Trunkations

Road trip news, rants, and ruminations by the Editors of RoadsideAmerica.com


Statues

« Previous Entries Next Entries »

Saloon Cowboy: A 21st Century Muffler Man

Friday, April 5th, 2013

“We sell the same Bud Lite as all 400 other bars in this county,” said Justin Carter, general manager of the Copperhead Road Honkey Tonk Saloon in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “We were looking for something outdoors to set us apart.”

When A Monster Is Not A Monster

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Lincoln City, Oregon, wanted a sculpture for its park on Devil’s Lake, something fun for a place popular with children. Heidi Erickson won the commission and began to work — and work and work.

Bad Dog

Friday, February 15th, 2013

We don’t devote much energy to temporary attractions, preferring those that will actually be there when you drive by. But we would be negligent in our hey-look-at-THAT duties if we didn’t call attention to Bad Dog, a piece of public art that will only hang around until May 5, 2013.

Bronze JFK: Alive In Fort Worth

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Those familiar with the John F. Kennedy assassination know that the President flew into Dallas, Texas, on Air Force One, then was picked up by a motorcade and promptly driven to his doom.

Tulsa Route 66: East Meets West

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The line dividing “east” from “west” may seem more philosophical than geographical. But that didn’t stop Tulsa, Oklahoma, from spending six years and $1.2 million to claim it.

Desk Dedicated to Comics Creator Harvey Pekar

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

A fitting tribute to Cleveland’s beloved bookish working class hero and uber-urban graphic novelist Harvey Pekar was unveiled in October at the Cleveland Heights-University Heights public library branch on Lee Road.

« Previous Entries Next Entries »

Recent Posts

Archives



Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!

August 1, 2014

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, Louisiana (Jul 28-Aug 3, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now