I came across an old Tulsa World article in the archives at the library recently. It was written a few months after Route 66 was federally de-certified and I found it quite interesting. I have transcribed it below (exactly as written) with the photos from the article. I'll chime in a bit at the end. … Continue reading Along Route 66
During the research of my Lost Restaurants of Tulsa book, I came across a lot of information for long-time Tulsa restaurants that were still up and running. Since I couldn't sample the food at any of the restaurants I was writing about, I made a commitment to dine at the city's traditional diners that were … Continue reading Hello, Chicken Fry!
On the last weekend of April, I headed west to attend a few events as the Tulsa County Representative for the Oklahoma Route 66 Association. I had to be in Clinton on Saturday and Weatherford on Sunday, so I figured I'd stay overnight and do a little exploring. As luck would have it, my friend … Continue reading A Western Oklahoma Ramble
Hi everyone! Dropping a quick note to let you know that I will have a booth at the 15th Annual Blue Dome Arts Fest this year; it's May 18-20 in downtown Tulsa. I'll be sitting just east of 2nd and Elgin on the original alignment of Route 66! I'll have a variety of goods available … Continue reading 15th Annual Blue Dome Arts Fest