Jan. 2: Thunderbird, Fort Lauderdale FL

It’s Day Two of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey, and I arrived at Fort Lauderdale’s version of the Swap Shop, a south Florida institution. Since Google Maps called it that way, I have this place listed as the Thunderbird theaters. Do I need to fix that? Fort Lauderdale’s Swap Shop is the drive-in theater heavyweight champ with up to 14…

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Jan. 1: Blue Starlite, Miami FL

On Day One of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey, I chose the US’s southernmost drive-in, the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In, which recently declared that its Florida “full time location” is in Miami. Since I want to catch as many drive-ins on nights when they’re showing movies, that means that I’ll start 2017 with a drive…

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