Extremely Local News: Ramova Theater in Bridgeport is being transformed into a live entertainment space

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Ramova Theater In Bridgeport, A ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ Readies For Its Comeback After Decades Of Sitting Empty
A $28 million restoration project will transform the crumbling theater into a live entertainment space, restaurant and brewery.

After Danny’s Tavern’s Iconic Sign Stolen From Closed Bucktown Pub, $1,000 Reward Offered For Its Return
The Bucktown building once home to the beloved dive bar was put up for sale this summer. The sign was officially reported stolen Aug. 1.

West Side Railroad Could Become A 606-Style Trail — And Lawndale Residents Want It To Bring Art And More To Area
The city plans to turn a 2-mile stretch of the Altenheim railroad into an elevated trail. Residents can weigh in on the plan Thursday.

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