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Mind Your Mini-Golf

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

The New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York, recently launched a new astro-attraction: Rocket Park Mini Golf, a valiant educational effort that attempts to teach kids about physics through the joy of amateur putting (And we don’t mean discovering how time seems to stretch out into infinity when stuck behind slowpokes trying to […]

Roadside News: June 22, 2009

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Amos Come Home – PA | Giant Head, Pot Head – SD | Air Runs Out for Moon Walker – OH | Middle 1800s American Idol – KY

Elite Cave Bunker Opens To All

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Kentucky has many big holes in the ground that are open to the public.  But as far as we know, no subterranean attraction in Kentucky or elsewhere has had its entrance in the middle of a metropolitan warehouse park — until now. Say hello to Mega Cavern. The former limestone mine and underground storage facility […]

Roadside News: May 23, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Bonnie & Clyde Ambush 75th Anniversary | Annoying Neighbor Butt Sculptor Out of Prison – FL | First KFC: Missing Secret Spice? – Kentucky | Visit America’s Grave – Virginia

Roadside News: March 10, 2009

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Rise of the Lobster – FL | Attention All Goonies Fans – OR | Barbarians Sought – MN | Dept. Store Coal Mine – KY

Stealth Statues Evade Picky Zoning

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Let’s say that you own a business, and you want to erect an eye-catching roadside statue to pull in customers — but laws in your overly regulated community say that you can’t.

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