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In Pursuit of Prehistoric Photo Ops

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Admit it. If you could travel back in time, just once, it wouldn’t be to kill baby Hitler or buy Apple stock. It would be to ride a dinosaur. Selfie that thunderlizard!

Fry’s Electronics Closes – Devastating Blow To Themed Retail

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Fry’s Electronics, popular on Roadside America for their amusing creative themes, has shut down all of its stores across America.

Poof! When Giant Genies Appeared In Ohio

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

Already among the rarest of giant roadside statues, the two-faced Carpeteria sign genies were in danger of becoming extinct.

Pandemic Post-Summer: Roadside Attractions Status

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Like a giant, shiny fishing lure on a cable attached to a construction boom, roadside attractions tempt us out from under our rocks, even in times of danger…. Certainly 2020 has been full of unparalleled danger, starting with the Covid-19 pandemic. International travel lockdowns meant no flitting off to Tuscany or Paris or Bali for […]

Graffiti Highway Returns To The Soil

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Unexpected casualty of the covid-19 virus: the Centralia “Graffiti Highway.”

Roadside Attractions: Virus Safety Closings

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Follow us down the rabbit hole for a glimpse of abrupt changes underway across America’s pockmarked face of quirky attractions.

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