North Carolina’s Bright Leaf Drive-in closes

posted by CSWalczak on March 30, 2010 at 7:50 am

MOUNT AIRY, NC — After fifty-five years, the Bright Leaf Drive-in has closed. According the theater’s website, all of the equipment is for sale.

The drive-in theater on North Andy Griffith Parkway was closed last weekend. The owner of the land where the drive-in is located decided not to renew the lease with the current theater owners.

“It is our understanding that the land is going to be sold and there they will no more drive-in,” the Web site says.

Read more in the Winston-Salem Journal.

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Comments (2)

Element02 on April 25, 2010 at 4:25 pm

Had a lot of great memories at this drive-in, it will definately be missed..

TLSLOEWS on May 1, 2010 at 1:19 pm

55 years is a pretty good run.

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