Embattled Congress Theater Owner Eddie Carranza Buys The Portage Theater

It's official: As of a week ago Friday, Erineo "Eddie" Carranza, owner and operator of the embattled Congress Theater in Logan Square, now also owns the Portage Theater, that 1,325-seat gem of a 1920s movie palace at Six Corners on the city's Northwest Side.

But what does he want to do with it? And, given the many complaints from the community and city officials about the way he's running the Congress, what can his new neighbors and fans of the Portage expect?

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