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Alamo Drafthouse cofounder and CEO Tim League is one of Business Insider’s “100 people transforming business.”
League’s 36-location movie theater chain is one of the most popular in the US, and by the end of the year it will grow in a big way with the addition of locations in Los Angeles and Lower Manhattan.
League talked to Business Insider about what his team will do to make sure both locations have a similar local feel like the rest of the Drafthouse movie houses.
See the full list of the 100 people transforming business here.

Seven years ago, Alamo Drafthouse — the Austin-based movie chain known for championing lesser-known movies and popularizing the dine-in theater trend — announced that it would expand to two of the biggest cities in the country by building movie houses in Manhattan and Los Angeles. And it’s finally becoming a reality.

By the summer, Alamo’s 12-screen Los Angeles location will be open for business, and the 14-screen Lower Manhattan location will open its doors by the end of the year.

For Tim League, who founded the company with his wife Karrie in 1997, planting the Alamo flag in two of the country’s largest markets makes this scrappy, mom-and-pop …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology

      

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