Video: Starlite 14 May Close Permanently

WMTV, Madison WI’s News Leader, reported some sad news last night. The Starlite 14 Drive In in Richland Center may showing movies for just a couple more weeks, according to an announcement by its owners, Lisa and Bill Muth. In a post on the drive-in’s Facebook page, Bill Muth wrote, “We have decided to retire…

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Video: Kingston Family FunWorld Sold

CKWS, Kingston ON’s News Leader, reported some sad news yesterday evening. The Kingston Family FunWorld, which includes a three-screen drive-in, has been sold, and the story sounds like the new buyer isn’t interested in the place for its amusement facilities. The drive-in has been around for “almost five decades,” according to the CKWS story, owned…

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Roadium Reopens After 30 Years As Flea Market

For the second consecutive summer, the vintage Roadium Drive-In is transforming from an open-air market back to a drive-in on Friday evenings. And for the first time, I noticed it, thanks to a helpful article in the Daily Breeze of Southern California. The Roadium is a classic single-screen drive-in, opened in May 1949 at the…

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