The Weekender: Sandwich Signs, LED Trellis, Quiet Thanksgiving, Trash Poll and More!

Still recovering from the Thanksgiving food coma? Take a recap of the top articles published by over the past week!

Top 5 Posts of the Week:

Orchard Sandwich Board Sign
Sidewalk sandwich signs will no longer need permits in Boston.

City Council Passes Mayor Walsh’s New Sandwich Board Sign Ordinance

Boston is repealing the permit that is required for free standing, sidewalk signs. Despite a few restrictions, businesses no longer need a city permit to place free-standing sandwich boards on public sidewalks, read the post for more.

Kids Take Part in “Live By Night” Movie [Photos]

Ben Affleck was not the only actor starring in the film, “Live By Night” local kids from the North End were cast as extras in the film, view the post for photos of the kids in costume, on the set.

Notable News: Ill DiMasi, Valet Parking App, Chiofaro Traffic, More Development

Taking every news outlet into account, we take the top articles and media posts about the North End / Waterfront and compile it into one post. View the list of articles from this week.

Trellis Lighting at Christopher Columbus Park, photo by Matt Conti.
Trellis Lighting at Christopher Columbus Park, photo by Matt Conti.

Trellis Lighting at Christopher Columbus Park Showcases New LED Lights [Photos]

The trellis in Christopher Columbus Park drew hundreds, including Mayor Walsh, for the highly anticipated debut of the new LED lights on the famous trellis. View the post for photos and more information on the new state-of-the-art, dimmable LED lights.

Neighborhood Photos: Peaceful Prado and Thanksgiving Moon

Take a look at this “neighborhood photo” submitted on Thanksgiving, one from the Prado and one of the moon on a tranquil November day, view the photo.

Editor’s Extra:

Take the Poll: Is Trash Removal Better or Worse?

In case you have not had a chance to take the poll about trash removal, please let us know how your service has changed since Sunrise Scavenger took over the contract in 2014.