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Weekly Top Reads: Noisy Planes, Dry Ice Rat Solution, European Restaurant Sign, “Table” at 445 Hanover, Skating Rink Opera and Paul Revere Commemoration

This week’s top posts on featured city planning, new businesses, art displays, performances and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Residents Bear Hours of Circling Plane Noise During Garden Game

A loud, low flying prop plane circled dozens of times above the North End / Waterfront neighborhood during and after the Celtics game on Tuesday. Read more, including a map of the plane path and local residents’ comments, here.

Dry Ice Rat Solution Discussed at City Council Meeting

Boston City Council met last week to discuss animal care and control in the city. Inspectional Services Department (ISD) explained that they are making great strides with the Department of Agriculture to implement a dry ice rat control solution this year. Read more here.

Neighborhood Photo: The European Restaurant Sign on the Greenway

Eight historic neon signs will be displayed on the Greenway this summer as part of a light-based art exhibit near the Rings Fountain. The signs are currently being installed and could be lit as early as next week. This neighborhood photo shows the famous European Restaurant sign from the North End.

Dare to Taste Owner Jennifer Royle Applies to Open “Table” on Hanover Street

Jennifer Royle has applied to the Board of Appeal to utilize the basement level of 445 Hanover Street as a food prep area. This will be the kitchen for her event space called “Table”, which Jennifer plans to open on the ground-level with one long table for private parties. Read more and watch the video from the Residents’ Association meeting here.

North End’s Skating Rink Transformed for the Opera

The North End’s Steriti Skating Rink was transformed into a cabaret theater for the Boston Lyric Opera performances of Trouble in Tahiti and Arias & Barcarolles, works of Leonard Bernstein. Read more and see the layout here.

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200th Anniversary of Paul Revere’s Death Commemorated at Granary Burying Ground

On May 10th the death of Massachusetts hero and industrialist Paul Revere was commemorated at the Granary Burying Ground in Downtown Boston. This year was the 200th anniversary of his death. Read more and see photos here.