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[EVENT] Retro Roadmap at Old Bridge NJ Library! Sat 9/16 11am

[EVENT] Retro Roadmap at Old Bridge NJ Library! Sat 9/16 11am

Mod Betty is super-psyched to share her love of the American roadside with the folks at the Old Bridge, New Jersey Library on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 11am-12pm. Discover what qualifies as a Retro Roadmap worthy place! Delight in learning about the cool vintage places in New Jersey – and beyond! Discuss your favorite […]

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Mod Betty Presents! Retro Roadmap Wildwood Vintage / Tiki Weekend 2016

Mod Betty Presents! Retro Roadmap Wildwood Vintage / Tiki Weekend 2016

Wildwood Vintage / Tiki Weekend 2016! The Caribbean Motel – Wildwood, NJ – Friday May 13-Sunday May 15, 2016 Aloha, Retro Roadmappers! Rooms are now available for the Wildwood Vintage / Tiki Weekend at Wildwood’s Most Mid-Century-Marvelous Motel – The Caribbean! You remember Wildwood, right? We did a fun video there – watch below and […]

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Retro Roadmap Meetup at Sine’s Five and Dime a Success!

Retro Roadmap Meetup at Sine’s Five and Dime a Success!

We had a great time at Sine’s Five and Ten in Quakertown PA, meeting fellow Retro Roadmappers, eating lunch/breakfast/ice cream at their lunch counter, and shopping for fun 5 & 10 finds! If this sound like fun to you – join the Retro Roadmap Meetup group – click here! We’ll be visiting more cool authentic vintage […]

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Retro Roadmap Vintage Wildwood Tiki Weekend a Success! [TONS of Photos!]

Retro Roadmap Vintage Wildwood Tiki Weekend a Success! [TONS of Photos!]

Gang – Mod Betty has just about recovered from hostessing her first of what hopefully be many more Retro Roadmap vintage weekends and wanted to share the fun we had supporting the cool vintage places in Wildwood NJ!   A group of 60+ Retro Roadmappers sold out the iconic Caribbean Motel in fabulous Wildwood NJ […]

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5&10 Lunch Counter Retro Roadmap Meetup – Come On Along!

5&10 Lunch Counter Retro Roadmap Meetup – Come On Along!

Regular Retro Roadmap Readers know that Sine’s 5&10 in Quakertown PA is one of Mod Betty’s favorite places around, and I can’t help but want to share this gem with THE WORLD! That’s why I’ve created a Retro Roadmap Meetup to get folks to come eat at their authentic lunch counter and shop in their store. […]

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Shop for Vintage Stuff & Visit Mod Betty’s 1964 Camper at a Whole Lot of Lulu!

Shop for Vintage Stuff & Visit Mod Betty’s 1964 Camper at a Whole Lot of Lulu!

Do you like shopping for cool vintage “stuff” without the hassle of driving from one shop to another? Want to meet other folks who dig cool old stuff? My pals at Lulu Boutique and Gifterie in Phoenixville have arranged for all the cool vintage stuff to be in one place with their 3rd and best […]

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Go to Vintage Car Show at a Vintage Antique/ Arcade Emporium – Sled Fest!

Go to Vintage Car Show at a Vintage Antique/ Arcade Emporium – Sled Fest!

UPDATED 4/21/15  – Sadly we have to CANCEL our appearance at Sledfest 2015, due to unforseen circumstances. However, that does not mean you can’t still go and enjoy a wonderful day of Retro Fun! Enjoy every moment you have on the planet, people. Life is short! xo Mod B.   Vintage cars, antiques and vendors, […]

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Watch The Wizard of Oz on the Big Screen at The Colonial – and Shop at Lulu!

Watch The Wizard of Oz on the Big Screen at The Colonial – and Shop at Lulu!

It’s a Retro Roadmap Meetup! Saturday April 11 in Phoenixville, PA Join Mod Betty and her pals from Lulu Boutique and Giftery at the Colonial Theatre for the classic film  The Wizard of Oz on the big screen Saturday April 11 at 2pm. This is a rare opportunity to see this family-favorite movie the way […]

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Get Ready for Mad Men’s Final Season at Mod House Vintage with Lulu Boutique!

Get Ready for Mad Men’s Final Season at Mod House Vintage with Lulu Boutique!

Mod Betty is wicked excited to get in the Mad Men mood with the fine gals at Mod House Vintage and Lulu Boutique & Gifterie both located in downtown Phoenixville. The Meetup will be at Mod House Vintage ( 32 Gay Street, Phoenixville) from 6-9 on Sunday March 29  (This is the Sunday BEFORE the […]

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Eat Pie at Diner Day and Explore The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles!

Eat Pie at Diner Day and Explore The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles!

A Retro Roadmap Meetup! Saturday April 11, 2015 Boyertown, MA Mod Betty loves vintage diners, pie and cool old vehicles – so come along and have fun with all 3 on Saturday April 11 at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles. This is their 4th annual Diner Day where their authentic vintage diner will be […]

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Retro Roadmap Meetup – Tour The Colonial Theatre & Watch The Quiet Man – Just in time for St. Pat’s!

Retro Roadmap Meetup – Tour The Colonial Theatre & Watch The Quiet Man – Just in time for St. Pat’s!

Retro Roadmap Meetup – Sunday March 15, 2015 Starting at 12:30pm we’ll take a tour of the historic Colonial Theatre (built in 1903) in beautiful downtown Phoenixville PA, then watch “The Quiet Man” starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara on the big screen at 2pm! “John Wayne plays an American prizefighter who travels back to […]

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Vintage Tiki Weekend at Wildwood’s Caribbean Motel – hostessed by Retro Roadmap’s Mod Betty – SOLD OUT!

Vintage Tiki Weekend at Wildwood’s Caribbean Motel – hostessed by Retro Roadmap’s Mod Betty – SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT WITHIN THE FIRST WEEK!  – Mod Betty is hostessing a fab vintage tiki weekend at one of Wildwood NJ most iconic authentic 1950s motels! While this sold out immediately, we’re eyeing more events like this in the future so stay tuned!  Vintage Tiki Weekend at Wildwood’s Caribbean Motel – hostessed by Mod Betty! Friday May 15 until […]

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Tour the Colonial Theatre & watch To Kill a Mockingbird on the Big Screen!

Tour the Colonial Theatre & watch To Kill a Mockingbird on the Big Screen!

Go on a Mod Betty guided tour of Phoenixville’s historic Colonial Theatre, then watch To Kill a Mockingbird on their big screen! Meet Mod Betty in the lobby of the historic Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, PA for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of this 100+ year old theatre. You will be able to see parts of […]

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Retro Roadmap is Now on Meetup – Making Roundups Even Easier for Mod B!

Retro Roadmap is Now on Meetup – Making Roundups Even Easier for Mod B!

Hey gang, Retro Roadmap is now on Meetup! For those of you who aren’t familiar with Meetup, it’s a site that will help us organize and streamline the whole “Retro Roadmap Roundup” process – from getting the word out to tracking RSVPs, sharing photos and a whole lot more! Click here to create your profile […]

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SOLD OUT! Retro Roadmap Meetup – Wanamaker Organ Behind The Scenes Tour

SOLD OUT! Retro Roadmap Meetup – Wanamaker Organ Behind The Scenes Tour

Thanks to the overwhelming response, we’ve reached Maximum Capacity for this tour – how exciting! Stay tuned for more Retro Roadmap Roundups throughout the year!  Happy New Year, all! Last year was filled with some great stuff  – our video series! Mentions in magazine articles! Retro Roadmap Meetups! But some sobering things too, like the closing of […]

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Retro Roadmap Roundup November 2014 – A Success! More to Come

Retro Roadmap Roundup November 2014 – A Success! More to Come

We had a great time meeting Retro Roadmap Readers and folks like us who dig cool vintage places, at the November Retro Roadmap Roundup at The Fisherman in Phoenixville, PA: As you might’ve read over on the Retro Roadmap blog entry – the Phoenixville community has been reminded of what I’ve been telling them all […]

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Come Watch Mod Betty’s Fave Movie on the Big Screen – Bingo, You’ve Won!

Come Watch Mod Betty’s Fave Movie on the Big Screen – Bingo, You’ve Won!

Beach Blanket Bingo, that is! Yes it’s true and I’m not ashamed to admit it – all those Sunday afternoons watching re-runs of 1960s movies on Channel 56 definitely affected Mod B’s development, and one of my fave movies of the entire Beach Party genre is the 1965 classic – Beach Blanket Bingo. Starring Frankie […]

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Retro Roadmap Roundup – The Shoe House and Other Vintage Delights! May 5, 2013

Retro Roadmap Roundup – The Shoe House and Other Vintage Delights! May 5, 2013

OK so remember how I promised to get more people together to do fun Retro Roadmappy type stuff this year? Well check out all this vintage inspired fun I’ve got on the agenda for Sunday May 5th! A guided tour of the famed Shoe House Breakfast at the vintage Prospect Diner Eats at Hinkle’s Pharmacy […]

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Retro Roadmap Roundup March 2013 – The American Treasure Tour

Retro Roadmap Roundup March 2013 – The American Treasure Tour

Retro Roadmap’s Mod Betty has a bee in her mod bonnet about getting like minded vintage and retro folks together in 2013, at a series of many Retro Roadmap Roundups. Read below how you can join in on the fun! Retro Roadmap Roundup | Sunday March 10, 2013 1pm The American Treasure Tour – Oaks […]

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Come Join Us! Retro Roadmap Roundup at Sine’s 5 &10 Sat 9/15

Come Join Us! Retro Roadmap Roundup at Sine’s 5 &10 Sat 9/15

Have you been looking for an excuse to go on a Retro Roadmap Roadtrip? Do you think it would be fun to meet folks with similar interests, while also supporting a cool old business?  Then please come out to the first Retro Roadmap Roundup! One of the things Mod Betty loves to do is to […]

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