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Dinner & A Movie coming soon to Yonkers, NY-Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers

Not sure if this was ever posted but Alamo Drafthouse has taken over the old UA Cinema location at 2548 Central Park Avenue Yonkers, NY. and will be opening Spring/Summer of 2013.
http://drafthouse.com/nyc_area/yonkers
https://www.facebook.com/AlamoNYC

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    1. This is very exciting! I went to an Alamo Drafthouse cinema in Austin on a recent trip (and asked on the appropriate CH board for food recommendations). Highly recommend!

        1. I heard about this last summer but haven't seen any work being done at the site.

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          1. re: iluvcookies

            Website says they broke ground 10 days ago.

            1. re: Elisa515

              I was by there today and it looks like nothing is going on.

              1. re: JMF

                Exactly... nothing moving on the Five Guys next door either. Both have been pretty static since the summer.

                1. re: iluvcookies

                  I saw some signs of life in the movie theater yesterday, and there is a new "Five Guys Coming Soon" sign up. Maybe we will have these open in the near future.

          2. Is it me, or is this a strange location for an Alamo Drafthouse? I think of this more in a "hipster" type locale.

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            1. re: scarsdalesurprise

              I don't understand why you think the old Movieland cinema is a hipster type location. Would you please explain?
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              Duh, read that wrong. Yes, not the best location. That area is more of a bargain shopping center locale.

              1. re: JMF

                No - i think it's definitely NOT a hipster location. It's actually a pretty dreary location, which is why I find the whole thing strange.

                1. re: JMF

                  I think scarsdalesurprise means that the location is NOT hipster enough for the Alamo Drafthouse.

                  1. re: JMF

                    I think scarsdalesurprise means s/he imagines the drafthouse would be in a more hipsterish location and the old theater is not quite that.