Blue Grass Drive-In gets okay to build

CBS4 – WHBF Quad Cities, IL-IA News Weather Sports It’s been a long time since we wrote about Randy Lorenz, who wants to build a drive-in theater in Blue Grass IA. Back in January, I thought that his ideas sounded nebulous and speculative. Shows what I know. This week, the Blue Grass city council unanimously…

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Pleasant Valley Drive-In may close for good

Here’s the kind of story we’re going to see a lot over the next few weeks. The Pleasant Valley Drive-In, Pleasant Valley CT, having failed to attract enough votes to win a projector through Project Drive-In, now faces an uncertain future, as reported by WVIT, New Britain’s news leader. “I’ve got six months to try…

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Project Drive-In roundup 2, The Sequel

In my last post, I began the task of listing every local media report of every local drive-in that’s participating in Honda’s Project Drive-In. Foolishly, I thought that I might gather up all of them in one sitting. When I hit 20 theaters, each with a similar tale of tenuous finance and this lottery-ticket hope…

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Drive-in photo exhibit opening in Sioux City

“Sunset Drive-In,” an exhibition of 42 photos documenting the visual culture and architecture of drive-in movie theaters, opens Saturday at the Betty Strong Encounter Center in Sioux City IA. Admission is free, and the show runs through May 18. The photographer is Michael Flecky, S.J., Professor of Photography in the Fine and Performing Arts Department…

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Iowa resident thinking of building drive-in

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – It’s all very preliminary, and it leaves me wondering how little it takes to get on the morning news shows there, but somebody is talking about building a drive-in in Blue Grass IA. Maybe. According to KWQC, the Quad Cities’ news leader, Randy Lorenz and his…

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