Aut-O-Rama adds digital for its 2013 opening

Cleveland.com reported that the Aut-O-Rama Drive-In (North Ridgeville OH) spent over $150,000 for two digital projectors and reopened for the 2013 season. The woman in charge, Deb Sherman, said “They just arrived, so that’s why we were able to set our opening date for (last) Friday.” Sherman’s family has been running the Aut-O-Rama since they opened it…

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Wilmington owner changes mind, will reopen

You may remember our previous coverage of Phillip Chakeres, the CEO of the company that owns the Wilmington (OH) Drive-In. Chakeres said he wasn’t sure whether it was closed for good, then a couple of days later he said he was certain it was closed for good. Now there’s news this week that Chakeres said he’ll…

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Starlite says goodbye to 35mm

WKRC, Cincinnati’s News Leader, ran a story about the last 35mm film showing at the Starlite Drive-In (Amelia OH). The Starlite closed for the season last weekend, but it plans to reopen in the spring with digital projection. And here’s the story:…

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