November 11, 2013
November 8, 2013
GLEN COVER, NY — Downtown businesses have seen declining profits since the Glen Clove Cinemas closed in March but the theatre is not gone for good. New ownership is in place and they’re shopping around for an operator. While a substantial investment needs to be made to bring it up to today’s standards, the prime location seems to make it ripe for opportunity.
Read more in Newsday.
November 6, 2013
November 4, 2013
DALLAS, TX — Real Estate Daily posted an interesting piece on some classic Dallas theaters and what’s happening in those spaces today. Palaces like the Granada and the Village are still going today but others haven’t been as fortunate. What’s your favorite?
(Thanks to Norman Plant for providing the photo.)
PEARL, MS — The Vintage Movie & Entertainment Theater is hoping its new concept of classic films in a fun environment will lead to sales. The theater was built into a former retail space over the summer and they’ve added extra touches like flatscreens all over the theatre (that also show the film), including the bathrooms. They hope to make it a destination for parties as well as moviegoing.
Read more in the News Observer.
November 1, 2013
NEW YORK, NY — 42nd Street ain’t what it used to be. Whether it’s better or worse is up to you to decide. John A. Mozzer has shared some photos that bring you back to the mid 80’s.
Go here to check out more of these gems from June 28, 1986.
October 30, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — The Water Gardens chain is making waves by successfully operating theaters with tickets selling for $3.50. Their concessions are similarly low at $1-$3 and they’re not even open on Sundays.
Read more about their unusual recipe for success in KSL.
October 29, 2013
October 28, 2013
KALAMAZOO, MI — The Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas chain is giving the former Rave CityPlace a major renovation both inside and out to prepare the renamed Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo for its grand opening mid-November.