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Weed Museum For Atlantic City

Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Most ambitious of several dozen planned marijuana businesses in this designated “Green Zone” is a complex described as a “museum.”

New Ice Pad For The Frozen Dead Guy

Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

Convergence. At Roadside America, we relish the moments when the capricious ley lines of tourism intersect, creating something strange and new.

Queen of the Air

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

The Wright Brothers were long codified as achieving the first powered flight, in 1903. Maybe. Other flying machines claim to have flown earlier, and the “Queen of the Air” may be the earliest.

Latest Thrill: Taking a Dump in New Jersey

Monday, March 6th, 2017

For decades New Jersey was used and abused as a landfill by its urban neighbors, dotted with smelly, heaping, seagull-infested mini-mountains packed with everything from New York City’s garbage to Philadelphia’s dead mobsters.

2017: Out of the Shadows

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

In August 2017, a rare total eclipse of the sun will slash across America, briefly tossing select tourist attractions into disturbing daytime darkness. But the rest of the 2017 Roadsider calendar lights up like an emergency flashlight of promising milestones and celebrations.

One Log House To Transcend Its One Loggedness

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The new proprietors of the Famous One Log House, a vintage tree-home along California’s Redwood Highway — land of the Drive-Thru Trees — want to diversify the flora of their plant-based attraction.

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