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19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Church of Beethoven lifts the spirit

Once a convenience store, Oak Park , Illinois' Open Door Theater, 902 South Ridgeland Avenue, hosts the Church of Beethoven on the third Sunday of every month.

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Related Topix: Classical, Beethoven, Arts, Poetry

23 hrs ago | Skift

The Great American Road Trip Heads West This Summer

Each summer, millions of U.S. travelers set out on the great American road trip, traversing the iconic Route 66, admiring the Grand Canyon, and figuring out whose faces are on Mount Rushmore.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

Yesterday | Route 66 News

"Route 66: The Road Ahead" report released

Posted by Ron Warnick in Businesses , Events , Preservation . Tags: Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program , Route 66 Economic Impact Study , Route 66: The Road Ahead , World Monuments Fund trackback The World Monuments Fund this month released its report on the "Route 66: The Road Ahead" roundtable held in November at Anaheim, California, that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pontiac, IL

Yesterday | KUAT-TV Tucson

Desert Speaks

Join host David Yetman and his travel companion, ecologist Yar Petryszyn, as they travel along the historic Route 66 through some of the finest deserts in the United States.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Williams

Corvette Caravan to make stop this weekend in Williams

The 2014 National Corvette Caravan's Lead Car, a specially-prepared 2012 Corvette Z06 sits in front of the Red Garter.

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Related Topix: Williams, AZ, Seligman, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ

The Kingman Daily Miner

Kingman mayor's race: Richard Anderson

The Miner: The City Council has struggled with budget issues for years. Given the fact that sales tax revenues of about $10 million a year fall well short of meeting the city's funding needs, please name at least two, but no more than three avenues the city might consider in permanently addressing these perennial budget problems.

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Related Topix: Kingman, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ

Washington Times

Pa. museum gets its kicks with Route 66 exhibit

With "Route 66" tattooed on his right arm, he felt comfortably at home at the "America's Road: The Journey of Route 66," exhibit at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown.

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Related Topix: Long Valley, NJ

The Kingman Daily Miner

Wigwam owner: Youth are the future of Route 66's success

Patel, owner of the Wigwam Motel on Route 66 in Rialto, Calif., knows that unless he and other business owners along the Mother Road successfully convince others of the joys of traveling the route, their customer base will die off just like the older enthusiasts who frequent their establishments.

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Related Topix: Rialto, CA

The Kingman Daily Miner

Economic boost seen from Kingman's Route 66 Festival

By Hubble Ray Smith & Kim Steele Daily Miner KINGMAN - An estimated 6,000 people attended the International Route 66 Festival in Kingman on Friday and Saturday and from what festival director Dora Manley has heard, everyone had a great time.

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Related Topix: Kingman, AZ, Social Software, Mohave County, AZ, us Travel, Travel

The Logan County Herald

Illinois Route 66 Byway delivers series of interpretive statues in nine communities along the Mother Road

A new series of interpretive statues and corresponding wayside panels are in the process of being installed in nine Route 66 communities along the famous highway in Illinois.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Godley, IL, Braidwood, IL, Carbon Hill, IL, Diamond, IL

Route 66 News

Albuquerque asks for proposals for De Anza Motel

The City of Albuquerque recently requested proposals to redevelop the historic De Anza Motor Lodge after two plans fell flat in recent years.

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Route 66 News

Severe storm damages Burger Hut in Needles

A severe storm that caused up to $5 million in damage to the Needles, California, included the historic Burger Hut restaurant along Route 66. Ana Johnson, owner of The Burger Hut, said she was glad no one was hurt.

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Related Topix: Needles, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunset Magazine

Where Are the Real Ghost Towns of the West?

Recently, while deep down some Internet-research rabbit hole, I stumbled upon mention of a place called Goffs, California.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA

City of Temple

Gala Event to Welcome Route 66 Exhibit to the Railroad & Heritage Museum

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The Kingman Daily Miner

Route 66 serves as author Bell's muse

The flowers arrived early for cartoonist, artist and author Bob Boze Bell, a Kingman native who signed copies of his book, "Route 66 Kid: Raised on the Mother Road," Thursday afternoon at the Powerhouse Visitor Center and Museum.

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Related Topix: Kingman, AZ

Sun Aug 17, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

A look at Juan Pollo founder Albert Okuraa s success, big dreams

AMBOY >> It's 111 degrees in the Mojave Desert, and Albert Okura effortlessly unloads large boxes of drinks and snacks from the back of a van.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Amboy, CA

Statesboro Herald

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Federal aid work act spurs building of U.S. Highway 80

In 1916, the United States Congress passed the Federal Aid Road Act, in which $75 million was given to the states to create a system of paved highways.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Prison, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Statesboro, GA

The Kingman Daily Miner

Route 66: Two-wheeled tourists can have a big economic impact

Move over, bulked-up V-8 muscle car. There's another set of wheels rolling down Route 66, powered by a sprocket and chain and two strong legs.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Arizona, Arizona Government, Marketing

The Kingman Daily Miner

Kingman to welcome Electric Vehicle Museum

When Roderick Wilde and Bob Oldfather head home at the end of the International Route 66 Festival, they'll be leaving behind a legacy.

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Related Topix: Kingman, AZ, Non-Profit

The Kingman Daily Miner

Is there a surge for electric cars on the horizon?

Attendees at the International Route 66 Festival pause to admire the 2013 Tesla Model S owned Tudor Melville of Chandler.

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Related Topix: Chandler, AZ, Mohave County, AZ, Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

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