Posts Tagged: drive-ins

The low-cost glories of the drive-in

NPR’s Morning Edition is looking for low-cost alternatives to expensive summer vacations. “Good evening folks, and a hearty welcome to our drive-in theater. We’ve a wonderful evening’s entertainment lined up for you. One that will provide several hours of pleasurable relaxation and diversion for you and your family.” Too late. My daughters are already asleep… Read more »

The Drive-in Theater Turns 75

The drive-in movie theater turns 75 on June 6. Smithsonian Magazine has a nice overview of the history and appeal of this Anerican icon.  On June 6, 2008 the flag flying over the U.S. Capitol will commemorate the 75th birthday of a distinctive slice of Americana: the drive-in movie theater. It was on that day… Read more »