Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Journeys Into The Classic Coca-Cola Bottle Turns 100

The Classic Coca-Cola Bottle Turns 100

It was on November 16, 1915 that a glass company in Terre Haute, Indiana filed a patent for a glass soda bottle.  It looked a bit different from the bottles of other drinks at the time: thinner at the bottom, but thicker through the middle, with rounded ridges tracing the bottle’s length. To this day, the Coca-Cola bottle Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 17, 20153:01 am
Monday, September 21, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Jack Larson – TV Superman’s Jimmy Olsen

Passing: Jack Larson – TV Superman’s Jimmy Olsen

Jack Larson was a playwright and librettist who died on September 20 at his home at Brentwood, California at age 87. To most of us, though, he was known as the actor who played the cub reporter Jimmy Olsen in the television series “Adventures of Superman. The New York Times reports that In 1951, Larson was offered Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 21, 20151:03 pm
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Journeys Into The Start of the State Fair

The Start of the State Fair

It’s so much a part of the American landscape that we tend to it for granted. State Fairs mean so much to so many. From music to food, agriculture to popular culture, entertainment, and, of course, the midway, there seemingly is something for everyone. And, now it serves as a production set for political campaigns. Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 26, 201510:36 pm
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Journeys Into 35th Annual Hemingway Days Celebrated in Key West

35th Annual Hemingway Days Celebrated in Key West

Whether composing novels in his Whitehead Street writing studio or fishing for big game in local waters, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway left a powerful legacy in Key West. His zest for life, literary accomplishments and enduring affection for the island he called home throughout the 1930s are to be commemorated Tuesday through Sunday, July Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 21, 20157:08 pm
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Journeys Into A Regional Folk Festival truly Refelecting the Region

A Regional Folk Festival truly Refelecting the Region

There is music in the air this weekend in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The Folk Festival at the Prather Coliseum of Northwestaern State University is billed as a “purist” folk festival – meaning that only folk artists who are reviving a traditional Louisiana folk art or still working a Louisiana tradition are invited This year’s 36th annual Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 18, 20151:30 pm
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Journeys Into The Oldest Homecoming Event

The Oldest Homecoming Event

That’s what they call their Fourth of July event in Pekin, Indiana The town of New Pekin claims the distinction of having the oldest consecutive Independence Day celebration in the United States of America. Pekin began celebrating Independence Day in the year 1830. Bristol, Rhode Island claims to have celebrated since 1785, so Pekin describes Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 2, 201510:40 pm
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Journeys Into A July Fourth Grand Prix for Lawnmowers

A July Fourth Grand Prix for Lawnmowers

To many, Memorial Day means the Indy 500. In Twelve Mile, Indiana the Fourth of July means lawnmower racing. The Twelve Mile 500 is organized by the Twelve Mile Lions Club and occurrs annually on Independence Day. The tradition began in 1963 as a race for factory-built mowers with their mowing decks removed but in Read Article

Posted by: Admin 9:44 pm