Delaware DOT quietly reopened the northbound lanes of the formerly tilting I-495 bridge over the Christina River on Saturday, August 23.
Originally opened in 1990 by Leroy David, the Clown Motel served as a place for him to keep his clown collection – which he just happened to have purchased from a retired clown in Las Vegas. He built it next to the town cemetery, where his father is buried, along with a lot of other victims of a mine fire in 1911. Leroy sold the place to Bob Perchetti in 1995, and Bob not only kept the theme intact, he has more than tripled the size of the collection during his tenure.
At I-40's Exit 166, the new site offers an 11,000-square-foot facility, significantly larger than the previous location.
Part 2 in this feature: With support growing for Truckers Against Trafficking from the community of drivers, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, inspired by a cyclist friend to tie his planned climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina to a cause, decided to take TAT with him to the top...
One of them, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, took his support for the organization to new heights with his early-2014 benefit climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.
Best chili-cheese footlong around, says Wendy Parker in this review of Smitty's Better Burger, a truly old-fashioned drive-in that hasn't changed much since the Smith family opened it in 1956.
While it requires dedication and understanding, and like any family situation, there will be trials and tribulations, having close family ties while being away is absolutely possible.
Ralph Dineen Jr. and son came out on top of the competitive truck pull at the Broome County Fair in Whitney Point, N.Y. Vids and a gallery of photos of their run here.
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