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Lights on the pier

Is the new pier lit up every night, or just weekends? I assume the lights have been repaired. I've been curious ever since Tansandy's post on Jan 11, about the lights being off.

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I too am curious about lighting and peoples overall impression of the new pier. I hope it will be adventagous and that poeple will come and enjoy themselves.

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I had my first look at it and from farther away, it isn't quite as bad as I expected.I am not saying it is good, up close it is huge and going to block sunsets for several beach bars. Sunsets are a big stinking deal in PV so that is a shame.

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The pier is like a Monet painting...doesn't look as bad from far away as it does up close.

It's twice as big as it really needed to be IMO. Sore thumb architecture, much like the Molino de Agua...looks out of place in this area as they dwarf everything around them. :-(

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I've read (on other forums) that the lights are 'on' in the evenings when it's open to the public --- then they are turned 'off' when it's closed to the public (after 10pm?).

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I don't believe all the lights are operating, the lights on the 'sail' and the footway lights are working the ones under the pier don't seem to be.

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We just spent 11 days there and we were near about 4 of those nights, weekends and weeknights and they were always on, but we weren't there after 10pm either. I don't like it, but it's not as bad as I thought it would be. Really seemed to draw alot of people in every night, but it is new, so could just be the novelty effect.

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Were the people it drew in sitting at the tables at the establishments on either side of the pier.....or were they mainly on the pier? I'm trying to figure out what my competition will be for my HH's at Langostino's in a few weeks lol.

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I like it, we were able to watch them put on the finishing touches from our balcony over the holidays. It's big, but not stupid big, the lights look great at night. And the design is see through enough that it didn't really obstruct much view at all. I also like how they tied in the design of the side walks and malecon around town with the gangways, (is that the right word?) lol.

Embrace the change, PV has a ton of Charm, it's gonna take a lot more than a modern pier to strip any of that away.

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It is what it is. I personally like the new pier.

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sunset pier