Seasoned travel writers Larissa and Michael Milne of ChangesinLongitude.com tell Johnny Jet that Retro Roadmap is their #1 favorite travel blog! Read their entire Travel Style post on JohnnyJet.com here, and thanks you guys! Always nice to know when folks are able to find the cool old vintage places because of Retro Roadmap!
Just this time last year Mod B heard that one of her fave diners from when she lived in Mass was closing. The Rosebud Diner in Somerville MA. Well now a year later, she’s closed, she’s gutted and Mod B is sad that yet another classic diner has been taken from us. Rosebud… I remember […]
Mod B and Mod Bobbie from At Home Modern are having a Valentine’s Day get-together and you’re invited! We’re both visiting Palm Springs from the City of Brotherly Love (that’s Philadelphia, PA by-the-by) and we thought it would be fun to hostess a little meetup of like minded folks! Start out your Valentines Day festivities […]
Mod B just came home from the “real job” to a Google Alert saying that Retro Roadmap was picked Blog of the Week from Huffpo Live – what the? Woot! Click here – or the vid below to check it out!
Hello Retro Roadmap Readers! We drove to New Jersey today and while it was too chilly to be hopping out of the car to take a ton of photos, here’s what we did: Picked up some fabric at J&O Fabric in Pennsauken, for some Mod Betty dresses for the warmer weather! Isn’t this just perfect […]
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Mod B is glad it’s not as c-c-c-cold as it was earlier in this week, but dang the rain! Do you have any fun rainy-day Retro Roadmap activities planned? One thing I’m doing is trying to find my way around the new Retro Roadmap layout and see if I […]
Happy New Year Retro Roadpals! Mod Betty has been taking time at the beginning of this calendar year organizing her stuff and her thoughts to make room for what is important – and Retro Roadmap is one of those things! Stay tuned for a big new design reveal for the website, and a Mod B […]
It’s that reflective time of year, and Mod B has been pondering the state of Retro Roadmap worthy places, so pardon me if I ramble. Dang, people – it’s starting to look like the Obituary section around here. Vesuvio Restaurant Belmar, NJ 1937-2013 Hilltop Steak House, Saugus, MA 1961-2013 Christo’s Restaurant, Brockton, MA 1964-2013 Emmaus […]
Voila! It’s “Episode 2″ of the Retro Roadmap show! In this “special holiday edition” of Retro Roadmap Mod Betty visits Macy’s in Center City Philadelphia – where she learns about the Wanamaker Organ from Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte, and enjoys the Holiday Light show. (Watch using the player above or click this link […]
Dear Retro Roadmap Readers – Mod B is busy with holiday shopping but could not resist dropping a quick “virtual postcard” from the road. I’m at Josh Early Candies in Allentown, PA. While I’m really here waiting for some nice folks to deliver a swell MCM lamp, I wasn’t about to just stay in the […]
Hollywood hasn’t been returning my calls, but whatevs – I’m gonna make my own Retro Roadmap TeeVee Show! We had a swell time in the city discovering holiday traditions that live on, and I can’t wait to share them with you!
Just a quick little bit of good news from Mod B – for the month of October I’ve been asked to contribute to PreservationNation - the blog of the National Trust for Historic Preservation- whee! I’m literally a card carrying member of the NTHP, so I could not be more thrilled with this wonderful opportunity […]
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