Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita breaks world record for most stickers on a car

The Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita, Oklahoma, on Saturday set a Guinness world record for applying 66,066 stickers on a car. That broke the old record of 41,500. The bid was part of Mobil 1's "Keep Route 66 Kickin'" campaign. According to a story by a Tulsa TV station KJRH, the Route 66 restaurant chose a … Continue reading Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita breaks world record for most stickers on a car

Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita to host another Mobil 1 world-record attempt

The Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita, Oklahoma, on Nov. 5-12 will attempt another Guinness world record with the most stickers placed on a car. The Route 66 restaurant on Friday posted on Facebook that it needs some help with the attempt: We are now looking for volunteers for two very important roles. We need:1) People to … Continue reading Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita to host another Mobil 1 world-record attempt

Restoration of Hi-Way Cafe sign among newest Route 66 Corridor cost-share grants

The restoration of the Hi-Way Cafe neon sign near Vinita, Oklahoma, was among the newest cost-share grants announced this week by the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program. Four of the grants involved neon signs. In addition to the Hi-Way, grants went to the Henning Motel sign in Newberry Springs, California; the Road Runner's Retreat sign … Continue reading Restoration of Hi-Way Cafe sign among newest Route 66 Corridor cost-share grants

Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita lands $40,000 grant from National Trust program

The Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita, Oklahoma, was one of 25 restaurants to receive $40,000 from the Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant Program by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Launched in 2021, last year 25 small historic restaurants across the country each received a $40,000 grant to improve, upgrade, and preserve their exterior physical spaces and online … Continue reading Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita lands $40,000 grant from National Trust program

Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita creates Giving Wall for helping customers in need

The historic Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita, Oklahoma, created a "Giving Wall" so customers can discreetly pay it forward for those who are less fortunate, especially during economic hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The wall inside the Route 66 restaurant two miles west of town has a message that states: "If you are hungry or … Continue reading Hi-Way Cafe near Vinita creates Giving Wall for helping customers in need