CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s drive-in versus drive-thru.
An area drive-in theater desires prospects to boycott the recent canine stand subsequent door.
CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos has the story.
On the planet of on-demand every thing, there’s a blast from the previous in West Chicago.
“We’re one of many final drive-in within the space,” stated Jeff Kohlberg, proprietor of Cascade.
In enterprise since 1961. Making an attempt to maintain alive the American nostalgia.
“We’ve got lots of upkeep points,” admitted Kohlberg.
However there’s a fair greater headache.
“I simply suppose it’s actually impolite,” stated buyer Linda France.
The lights that’s, from their neighbor, Scooby’s Sizzling Canines.
“The worst drawback for a drive-in is the lighting outdoors the theater,” stated Kohlberg.
Kohlberg has complained and has requested them to show them off. He even provided to pay an electrician.
“He would both relocate the lights, put shields on the lights, put a timer on the lights,” stated Kohlberg.
And now he’s telling prospects to not convey Scooby’s meals inside.
“We’re not going to let our enterprise assist him if he’s not going to assist us,” stated Kohlberg.
With busy season upon him, he anticipates extra buyer complaints.
“You possibly can’t see something so there’s no level in actually staying,” stated France.
There’s one request:
“Flip them off from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. whereas we’re exhibiting our motion pictures,” stated Kohlberg.
CBS 2 couldn’t come up with the proprietor of Scooby’s. A supervisor on the scorching canine stand did say they’ve their lights so vivid to maintain their property and their prospects protected.
He referred to as the house owners of the drive-in theater “infantile” and stated they’d not be taking down their lights.