Donut Man opens satellite location in downtown Los Angeles today

Donut Man, a Route 66 fixture in Glendora, California, opens a second location today in the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles after being delayed for months by the coronavirus pandemic. Eater Los Angeles reports the market sits between Hill Street and Broadway (aka Route 66) in downtown L.A. The second Donut Man location, … Continue reading Donut Man opens satellite location in downtown Los Angeles today

Donut Man in Glendora opening second location on Route 66 in downtown L.A.

The Donut Man shop -- famous for its strawberry doughnuts when the fruit is in season -- in Glendora, California, will open a second location for the first time in its nearly 50-year history, also on Route 66 in downtown Los Angeles. Donut Man has operated at 915 E. Route 66 in Glendora since 1972. … Continue reading Donut Man in Glendora opening second location on Route 66 in downtown L.A.

Easterseals buys Golden Spur property, to reuse neon sign

Easterseals of Southern California has purchased the closed Golden Spur restaurant in Glendora, California, and pledged to repurpose its vintage neon sign. As reported in October, the Golden Spur at 1223 E. Route 66 in Glendora closed after 100 years there, leaving the fate of the restaurant's neon sign in doubt. According to the Inland … Continue reading Easterseals buys Golden Spur property, to reuse neon sign

Golden Spur in Glendora closes abruptly

The Golden Spur restaurant, famous for its old-style neon sign, along Route 66 in Glendora, California, closed suddenly this month. The restaurant at 1223 E. Route 66 posted this message on its Facebook page on Oct. 12: Thank you for the memories! After 100 years of serving Glendora the Golden Spur will be closing its … Continue reading Golden Spur in Glendora closes abruptly

Inside The Donut Man shop in Glendora

NBC News this week posted a terrific article about The Donut Man, which is marking 45 years this year on Route 66 in Glendora, California. Here's the video about the shop and its owner, Jim Nakano: The written part of the story contains a lot of interesting nuggets, too: The shop's strawberry doughnut started when … Continue reading Inside The Donut Man shop in Glendora