Coyote Drive-In almost ready to open

Oh boy! The only thing better than a story about the opening of a brand-new drive-in theater is having some nice video of it to embed for you. NBCDFW (secretly KXAS-TV), Fort Worth TX’s news leader, ran a fine little story about the construction work that’s nearly completed for the Coyote Drive-In just north of…

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Clark 54 Drive-In for sale, cheap

KHQA, the Tri-States’ News Leader, reports that the Clark 54 Drive-In of Summer Hill IL is for sale, and the official Clark 54 web site confirms it. According to KHQA, owner Mike Glass isn’t selling because of the looming conversion to digital projection or a lack of business, but “for personal reasons.” Okay. The Clark…

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Big Mo is “squirreling away” for conversion

The Aiken (SC) Standard ran a nice story this weekend about The Big Mo Drive-In in Monetta. Richard and Lisa Boaz, co-owners of The Big Mo are taking a standard, optimistic approach to the movie industry’s transition to digital projection – they’re hanging on to their film projectors for a long as they can while they’re “squirreling…

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Skyline Theater also turns to Kickstarter

The Skyline Drive-In Theater (aha! someone else who spells it -ter) in Shelton WA is the latest drive-in to turn to Kickstarter to raise funds for its conversion to digital projection. As that page describes it: “Small theaters all over the country are left to fight over the few 35mm prints that are currently being…

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