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steelbeard1 commented about Summit Place Cinema on Apr 8, 2014 at 7:38 am

National Amusements took over management of this cinema in 1983 operating it for a decade before it closed permanently.

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steelbeard1 commented about Summit Place Cinema on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:23 pm

Later called the Summit Place Cinema after the Pontiac Mall changed its name, it was torn down in 2014 after being abandoned for several years. http://www.theoaklandpress.com/general-news/20140204/crews-begin-demolishing-old-waterford-movie-theater-could-summit-place-mall-be-next

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steelbeard1 commented about Studio 28 to come down on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:20 am

How about bringing back the Beltline Drive-in Theatre?

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steelbeard1 commented about Ribbon cutting of the Quality 10 GDX in Saginaw, MI on Feb 21, 2014 at 7:49 am

That should be the Quality 10 GDX.

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steelbeard1 commented about New Quality 10 GDX opens today with benefit $1 movies on Jan 17, 2014 at 8:05 am

The benefit opening night at the new cinema was a rousing success with all shows sold out. Details from the Saginaw News at http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/saginaw/index.ssf/2014/01/saginaw_countys_newest_movie_t.html#incart_river

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steelbeard1 commented about Moviegoers say goodbye to the Saginaw 12 on Jan 14, 2014 at 7:55 am

In this story from the Saginaw News, Bob Goodrich, the head of Goodrich Quality Theaters, gives his memories about the Quad/Saginaw 12 at http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/saginaw/index.ssf/2014/01/saginaw_12_closure_movie_theat.html#incart_river

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steelbeard1 commented about Moviegoers say goodbye to the Saginaw 12 on Jan 13, 2014 at 8:50 am

More info from the Quality 10 GDX web site at http://www.gqti.com/Quality10GDX.aspx

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steelbeard1 commented about Moviegoers say goodbye to the Saginaw 12 on Jan 13, 2014 at 8:44 am

WHOOPS! I goofed on the WJRT news story link. Try http://www.abc12.com/story/24429943/saginaw-12-theater-closes-its-doors

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steelbeard1 commented about Moviegoers say goodbye to the Saginaw 12 on Jan 13, 2014 at 8:42 am

WHOOPS! That should be the Quality 10 GDX.

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steelbeard1 commented about The Capitol Theatre is protected for the implosion of Genesee Towers a block away on Dec 26, 2013 at 7:44 am

Video of the Genesee Towers implosion with the Capitol Theatre in the foreground can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1YNOF9LxqE

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steelbeard1 commented about Quality 10 GDX Theatres will open January 17, replacing the Saginaw 12 on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:58 am

WHOOPS! That should be the Quality 10 GDX which is now in the Cinema Treasures database.

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steelbeard1 commented about Saginaw 12 on Dec 11, 2013 at 1:06 pm

The Saginaw 12 will close permanently on January 12, 2014. The adjacent new Quality 10 GDX which replaces it will open on January 17. The Saginaw 12 will be torn down after February.

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steelbeard1 commented about Studio M Theatre closed on Dec 6, 2013 at 8:28 am

This article should be in the “Closings” section.

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steelbeard1 commented about Fenton Cinema on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:56 am

The Fenton Cinema is being torn down. A photo can be found at http://www.tctimes.com/fenton-cinema-demolished/image_e875a7be-1320-11e3-b14b-001a4bcf887a.html

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steelbeard1 commented about Honda gets involved with saving drive-ins on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:02 am

I already voted for the oldest surviving drive-in in Michigan, the Hi-Way Drive-in Theatre outside Carsonville, MI.

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steelbeard1 commented about Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo on Aug 2, 2013 at 8:54 am

Of course, this theater’s name should be changed to Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo and the number of screens changed from 14 to 10. It is being renovated for a planned grand reopening in October.

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steelbeard1 commented about Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:03 am

The Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo will have 10 screens.

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steelbeard1 commented about Alamo Drafthouse will reopen the former Rave CityPlace 14 in Kalamazoo in October on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:02 am

Of course, the headline should read “Alamo Drafthouse will reopen the former Rave CityPlace 14 in Kalamazoo in October.”

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steelbeard1 commented about Bijou by the Bay project to be completed under budget and will open by July 29 on Jul 30, 2013 at 8:01 am

Check out the photos on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=491854217559314&set=a.491139690964100.1073741829.459569467454456&type=1&theater

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steelbeard1 commented about Bijou by the Bay project to be completed under budget and will open by July 29 on Jul 30, 2013 at 7:54 am

Here’s the story about Bijou by the Bay’s opening night. http://record-eagle.com/2013filmfestival/x2082576889/Bijou-opens-just-in-time

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steelbeard1 commented about Bijou by the Bay on Jul 29, 2013 at 9:49 am

The theater got its occupancy permit and will officially open tonight. See http://record-eagle.com/latest/x937526780/Bijou-will-open

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steelbeard1 commented about Bijou by the Bay project to be completed under budget and will open by July 29 on Jul 29, 2013 at 9:48 am

Bijou by the Bay got its occupancy permit today and will screen its first movie tonight. See http://record-eagle.com/latest/x937526780/Bijou-will-open

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steelbeard1 commented about Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo on Jul 24, 2013 at 12:09 pm

A photo showing the renovation in progress is on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=395890637189804&set=pb.299016416877227.-2207520000.1374692927.&type=3&theater

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steelbeard1 commented about Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo on Jul 24, 2013 at 12:07 pm

The renovated and renamed Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo will open in October 2013. ( http://drafthouse.com/blog/entry/kalamazoo-october2013

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steelbeard1 commented about New Galaxy Cinema opens in Sarnia replacing Lambton 9 on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:35 am

The Galaxy Cinemas Sarnia, which is now listed in the Cinema Treasures database, is located in the Lambton Mall where it replaced a former Canadian Tire store which stood on the site.