That's why news that West Chicago's Cascade Drive-In
would be closing hit suburbanites so hard last week.
Unlike most Sonic Drive-Ins
, the Sonic location in Wasilla will have an indoor dining room and drive-in
Also, five new drive-ins
were opened during the quarter.
The key issue Hollingshead addressed was how to arrange parked cars so that drive-in
patrons could see the screen without obstruction from other vehicles.
The event will be held September 30, 2017 at Delsea Drive-In
, in Vineland, NJ.
, which opened in 1954, is one of the 393 locations remaining in the U.S., according to John Vincent Jr., president of the United Drive-In
Theatre Owners Association and co-owner of the Wellfleet Drive-In
originated in Oklahoma City, and has built two other locations in Washington--one in Spokane at 1313 N.
Owner Carl Hermansen expects the Southern Willamette Valley's last drive-in
picture show to soon go the way of 16 others that once served area moviegoers.
The group, which has already opened drive-ins
in Harrogate, Birkenhead and Stockport, said the new format was working well and it was seeking sites for new openings.
The film is undated, though obviously at least a decade old, and drive-ins
have become virtually extinct.
He led the company's growth from 1,500 drive-ins
in 27 states with systemwide sales of $905 million to now being in 45 states with systemwide sales of $4.5 billion and 3,600 drive-ins