Video: North Reopens As The Moon Lite

The renovation project in Terre Haute IN, which I most recently mentioned in January, has come to a successful conclusion. The former North Drive-In, which was sitting idle for about 30 years, reopens this weekend as the Moon Lite Drive-In Theater. The ribbon-cutting was captured by a news video by WTHI, Terre Haute’s News Leader,…

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Video: Wind Knocks Down Weeks-Old KY Screen

The Good News: The Sauerbeck Family Drive-In opened this August in La Grange KY. The Bad News: Less than a month later, a windstorm blew down the Sauerbeck’s screen. The story was in the Louisville Courier Journal, which also supplied the embedded video above. WDRB, Louisville’s News Leader, reported this week that the Sauerbeck was working…

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I-70 Won’t Reopen In 2019

The Kansas City Star recently reported that the I-70 Drive-In has closed permanently, according to an email from the drive-in’s owners. Just a few years ago, I wrote that its future was uncertain, but that was before it invested in digital projection. Normally, that’s a clear sign that the drive-in intends to continue for a…

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