Northfield closes 2014 with a wedding

The Recorder of Greenfield MA ran an article recapping the 2014 season for the no-longer-endangered Northfield Drive-In, just barely across the border from Northfield MA in Hinsdale NH. But the Recorder buried the lede: The Northfield will cap off the season with a special private affair – a wedding. Northfield owner Mitchell Shakour was quoted as…

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Boston Public Radio discusses New England drive-ins

We do love our video here, but Carload also appreciates hearing great audio. Boston Public Radio station WGBH hosted a 14-minute interview with film critic Garen Daly to discuss drive-in memories and the outlook for drive-in theaters in the future. You can listen to it here. Yet another feature of this New England drive-in roundup is a…

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Northfield announces its plans tomorrow

The Recorder of Greenfield MA ran an article and an editorial this week about the Northfield Drive-In, just barely across the border from Northfield MA in Hinsdale NH. This Saturday, on the Northfield’s 65th birthday, owner Mitchell Shakour plans to announce whether he’ll invest in digital projection equipment and all of the updates it wil require…

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Weirs’ projectionist keeps it running

It’s a little unusual for a newspaper’s article about a drive-in to feature just one person. But that’s what happened this week when the Concord (NH) Monitor gave us a look at what it’s like to be a projectionist for a night. The place was Weirs Drive-In in nearby Laconia, and the projectionist is Paul Rouillard…

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