Friday, January 25, 2008
Historic Neon Could Save Sanford Sign - Central Florida News 13: "A new city ordinance has restricted the way signs could be used to promote a business."
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Alameda Sun - Sign of the Times: "Alameda Police set up barricades around the street and building while work crews brought in a crane to secure and lift the sign to the ground. 'If it is a hazard to vehicles or pedestrians or traffic, then we would set up a barricade to prevent injury,' according to Lt. Art Fuentes of APD, and that was done in this case, he said."
Tech Digest: CES 2008: Logisys shows off ace neon PC mod: "They sell things like cold cathode super deluxe combo kits, liquid neon thunder patterns, and 5 LED lazer lights, as well as the transparent casings to put them in (along with all the computery bits, obviously)."
Neon loses out to rust, dooming landmark sign - The Boston Globe: "There were no birthday cakes or special crullers when the oversized neon Dunkin' Donuts sign in Brighton turned 50 in 2007. Indeed, the rusted landmark and last original Dunkin' Donuts sign standing anywhere appears on the verge of passing quietly into oblivion sometime soon."
Thursday, January 03, 2008
They Say the Neon Lights Are Bright on This Street - washingtonpost.com: "'Doesn't it make you smile?' he says, beaming at the neon house numbers before setting off on an evening walking tour of his Northwest Washington neighborhood. In the six months since Manning made and installed his glimmering address, four of his neighbors have ordered red, purple, green and white neon numbers for their houses. The enclave has become the talk of commuters hiking home at dusk from the Metro, bemused dog walkers and curious kids in strollers."