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steelbeard1 commented about Vassar Theatre on Aug 26, 2014 at 4:20 pm

The late owner’s sister has put the closed theater up for sale. The asking price is $179,000. http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/18855564/140-E-Huron-Vassar-MI/#

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steelbeard1 commented about Minivan slams into former State-Lake Theatre on Aug 21, 2014 at 10:13 am

Full video from WLS-TV can be found on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZqng1s2v9E

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steelbeard1 commented about St. Albans Drive-In closes on Jul 21, 2014 at 9:50 am

Reading the linked article, it became clear he could not afford a digital projector.

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steelbeard1 commented about Flint West 14 on Jul 14, 2014 at 8:11 pm

The cinema has been renovated and the roadside sign now says Rave Cinemas as well as Cinemark.

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steelbeard1 commented about Lebowsky Center reopens May 9 with "Shrek the Musical" on May 8, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Another story from the Lansing State Journal. http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20140504/THINGSTODO/305040069/Owosso-Community-Players-reopen-historic-Lebowsky-Center-theater-after-2007-fire

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steelbeard1 commented about Joseph H. Lebowsky Center on May 5, 2014 at 11:53 pm

Please change the seating capacity of the Lebowsky Center to 550. The reason for the reduced capacity is an enlarged lobby and more leg room with the new stadium seating.

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steelbeard1 commented about Joseph H. Lebowsky Center on May 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm

The reconstruction is finally completed. http://www.abc12.com/story/25432667/renovations-now-complete-at-lebowsky-center-after-2007-fire

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steelbeard1 commented about Lebowsky Center reopens May 9 with "Shrek the Musical" on May 5, 2014 at 11:36 pm

Here’s a news report from WJRT. http://www.abc12.com/story/25432667/renovations-now-complete-at-lebowsky-center-after-2007-fire

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steelbeard1 commented about Lebowsky Center reopens May 9 with "Shrek the Musical" on May 5, 2014 at 6:28 am

Here’s a story from the Lansing State Journal about the show. http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20140504/THINGSTODO/305040067/-Shrek-Musical-aims-lure-kids-Owosso-theater

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steelbeard1 commented about Summit Place Cinema on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:38 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 10:23 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 10:20 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 9:49 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 10:05 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 9:55 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 10:50 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 10:44 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 10:42 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 9:44 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 11:58 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 3:06 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 10:28 am

This article should be in the “Closings” section.

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steelbeard1 commented about Fenton Cinema on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:56 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 10:02 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 10:54 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.