The Alamo Drafthouse, which just last week celebrated the grand opening of its brand-spanking-new southerly location, Alamo Slaughter, which houses the cinema-slash-restaurant's first-ever attached bar, 400 Rabbits, today announced plans for its biggest, beer-friendliest location yet. Alamo Lakeline will feature ten screens and a "bar for beer lovers with a robust selection of brews on tap."
Located in far northwest Austin, the new Alamo is projected to open in November of this year and will help anchor a new 265,000 square foot shopping center along with HEB.
ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE ANNOUNCES A NEW STATE OF THE ART LOCATION IN NORTH AUSTIN
Austin, TX--- Monday, March 26, 2012---Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is pleased to announce its plans for a new state of the art theater, located at the corner of Lakeline Blvd and Pecan Park Blvd, adjacent to Lakeline Mall, in the new Lakeline Market Shopping Center. Alamo Lakeline will have 10 screens, the largest of any Alamo theater yet, and boast a bar for beer lovers with a robust selection of brews on tap. Map of new location can be found here, Alamo Drafthouse is building G.
"Ever since opening the Alamo Lake Creek in 2003, we have had tremendous support from the neighborhood. The New Alamo Lakeline will be the newest state-of-the-art Alamo design. We are so proud to bring it to our loyal fans in north Austin", says Tim League Founder and CEO.
Lakeline Market is a new community retail center being developed at the southwest corner of Lakeline Boulevard and US Highway 183 by a partnership of the Barshop & Oles Company of Austin and the HEB Grocery Company of San Antonio. The initial phase of Lakeline Market is projected to open in November of 2012 and will feature a 117,000 square foot HEB Plus Grocery store and Fuel Station. Additional buildings will be constructed to accommodate retail, restaurant and service tenants and upon full build out the project is projected to total 265,000 square feet.
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UPDATE: Alamo's PR folks have confirmed that Alamo Lake Creek will remain open, despite its proximity to the new digs.