Video: The Superior 71 Gets a Loving Look

There’s nothing exciting or novel about the Superior 71 Drive-In, just a few miles from the Minnesota border in Spirit Lake IA. It’s just the wonderful culmination of one retiree’s dream to build a new drive-in theater, incorporating a neglected screen nearby. Thanks to KARE, Minneapolis-St. Paul’s News Leader, we get this affectionate tribute to a…

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Video: Commerce Marquee May Be Restored

The Commerce Drive-In of Walled Lake MI opened in July 1956 and closed after the 1990 season. Its marquee sat there rusting away for a couple of decades, then got tagged by graffiti this past January. That was the last straw for area real estate agent Val McFarland, who launched a GoFundMe campaign to restore…

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