North York Drive-In calls it quits

Even as we celebrate the unexpectedly large number of drive-ins that have weathered the storm of converting to digital projection, we need to pause and recognize those that aren’t going to make it. As CityNews Toronto tells us, the North York Drive-In announced that it will not be reopening this season, and apparently forever. The…

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56 Auto Drive-In pulls them in from across the border

Yes, drive-ins are so powerful, they can pull in visitors from other countries. Take as an example the 56 Auto Drive-In of Massena NY. It’s such an attractive draw that it’s featured in an affectionate profile in the Cornwall (Ontario) Seaway News. Still more good news, one of the owners of the 56 is quoted…

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Twilite may become Municipal Heritage Property

SaskNewsNow.com reports that the Twilite Drive-In of Wolseley, Saskatchewan, may be designated as a Municipal Heritage Property by the regional municipality of Wolseley. (The story refers to Wolseley as an ‘RM’, as if I’d know what that meant without looking it up.) “It’s an important part of our community,” said Rose Zimmer, administrator for the RM of…

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