Category Archives: Historical Tidbits

Army Navy Store in Old Towne Orange

Have you seen the 2006 sport comedy film Benchwarmers? Did you know that a scene in the movie was filmed right here in Old Towne Orange? What is depicted as "Brad's Sporting Goods" in Benchwarmers is actually the Army Navy Store right here on South Glassell St, and has been for over 60 years. This…
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OTPA is at the Street Fair, Too!

HEY HEY HEY EVERYONE! If you don’t know by now, where on Earth have you been? It’s here! The big weekend is finally here! Guys, the Orange International Street Fair is THIS WEEKEND! First of all, I would like to extend a Happy Labor Day Weekend to everyone in Old Towne or wherever you may…
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ALO at the Orange International Street Fair

Hello everyone and welcome back to the blog! Thank you for reading all summer, leaving us comments, and loving Old Towne Orange with us every day. If you have not caught up on all of our summer adventures, click here to visit the blog feed and read all about them. This week, we are super…
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Rodrigo’s Celebrates 46 Years with a Killer Deal!

Hello everyone! Being a part of the Orange community means being a part of its beloved history. When you visit a local mom and pop, you might be stepping into a 10 or 20 or even 100-year history with that establishment. Well, for Rodrigo's Mexican Grill, they are celebrating 46 years of outstanding food, service,…
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