Corvette http://weku.fm en Corvette Museum Making Plans to Capitalize on Sinkhole Problem http://weku.fm/post/corvette-museum-making-plans-capitalize-sinkhole-problem <p>The cliche about turning lemons into lemonade is being realized at the National Corvette Museum, where two of the eight Corvettes swallowed by a sinkhole still can’t be seen. Outside the Skydome, which is home to the sinkhole, there are stacks of carpet tiles that once covered parts of the floor.<br /><br />“They are going to sell them,” Mike Murphy said Thursday while showing the Daily News around the hole, which is up to 50 feet deep. "We've had people tell us that they would pay for some of the rocks or a piece of concrete that we might recover."</p><p></p><p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 05:31:18 +0000 Robin L. Minor & Bowling Green Daily News 55945 at http://weku.fm Corvette Museum Making Plans to Capitalize on Sinkhole Problem Lost 2001 Corvette Was "Part of the Family" http://weku.fm/post/lost-2001-corvette-was-part-family <p><span class="paragraph-0">The&nbsp;red 2001 Mallett Hammer Conversion ZO6 Corvette that&nbsp;Kevin and Linda Helmintoller&nbsp;donated to the National Corvette Museum had been on display in the museum’s Skydome just six weeks when a sinkhole swallowed it last week.</span></p><p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 19:30:53 +0000 Laurel Wilson & Bowling Green Daily News 55702 at http://weku.fm Lost 2001 Corvette Was "Part of the Family" Sinkhole Swallows Cars at Bowling Green Corvette Museum http://weku.fm/post/sinkhole-swallows-cars-bowling-green-corvette-museum <p><em><strong>Updated 9:43 a.m.</strong></em></p><p>Officials say the sinkhole that opened up at the Corvette Museum early Wednesday morning measured 25-30 feet deep and 40 feet wide. Eight cars were affected by the sinkhole, several others that were in the domed area of the museum remain in place.&nbsp; Reversing an earlier decision, the museum has announced that it is closed at the moment.</p><p></p><p><em><strong> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:52:50 +0000 WKU Public Radio 55524 at http://weku.fm Sinkhole Swallows Cars at Bowling Green Corvette Museum