Ani-metal-mals loose in Oak Park

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By Dan Haley

Editor and Publisher

Here's where the term, "You don't see that every day," really applies. That was the case last week when a Wednesday Journal staff member went over to the 7-Eleven at East Avenue and South Boulevard during a lunch break.

Short-cutting through an alley to East Avenue, what looked like a metal giraffe caught the eye. Sure enough, a giraffe made of metal was sitting in the front yard of a home next to the 7-Eleven strip mall. A metal moose was also spotted along the porch walkway.

Was the sun getting to us? Well, the pictures speak for themselves. When was the last time you saw a metal moose and giraffe in Oak Park?


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Q from Oak Park  

Posted: August 2nd, 2012 12:06 PM

Thank you, Terry Dean. When those cramps happen, take a moment and read what you wrote. It helps with the cramps.

Terry Dean  

Posted: August 2nd, 2012 9:23 AM

It's on Euclid, Mr. Q. Likley a brain-cramp from writer in mixing up streets.

Q from Oak Park  

Posted: August 1st, 2012 6:52 PM

Dan Haley, it's somewhere over there but not at East and South Blvd. Who was that reporter who didn't know where 7 Eleven is at? We want to know. Welcome back from Kentucky, job well done.

Pratical Guy  

Posted: August 1st, 2012 5:04 PM

Unfortunately, in modern day Oak Park, they will soon be stolen. Thanks Bobbie Raymond !!

Dan Haley from Wednesday Journal  

Posted: August 1st, 2012 4:57 PM

Well Q, I didn't actually write this ditty and it seems my name is on it in error. So where is the 7-Eleven? South and Wesley? South and Scoville. Somewhere over there.

Q from Oak Park  

Posted: August 1st, 2012 1:26 PM

Dan Haley, how long have you lived in Oak Park? There is no 7 Eleven located at East and South Blvd..

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