February 17, 2011

Lighting Up the Park

A brilliant new addition to downtown Sarasota is a colorful array of decorative lights strung through the trees in Selby Five Points Park.  The lights change colors...from purple to red to turquoise to green to red, white and blue and more.  They fade up and down and sometimes pulsate.  They even can be programmed for special occasions.  For example, they could glow pink in October for breast cancer awareness month.  Pretty cool!  Enlarge the pic to see lots more detail.

7 comments:

L.D. said...

Not sure how I'd feel about it if I were one of the trees, or a bird in one of the trees, but pretty cool nonetheless.

cieldequimper said...

Now that looks EXACTLY like French Christmas lights! For some reason they are often blue.

Kathy said...

Oh, yes,I like this!

Jim Klenke said...

Small touches make a big difference. Purple is my fav color, you picked the right color to post.

James Mark said...

Enlarge the pic to see … Starbucks? Concerning Ciel's remark, I've never understood the choice of blue for decorative lights, but à chacun son goût.

Lois said...

I love the purple!

Jack said...

I like them. I have heard some people comment that they think the city has forgotten to take down holiday lights, but I think good lighting makes a place, especially a downtown or similar gathering place, seem festive and welcoming.