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Sep 11, 2000
For families, its been drive-ins, gross out As summer 2000 comes to a close, many Western New York families have the same item left on their do-list Taking the kids to the drive-in. By Kathleen Rizo Young.       The Buffalo News       link
Apr 6, 2001
Drive-ins opening Warm weather can't be far away if the Transit Drive-In is open. A proprietor Rick Cohen puts it, with pomp and ceremony, The first frame goes on the screen at 8 p.m. on Friday.       The Buffalo News       link
May 11, 2001
The stars are out... Cohen boasts that not only has he added a second deep fryer to the concession stand and fitted out one of the screens with a higher-wattage bulb, but he has updated his Wall of Fame with about 50 new movie stars.       The Buffalo News       link
Jun 1, 2001
A Segment of Americas Pop Culture Makes a Comeback A passionate group of drive-in owners have joined together to form The United Drive-In Theatre Owners Association (UDITOA) for drive-ins that are still alive and kicking and, by the way, showing first-run films. By Kodak.       Cinema Notes       link
Jun 1, 2001
Drive-In Duo Celebrate Hollingshead Day With Road Trip and Drive-In Theater Web Cast LAS VEGAS, Nevada - May 22, 2001 - Drive-On-In, Inc. today announced its founding partners, brother-and-sister team Kipp and Jennifer Sherer, will hit the road again to promote Hollingshead Day. By Volume 9, No. 2.       Society for Commecial Archeology News       link
Nov 1, 2002
Cultural Icon - Drive-ins, USA At their peak in 1958, there were more than 4,000 ozoners in the United States. This whimsical essay captures the quintessential elements of Hemispheres Cultural Icon department. By Elaine Glusac.       United Airlines - Hemispheres Magazine       link
Apr 29, 2014
Jimmy Buffett will sort of perform at the Transit Drive-In The concert will be livecast via satellite transmission from the Coyote Drive-In in Fort Worth, Texas, to dozens of drive-in theater sites across the United States, including the Transit Drive-In in Lockport. Transit Drive In. The Transit announced the ...       Buffalo News blog       link
May 6, 2014
May 6, 2014 Drive-In Theater to Host Superman Screenings The Transit Drive-In Theater in Lockport, NY will feature back-to-back screenings of Superman The Movie and Superman II on Tuesday, July 1st beginning at 915pm. One of the most well-regarded superhero films of all time, Superman The Movie was ...       Superman Super Site       link
Oct 8, 2014
Transit Drive-In buying neighboring property TOWN OF LOCKPORT The Transit Drive-In Theatre has entered into a contract to purchase the 8 acre parcel of property adjacent to their south property line, comprising roughly 250 feet of undeveloped frontage on South Transit Road. Drive-in owner Rick...       East Niagara Post       link
Nov 24, 2014
Watch the Bills game at Transit Drive-in in Lockport Couldn't get to Detroit to watch the Bills game tonight? Transit Drive-in Theatre in Lockport has opened its gates and will show tonight's game against the New York Jets on their screens for free. Kickoff is at 700. Game time weather in Lockport is ...       Buffalo News       link
Nov 25, 2014
Fans cheer on the Bills at local drive-in LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - The lake effect blast that buried the Ralph, forced the Buffalo Bills to move their home game against the New York Jets to Detroit. As a result, a special tailgating party was held at the Transit Drive-in Theater in Lockport ...       wivb.com       link
Nov 25, 2014
Buffalo Bills Fans Celebrate Win after Crazy Week While fans were denied a chance to watch their team at the Ralph, some took the opportunity to watch the game at the Transit Drive-In Theater in the Town of Lockport. After the big storm we had last week, weather cleared up and the game got moved to...       TWC News       link
Nov 25, 2014
Buffalo Bills Fans Celebrate Win After Crazy Week While fans were denied a chance to watch their team at the Ralph, some took the opportunity to watch the game at the Transit Drive-In Theater in the Town of Lockport. After the big storm we had last week, weather cleared up and the game got moved to...       TWC News       link
Dec 14, 2014
City of Lockport considers dog-control alternatives Alderman John Lombardi III, R-1st Ward, said Mael has access to a building on South Transit Road near the Transit Drive-In theater for use as an animal shelter. However, city officials expressed doubt that Mael's operation would be ready to go Jan.       Buffalo News       link
Dec 22, 2014
Bills Fans Disappointed Over Loss Chances For Playoffs, Gone Sunday's loss against the Oakland Raiders left the team with absolutely no chance at making the playoffs. It was a tough pill to swallow for many fans who watched the game together at the Transit Drive-in Theatre in Lockport. For them to get here and ...       TWC News       link
Feb 5, 2015
Trying to save Americas drive-ins, one step at a time Cohen, owner of the Transit Drive-In Theatre in Lockport, is beginning a six-week journey walking from Kissimee, Fla. to Camden, N.J. beginning this Saturday to raise funds and awareness about the plight of drive-in theater owners. The fundraising walk...       Buffalo Business First       link
Feb 8, 2015
Region Roundup Ellie Bug bowling fundraiser Sunday Auto-Vue, a single screen, family owned drive-in theater located in Sidney, is getting financial help from Rick Cohen, of Lockport, New York. Cohen, the owner of Transit Drive-In Theatre, located in Lockport, New York, is backpacking in order to raise...       LimaOhio.com       link
Feb 18, 2015
Some real American Graffiti. A 1000 mile walk to save Americas drive-in theaters Cohen is the owner of the Transit Drive-In Theatre, located in Lockport, N.Y., near Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Hopefully his walk will help save the Auto-Vue, a single screen, family owned drive-in theatre located in Sidney, Ohio, which has been in ...       Osceola News-Gazette       link
Feb 24, 2015
New York drive in owner stops in Beaufort while walking from Florida to New ... Rick Cohen, owner of Transit Drive-In Theatre in Lockport, N.Y., is briefly visiting Highway 21 Drive-In in Beaufort, S.C. during his 1,034 mile walk from Kissimmee, Fl. to Camden, N.J. in hopes of raising money to help Sidney Auto-Vue, a family run ...       Hilton Head Island Packet       link
Feb 25, 2015
New York drive-in owner stops in Beaufort while walking from Florida to New ... Rick Cohen, owner of Transit Drive-In Theatre in Lockport, N.Y., is briefly visiting Highway 21 Drive-In in Beaufort, S.C. during his 1,034 mile walk from Kissimmee, Fl. to Camden, N.J. in hopes of raising money to help Sidney Auto-Vue, a family run ...       Hilton Head Island Packet       link
Mar 17, 2015
Transit drive-in pleads for drivers to drive sober LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) After a weekend mishap, the Transit Drive-in theater is asking people to caution their drinking and driving. Transit Drive-in posted a photo of damage to one of their signs on Facebook. They say Saturday a driver lost control of ...       wivb.com       link
Apr 5, 2015
Transit Drive-In reopens for season LOCKPORT, NY - The start of spring means a local drive-in movie theater is back open for business, snow or no snow. The Transit Drive-In in Lockport officially opened for the season this weekend. Despite the cold weather at least 100 people showed up ...       WGRZ-TV       link
Aug 22, 2015
Transit Drive-In thrives after switch to digital projectors LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB)- The drive-in movie theater industry has struggled across America as theaters transition into the digital age. The Transit Drive-In Theater is one of the last of its kind in Western New York. The theater's owner, Rick Cohen, told ...       wivb.com       link
Aug 22, 2015
Drive-in theater thrives after switch to digital projectors LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) The drive-in movie theater industry has struggled across America as theaters transition into the digital age. The Transit Drive-In Theater is one of the last of its kind in Western New York. The theater's owner, Rick Cohen ...       WATE 6 On Your Side       link
Aug 22, 2015
N.Y. Drive-In thrives after switch to digital projectors LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB)- The drive-in movie theater industry has struggled across America as theaters transition into the digital age. The Transit Drive-In Theater is one of the last of its kind in Western New York. The theater's owner, Rick Cohen, told ...       WRIC       link
Nov 12, 2015
Bills Fans Head to New Jersey to Circle the Wagons Win or lose, we are dedicated to the Bills. We are Bills fans until we die. If you're not heading down to the game, but want to catch the game somewhere other than your house or local bar, Transit Drive-In Theatre in the Town of Lockport will be ...       TWC News       link
Nov 13, 2015
Drive-In patrons brave winds for game, charity TOWN OF LOCKPORT - Twenty-two cars showed up Thursday night to watch the Buffalo Bills take on the New York Jets at the Transit Drive-In Theatre. Theater owner Rick Cohen had offered up the big screen as a place for patrons to watch the game, while...       East Niagara Post       link
Nov 23, 2015
Transit Drive-In banned from showing Bills games LOCKPORT, N.Y. -- Many people have enjoyed watching Buffalo Bills games from the Transit Drive-In theater, but now they won't be able to do so anymore. Loading Post to Facebook. Transit Drive-In banned from showing Bills games LOCKPORT, N.Y....       WGRZ-TV       link
Nov 27, 2015
NFL reportedly wont allow Upstate NY drive-in to show Buffalo Bills games Orchard Park, N.Y. Buffalo Bills fans in Western New York won't be able to watch games the Transit Drive-In theater any more. The NFL learned that the Lockport theater, which showed two games in 2014 and showed the Bills' Week 10 game against the...       syracuse.com       link
Dec 17, 2015
Transit Drive-in open for Star Wars LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) Although snow normally covers the region during this time of year, The Transit Drive-in Theatre in Lockport will be open Thursday for the public debut of Star Wars Episode VII. Abnormally warm temperatures will keep the theater...       wivb.com       link
Dec 17, 2015
Western NY drive-in to show Star Wars The Force Awakens thanks to warmer ... Want to make the new Star Wars movie a truly special experience? See The Force Awakens at a drive-in movie theater in Western New York. The Transit Drive-In Theatre in Lockport, 25 miles north of Buffalo, announced it will be opening up this ...       syracuse.com       link
Dec 18, 2015
The Force is strong in Lockport The Force is strong in Lockport. Fans catch the latest episode in the Star Wars franchise at the Transit Drive-In Theatre. The Force is strong in Lockport. Star Wars fans Pete Reed, Kayla Hotaling, Logan Gerber and Michael Gerber are excited to watch ...       Lockport Union-Sun Journal       link
Feb 3, 2016
Transit Drive-In Theatre in Town of Lockport seeks Planning Board approval for fifth screen LOCKPORT In hopes of relieving traffic congestion as well as pleasing customers, Transit Drive-In Theatre is seeking permission to erect a fifth movie screen at its South Transit Road location. Timothy W. Arlington of Apex Consulting, who presented ...       Buffalo News       link
Feb 4, 2016
Biosolids foes urge Lockport to extend moratorium In other matters, Henry Fischer, treasurer of the South Lockport Fire Company, urged the town to have a full traffic study done on the impact of the addition of a fifth screen to the Transit Drive-In Theatre. Fischer said, If we handle it right, we ...       Buffalo News       link
Feb 4, 2016
Fifth screen in the works for Transit Drive-In Theatre The operator of the Transit Drive-In Theatre is seeking approval to add a fifth screen to its complex in Niagara County. The issue is currently being reviewed by the Town of Lockport Planning Board but the owners of the drive-in hope to gain the ...       Buffalo Business First blog       link
Feb 23, 2016
The operator of the Transit Drive-in Theatre was proposing adding a fifth screen. JOED VIERASTAFF PHOTOGRAPHERTransit Drive-In Theater on South Transit Road in Lockport has withdrawn its request for municipal approval of a proposed fifth movie screen. Transit Drive-in withdraws plan for fifth screen. A look at the Transit Drive-in...       Niagara Gazette       link
Feb 23, 2016
Transit Drive-in withdraws plan for fifth screen JOED VIERASTAFF PHOTOGRAPHERTransit Drive-In Theater on South Transit Road in Lockport has withdrawn its request for municipal approval of a proposed fifth movie screen. Transit Drive-in withdraws plan for fifth screen. A look at the Transit Drive-in...       Niagara Gazette       link
Feb 25, 2016
Transit Drive-In expansion on hold in light of DOT concerns Plans to expand the Transit Drive-In Theater in Lockport are currently on hold as owner Rick Cohen works through a challenge from the state Department of Transportation. The DOT alleges that Cohen's plan for a fifth screen to increase the theater's ...       WBFO       link

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