New theater may revitalize mall
CHEHALIS, WA — The 10-screen Midway Cinema opened last weekend, selling about 600 tickets in its first six hours of operation.
The Lewis County Mall is hoping the theater will revitalize business and bring in new tenants to fill several vacant storefronts.
Built inside a former Rite Aid Pharmacy, the theater features all digital projection and surround sound in auditoriums ranging in size from 80 to 203 stadium-style seats.
The general manager of the cinema pointed out that movies are stored on a hard drive loaded into a central server which is then sent electronically to the proper projector.
Read more in The Chronicle.