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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Route 66


Lost route


Joshua Boydston
It seems that only on the rarest of occasions could you be separated by such a small distance, yet feel worlds apart.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Summer sizzle

With every inch meticulously planned, Hensley’s is brought back to life from decades ago. It’s a win-win arrangement.

Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
Since June, Hensley’s Top Shelf Grill, 1551 Garth Brooks Blvd. in Yukon, has become a magnet for beef lovers.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Dean Cain not included …


Gazette staff
One-time mainstay of the comics page and the TV tube, the “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” franchise still lives, currently in the occasional hardcover book, often marketed directly to kids via those Scholastic catalogs you used to drool over in elementary school.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Pedal power

The inaugural Oklahoma Bike Summit is slated for Nov. 4-5.


Carmen Forman
A group of Oklahomans is holding the state’s first-ever bike summit in the hopes of making Oklahoma more bike-friendly.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Blacktop book

From pavement to page, America’s historic highway comes alive in the photographs collected in ‘Route 66 Sightings.’


Rod Lott
Route 66 Sightings
3 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Drive this

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
At this year’s OKC Auto Show, running Thursday through Sunday at State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing, steer yourself to special exhibits on Route 66 and 1917 cars.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A bright idea

A Yukon group wants to restore and illuminate a historic sign along Route 66.


Sarah Lobban
Blackout Block Party with Asleep at the Wheel
11 a.m. Sunday
Grady’s 66 Pub
444 W. Main, Yukon
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Bright future

Bethany Improvement Foundation members hope a billboard museum would spur tourism.


Dawn Watson
At one time, billboards told stories. Now, a group in Bethany is working to capture those stories, along with the nostalgia of Route 66, and share them through a billboard museum.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013