Archive of posts tagged "English Bay"

PNE Parade in English Bay

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 100th Anniversary PNE Parade will stroll through English Bay August 20th. Starting from Stanley Park and making its way to Sunset Beach, the parade will celebrate the grand opening of the PNE’s 100th year which will take place the following morning. The procession will feature giant balloons (think Macy’s Thanksgiving parade) and more than […]

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 […]

Cactus Club at English Bay Poll

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Goodbye onion rings, hotdogs and fudgsicles and hello spinach dip. The Parks Board has just approved a development proposal on English Bay that would replace the existing concession stand with a Cactus Club restaurant. “The main concern that I had back then was a high-end restaurant and we didn’t want a suit and tie kind […]

Vectorial Elevation Lights up English Bay in 2010

Comments 21 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver will look and feel very different with events, special activities, structures, gatherings, and art installations like Vectorial Elevation. A part of the Cultural Olympiad, 20 robotic searchlights (each 10,000 watts) will shift, move, and glide through the skies above English Bay nightly creating silent patterns reaching up to the stars. […]