Cinemark to reopen movie theater locations in Fort Worth, Roanoke
The parking lot sits empty at the Cinemark movie theater at Alliance Town Center during a coronavirus-related closure of the theater in March. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Plano-based Cinemark announced it will begin a phased reopening of movie theaters June 19.
A Cinemark Alliance Town Center and XD at 9228 Sage Meadow Trail, Fort Worth, is expected to open July 3, and a Cinemark Roanoke and XD location at 850 E. Hwy. 114 is expected to open July 10, according to the company's website.
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.
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