• Rascal Martinez

    Winslow’s Earth Day celebration brought singer Rascal Martinez to town—a great act who really got the crowd on their feet. See the photos here.

  • Tommy Dukes

    Blues Extraordinaire Tommy Dukes can often be hear playing near the Famous Corner in Winslow Arizona. Read the interesting story of how he came to Winslow!

  • Route 66 thru Winslow Arizona

    In the summer of 1926, a new route connecting Chicago to Los Angeles received its new designation: US ROUTE 66. Towns along The Main Street of America thrived, including Winslow Arizona—one of the largest, most vibrant towns in Northern Arizona. As happened all along the route, when I-40 replaced Route 66 as the main thoroughfare, the towns suffered. Road travel was no longer about exploring the small towns across the country. It was about getting from point A to point B in the quickest way possible. The once thriving downtown Winslow went to sleep. Buildings were boarded up. Businesses went away. The Resurgence Over the last decade, though, there has…

  • Preservation Matters

    An Editorial by Lori B Law The rumble resonated through the Motor Palace, shaking the walls. I ran to the front window and looked out to see a plume of dust rising to the sky from First Street. Demolition of the J.X. Woods Building had begun. I grabbed my camera and headed outside, staying through most of the day as bit-by-bit, the walls crumbled under the machinery. Saying goodbye to one of the oldest buildings in town with its distinctive facade and rich history made me intensely sad, but old buildings, like old people, disintegrate if they aren’t properly cared for—and this one had been neglected for far too many…

  • Standin’ on a Corner

    It began with a song. I’m sure you know the one I’m talking about. Go ahead and sing along… Well I’m standin’ on a corner in Winslow Arizona, such a fine sight to see… It’s a girl my lord in a flatbed Ford slowing down to take a look at me. Take it Easy was the first single released by the Eagles on May 1st, 1972, written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey. The song was a huge hit and put Winslow—which had suffered from the Route 66 bypass in the seventies—back on the map. All thanks to a simple song lyric. Standin’ on a Corner People from all around the world…