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SCA Weekly News: Jan 27, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Jan 27, 2019

Emily Taggart Schricker searches sources for stories on sports signs, spurs, banana swag and other seriously splendid roadside stuff.
SCA Welcomes <em>Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!</em> Veteran Tim O’Brien to its Board of Directors

SCA Welcomes Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Veteran Tim O’Brien to its Board of Directors

The Society for Commercial Archeology is thrilled (amazed, astonished, astounded ...) to welcome Tim O’Brien, recently VP of Communications for Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
SCA Weekly News: Jan. 20, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Jan. 20, 2019

This week’s news courtesy of Jeremy Ebersole. Thanks Jeremy, now back to the books, or whatever substitutes for them these days.
SCA Weekly News Review: January 13, 2019

SCA Weekly News Review: January 13, 2019

This week’s roadside news, courtesy of Raina Regan.
SCA Weekly News: Jan 1, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Jan 1, 2019

Michael Hirsch wishes you a Happy New Year with four year-end news stories ... and an invitation to any and/or all of SCA’s 2019 events!
SCA Weekly News: Dec 23, 2018

SCA Weekly News: Dec 23, 2018

This week, Emily Taggart Schricker takes us on a generally holiday-themed tour, with added servings of roast beef, corned beef, sauerkraut and Russian Dressing.
WRAP-UP: TWA Hotel Hard Hat Tour: Oct. 30, 2018

WRAP-UP: TWA Hotel Hard Hat Tour: Oct. 30, 2018

On October 30, 2018, the SCA hosted an exclusive members only pop-up hard hat tour of the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport in Jamaica, NY. The hotel’s lobby is the original TWA Terminal, designed in 1962 by Eero Saarinen (of St. Louis Arch fame), faithfully restored. The new hotel will include 50,000 square feet of first-class event
SCA Weekly News: Dec 16, 2018

SCA Weekly News: Dec 16, 2018

Long time SCA member Keith Sculle forwards the story of the “been here so long we’re hip again” Goldpanner Chevron in Fairbanks, and Jeremy Ebersole, now on break from his Master’s, adds four more quirky finds.
SCA Weekly News: Dec. 9, 2018

SCA Weekly News: Dec. 9, 2018

Will the U.S. Senate designate Route 66 a National Historic Trail and fund restoration of the NY State Pavilion at the 64/65 World’s Fair? How is the movie Green Book leading to an examination of discrimination against travelers of color nationwide? And will a classic Maryland diner become the "Mary Jane Diner?" Read this week’s news
SCA Weekly News Review: Dec 2, 2018

SCA Weekly News Review: Dec 2, 2018

Michael Hirsch takes another turn. From Vegas to Vancouver, here are five new articles for fans of the roadside.