The General Cinema at Barton Creek Square allowed families to watch first-run movies, once a month, in the company of their own. No scrounging for a sitter; no smuggling an infant inside and praying for quiet. No more banishment at home with Me, Myself, and Irene on cable. Sadly, when General Cinemas moved out, so did Baby Night. Most film-savvy cities, like Toronto and Oakland, offer parents nights out. Even Houston and Dallas have "Cry Baby Matinees." Perhaps AMC, the new residents of the Barton theatre, could be convinced that this is still a great idea.
Barton Creek Square
2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040
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