Latest RoadTripOK video again features Tulsa

The latest RoadTripOK video this week features sites near Route 66 in Tulsa, the second time this series has featured the city. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/PdCon3lWWys Here are the places the video spotlights: Gathering PlaceMother Road MarketPhilbrook Museum of Art Oklahoma Tourism and Broken Arrow-based Retrospec Films announced last fall they would launch a … Continue reading Latest RoadTripOK video again features Tulsa

15th neon sign built or restored along Tulsa’s Route 66 corridor

The Mother Road Market and Shops at Mother Road Market on Wednesday unveiled their new neon sign on the roof of one of their buildings at Lewis Avenue and 11th Street (aka Route 66) in Tulsa. It was the 15th sign that was newly built or restored on Tulsa's Route 66 with the city's Route … Continue reading 15th neon sign built or restored along Tulsa’s Route 66 corridor

Despite losing $6M in funds, backers still push for building Route 66 Experience

The supporters of a Route 66 Experience complex near the banks of the Arkansas River in Tulsa still want to proceed with the project despite recently losing $6 million in funding from the city, according to one report. Public Radio Tulsa seems to be the first media outlet reporting the loss of the $6 million … Continue reading Despite losing $6M in funds, backers still push for building Route 66 Experience

Tulsa weighs location for another Route 66 museum

Update: A few corrections have been made regarding the Route 66 Experience. The Route 66 Alliance intends to stay the course in building the facility. Tulsa is considering a location for a Route 66 museum at the 11th Street and Lewis Avenue area near the Mother Road Market -- with blessings from a Route 66 … Continue reading Tulsa weighs location for another Route 66 museum

Food hall coming to downtown Albuquerque building

The first food hall in Albuquerque soon will be established in a historic building along Route 66 in the downtown area. The food hall, tentatively named 505 Central Market, will be at 505 Central Ave. (aka Route 66) in a 1937 three-story building eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. The Albuquerque Journal reported: … Continue reading Food hall coming to downtown Albuquerque building

Retail shops coming to Mother Road Market in Tulsa

The Mother Road Market in Tulsa soon will add a retail development at Lewis Avenue and 11th Street, aka Route 66. The Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation that built the $5.5 million market of various mini-restaurants announced Friday it will add a $1.5 million Shops at Mother Road Market that will include five retail spaces, the … Continue reading Retail shops coming to Mother Road Market in Tulsa

Mother Road Market in Tulsa shows stunning early success

The Mother Road Market just off Route 66 in Tulsa opened a few weeks ago as an incubator for about 20 food or retail stores and an events center, and the results since then can be described as stunning. John Klein, a columnist for the Tulsa World newspaper, in a recent entry passed along these … Continue reading Mother Road Market in Tulsa shows stunning early success

Mother Road Market in Tulsa opens to the public

The Mother Road Market in Tulsa, a food hall and a business incubator for fledgling restaurateurs, held its grand opening over the weekend. The complex, developed by the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation, in the historic 1939 Scrivner-Stevens Co. grocery building at Lewis Avenue and 11th Street (aka Route 66) contains about 20 businesses under its 27,000 square … Continue reading Mother Road Market in Tulsa opens to the public

Tax-increment financing district considered in two spots on Tulsa’s Route 66

The city of Tulsa is considering two tax-increment financing districts along Route 66 it hopes will boost other projects along the corridor. Tulsa Public Radio reports: Two proposed tax increment financing districts around Mother Road Market and the old Tulsa Welding School site would generate an estimated $23.7 million dollars over 25 years to pay … Continue reading Tax-increment financing district considered in two spots on Tulsa’s Route 66

Opening of Nov. 2 set for Mother Road Market in Tulsa

The ambitious Mother Road Market food hall in Tulsa has set its grand opening weekend for Nov. 2. The $5.5 million redevelopment of the 1939 Scrivner-Stevens Grocery building at 1124 S. Lewis Ave. sits a stone's throw from the 11th Street alignment of Route 66. According to a story in the Tulsa World: Grand-opening weekend activities … Continue reading Opening of Nov. 2 set for Mother Road Market in Tulsa