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Jul 7, 2014
Upgrade or shut down, historic drive-in threatened 88 Drive-In Theatre in Commerce City has been open for 35 years. The theatre is one of seven drive-ins left in Colorado, all facing the same problem. They need to convert their movie operations from film to digital to keep showing movies. Several movie...       9NEWS.com       link
Jul 24, 2014
Traffic problems could force the closure of the 88th Avenue Drive-In Theater ... The 88th Avenue Drive-In Theater said it has put its fundraising campaign for a new digital cinema on hold because of a letter from Commerce City threatening to shut them down. The letter, posted on the Drive-In Theater's Facebook page, says the city ...       The Denver Channel       link
Aug 4, 2014
Commerce City drive-in theater battles the city over parking lot COMMERCE CITY, Colo. The 88th Drive-In Theater in Commerce City attracts large crowds every so often, which can cause backups on Rosemary and 88th Avenue. Commerce City Police believe this is a public safety issue and they want the theater...       kdvr.com       link
Aug 4, 2014
TODAY Lowry Shooting, Drive-In Battle, Baby Deers Insistence The 88th Drive-In Theater in Commerce City attracts large crowds every so often, which can cause backups on Rosemary and 88th Avenue. Commerce City Police believe this is a public safety issue and they want the theater owner to change the layout of the...       kdvr.com       link
Aug 5, 2014
Last Drive-In Movie Theater In Metro Area In Jeopardy Of Closing COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) The last drive-in movie theater in the metro area may soon be a thing of the past as the owner of the theater in Commerce City is battling the city over traffic problems. The 88 Drive-In Theater is located on East 88th ...       CBS Local       link
Aug 5, 2014
88 Drive-In Theatre faces off with Commerce City over traffic tie-ups So says owner Susan Kochevar, who last month received a letter from the police chief informing her that the city could suspend or revoke 88's business license if it can't resolve the traffic backups and safety issues caused by its narrow dirt ...       The Denver Post       link
Aug 5, 2014
Commerce City, Drive-In Theater At Odds Over Traffic Hassles COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) - A drive-in theater that's in jeopardy of closing not because of sagging business but, rather, its overwhelming popularity is seeking a reprieve from the city. The 88 Drive-In Theater, the last drive-in in the metro area ...       CBS Local       link
Aug 7, 2014
88 Drive In Theatre Goes to City Council Drive-ins were once a major part of the movie theater landscape, but most of them have closed over the past few decades as indoor multiplexes have taken over. In the Denver area, only one remains the 88 Drive-In Theatre in Commerce City. Business ...       Westword blog       link
Aug 8, 2014
M. Carroll Dont 86 the 88 Drive-In Theatre for too much traffic The owner of Commerce City's 88 Drive-In Theatre thought the battle for her business' survival was solely about raising $80,000 by 2015 to purchase a new digital projection system. But what might just take it down in the end is something more concrete...       The Denver Post       link
Aug 7, 2014
House Candidate Susan Kochevar is Starring in a Drama Over Her 88 Drive-In ... Drive-ins were once a major part of the movie theater landscape, but most of them have closed over the past few decades as indoor multiplexes have taken over. In the Denver area, only one remains the 88 Drive-In Theatre in Commerce City. Business ...       Westword blog       link
Apr 15, 2015
Historic drive-in theater will remain open Historic drive-in theater will remain open. Facing a daunting future, 88 Drive-In Theatre in Commerce City was able to come up with funds to convert their projection system from film to digital and will continue offering fans $8 triple features from ...       9NEWS.com       link
Apr 16, 2015
9News Historic drive-in theater will remain open Facing a daunting future, 88 Drive-In Theatre in Commerce City was able to come up with funds to convert their projection system from film to digital. They will continue to offer fans $8 triple features from the comfort of their cars. Last summer ...       Denver Business Journal       link
Apr 24, 2015
88 Drive-In Theatre Kicks Off Another Season With a New Digital Projection ... Last summer, the fate of the 88 Drive-In one of the last drive-ins left in the state looked uncertain. The small operation in Commerce City was trying to make the expensive and inevitable transition to digital projection, as 35mm film was ...       Westword       link
Jun 5, 2015
Hit the road this summer for one of Colorados drive-in theaters The Holiday Twin Drive-In (2) in Fort Collins has the usual hot eats, plus churros. The 88 Drive-In Theatre (3) in Commerce City offers flavored pickles and, according to their website, Alien Glow Pops are back! Shipped directly to us from Roswell, N ...       The Denver Post       link

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