Author Archives: mrdrivein

Starlite says goodbye to 35mm

WKRC, Cincinnati’s News Leader, ran a story about the last 35mm film showing at the Starlite Drive-In (Amelia OH). The Starlite closed for the season last weekend, but it plans to reopen in the spring with digital projection. And here’s the story:…

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Peoria drive-in gets zoning okay

The odd saga of the Peoria IL drive-in that was set up in the parking lot of an indoor movie theater has taken another positive turn. reports that the Peoria Zoning Commission has approved a permit to allow the drive-in to take up permanent residence there. The commission suggested that the site improve its…

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US 23 had fun, eventful summer

There are too many details and quotes and neat stuff about the US 23 Drive-In (Flint MI) from this Flint Journal article for me to summarize, so you ought to go read it. The 23’s general manager said the biggest draw of the summer was Ice Age 4, partly because it came out when he…

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