Bel Aire Diner: Drive-in Movie

A Queens diner’s parking lot is currently one of the go-to destinations in NYC

Astoria staple the Bel Aire Diner has quickly become one of the hottest tickets in town — because of a new drive-in theater. The 55-year-old diner launched (started) the movie theater in its parking lot a little more than a week ago, and tickets sold out in 3 minutes. At its most recent event, 80 tickets sold out just three minutes after they were released (were available to people) on Friday for two Saturday night screenings of the 1993 comedy film the Sandlot.

Watch a interview with Bel Aire Diner event manager, owner and a few of moviegoers who experienced the event, at slow speed. 

Now watch the video again this time at normal speed

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