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Do you like your Christmas nostalgia sugar-cookie sweet… or frosted with irony? You could satisfy both urges by visiting an over-the-top seasonal display — or you could drive to seasonal attractions that cater to Christmas’s increasingly divergent demographics.
It’s taken a while, but Rolling Rock finally has some credibility. The 140-ton boulder, which has been a postcard-worthy traffic hazard in Fall River, Massachusetts, for longer than anyone can remember, is now the “official glacial rock” of Massachusetts,
Shoot Out Your Eye for Christmas: – OH | Junior the Barbarian – PA | Junk Towers – Skateboarder Turf? – CA | When Words Fail – MD
California is a huge state, yet offers only a scattering of exhibits of America’s WWII Third Reich booty. Hitler’s beer steins were once displayed at the Nellie Kuska Museum in Lomita, but it closed some time ago.
Plans for a massive train-themed sculpture by spectacle-loving fine artist Jeff Koons may soon be scrapped due to a lack of funding. The $25 million project was originally scheduled for the 2011-2012 season at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. A 70-foot-long replica of a real Baldwin locomotive was to be suspended from a […]
Slave Owner Statue – MS | Young Abe Stolen – IL | Office Grizzly Attraction – MT | Multicultural Man – CA« Previous Entries Next Entries »
- Looking Forward: Walk-Thru Shuttle, Sidewalk Sea Monster
- Dr. Mütter: Surgeon Behind the Specimens
- The Do Nothing Machine
- Florida Forbids: Anthropomorphic Alligators
- Derek Costello: Hard-Working Master of Wax
- Toby Fraley’s Secret Life of Robots: Silicon Homebodies