Misquamicut is a fantastic place. Not only does it have world-class beaches, a fun nightlife scene and delicious seafood, but it has one of the only two remaining drive-in movie theaters in the entire state! So whether it’s a new experience for you or it reminds you of days gone by, consider yourself fortunate to be able to experience the joys of a drive-in theater. Today, … [Read more...] about Step Back in Time at Misquamicut’s Drive-In Theater
📽 2019 Movies Drive-in movies were once an American institution, with 5,000 theaters standing proudly during the 1950s and 60s. Today, fewer than 500 remain, but residents and visitors of Misquamicut are in luck because we can claim one of those exclusive theaters as our own, thanks to the hard work and ingenuity of the Misquamicut Business Association, led by Executive … [Read more...] about Nostalgia No More: Making New Memories at Misquamicut’s Drive-In Theater!
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been awaiting the opening of the United Theater in downtown Westerly with bated breath. I recently checked in with the group’s public relations manager Tony Nunes for an update on all the latest plans.If you’re unfamiliar with the theater’s long history, here’s a brief overview. Originally opened in 1926 as a vaudeville performance center, … [Read more...] about The Revival of the United Theater – A Brief History and the Latest Updates
Many visitors love to come to Westerly for the outdoor fun - the sun and surf, eating at outdoor restaurants, boating, enjoying outdoor concerts, or riding the Watch Hill carousel.But, what about those days where Mother Nature doesn't go along with our plans? Fear not gentle vacationer, for you are in the Westerly-Pawcatuck area and there’s plenty to do on a rainy day. … [Read more...] about Rainy Days are Still Fun Days in the Westerly Area
Summer is such an amazing time to be in Westerly, between the beaches and the shops and the restaurants, there's always something to do and see. With so much going on all around town, we decided to do a quick round up to highlight some really special places and events for kids, families, and adults to check out this season.The Misquamicut Drive In From now through the end … [Read more...] about Westerly’s Summer Bucket List 2018