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Video: SkyView Celebrates 70th Anniversary

KTVI, St. Louis’s News Leader, posted a nice little video today about the Skyview Drive-In across the border in Belleville IL. The Skyview opened in 1949, and current owner Steve Bloomer has the newspaper clippings to prove it. KTVI’s video is mostly a walk with Bloomer as he shows off his framed photos and the…

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Video: Southington Sets 2019 Lineup

Here’s another drive-in story that never fails to bring a smile to my face: After the Southington Drive-In in Plantsville CT closed over a decade ago, local civic groups got together to revive it as a benefit for non-profit groups. This week, the drive-in committee announced its movie lineup for 2019, and the Meriden Record-Journal…

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Video: Sacramento Upgrades Facilities

KXTV, Sacramento’s News Leader, ran a nice story about upgrades at the Sacramento 6 Drive-In, and I just noticed it today. Sorry. The drive-in is paving its parking lot and has upgraded its bathrooms. The report says that it plans to install a swamp cooler at the concession stand. West Wind, which owns the Sacramento…

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