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Is this the World’s Largest Dixie Cup?

On my recent trip to accompany Sweetums on a business trip to Ohio, we stopped in Lexington, Kentucky for a little sightseeing. As usual, we had a list of quirky things to see there, including an over-sized Dixie Cup, which is actually a water tower. When we returned home, I decided to see if it… Continue reading Is this the World’s Largest Dixie Cup?

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You won’t believe the backstory of the World’s Largest Rubber Stamp

Until you’ve stood in the shadow of the World’s Largest Rubber Stamp, you can’t understand its magnitude. I know because I stood there last week. The funky artwork, located in Willard Park in Cleveland, Ohio, is bright and funny and massive, plus it has an interesting backstory about the relation of the word “FREE” and… Continue reading You won’t believe the backstory of the World’s Largest Rubber Stamp

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Finally! We visited Moon Winx, the holy grail of neon

For years, I have seen photos of the vintage neon sign at the Moon Winx Lodge in Tuscaloosa. I’d even written about it. But I had never set eyes on it. I am, after all, an Auburn grad and visits to Tuscaloosa have been practically non-existent. Until last Friday, when I was in Tuscaloosa speaking… Continue reading Finally! We visited Moon Winx, the holy grail of neon

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When Bangor Cave was Alabama’s most popular Prohibition night club

A few years ago, Sweetums and I visited Bangor Cave in Blount County, an intriguing cavern that was once a Prohibition night club and gambling hall. It was quite creepy and I didn't want to explore its inky depths but, near the entrance, I was able to see the bar that was carved from the… Continue reading When Bangor Cave was Alabama’s most popular Prohibition night club

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Little-known weird tourism sites in Elizabethtown, KY

Sweetums loves the rom-com film “Elizabethtown,” which is kinda funny for a big guy who also loves horror and Bigfoot movies … not that I’m judging. When we took a trip last year to Louisville, Kentucky, we had to stop and see what the little town had to offer. The answer: not much as far… Continue reading Little-known weird tourism sites in Elizabethtown, KY