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Santa's Land USA-Putney, VT

You better watch out…No really, you better watch out, because this one is a doozy. Santa’s Land in Putney, VT has a history dating back to 1957, when Jack Poppele, a radio broadcaster from Newark, N.J. 1,090 more words

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Happy Chef founder has all the ingredients for the Hospitality Hall of Fame

Today, small restaurants owned and operated by the guy (or gal) cooking in the kitchen are known as “chef-driven.”

There was no such concept in 1963. 320 more words



Offbeat vintage signs and quirky Americana have always caught my eye, which is why Cesar and I recently decided to start a Roadside America tour. We aren’t doing the tour exactly the way it was dreamed up: by loading a big camper with a pack of pals and hopping out every time we see a Paul Bunyan or South of the Border statue. 95 more words




 America’s Strangest Restaurants


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Daniel Chyan of Magic Restroom Cafe

Reservation for two, party of kitsch, your table is ready at these strange restaurants. 221 more words


They've got the World by the Tail-The Enchanted Mermaids of Weeki Wachee

Imagine a place
Serene, tranquil, and peaceful
Full of weightlessness
A world as old as time,  and as new as a dream.

Kiddieland is based out of the Philly area, so locals may have seen some billboards popping up in our area from…

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Roadside American

This was a good sketching day.  I sketched from early morning to almost sunset.

Of course, there was  several hour break when I went to Flint to visit family.  147 more words