Cherry Bowl Reopens For 2019

WPBN, Traverse City MI’s News Leader, ran a pleasant little story this morning noting the reopening of the Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre for another season. Owner Laura Clark said, “Watching everybody come for the first time for the season, everyone’s always very hyped, very excited. Because when the drive-in opens, it’s definitely a reminder that…

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Video: Madera Opens For 72nd Season

KFSN, Fresno CA’s News Leader, ran a nice little video about this season’s reopening of the Madera Drive In Theatre, one of the few drive-ins to survive over 70 years with three distinct names. The Madera opened as the El Rio Drive-In in 1948. According to the drive-in’s page at Cinema Treasures, it was purchased by…

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Video: Wichita’s Starlite Improbably Reopens

This is great news from KSN, Wichita’s News Leader. The Starlite Drive-In Theatre, closed and apparently sold in a questionable turn of events, was rescued at the last minute and celebrated its Grand Opening under new ownership last weekend. And I’ve got more video than I can use, so also check out the following sources…

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