As Bear Drive In prepares to close for season, owner calls project a success

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People watched “Jungle Cruise” inside and outside of their cars on opening night, July 31.from inside, out of cars at the Bear Drive In’s opening night.   Averaging 500 cars per three-day weekend during the summer, the Bear Drive In’s first season was a success, its owner said. “So, the summer went really really really well,” said Bob Weir. “The …

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Heads up: Bear Drive In only takes admission at gate this weekend

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Yes, the Bear Drive In grand opening will be this weekend. No, you will not be able to buy tickets online, the twin-screen drive in website says. The theater, on Christiana-Bear Road behind the Bear Lowe’s, will sell tickets at the gate, and only plans to allow about 150 cars per screen. “Due to unforeseen circumstances, tickets for this opening …

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New Bear Drive In will be built with cargo containers

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

  A twin screen drive-in is set to go in into a field behind the Lowe’s in Bear.   A twin-screen Bear Drive-In is expected to open this month behind the Lowe’s in Bear. Bob Weir, who is the technical director at the Playhouse on Rodney Square and has a side business doing drive-in movies with inflatable screens, plans to …