Author Archives: mrdrivein

Fiesta going digital, year-round

The Carlsbad NM Current-Argus (what a great name for a newspaper!) recently wrote that the Fiesta Drive-In there has completed its digital changeover and will be operating year-round. According to the lengthy article, one of the three screens will be showing double features, and there are plenty of daily specials including Thursdays as Carload night…

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Lots of coverage for the Cottage View’s final weekend

I guess they really did enjoy the Cottage View Drive-In (Cottage Grove MN) in the Twin Cities, because there were all sorts of folks covering its final operating weekend. KAAL, Austin MN’s news leader, had a short report that included a couple of minutes of video but misspelled Walmart, which will build on the Cottage…

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Cape Breton might have final weekend

The Cape Breton Post reports that the Cape Breton Drive-In (Nova Scotia) will open for its final weekend of the season this season. It quotes the guy who operates it as saying that the drive-in has been losing money for 10 years, and might not reopen next spring. It faces the now-typical need for digital…

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