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  • Lost in the 1950s- The Cherry Bowl Drive In [And record covers from my childhood]

    09/22/2013 10:08:53 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 130 replies
    Lost in the 1950s- The Cherry Bowl Drive In The Cherry Bowl Drive In... is located about an hour south of Traverse City on US-31, just outside of the small town of Honor [Michigan]. It is proudly ¬Ďfamily owned and operated since 1953‚Ä≤. A trip to The Cherry Bowl is like stepping back into the 1950s. ...... [More photos at website]
  • Drive-in to Return to O.C.(Great News for Southern CA.)

    03/28/2007 6:26:47 AM PDT · by kellynla · 28 replies · 646+ views
    COSTA MESA - Throw your buddies in the trunk and break out the Milk Duds ? the drive-in movie theater, not seen in Orange County for a decade, is coming back. The Star-Vu Drive-In, conceived by four entrepreneurs with a soft spot for outdoor movie-going, is set to open in May at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. "All four of the people who are doing this are baby boomers, like me, who enjoyed drive-ins growing up," said Jill Lloyd, spokeswoman for Orange County Drive-In LLC, the company behind the endeavor. Reflecting a nationwide trend, local drive-ins bit the...
  • New drive-in theaters are popping up in Texas and elsewhere

    07/23/2005 11:49:02 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 133 replies · 4,291+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | July 24, 2005 | PAUL J. WEBER
    GARRETT - Martin Murray wanted to build something straight out of the 1950s. So he cleared 30 acres of rural pasture off Interstate 45 about 20 miles south of Dallas and built his Galaxy Drive-In like a museum to a mostly extinct industry. Cars squeeze between poles tethered with speaker boxes, and campy, vintage commercials rescued from Hitchcock-era reels roll before the main feature. "I wanted to take people back to a simpler time," Murray said. "You hit 1958 once you enter our driveway." Probably a lot of traffic, too. Texas drive-ins are seeing the biggest surge in decades, as...