Video: Cascade Officially Closes

This is so sad. I wrote that the Cascade Drive-In in West Chicago IL was in danger of closing because of its landowner’s desire to sell its space. Now drive-in owner Jeff Kohlberg has officially pulled the plug. As the Daily Herald reported, Kohlberg wrote “Not often that you see a thriving business close. But…

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West Chicago’s Cascade On Shaky Ground

The Cascade Drive-in of West Chicago IL is in danger of being unable to open for the 2019 season because of its landowner’s renewed efforts to sell the parcel that includes the drive-in. That’s according to a story in the Daily Herald of suburban Chicago this week. Like too many other drive-ins, the Cascade doesn’t…

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July 4: Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Movie Theatre, Gibson City IL

It’s Day 185 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Happy birthday, America! And the only thing more all-American than visiting a drive-in (for my 33rd consecutive night) is some highway driving to get there. It took less than two hours to go from Springfield IL to the Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Movie Theatre in Gibson City. The Harvest Moon…

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