Archive for July, 2010

Celebration of Light 2010 Fireworks Photos: Team USA

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night the 2010 Celebration of Light began its run with a performance from Team USA. The colourful explosions above the city could be seen and heard from English Bay to Boundary. After every fireworks night I will be looking through the Miss604 group pool on Flickr for any photos submitted from the previous night’s […]

Vancouver Pride Week 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Pride Week is one of the summer’s most well-attended events with over 500,000 participants and spectators who check out various events including the highlighted Pride Parade each year. List of Events Photo: John Biehler What: Picnic in the Park Where: Brockton Oval, Stanley Park When: Saturday July 24, 2010 at 11:00am Who: Youth-friendly, family-friendly […]

How to be Fire Safe this Summer in BC

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Friday campfires will be banned in all BC Parks due to the dry conditions of forest timber. The ban includes most of Vancouver Island, except a two-kilometre stretch along the island’s outer coast, and spans the mainland from the Lower Mainland to the Coast Mountains [CBC News]. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr It […]

Vancouver History: English Bay and the Bathhouse

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As Vancouver’s most famous beach, English Bay has been a source for views, sunsets, fireworks, and strolls since the dawn of our fair city. In 2010 I was running a contest to win two tickets to view the Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks from the top of the Bathhouse at English Bay. I had a […]

Celebration of Light Fireworks: Best Viewing, Road Closures, Transit

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light fireworks kick off tonight presented by Team USA. While hundreds of thousands will make their way through the West End and down to the shores of English Bay here are some tips for a fun and safe evening that can be enjoyed by all. Celebration of Light Fireworks: Best Viewing, Road […]