Video: Cascade Officially Closes

This is so sad. I wrote that the Cascade Drive-In in West Chicago IL was in danger of closing because of its landowner’s desire to sell its space. Now drive-in owner Jeff Kohlberg has officially pulled the plug. As the Daily Herald reported, Kohlberg wrote “Not often that you see a thriving business close. But…

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Video: Ruskin Family Keeps Going

Here’s another great example of a local TV station celebrating a local drive-in. Instead of the coming of spring (which may have no meaning in Florida, for all I can tell), it was a tie-in with the Oscars ceremony that prompted ABC affiliate WFTS, Tampa Bay’s News Leader, to run a visit with the owners…

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Video: Memphis Celebrates Malco Summer

 As the days get longer, we’re starting to get another yearly round of appreciation stories for local drive-in theaters. Today’s is from WATN, Memphis’s News Leader, as it celebrates the Malco Summer Drive-In with a brief interview with David Tashie, Malco’s Senior VP of Construction. I wish that WATN had included more video. Except…

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