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The Atlantic Makes a Case for Vaccine Mandates for Movie Theaters
With vaccine mandates in the news to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in workplaces and other environments, the idea of vaccine mandates for movie theaters may be an idea whose time has come. At least that's the premise of an article published recently in The Atlantic: Last week, I attended my first film screening that required proof of vaccination against COVID-19 upon entry. I presented my photo ID and Excelsior Pass (New York’s centralized vaccination status app) and... (more)

Theater Openings

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Dobbs Ferry, NY: LOOK Dine-in Cinema Coming to Rivertowns Square
A movie theater will be returning to the Rivertowns Square shopping center in Dobbs Ferry, New York. The website for Dallas, Texas based LOOK Cinemas shows that the LOOK Dine-in Cinema - Dobbs Ferry has been added to their list of locations, but is not yet open. We found help wanted listings for the theater, so we would assume that it is preparing to open in the near future. Located along Saw Mill River Parkway in the Westchester County village of Dobbs Ferry, the theater will be in the... (more)

Theater Closings

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Golden, CO: UA Denver West Village Stadium 12 Closed
The UA Denver West Village Stadium 12 in Golden, Colorado has closed. Located in the Denver West Village shopping center on West Colfax Avenue south of I-70 and Denver West Colorado Mills Parkway, the last time we received showtimes updates for the theater was September 16, 2021. We could not find any information about the theater closing, so we don't know why it closed or if another operator will be coming in. Moviegoers in the area will need to visit one of the other nearby theaters,... (more)

Theaters For Sale

Milwaukee, WI: Grand Theater Building For Sale
The Grand Theater building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is for sale again. Located at 2917 N. Holton Street, just north of W. Locust Street, the theater is one of the first movie theaters in Milwaukee. It opened in 1911, and was remodeled in 1928. It was later renamed the Puerto Rico Theatre and then the Magik Grand Theater. It closed in 1975, and was acquired by the City of Milwaukee after a tax foreclosure. Urban Milwaukee has a brief article about the 1911 building and surrounding land going... (more)

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