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Downtown Tinley's 'Benches on the Avenue' Celebrate the Art of Song

Benches now on display along Oak Park Avenue are "singing praises" to famous music and musicians.

There are now a few more places to lounge along Oak Park Avenue in . But these sitting spots are not just ordinary benches. 

The works of art now on display through September are part of the 's . They are ornate pieces of art crafted by both amateur and professional artists and this year, honor the theme of music. 

The 2012 benches celebrate everything from rock 'n roll to classical genres and include salutes to some of the world's most famouse musicians, officials said.

Over the years, , annually drawing thousands of residents and visitors to the downtown area.

For more information on the program or details on how to become a bench sponsor, check out the village's website.

Better yet, take a stroll down our quaint Oak Park Avenue.

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Katie DaLuga May 15, 2012 at 02:29 AM
You should show pictures of all the benches.
Katie DaLuga May 15, 2012 at 02:29 AM
I am disappointed that there are not pictures of all the benches. Get a photographer out there and post them!

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