Author Archives: mrdrivein

San Antonio’s Mission may reopen, sort of

I’m excited about the news this week. According to the San Antonio (TX) Express-News, the city may start showing movies again at the site of the old Mission Drive-In. The plans are part of a tax increment reinvestment zone that’s already going to include a library with a facade that looks like a drive-in screen…

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Town & Country holds fundraiser to stay open

The Town & Country Drive-In (Abilene TX) is hosting a Movies and Mistletoe fundraiser this evening, December 1. The cause is the digital conversion, which KTXS reports will be $165,000 for both screens. Local vendors will have booths to sell stuff, and Santa will be there, and there will be a bouncy castle. No word…

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Admiral Twin closes 2012 season

The Admiral Twin (Tulsa OK) is concluding its season this weekend. One of the owners said that 2012 has been one of this drive-in’s best years. On its site, KJRH¬†describes the end of the season and includes the opening-day video embedded above. The Tulsa World also wrote about the end of the Admiral Twin’s season…

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