Nova Scotia drive-in gets a shiny new screen

The Herald News of Halifax, Nova Scotia, reports that the Valley Drive-In in Cambridge is completing its digital conversion with a new screen. (You really should check out the photo in the Herald’s story; it’s more current than the Facebook photo to the right.) The Valley added a digital projector last year, and the new…

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Cape Breton might have final weekend

The Cape Breton Post reports that the Cape Breton Drive-In (Nova Scotia) will open for its final weekend of the season this season. It quotes the guy who operates it as saying that the drive-in has been losing money for 10 years, and might not reopen next spring. It faces the now-typical need for digital…

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Ontario drive-ins are thriving after conversion

The Hamilton Spectator reports on the Starlite Drive-In (Hamilton ON) and other Ontario drive-ins that are doing great after pouring lots of cash into digital projection equipment. Brian Allen, head of the company that owns the Starlite and more Ontario drive-ins, says that 2012 has been one of their best years ever, and that business…

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