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Drive-in Theaters in the News

Mar 21, 2018
Burlingame examining competing Bayfront redevelopment proposals
What is out there right now is unacceptable, said City Manager Lisa Goldman, referring to the blighted, fenced property abutting the city's former drive-in theater. The discussion comes ahead of a Thursday, March 22, meeting featuring city officials ...       San Mateo Daily Journal       link
Mar 21, 2018
Mid The Turmoil Confessions of a drive-in movie buff - Lititz Record ...
But as surprising as it sounds, I also enjoy many other things in life. For example, I would bet that most people wouldn't guess that my minor in college was theatre. And although I have never really done anything with that discipline, perhaps one day ...       Lititz Record Express       link
Mar 21, 2018
Elon Musk roundup SpaceX soars Tesla sinks
Elon Musk is quietly building a Tesla restaurant in Santa Monica. Luxury electric carmaker Tesla is quietly rolling out plans to build a new restaurant in Santa Monica that could include a drive-in movie theater, and 1950s-style carhop service on ...       L.A. Biz       link
Mar 21, 2018
Mid The Turmoil Confessions of a drive-in movie buff
Yet another one of my great joys in life is to spend summer evenings at drive-in movie theatres. While many of you might think that they have all disappeared from our nation's landscape (the county's last one closed in 2005), you might be surprised to ...       Lititz Record Express       link
Mar 21, 2018
Holiday Twin Drive-In announces 2018 opening weekend
The Holiday Twin Drive-In one of Colorado's last remaining drive-in movie theaters will open for another season across the Fort Collins foothills on March 30 and 31. The movie lineup for opening weekend will be revealed in the coming days, the ...       The Coloradoan       link
Holiday Twin Drive-In Fort Collins, CO
Mar 21, 2018
Spring break in West Michigan day trip locations near you
A big sign that spring is here is the opening of Coldwater Country's own Capri Drive-In. Southern Michigan's 1,000-car, twin screen drive-in movie theater kicks off the season (weather dependent) the first weekend in April. Check their website for ...       link
Mar 20, 2018
Restaurant Sales Inch Up in February, Caliburgers Flippy the Robot Too Slow, Mobile Apps Continue to Flourish
Tesla founder and CEO Elton Musk has tweeted about opening an electric vehicle charging station that would include a retro-style restaurant with car hops and a drive-in movie theater. According to a news report from Eater Los Angeles, a building permit ...       Foodservice Equipment Supplies       link
Mar 19, 2018
Bar shows decades of Waterloo history through art
... not only to me, but people who walk in here and tell me about it, said Marshall. The murals show the 4th Street Bridge, the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, The Brown Derby Ballroom and the Starlite Drive-in Theatre. Every historical ...       link
Starlite Drive-In Waterloo, IA
Starlite Drive-In Marshall, MN
Mar 17, 2018
BY Lucas Robinson -
The evening's meetings ended with an open forum, where community members pitched possible event ideas ranging from a drive-in movie night to an adult Easter egg hunt. These beautification projects are a sign of a major sea change for Fairmount and ...       Chronicle-Tribune       link
Mar 17, 2018
Preview calendar March 16 to 22, 2018
Drive-In Movie 1130 a.m. to 130 p.m. March 17. Children bring a cardboard box big enough that they can sit in and decorate it like a car. They then can drive up and watch the show. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer's Turnpike. (845) 255-1255. Junior ...       The Daily Freeman       link
Mar 16, 2018
Drive in Movie Theater for Beveryle Magnet School
Drive in Movie Theater for Beveryle Magnet School. By Aybriel Beckham . Posted Thu 947 PM, Mar 15, 2018. DOTHAN Ala.(WTVY)- A classic tale of teenagers set in the 60s got 8th graders at Beverlye Magnet School thinking. For the past month they've ...       WTVY, Dothan       link
Mar 16, 2018
Goochland Drive-In Theater about to get a second act
GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) Earlier this week, 8News told you about the Goochland Drive-In finally getting an interstate road sign advertising it as an attraction. But that's not the only big news from there. It will soon be home to the double ...       WRIC       link
Mar 16, 2018
New elder-care facility will address an overlooked area. Heres when it will open
The College Township Council unanimously approved plans today for a brand-new 240-bed skilled nursing facility behind the former Starlite Drive-In Theatre between Benner Pike and East College Avenue. According to Centre Care, the nonprofit that ...       Centre Daily Times       link
Mar 16, 2018
Movie Theater a Priority Project for Santee Leaders
After two decades of having only a drive-in movie theater, the city of Santee is finally getting closer to building an indoor theater a project that's a top priority for local leaders. Approximately 58,000 people live in Santee and the city said that ...       NBC 7 San Diego       link
Mar 16, 2018
College Township Approves Final Plans for New Centre Crest Nursing Facility
College Township Council on Thursday unanimously approved final plans for a new, 240-bed skilled nursing facility that will move Centre Crest from its longtime location in Bellefonte to a 30-acre site behind the former Starlite Drive-In Theatre. The ...       State College News       link
Mar 16, 2018
Mid-Hudson Calendar of Events March 17 and 18, 2018
Drive-In Movie 1130 a.m. to 130 p.m. Children bring a cardboard box big enough that they can sit in and decorate it like a car. They then can drive up and watch the show. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer's Turnpike. (845) 255-1255. Penny Social 1130 a ...       The Daily Freeman       link
Mar 16, 2018
First steps taken to figure out the Colonial
Hamlett and Smith both agreed that a marketing campaign should highlight the unique historical nature of the Colonial, and Hamlett likened the nostalgic draw of the Colonial to that of a drive-in theater that still thrives in Shelby. But that one has ...       The Mountaineer       link
Mar 16, 2018
Local drive-in movie theater stands the test of time -
MONETTA, S.C. (WRDWWAGT) -- Drive-in movie theaters are a distant memory for some communities, but not in the two-state. We have the Big Mo. The Monetta Drive-In Theater opened up in 1951 in between Columbia and Augusta. It closed down in 1986. Drive ...       WRDW-TV       link
Monetta Drive-In Theater Monetta, SC
Drive-In Movie Theater Columbia, SC
Mar 16, 2018
Triad developers working on plans for drive-in movie theater
I think it's pretty cool. It gives us something to do so I think it would be pretty nice, said Catherine Granados, who is 20 years old and lives in Graham. Talley says he hopes to have the plans submitted to the City of Graham and approved by city ...       WXII The Triad       link
Mar 16, 2018
An attempt at retaining street cred while attending an old-school drive-in movie
The first drive-in movie theater opened 85 years ago in Camden, N.J., when Richard Hollingshead took a cue from the drive-in restaurants that were becoming popular. It was an idea whose time had come and during the 1950s there were more than 4,000 ...       Myrtle Beach Sun News blog       link