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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.”

Wedding Bells For Cocaine Bear

Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Despite being dead for nearly 40 years, Cocaine Bear has officiated a wedding in Lexington, Kentucky. Hollywood heartthrob, Oscar-ceremony crasher — is there nothing this bear can’t do?

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.

Bronze Fonz: All-Natural

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

The movement to rid our home products and snacks of additives and dyes now has a similar statuesque champion: “The Bronz Fonz” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

R.I.P. Anne D. Bernstein — Artist and Writer

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022

We were terribly saddened to lose a member of our creative family yesterday — Anne D. Bernstein — after a lengthy illness.

Reptile Gardens’ Bewitched Village and Bird Brain

Sunday, May 30th, 2021

From 1965 to 2005 Reptile Gardens in Rapid City, South Dakota, was a showplace for performing animals.

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