Jun 13

Gwendolyn Brooks: The Oracle of Bronzeville

...7, the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame unveiled a beautiful bronze statue in Brooks Park, 4542 S. Greenwood, to pay tribute to the woman who was the Illinois Poet Laureate for more than...

    Gwendolyn Brooks: The Oracle of Bronzeville
    On what would have been renowned writer Gwendolyn Brooks' 101 st birthday, the City of Chicago received a special gift. On June 7, the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame unveiled a beautiful bronze statue in Brooks Park, 4542 S.
    http://chicagodefender.com

Jun 13

2 shot in Bronzeville neighborhood

The pair was double parked in the 4400 block of Drexel Boulevard about 1:25 p.m. Someone in a silver Pontiac G6 pulled alongside, and a man jumped out and started firing at them.

    2 shot in Bronzeville neighborhood
    Two people were shot in the Bronzeville neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 24

68-year-old woman missing from Bronzeville located

...has been found, police said Thursday.Linda Carr had been missing since Monday from the 4400-block of South Drexel Boulevard and may have been in need of medical attention.Police said in an update Friday...

    68-year-old woman missing from Bronzeville located
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un A 68-year-old woman reported missing from Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood on the city's South Side has been found, police said Thursday.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Apr 26

Local girl missing

...neighborhoods, around 6400 S. Evans Ave., 6300 S. Blackstone Ave., 5600 S. Kimbark Ave. and 4400 S. Drexel Blvd.

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...grey, red and white “Air Max” gym shoes, and is reported to frequent the Woodlawn, Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, around 6400 S. Evans Ave., 6300 S. Blackstone Ave., 5600 S. Kimbark Ave. and...

...gym shoes, and is reported to frequent the Woodlawn, Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, around 6400 S. Evans Ave., 6300 S. Blackstone Ave., 5600 S. Kimbark Ave. and 4400 S. Drexel Blvd...

...reported to frequent the Woodlawn, Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, around 6400 S. Evans Ave., 6300 S. Blackstone Ave., 5600 S. Kimbark Ave. and 4400 S. Drexel Blvd...

...Woodlawn, Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, around 6400 S. Evans Ave., 6300 S. Blackstone Ave., 5600 S. Kimbark Ave. and 4400 S. Drexel Blvd...

    Local girl missing - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer Debria Jackson, a 14-year-old girl, has been reported missing by the Chicago Police Department. Jackson is African American, five feet seven inches tall, with black hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion. She has a scar on her left hand and wears a hearing aid.
    https://hpherald.com

Apr 25

Ask ChicagoNow: What is your favorite piece of public art in Chicago?

...tribute to poet Gwendolyn Brooks will be unveiled in the park named for her at 46th and Greenwood. It will include a statue of her, plus a walkway with quotes from her poetry...

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"I'm a Marc Chagall freak, so it has to be his gorgeous Four Seasons mosiac at Chase Tower Plaza, 10 S. Dearborn. I worked in Sears Tower (now Willis) for years, and used to lunch at that plaza and just take it all in. Chagall's work is etherial. Pure magic!" — Michelle Babicz, Planet Michelle

"The Muddy Waters mural at 17 North State Street between Washington and Madison. It brightens up a shaded area and pays tribute Chicago's Blues history." — Carole Kuhrt Brewer, Show Me Chicago

    Ask ChicagoNow: What is your favorite piece of public art in Chicago?
    ChicagoNow is a group of bloggers from all sorts of different backgrounds. With so much collective experience, we've decided to put that knowledge to use by posing some of the oldest and most popular questions to the group. What is your favorite piece of public art in Chicago?
    http://www.chicagonow.com

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