Q: Why does Ronnie’s has a drive in theme–complete with 50’s car’s–for their dining area?
A: The Ronnie’s was originally built as a drive in theater in 1948. The current Ronnie’s IMAX occupies the same piece of land.
Q: Who is Ronnie??
A: Fred Wehrenberg named the Ronnie’s Drive-In after his 8 year old grandson. Little Ronnie Krueger grew up in the theater business, working as a car hop at the drive-in named after himself and eventually becoming the president of the Wehrenberg theater chain.