Jan. 10: Coyote, Leeds AL

It’s Day 10 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey, and my travel distance was a nice round 200 miles. (I only count it from drive-in to drive-in, not including restaurants or hotels.) After the previous day’s drive-in that sat between small towns near a highway interchange, it was a huge difference to pull into the Coyote Drive In Theater and…

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Harpersville AL reopens with a new name

The Harpersville (AL) Drive-In, which closed last year, reopened on October 8 this year, according to a story in the Shelby County Reporter. New owners Phillip and Stacy Padgett expanded the concession menu to add burgers and hot dogs, but the biggest change is the new name: The Twilight 280 Drive-In. One thing that hasn’t changed yet…

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Project Drive-In roundup 4: The list that wouldn’t die

In the third installment of our roundup of candidates for Honda’s Project Drive-In, I predicted that Honda would choose more than five lucky recipients of digital projectors. What I really didn’t anticipate was that Honda would reopen voting for the second set of winners. With another round of voting comes another round of candidates that…

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