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Poster poles becoming eyesores 

A reader alerted us to the fact that the fair city’s poster poles are turning into eyesores. What was originally intended to keep our DIY postering under control has effectively proven it’s really effing hard to keep that kindof exuberant art and self-

Remarks: Look up. Look way, way up. At the top of the poles there’s a brass plaque proclaiming posters are cleared away on the 1st and 15th of each month. But there are posters on the Spring Garden Library pole that date back to July. Things have not changed, says Tracy Bennett from the DHBA. Posters are still cleared on the 1st and 15th, depending on the weather. She promises they will never be taken down early, which is nice. But how to explain the posters from July? Invisible force field, plain and simple.

Who's Responsible?: The Downtown Halifax Business Association, phone 423-6658.


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