(WTNH)–A great thing to do in the summertime is to head out to a drive-in movie theater with the kids in their pajamas–that’s good old fashioned fun. Connecticut has three such drive-in theaters, and one of them is the Mansfield Drive-In, which opened in 1954.
Michael Jungden started as the ticket manager in 1974, and bought the place in 1991. It’s had its ups and downs over the years, but it’s still charging ahead with three digital screens and a flea market on weekends.
On this edition of ‘Nyberg’, Jungden talks about what it takes for a drive-in to thrive these days.
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