Hollywood, Texas: People Are Flying to Texas Just to See a Dang Movie
It was an especially cruel summer for Texas tourism, which saw untold millions of dollars lost to the COVID-forced closures of theme parks, hotels, and restaurants. Thanks to Texas’s relatively lax response to the coronavirus, we’re also currently ranked as one of the least safe states in the nation—which has to cut into our beach traffic just a smidge. Yet it seems like that same laissez-faire attitude could end up being an unexpected source of new visitors: Variety reports that people are now coming to Texas just to go to the movies. Of all the Texas tourist attractions to hit up in August, a big, air-conditioned room sounds perfectly sensible under normal circumstances. But of course, nothing is particularly normal or sensible right now—including going…View Original Post
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