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 Webmaster Updates

Update for Friday, January 27th, 2023

I just finished a mega-monster post on A&W Restaurants. This is by far the most locations with photos I have posted under a single entry. So, if you check it out, please understand the page will take quite a while to load. Thanks to Bobby Peacock for compiling the list and doing the research.

 Latest Location Updates

Updates for Monday, February 6, 2023

Oak Theater - Manistique Cedar Theatre - Manistique LaFoille's Bowling Alleys - Manistique Spartan Lanes - Scottville Woodhaven Bowl-A-Rama (Woodhaven Lanes) - Woodhaven Snowden's Sunset Lanes - Allegan Bowl More - Paw Paw Rainbow Lanes - Paw Paw Sturgis Bowl (Sturgis Lanes) - Sturgis Snowbird Lanes - Harrison The Bowling Alley (Dexter Lanes) - Ionia Garden Bowl - Detroit Mancelona Lanes - Mancelona

Updates for Sunday, February 5, 2023

Ontonagon Theatre - Ontonagon Polar Bear Lanes - Ontonagon Ogemaw Lanes & Lounge (Beeman Lanes) - West Branch Nautical Lanes - Rogers City M-66 Bowl - Battle Creek Cloverlanes Bowl - Livonia Lapeer Lanes - Lapeer Midway Lanes - Coldwater Brooklyn Lanes - Brooklyn 300 Bowl - Alma Howell Bowl-E-Drome (BowlerDrome) - Howell Timber Lanes - Traverse City

Updates for Saturday, February 4, 2023

J&G Lanes (T.C. Recreation) - Traverse City Cherry Hill Lanes - Dearborn Heights Star Lanes (Ark Lanes) - Southfield Bronson Recreation - Bronson Blanchard Lanes - Blanchard Ambassador Lanes (Argyle Lanes) - Detroit Argyle Lanes - Argyle Hillside Lanes - Hillsdale Midland Bowl - Midland Milford Lanes - Milford Striking Lanes - Hartland Melody Lanes - Southfield Southfield Bowl - Southfield Hilltop Bowling Bar - Vassar Northern Lanes Recreation - Sanford AMF Muskegon Lanes - North Muskegon Village Lanes & Lounge - Harrisville Cherry Hill Lanes North (Howe's Lanes) - Clarkston Char Lanes - Charlotte Blockbuster Video - Various

Updates for Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Budget Host Inn (Lake Antoine Motel) - Iron Mountain Summit Heights Resort Dance Hall - Fenton

Updates for Monday, January 30, 2023

Top Hat Hamburgers - Detroit Jack-In-The-Box - Various Center Theatre - Marlette Harmony House Records and Tapes - Various Regal UA Commerce Township - Walled Lake
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Drive-In Theatres
Hilltop Drive-In Theatre - Escanaba Sunset Drive-In Theatre - Lapeer Bay Drive-In Theatre - Pinconning Sturgis Drive-In Theatre - Sturgis Walake Drive-In Theatre - Walled Lake Evergreen Drive-In Theatre - Ishpeming Lakes Drive-In Theatre - Brighton Hi-Vue Theatre - Durand Sunset Auto Theatre - Hartford 5 Mile Drive-In Theatre - Dowagiac Meredith Drive-In Theatre - Meredith Caro Drive-In Theatre - Caro Hillsdale Drive-In Theatre - Hillsdale Greenville Drive-In Theatre - Greenville Blue Sky Drive-In Theatre - Pontiac 131 Drive-In Theatre - Plainwell Albion Drive-In Theatre - Albion Sky Drive-In Theatre - Adrian Paul Bunyan Drive-In Theatre - Hubbard Lake Skyline Auto Theatre - Morenci
Movie Theatres
Oak Theater - Manistique Cedar Theatre - Manistique Ontonagon Theatre - Ontonagon Center Theatre - Marlette Regal UA Commerce Township - Walled Lake Tel-Ex Cinemas - Southfield Keego Theatre - Keego Harbor Town Theatre - Chesaning Strand Theatre - Caro Holly Theatre - Holly Gale Theatre - Galesburg Mai Kai Theatre - Livonia Ideal Theatre - Clare Budd Theatre - Harrison Gem Theatre - Beaverton Sandra Theatre - Coleman Lyric Theatre (Mendon Theatre) - Mendon Rivoli Theater - Tawas City Livingston Cinemas (Cancelled) - Howell State Theatre - Wayne
Opera Houses
Burt Opera House - Burt Smith's Opera House - Grand Rapids Howell Opera House - Howell Vermontville Opera House - Vermontville Tibbits Opera House - Coldwater Train's Opera House - Lowell Menominee Opera House - Menominee Alma Opera House - Alma Grays Opera House - Romeo Munising Opera House - Munising Calumet Theatre - Calumet Cadillac Opera House - Cadillac Byron Opera House - Byron Albion Opera House - Albion City Opera House - Traverse City Blakes Opera House - Grand Ledge Brown's Opera House - Sparta Opera House - Muskegon Eagle Opera House - Marshall Dickinson Opera House - Fennville
Amusement Parks
Smitty's Place Family Fun Center - Lewiston Tiny Tim Hobby Center - Royal Oak Miniature Golf - Prescott Walled Lake Amusement Park - Walled Lake Formula K Family Fun Park - Mattawan Putter's Family Fun Center - Portage FunTyme Adventure Park - Mason River Country Golf - Traverse City Kids Biz Pizza and Play Center - Monroe Playland Park (Playland Arcade) - Flint Kooky Miniature Golf - Port Austin Lakeshore Putt-Putt Golf - Fort Gratiot Pleasure Island Water Park - Norton Shores Wonderland Amusement Park - Southgate Tony's Park - Bay City Augres Water Funland - Au Gres Sport-N-Fun - Farmington Hills Putt-n-Games - Bay City Main Street America Amusement Park (Cancelled) - Grayling King's Animaland Park - Richmond
Dance Halls
Summit Heights Resort Dance Hall - Fenton Marine Ballroom - Frankfort Oakwood Park Dance Pavillion - Kalamazoo Woodward Pavillion - Coloma Crystal Palace Ballroom at Paw Paw Lake - Coloma Pleasant View Hotel and Dance Pavillion - Clark Lake Johnson's Rustic Dance Palace - Prudenville Ramona Ballroom/Dance Pavilion at Sister Lakes - Dowagiac Weko Beach Pavillion - Bridgman Arbor Way Pavilion - Grass Lake Bartlett's Pavillion - Pleasant Lake Fruitport Pavilion (Pamona Pavlion) - Fruitport Sandy Beach Inn - Waterford Fashbaugh's Pavillion - Traverse City Ellinee Amusement Center - Coloma Avery Beach Casino - South Haven Trail's End Resort Dance Pavillion - Decatur Midway Gardens (Midway Ballroom) - Holt Avalon Ballroom at Barron Lake - Niles Reid's Pavilion (Reid's Casino) - Niles
Drag Racing
Ubly Dragway - Ubly Lapeer Dragway - Lapeer Milan Dragway - Milan Motor City Dragway - New Baltimore Thunderbird Dragway - Muskegon Northern Michigan Dragway - Bear Lake Detroit Dragway - Brownstown Twp Tri-City Dragway - Freeland West Michigan Sand Dragway - Mears M-37 Dragway - Brohman US-131 Motorsports Park - Martin Nicks 41 Speedway - Ishpeming Onondaga Dragway - Onondaga Mid-Michigan Motorplex - Stanton Kellogg Field - Battle Creek
Motor Speedways
Marysville Race Track - Marysville Motor City Speedway - Warren Township Partington Pasture Speedway - Sterling Heights Delaney Speedway - Grand Rapids Air Park Speedway - Fennville Rendezvous Bowl - Sister Lakes Saranac Speedway - Saranac Grand Rapids Speedrome - Grand Rapids Imlay City Speedway - Imlay City Manchester Speedway - Manchester Galesburg Speedway - Galesburg M-40 Speedway - Jones Hartford Speedway Park - Hartford Tri-City Motor Speedway - Auburn Whittemore Speedway - Whittemore Jeddo Speedway - Jeddo Thunderbird Raceway - Muskegon Berlin Raceway - Marne I-96 Speedway - Lake Odessa Adventure Mountain Raceway - Greenland
Roadside Attractions
Fred Bear Museum and Bear Mountain - Grayling Mystery Ridge - East Tawas Mystery Hill - Onsted Irish Hills Towers - Onsted Irish Hills Area - Onsted House of Yesteryear - Iron Mountain Underground Forest - Frederic Call of the Wild - Gaylord Iron Mountain Iron Mine - Vulcan Country Store of Yesteryear (History Town) - Brighton Deer Forest - Coloma Michigan AuSable Valley Railroad - Fairview Soo Locks Boat Tours - Sault Ste. Marie Soo Train Tours - Sault Ste. Marie Longway Planetarium - Flint Halloween (1978) Filming Locations - Pasedena Paramount Ranch - Agoura Hills Roy's Motel & Cafe - Amboy Curio Fair - St. Ignace Seashell City - Cheboygan
Lodging
Budget Host Inn (Lake Antoine Motel) - Iron Mountain St. Clair Inn - St. Clair Ritz Hotel - Coldwater Pinestead Reef Resort (Reef Motel) - Traverse City Chester Motel (Econolodge) - Coldwater Lutz's Truck Stop and Motel - Au Gres Wood Motel - Sturgis Midtown Motel (Dar-Bea Motel) - Coldwater Carranza Motel (Strong's Motel) - Coldwater Maple Crest Motel - Sturgis Hospitality House Motel (Marshall Motel) - Grayling Cedar Lodge Motel - Mendon Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge - Port Huron Drake Motel - Royal Oak Capri Motel - Royal Oak Hines Park Motel - Livonia Park Plaza Motor Hotel - Detroit Fairlane Inn - Dearborn Autorama Motel - Flint Mayflower Motel and Restaurant (Pilgrim's Inn) - Ypsilanti
Dining
Top Hat Hamburgers - Detroit Jack-In-The-Box - Various A&W Restaurant - Various Chicken Coop - Various Dog n' Suds - Montague Frosty Joey's (Gary's Drive-In) - Clinton Dipsey Doodle - Royal Oak Ted's Drive-In - Pontiac Clark's Drive-In and Restaurant - Pontiac Short's Drive-In (B&K, Allens) - Coldwater Bob's Drive-In - Grayling Beacon Drive-In - Grand Haven Barhop's Drive-In - Romulus Alice's Restaurant - St. Clair 4 K's Drive-in (Friendly Frank's Country Dairy) - Belleville Nip-N-Sip - Lansing Tasty Treat - Concord Fenner's Drive-In - Sturgis Starlite Diner - Sturgis 101 Ranch Motel and Restaurant - Galesburg
Malls and Retail
Blockbuster Video - Various Harmony House Records and Tapes - Various Fairfield Plaza - Coldwater Jeff's Barber Shop - Brighton Laurel Park Place - Livonia Lakeside Mall - Sterling Heights Summit Place Mall (Pontiac Mall) - Pontiac Tel-Ex Plaza - Southfield Eastgate Center - Roseville Milliken's - Traverse City Family Video - Various Strauer's Country Market (Herriman's Country Market) - Tawas City Whoopee Bowl - Clarkston Brownstown Strip Mall (Built but Never Opened) - Brownstown Twp One Stop Party Store - Millington Trading Post Store - Mohawk Dunn's Camera - Royal Oak Royal Radio - Royal Oak Lyon Home & Garden Center - New Hudson National Boatland - Farmington Hills
Ghost Towns and Old Towns
Tunk - Arcadia St. James (Beaver Island) - Beaver Island Salton Sea Area - Niland Lum - Lum Newburg - Newburg Newark - Newark Munith - Munith Munger - Munger Muir - Muir Mt Forest - Mt Forest Morrice - Morrice Millville - Millville Millington - Millington Middleton - Middleton Middlebury - Middlebury Metamora - Metamora Leonard - Leonard Laporte - Laporte Lakeville - Lakeville Lakeland - Lakeland
Camps Resorts Parks
Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco (Camp Crystal Lake from Friday the 13th) - Hardwick Township Warren Dunes State Park - Sawyer Hill and Dale Ranch - Kingston Camp Warren - Coloma Blaney Park Resort - Germfask Camp O'Fair Winds - Oregon Township Lakeside Inn - Whitehall Van Buren Youth Camp - Bloomingdale Grand Haven State Park - Grand Haven Hidden Valley - Gaylord Kensington Metropark - Milford Fidelman's Resort - South Haven Double R Ranch - Belding Interlochen Center for the Arts - Interlochen WBA Camp - Port Huron Groomes Bathing Beach - Whitmore Lake Reid's Resort Thornapple Lake (Cole's Landing) - Nashville Rainbow Camp (Toastys Cabins) - Wolverine Camp Miniwanca - Shelby Camp Friedenswald - Cassopolis
Sports Venues
LaFoille's Bowling Alleys - Manistique Spartan Lanes - Scottville Woodhaven Bowl-A-Rama (Woodhaven Lanes) - Woodhaven Snowden's Sunset Lanes - Allegan Bowl More - Paw Paw Rainbow Lanes - Paw Paw Sturgis Bowl (Sturgis Lanes) - Sturgis Snowbird Lanes - Harrison The Bowling Alley (Dexter Lanes) - Ionia Garden Bowl - Detroit Mancelona Lanes - Mancelona Polar Bear Lanes - Ontonagon Ogemaw Lanes & Lounge (Beeman Lanes) - West Branch Nautical Lanes - Rogers City M-66 Bowl - Battle Creek Cloverlanes Bowl - Livonia Lapeer Lanes - Lapeer Midway Lanes - Coldwater Brooklyn Lanes - Brooklyn 300 Bowl - Alma
Airport Military & Infrastructure
Grand Traverse Lighthouse - Northport Port Austin Air Force Station - Port Austin Willow Run Airport - Ypsilanti Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant - Bridgman Midland Nuclear Power Plant (Cancelled) - Midland Greenwood Nuclear Power Plant (Cancelled) - Avoca Palisades Nuclear Generating Station - Covert Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station - Newport Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant - Charlevoix LA-96C Nike Missile Base - Encino Utica D-06 Nike Missile Site - Shelby Township Camp Grayling - Grayling Spencer Landing Field - Wixom Nike Missile Site D-58 - Carleton - Newport Nike Missile Base Park, Site D-87 - Commerce
Automotive
Mel Farr Ford (Northland Ford) - Oak Park Hasbrouck Ford Sales - Bronson Gulf Station - Addison Newark Gas Station and General Store - Newark M and S Gulf Service (Carl Coplin's Gulf Service) - Litchfield Lake Odessa Gas Station (Station Deli) - Lake Odessa Fargo Gas - Elsie Pleasant Lake Trading Co. - Pleasant Lake Northwood Car Wash - Royal Oak Attica Gas Station - Attica Township Pine Hill Market - Applegate Top Hat Auto Wash - Flint
Most Recent Locations Added
Oak Theater - Manistique - 2/6/2023
Cedar Theatre - Manistique - 2/6/2023
LaFoille's Bowling Alleys - Manistique - 2/6/2023
Spartan Lanes - Scottville - 2/6/2023
Woodhaven Bowl-A-Rama (Woodhaven Lanes) - Woodhaven - 2/6/2023
Snowden's Sunset Lanes - Allegan - 2/6/2023
Bowl More - Paw Paw - 2/6/2023
Rainbow Lanes - Paw Paw - 2/6/2023
Sturgis Bowl (Sturgis Lanes) - Sturgis - 2/6/2023
Snowbird Lanes - Harrison - 2/6/2023
The Bowling Alley (Dexter Lanes) - Ionia - 2/6/2023
Garden Bowl - Detroit - 2/6/2023
Mancelona Lanes - Mancelona - 2/6/2023
Ontonagon Theatre - Ontonagon - 2/5/2023
Polar Bear Lanes - Ontonagon - 2/5/2023
Ogemaw Lanes & Lounge (Beeman Lanes) - West Branch - 2/5/2023
Nautical Lanes - Rogers City - 2/5/2023
M-66 Bowl - Battle Creek - 2/5/2023
Cloverlanes Bowl - Livonia - 2/5/2023
Lapeer Lanes - Lapeer - 2/5/2023
Midway Lanes - Coldwater - 2/5/2023
Brooklyn Lanes - Brooklyn - 2/5/2023
300 Bowl - Alma - 2/5/2023
Howell Bowl-E-Drome (BowlerDrome) - Howell - 2/5/2023
Timber Lanes - Traverse City - 2/5/2023
Top Hat Hamburgers - Detroit - 2/5/2023
J&G Lanes (T.C. Recreation) - Traverse City - 2/4/2023
Cherry Hill Lanes - Dearborn Heights - 2/4/2023
Star Lanes (Ark Lanes) - Southfield - 2/4/2023
Bronson Recreation - Bronson - 2/4/2023
Most Recent Information Updates
Featured Locations
Geneva Beach Drive-In Theatre
Cinema Detroit
South Haven Amusement Park
I-96 Speedway
Oak Beach Resort
Nip-N-Sip
Lakeside Mall
Mt. Mancelona
Grand Traverse Lighthouse
Newark Gas Station and General Store
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