At 8 a.m. this morning, Sandy Lefkowitz (director of the Westport Cinema Initiative) and Phillip Teuscher (owner of 142 Main Street) planned to sign a letter of intent, to use what’s now a parking lot behind Tavern on Main as the site of a downtown movie theater.
The agreement paves the way for planning to begin. Eventually, the cinema effort will come before the Planning and Zoning Commission, and other town bodies.
pop the champagne pass the popcorn yet. But a huge hurdle to a new theater seems to be overcome today.