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Sky-Way Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 70375 Main Rd., Rte 25, Greenport, NY 11944
Screens: 1
Capacity: 400 cars
Original owner: Brad and Betty Crafts, Michael, Fred, and Mary Nazaruk, Llewellyn and Bill Price; later operated by Prudential Theatres, later operated by United Artist Theatres, now owned by St. Peter Lutheran Church.
Opening date: June 29, 1950
Final season: 1975
What's there now: The property is currently undeveloped, and is owned by the church on the adjacent property.

This page was last updated on November 9, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1956, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1969, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Opening soon article from the Suffolk Times on June 29, 1950. Opening ad from the Suffolk Times on June 29, 1950. Sky-Way Drive-in marquee from 2007, courtesy of Adam Martin. Part 1 of Sky-Way Drive-in article from the Paconic Bay Shopper in October 2010, courtesy of Gail F. Horton.
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Part 2 of Sky-Way Drive-in article from the Paconic Bay Shopper in October 2010, courtesy of Gail F. Horton. Part 3 of Sky-Way Drive-in article from the Paconic Bay Shopper in October 2010, courtesy of Gail F. Horton. Part 4 of Sky-Way Drive-in article from the Paconic Bay Shopper in October 2010, courtesy of Gail F. Horton.  

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Balmy nights catchinglightning bugs..sitting under the big screen on the see -saw and slide.....running to the car when the movie started......blankets in the back of the chevy station wagon...peeking over the seat watching "Deliverance"...having no idea what was going on...but i knew it was BAD....and then the hand coming out of the water(scary).....lords of flatbush...sly muttering.." and your flyin...and flyin...look down chico...look down...." Pigeon shit.......then back home at 12 midnight to find giant blue fish in the bathtub after my uncle went surf fishing at night around hortons point...this is better than an Ativan...lol
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