Patio Era Merchandise & Collectibles
- Barbeque Grills and Recipes.com. Your place for Grills, recipes and accessories!
- Popina Swimwear. Retro swimwear, one piece bathing suits, two piece bathing suit styles, and tankini swimsuits!
- Lead Pipe Posters. Selling over 2,500 unique original posters from the 60’s and 70’s!
- Vintage Swank. Vintage Clothing, Mid Century – Housewares, Furniture, and Lighting.
- Flounder. Tiki art by Scott Scheidly. Abstract, mixed media, containers, classic tiki burlap and more!
- Buckaroo’s Mercantile. A modern variety store!
- The Big Red Toybox. Buy, sell or trade your vintage toys here.
Food & Drink
- Dr. Bamboo. Classic Mixologist and graphic illustrator extraordinaire dedicated to the advancement of cocktail culture!
- The Institute of Official Cheer. From Lileks.com, this incredible collection of retro mini sites includes The Gallery of Regrettable Food, The Dayalets (characters crafted from meat), the 1977 Frederick’s Catalog, and The East is Red, the Butt is Numb…just to name a few!
- Command of the Grill A Salute to Steak. A collection of recipes to benefit charities that support the Marines. All proceeds from the sale of the book go to charities that support wounded or killed U.S. Marines and their families.
- Roadfood.com. The ultimate message board for enthusiasts of the Mom and Pop restaurant. Speak of chain restaurants at your own risk!
- Barbequein’ On The Internet. Full of Barbeque related information.
- Bachelor Pad Magazine. The new digest of Atomic Age culture!
- About.com Pool and Patio. The latest articles, news, and information about the backyard outdoor lifestyle!
- Girlwerks Media. Thoroughly modern talent management, photography, graphic and web design!
- Cosmicool.com. Features various mid-century subjects such as modern architecture, drive-in theaters, coffee shops, and neon!
- Retro Radar | Keepin you hip to the blips!
- Wes Clark’s Avocado Memories. An excellent resource for sixties nostalgia!
- Oldieslist.com. Find Oldies & Retro Related Sites from the 50’s 60’s 70’s and 80’s!
- AV Geeks. Revisit mental hygeine classic films such as Lunchroom Manners, The Trouble with Women, and Soapy the Germ Fighter. You can buy various collections or download selections from their Internet Archive links!
- Box of Apples.com Vintage fruit crate art.
- Monster Kid Online Magazine. If you liked vintage 60’s comic book monsters, this site’s for you! Check out Monster Kid’s tribute to Bill Camfield as Nightmare’s Gorgon.
- Lileks.com. If you liked The Gallery of Regrettable Food, you’ll love this online retro magazine!
- Your Illustrator.Com. Groovy retro site with plenty of animation!
- DriveinMovie.com. Nationwide listings and lore about these vanishing national treasures.
- World Wide Retro’s Home Page! Retro Kulture, hot rods, and more!
- Pinball Rebel. Pinball machines, jukeboxes, and drive-ins are just a few of the goodies at this site!
- Miss Abigail’s Time Warp Advice. Love problems? Here’s some modern advice taken from vintage dating manuals.
- Drive In Theaters. Movie-schmovie, they’ve got playgrounds!
- Motosport.com’s Famous Routes.. Famous American highway routes with descriptions of what you’ll find along the way!
- Oklahoma Route 66 Museum. A definite must see for any Route 66 enthusiast! 2229 Gary Blvd., Clinton, OK.
- Historic Route 66. Dedicated to provide free information for those who want to learn more about Route 66!
- Big Texan Steak House, Amarillo, Texas. Home of the free 72 oz. steak…if you eat it in one hour!
- Stuckeys. Yes, they’re still around. Curios, food, and PECAN LOG ROLLS!
- El Rancho Hotel and Motel, Gallup, New Mexico. Historic inn where the movie stars slept. Their salsa and chile dishes are hot!
- Big Bands and Big Names. From big band jazz to the Rat Pack, this site has it all!
- Mr. Suave’s Swinging Cocktail Lounge. Smooth, urbane, diplomatic, politic, Mr. Suave embodies it all!
- The Martini Kings. Check out this swinging cocktail/lounge band out of L.A.
- The Dead Lounge. A very well designed site that’s an eclectic mix of Lounge and Goth Cocktail culture.
- The Roots of Lounge. From the PBS radio show of the same name. Great lounge links!
- Icky Twerp.Net. Paul Camfield’s tribute to his father, Bill (Icky Twerp) Camfield. This official site has lots of info on Icky Twerp and vintage KTVT-TV (KFJZ) programming! Icky Twerp videos and T-shirts for sale as well!
- The Irwin Allen News Network. Information site about one of TV’s most prolific producers, Irwin Allen. Tons of information about The Time Tunnel, Lost in Space, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, and Land of the Giants!
- Astroboy. Complete archive of the 60’s anime series Astroboy. Great vinyl record cover gallery too!
- The Unofficial Davy & Goliah Homepage. Sunday morning claymation.
- The Mighty Hercules. The original cartoon, NOT the Disney feature.
- Time Warp Toys. Extensive collection of vintage 1950s, 1960s, 1970s toys and collectibles for sale.
- Fire Chief Products. Commemorative/decorative fire helmets made from the ORIGINAL molds of the Texaco Fire Chief helmet! Custom colors and shield designs allow you to honor any firefighter.
- Jim Walker’s American Junior Classics. Vintage balsa wood model airplanes. View pictures, historical information, and videos. You can even order modern versions of these classic model airplanes here!
- Robot 1968. This cool site from Greece is home base to a worldwide toy robot collector community.
- The Original WAHOO Home Page. The nostalgic board game from the Traditional Game and Toy Co.
- Gobler Toys. A hilarious parody of a 60’s toy company!
- Keith Meyer’s The Space Station. The official site for Major Matt Mason!
- The Unofficial 8 Ball Page. Digging deep into the mysteries of the 8 Ball.
- Old Roads.com. They’ve got some banana seat beauties!
- American Cold War Veterans. Committed to honoring the sacrifices made by millions of American men and women during the Cold War.
- Indiana Military Museum. Dedicated to fostering the memory, understanding, and appreciation of U.S. military history by maintaining, preserving, and displaying artifacts which represent the strength and freedom of our American heritage.
- Cold War Civil Defense Museum. Virtural tours, vintage CD equipment, art gallery, audio/video…if it has to do with Civil Defense, they’ve got it!
- National WWII Memorial. Honor America’s Greatest Generation.
- CONELRAD. Inspired by the old emergency warning system of the same name, CONELRAD is all things atomic. Worth a look!
- Perrin Air Force Base Historical Society. Vintage pictures and historical information on Perrin Air Force Base (1941-1971), Sherman-Denison, Texas.
- The Perrin Air Force Base Research Foundation. Additional information on this historic air base.
- World Power Systems. Who else makes nuclear holocaust so much darn fun!