Artist Norman Long hopes that his listening garden helps to connect more people with nature.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Sound Artist’s New Listening Garden Near Jeffery Manor Library Brings An Oasis Of Peace And Quiet

The project, created by Norman W. Long, is a love letter to the neighborhood that built him.

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City Officials Approve ‘Roadmap’ For Attracting Development, Arts And Culture To South Shore

The plan focuses on upgrading 75th and 79th Streets from Stony Island Avenue to the lakefront.

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Here’s How to Buy Thousands of Chicago Park District Plants Going Unused In Pandemic

The plants were meant for city parks, but, due to the coronavirus, the Park District can't hire seasonal staff to do landscaping work.