January 15, 2014
OMAHA, NE — The Omaha World Herald has been dusting through their archives and are presenting features on former theatre photos. For this first installment, they roll out pics of the Cinema Center, Chief, and the Dundee. If you have any interest in these forgotten theatres, you don’t want to miss this.
January 14, 2014
WESLEY CHAPEL, FL — A movie theater was the site of another unfortunate incident yesterday when a retired cop opened fire on a couple at the Cobb Grove 16. A man has already been pronounced dead and the theatre is currently closed. The altercation arose from a disagreement over texting.
Read more and see exterior photos from the scene at WTSP.
January 13, 2014
I am looking anywhere in the U.S. for a one to three screen Art Deco theater to purchase and operate. I have financial backing and will consider renovations, digital upgrades, struggling theaters or retiring owners.
Thank you and happy new year!
January 10, 2014
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA — The last downtown multiplex closed its doors last weekend when the former Empire Theatres ceased business. Landmark had purchased the lease a few months ago but can’t reach an agreement with the property manager. If a new operator isn’t found soon, the future of the building will be in question.
Read more in CBC News.
Bon Appetit has a feature on the 7 best theaters in the country, strictly for the food. Check out their slideshow to see if your favorite made it.
January 8, 2014
SAGINAW, MI — Looking back at 2013, several theaters in Michigan’s Saginaw Bay region had a year full of transitions.
January 6, 2014
MALVERN, AR — The Ritz turned 75 last month and thankfully plan on many more. They hosted a successful 1930’s-style evening to honor the anniversary where many patrons showed up in period dress.
Read more in Arkansas Online about how they made it this far along with memories from local fans.
(Thanks to KennyCagle for providing the photo.)
January 3, 2014
January 2, 2014
WESTCHESTER, NY — My personal favorite growing up, the Fine Arts, may be gone but there are still some interesting places to catch an indie flick in Westchester County. With the recent opening of the Alamo Drafthouse, the New York Times featured that theatre along with the Pelham Picture House and the Jacob Burns Film Center. Was your favorite left out?
(Thanks to Tinseltoes for providing the photo.)