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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
High Waves, Low Temperatures Hazardous in Lake Michigan

High Waves, Low Temperatures Hazardous in Lake Michigan

The National Weather Service issued a warning Wednesday to stay out of Lake Michigan because of strong rip currents and high wave action.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
A Record of Chicago Gun Violence

A Record of Chicago Gun Violence

As reported by news media and curated by the Red Line Project, the latest news on shootings throughout the city of Chicago.
5 Men Charged, 2 Cops Hurt in Montrose Beach Fight

5 Men Charged, 2 Cops Hurt in Montrose Beach Fight

Two police officers were injured after bottles were thrown at them Sunday as they tried to break up a fight in the 4400 block of North Simmonds Drive.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Goombay Bash Returns This Weekend to Help Fight Against Cancer

Goombay Bash Returns This Weekend to Help Fight Against Cancer

The annual event began in La Grange after two Horton's co-workers died of cancer in 2001. Since then, it's grown to a must-attend event for everyone in the Chicago area, raising more than $4
CTA Will Increase Train and Bus Service for July 4th Holiday

CTA Will Increase Train and Bus Service for July 4th Holiday

Everything you need to know about CTA train and bus service for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Amazing Video of Lightning Over Chicago

Amazing Video of Lightning Over Chicago

Monday night's storm brought an eye-catching light display to the city.
Police Schedule Roadside Safety Check Friday in Rogers Park

Police Schedule Roadside Safety Check Friday in Rogers Park

Chicago Police will be checking for impaired or distracted driving Friday evening through Saturday morning on Western Avenue. Patch has your back.
Vivian Maier EXPOSED In Suburbia

Vivian Maier EXPOSED In Suburbia

College of DuPage's summer-long exhibit features posthumous, unseen Chicago street images by the reclusive street photographer from the collection of Jeffrey Goldstein.
Taste of Chicago Features Stellar Concert Lineup, Meat-On-A-Stick

Taste of Chicago Features Stellar Concert Lineup, Meat-On-A-Stick

Petrillo Music Shell performers include AWOLNATION, Janelle Monáe, Nickel Creek, Jeff Tweedy and Aloe Blacc in Grant Park, July 9-13.
Chicago 'Carmaggedon': Stay Off the Kennedy This Weekend

Chicago 'Carmaggedon': Stay Off the Kennedy This Weekend

The demolition of the Ontario Street Bridge will occur over the next three weekends and constrict the already busy Kennedy Expressway.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.