|Published:||Oct 11, 2013 1:58 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Oct 11, 2013 1:58 PM EDT|
MIAMI (AP) - Harking back to the days of poodle skirts and ice cream sodas, a new drive-in movie theater is opening in South Florida.
The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In will have its grand opening in Miami's Wynwood art district Friday with a screening of "Back to the Future."
The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1cEajSy ) reports the theater is the brainchild of 38-year-old Texas writer Josh Frank.
Frank relocated to Miami earlier this year and got a two-year lease on a vacant lot near independent O Cinema. He then built the theater from scratch.
Visitors will find nostalgic remakes of vintage snacks at the concession stand and a cherry-red 1950s Chevy truck that was turned into the projection booth.
Drive-ins were once common in South Florida, but none remain in Miami.
Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com
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