Portage Park news

Movie buffs rally to fight church’s plan to take over Portage Theater

Mike Edwards got married at the Portage Theater. Brian Lambrecht proposed to his wife on stage during a silent film festival as an organist played and the words, “Will you marry me?” flashed onscreen. Northwest Side residents with poignant personal memories and silent and... more

almost 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Neighbors Rally to Save Portage Theater

Mike Edwards got married at the Portage Theater. Brian Lambrecht proposed to his wife on stage during a silent film festival as an organist played and the words, “Will you marry me?” flashed onscreen. more

almost 2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

Is Your Neighborhood Hip Enough For A Bike Rental?

West Side alderman Jason Ervin rightly complains that the city's bike rental program will only serve neighborhoods close to the lake. more

2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Outlaw Knives

The tried and true weapons are making comebacks : A 14-year-old boy was critically wounded Friday night in a stabbing in an alley in the city's Portage Park neighborhood, police said. The stabbing happened about 9:26 p.m. in an alley on the 4200... more

2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

14-Year-Old Critically Injured In NW Side Stabbing

A 14-year-old boy was critically injured when another young man he had been having an argument with stabbed him in the back in the Portage Park neighborhood Friday night. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Boy, 14, critically wounded in Northwest Side stabbing

A 14-year-old boy was critically wounded Friday night in a stabbing in an alley in the city's Portage Park neighborhood, police said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Parent groups: Data for longer school day doesn’t add up

A coalition of 16 parent groups Monday demanded a meeting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel to go over the real research on a 7½-hour school day, and not the “misinformation” they charged district officials with spreading. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Video: Masters Winner Bubba Watson Raps Too

Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, & Hunter Mahan have all joined forces with State Farm to raise some money. We get to enjoy the product!more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Man Shot Dead In Portage Park Alley

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Portage Park neighborhood overnight. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

In Case You Missed It – Kate Upton Becomes Peter Cottantail

In what may have been the best treat of all on Easter, Kate Upton became Peter Cottontail! more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Aurora Driver Killed As His Car Flips In Oswego

A 21-year-old Aurora man was killed early Saturday morning after he was involved in a single vehicle accident near Route 30 and Fifth Street in west suburban Oswego, police said. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Maywood Man Shot Multiple Times Dies

A man who was shot four blocks away from his west suburban Maywood home died early Sunday. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

*Joe Berrios's Good Night

The Cook County Democratic Party won 21 of 24 races. But Joe Berrios's effectiveness as a boss may have hurt his daughter's campaign. more

2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

For rent: Vacant storefronts in Six Corners

Despite vacancies, business owners remain optimistic, and some new stores have come to the neighborhood.

5 years ago | Antony Caldaroni

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