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  • Historic Patio Theater to close in April

    Historic Patio Theater to close in April
    The historic Patio Theater in Portage Park has been in Demetri Kouvalis' family since 1987. His father ran the movie theater until 2001, when the air conditioning broke.
  • Download movies and magazines for free

    Download movies and magazines for free
    Chicago Public Library cardholders will be able to download free movies and magazines through the library's new website, launched on Thursday. The new website, which appears to be inspired in design by Pinterest, has a browse tab near the top that...

    Chicago Public Library launches redesigned website

    Chicago Public Library launches redesigned website
    The Chicago Public library launched a new website this morning, its first redesign since 2007 touting features that can be likened to “Pinterest meets Amazon.” The new site not only allows users to search the digital shelves more quickly....

    2 dead, 8 wounded in city shootings

    2 dead, 8 wounded in city shootings
    Two men were killed and at least eight people were wounded in shootings across the city Monday, police said. One of the men fatally shot was a 21-year-old man killed by police after allegedly moving toward police "in an aggressive manner" with a knife...

    Emanuel ally: Pension plan won't solve $600 million problem

    Emanuel ally: Pension plan won't solve $600 million problem
    As reaction rolled in Tuesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s pitch to shore up some of the city’s ailing pension funds, his chief City Council ally noted what the proposal is missing so far: a way out of Chicago’s most immediate financial...