Daylight Saving Time hates drive-ins

I hate Daylight Saving Time – that’s a singular “Saving”, the correct way to write it. I don’t like tweaking all my clocks twice a year. I don’t like losing an hour of sleep in the spring. And I don’t like what it does to drive-ins. DST was never kind to drive-ins. For much of…

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Drive-in doesn’t mean drive into marquee

KPTV, Portland OR’s news leader, reported how a car drove into the marquee of the 99W Drive-In in Newberg. Not only does the report include some video of the theater as it looks today, but KPTV also included a bit of home movies from the 99W’s construction 50 years ago. You really should check out…

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Drag racing during intermission is a bad idea

According to The Times of India, a couple of drivers in Ahmedabad¬†got into trouble Saturday night by racing their cars during the intermission at a drive-in. Not racing their motors, racing each other. The story doesn’t name the theater, but it was probably the Sunset Drive-In Cinema there. (That theater’s index page¬†suggests that its “auditorium”…

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