Sept. 19: Prides Corner Drive-In, Westbrook ME

It’s Day 262 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. From a far suburb of Portland to a near suburb of Portland, it was just 45 minutes’ drive from the Bridgton Twin Drive-In, in Bridgton ME of course, to Prides Corner Drive-In in Westbrook. John Tevanian, who bought the Bridgton in 1971, built the Pride’s Corner in 1952, opening it in…

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Sept. 14: Sussex Drive In, Sussex NB

It’s Day 257 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Another long drive (almost six hours) through the Canadian woods brought me from Sydney, near the eastern tip of Nova Scotia, to the Sussex Drive In in Sussex, New Brunswick. A blog post by Open Air Cinema in 2009 gives us a few hints about the origin of the Sussex…

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