A half-farce, half-protest that took place on September 22, 1968, orchestrated by media performance artist Joey Skaggs.
Skaggs had been living in the Lower East Side of New York City, and was getting sick of tour buses that went through his home holding Middle-Class, suburban folk who stared, slack-jawed, at the long-haired hippies as if they were animals. So Joey rented out a Greyhound bus and advertised a "tour" of suburban Queens in the Village Voice. The bus quickly filled up, and they went on a journey to conservative ideals. They took pictures of people washing their cars, mowing the lawn, and other cliches of suburban life. They enjoyed White Castle hamburgers and Howard Johnson's ice cream, and the tour ended at the Hillside's Nirvana head shop, where a space rock band blared and Yayoi Kusama, a Japanese performance artist, painted polka dots on the naked bodies dancing.
The whole event was covered by The Today Show. Greyhound asked Skaggs to do more tours, since it was great for publicity , but he declined.