High tech bet turns around drive-in theater


The mayor declared June 15 as Wes Neal Day in Kansas City, Kansas.

Wes Neal owns the Boulevard Drive-In, one of the 350 drive-in theaters that continue to operate in the United States. Thanks to Brian, Wes’s grandson, the Boulevard became the first drive-in in 2012 to offer 4K-resolution digital projection. The upgrade in technology caused revenues to double. “Grandpa said, ‘My gosh, it is like the ’60s all over again,'” Brian says. Read the entire story at Inc.com.