Category Archives: Texas

Bottlecap Alley | College Station, Texas

 You’re approaching Bottle Cap Alley, a pathway paved with decades of discarded beer (and soda) caps. Bottle Cap Alley has become an important fixture of this city.  The strange ritual’s origins are not known, but they likely go back at least four decades. It may … Continue reading

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The Giant Ice Cream Cone in Pflugerville, Texas

  The awesome giant ice cream cone filmed in the opening scenes of Friday Night Lights. The Twistee Treat in Pflugerville housed Nana’s Treat House. The roof was painted red previously when this place was known as Twisters Ice Cream. By 2013, … Continue reading

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Johnny Deep’s Shoeprint “Shrine” | Manor, Texas

In January 1993,  a young Johnny Depp left his footprint, Hollywood-style, on the cement sidewalk in front of the grocery store where he worked in the film, “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.” The exact spot of his shoe print is on … Continue reading

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Ms. Pearl the Giant Squirrel | Cedar Creek, Texas

Ms. Pearl the Giant Squirrel Ms. Pearl the Squirrel resides at Berdoll Pecan Candy & Gift Co.  She is 10 ft. tall, stands on on a 4 ft. tall stump and was custom-made by Blue Genie Art in Austin, TX. … Continue reading

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80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier | Waco, Texas

An old incinerator standing alone on property along Highway 84 near Highway 6 for years looked like a solitary, rusting tin soldier. Artist Mickey Pitcher was hired to paint the old incinerator, the tin soldier has come to life. The owner … Continue reading

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Fly Thru Beer Barn | Longview, Texas

When I saw the Fly Thru Beer Barn, I had to stop and take a few pictures, riding in my car without getting out.  There is an airplane stuck in the roof, complete with its pilot (is it possibly Amelia … Continue reading

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World’s Richest Acre | Kilgore, Texas

I browsed on Roadside Attractions app on my iPhone and that intrigued me since there was no pictures provided or not a lot of information on World’s Richest Acre in Kilgore so I decided on the spur of the moment … Continue reading

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