Author Archives: mrdrivein

Indiana’s Starlite Gets a New Owner

The Herald-Times of Bloomington IN just came out with an article (subscription required) that says the 62-year-old Starlite Drive-In has been sold to Brent Barnhart, owner of KJB Theaters, a small indoor theater group. This is Barnhart’s first drive-in, but he said he got a better sense of the way Starlite operates by shadowing the former…

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Feb. 1: Glendale 9 Drive-In, Glendale AZ

It’s Day 32 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey, and it began with a seven-hour drive, my longest so far, from El Paso TX. What made that long trek worth it was the destination, the Glendale 9 Drive-In of Glendale AZ. With nine active screens and the friendliest drive-in employees I’ve ever encountered, the Glendale is my drive-in heaven. The…

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