Tag Archives: Haar’s Drive-in

From Texas to Dillsburg: Haar’s Drive-In livestreams Buffett concert on its big screen

Maybe it’s a form of adaptive reuse with an assist from technology. Haar’s Drive-in’s big screen stands in York County, Pa.’s Carroll Township showed captured a Jimmy Buffett concert in Texas, rather than a recently released flick. The drive-in, York County’s last one of the few in the region, installed digital equipment last year, positioning itself for such shows.

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Three decades of change on York’s East Mason Avenue

Linked in/Neat stuff: Haar’s Drive-in opens for season/The Bond (Building) This view of East Mason Avenue gives a moment to observe change since artist Cliff Satterthwaite captured this scene 30 or more years ago. The then-York County Courthouse, at right, … Continue reading

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Time-honored roadside attractions still used to lure motorists

Gettysburg Battlefield Thrift store uses large novelty statues as roadside attractions luring motorists into that Adams County business. The Hanover, Pa., Evening Sun’s Media Center explains these oversized figures as well as shows five photos of the scene:

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Last picture showplace: Haar’s Drive-in opening for season

Moviegoers get ready for the show at Haar’s Drive-In as shown in this York Daily Record/Sunday News file photo from 2005. Haar’s, York County’s last operating drive-in movie theater, will convert to digital to keep up with a movie industry that is moving away from 35-mm film. The Dillsburg-area drive-in opens this weekend with ‘Ironman 3.’

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People to talk most at this old-fashioned town hall meeting: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 12, 2012

James McClure’s yorktownsquare.com post includes stories about Haar’s Drive-in, coyotes in York County and the archaeological dig at Penn Park.

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On the beach: Bike shows the reach of York-made products – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 26, 2012

Good stuff, below: Haar’s drive-in/Blue Star museums/Continental Square This Harley-Davidson Softail motorcycle was made in York. It’s the famous one that has been in the news since it was washed away from last year’s tsunami in Japan and ended up … Continue reading

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