Summer’s almost over, but these photos of Vancouver will warm you up

Courier photographers captured the many highlights of summer in the city this year

As the end of summer approaches, let’s take a moment and remember some of the more colourful and sunny moments we experienced in Vancouver this year. Courier photographers spent a lot of time outside over the past few months, capturing the many highlights of summer in the city.

Ray-Cam Soapbox Derby

The sixth annual Ray-Cam Soapbox Derby rolled into East Vancouver in August. The annual event suppor
The sixth annual Ray-Cam Soapbox Derby rolled into East Vancouver in August. The annual event supports and celebrates the efforts of the NASKARZ program for at-risk youth and is held behind the Ray-Cam Cooperative Community Centre on East Hastings. Photo Dan Toulgoet

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Jimmy's Lunch turns 90 at the PNE

This year, Jimmy's Lunch celebrated 90 years of fried onion and classic burgers at the Fair at the P
This year, Jimmy's Lunch celebrated 90 years of fried onion and classic burgers at the Fair at the PNE. Photo Dan Toulgoet

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Chairman of the board

 

Oscar Blyth an instructor with Kayotics Skim Board Camp shows off his skills at Spanish Banks. Photo
Oscar Blyth an instructor with Kayotics Skim Board Camp shows off his skills at Spanish Banks. Photo Dan Toulgoet

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Skate of mind

Alexis MacRae catches some air out of the bowl at China Creek skatepark, which celebrated its 40th a
Alexis MacRae catches some air out of the bowl at China Creek skatepark, which celebrated its 40th anniversary this summer. Photo Dan Toulgoet

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Food for thought

The PNE has no shortage of adventurous foods, such as the Cheesy Ramen Dog, which, as the name sugge
The PNE has no shortage of adventurous foods, such as the Cheesy Ramen Dog, which, as the name suggests, is a corn dog, smothered in cheese and dipped in crunchy ramen noodles. What a time to be alive. Photo Dan Toulgoet

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Mural Festival

Olivia di Liberto works on her mural for Vancouver Mural Festival. Photo Jennifer Gauthier
Olivia di Liberto works on her mural for Vancouver Mural Festival. Photo Jennifer Gauthier

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Alley of the walls

Jocelyn "Jose" McGillivray and other local artists are adding colour to the Downtown Eastside as par
Jocelyn "Jose" McGillivray and other local artists are adding colour to the Downtown Eastside as part of the DTES Alley Mural Project. Photo Dan Toulgoet

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Pitch perfect

Hastings Little League pitcher Jack Ponton hurls a ball towards the plate at the Little League provi
Hastings Little League pitcher Jack Ponton hurls a ball towards the plate at the Little League provincial championships hosted by Little Mountain. Photo Jennifer Gauthier

 

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