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Springfield is writing obituary for all its beautiful historical buildings
RIP to the solid, 80-year-old bungalows that used to line Kimbrough Avenue. They've been razed by Bryan Properties and others to make space for cookie-cutter student apartment complexes.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Route 66 News
A great spot for a Route 66 selfie
Route 66 News reader Mark Nicklawske of Bangor, Maine, wanted to pass along a great spot to shoot a photo of a Route 66 landmark or a self-portrait, aka selfie, with your smartphone.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Steve Duin blog: Neil Goldschmidt remains an issue in Alan Webber's gubernatorial run in New Mexico
As Alan Webber continues his quest to be the next governor of New Mexico, his relationship with Neil Goldschmidt, once his "dear friend and mentor," is at issue in the race.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Pew: The Library Holds Its Own in the Information Age
Wednesday marked the 25th anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee's proposal for the technical framework that would become the World Wide Web, a ready-made media moment for pondering all the ways it has upended our relationship with information.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Reeder: Exodus of wealthy a cause for concern
In that epic tome, farmers from across Oklahoma load up all of their earthy goods onto Model T Fords and flee the Dust Bowl for California in the midst of the Great Depression.
Route 66 News
Tucumcari expands rockabilly festival
The Route 66 town of Tucumcari, N.M., will feature a greatly expanded Rockabilly on the Route festival on June 5-8, according to a news release from the organizers.
New Haverhill restaurant set to open its doors
After weeks of speculation the owner of a new eatery in the town's High Street has revealed when they will serve their first customers.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Morris Daily Herald
Reeder: Migration hurting the 'Land of Lincoln'
In that epic tome, farmers from across Oklahoma load up all of their earthy goods on to Model T's and flee the Dust Bowl for California in the midst of the Great Depression.
Navaho Hopi Observer
College America expands at new location
College America moved from its old location on East Route 66 to its new location on South Malpais Lane, in the historic La Plaza Vieja neighborhood March 4. The college will put on an open house for the community to look around and take a tour of the new building from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the week of April 7-10.
Route 66 museum in Oklahoma will keep alive the spirit of USA's 'Mother Road'
It was one of the icons of 20th century America, a 2448-mile ribbon of highway that, in stretching across most of the country, sparked a million road trips.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Victorville Daily Press
Route 66 cruises into AV Library
Sharon Foster, vicepresident East of the California Historic Route 66 Association, will deliver a presentation entitled "The Past, the Present, the Future of Route 66" at the Friends of the Apple Valley Library monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Apple Valley Newton T. Bass Branch Library, 14901 Dale Evans Parkway, just north of Highway ... (more)
Some may only know Amarillo as a Panhandle cowboy town, and there's certainly truth to that reputation.
Route 66 News
Discover America posting videos about Route 66
Posted by Ron Warnick in Attractions , Road trips . Tags: Brand USA , Discover America , Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway , Illinois Tourism trackback In the past day or so, Discover America - aka Brand USA, an official public-private corporation that encourages travel in the United States - uploaded videos about Route 66 in Illinois.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
A remarkable road trip through Illinois
From Galena to the Shawnee Hills, there's beautiful places to see in our state. But beauty's in the eye of the beholder, when it comes to some of Illinois' weirdest attractions.
Cleveland Daily Banner
Concept plan for Fort Cass trail unveiled
Stakeholders and others were pleased with the outcome of a National Park Service presentation and vision for the future of the historic Fort Cass Trail of Tears National Historic Trail concept plan.
The Modesto Bee
Fundraising effort unveiled for Billboard Museum
Vintage signs are arriving one-by-one at Superior Neon, a sign company near the Oklahoma Capitol that is acting as a quasi-headquarters for organizers of the Billboard Museum, a proposed memorial to historic billboards, signs and advertising from all over the country, including those that once lined Route 66 in Oklahoma.
Bluesman John N meth & the Bo-Keys to play at Yoshi's
John Nemeth: "It was becoming more and more difficult to stay living in Oakland 'cause it was expensive."
Detroit Free Press
Mark Phelan: Spy photographer turned eye to the wide open art of auto Americana
Spy photographer Brenda Priddy, who made her reputation taking pictures of future cars that automakers wanted to keep secret, has moved into the art world.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Tales from the Prairie Post #28
My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa, Illinois in 1958, and ran it until he died in 1972.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Mother Nodding Off On The SEPTA 66 Route [VIDEO]
A four-and-a-half-minute Facebook video that shows a little girl trying to wake her nearly unconscious mother on SEPTA's Route 66 bus has gone viral, and has attracted the attention of Philadelphia police and the Department of Human Services.