on Springfield’s south side since…

CBS takes a closer look at Clifton’s Cafeteria

CBS takes a closer look at Clifton’s Cafeteria

“CBS Sunday Morning” recently devoted nearly five minutes to the recently reopened Clifton’s Cafeteria in downtown Los Angeles. The segment provides as good of an overview of what Clifton’s Cafeteria now is as anything: View More: U.S. News|Live News|More News…

A closer look at the Lebanon Route 66 museum

A closer look at the Lebanon Route 66 museum

Reporter David Oliver of KOLR-TV takes a detailed look at the Route 66 Museum and Research Center tucked into Lebanon-Laclede County Library in Lebanon, Missouri. Curator Mark Spangler said he gets new items for the museum almost daily. He explained…

Huell Howser’s Volcano House goes up for sale

Huell Howser’s Volcano House goes up for sale

How’d you like to live in a 2,200-square-foot home perched on the top of an inactive volcano a few miles off Route 66? It can be yours for $650,000. It’s situated a few miles north of the Route 66 hamlet…

“From Dusk Till Dawn” producer to adapt “Route 66” reboot

“From Dusk Till Dawn” producer to adapt “Route 66” reboot

By coincidence, on the same day family members announced the death of “Route 66” television series co-star Martin Milner, a story surfaced that reported the producer of the “From Dusk Till Dawn” television series will help create a reboot of…

“Route 66” co-star Martin Milner dies

“Route 66” co-star Martin Milner dies

Martin Milner, the co-star with George Maharis in the iconic “Route 66” television drama of the early 1960s, died Sunday night at age 83, according to media reports. The celebrity website TMZ.com first reported Milner’s death shortly before midday today, and Variety…

The Route 66 episode of “Hotel Impossible”

The Travel Channel reality show “Hotel Impossible” aired a Route 66-related episode on Tuesday night, showing how host Anthony Melchiorri tries to dress up the Luxury Inn in Flagstaff, Arizona, and the Red Garter Inn and Canyon Motel and RV…

KY3’s reporter’s Route 66 videos

In recent weeks, Paul Adler, a reporter for the KY3 television station in Springfield, Missouri, traveled Route 66 from Santa Monica to help promote the town’s Birthplace of Route 66 Festival and broadcast a bunch of on-the-scene segments. Adler in…

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