“They’ve come from Ocean Park, Baylake Pines and Chic’s Beach, the kinds of places where everyone knows everyone. They’ve paid for a show – about $35,000 in donations – and it’s Doczi’s job to deliver.”

People gather along the beach near the Aeries on the Bay area of Virginia Beach to watch holiday fireworks at dusk on Saturday, July 12, 2014. The fireworks are privately- funded by the three area civic leagues along that part of the bay, including Chic's Beach. (Martin Smith-Rodden | The Virginian-Pilot)

People gather along the beach near the Aeries on the Bay area of Virginia Beach to watch holiday fireworks at dusk on Saturday, July 12, 2014. The fireworks are privately- funded by the three area civic leagues along that part of the bay, including Chic’s Beach. (Martin Smith-Rodden | The Virginian-Pilot)

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LIFE ALONG THE BAY
This is the last of seven weekly narratives highlighting the beauty, vibrancy and struggles of the city’s Chesapeake Bay and Shore Drive communities.

2 thoughts on ““They’ve come from Ocean Park, Baylake Pines and Chic’s Beach, the kinds of places where everyone knows everyone. They’ve paid for a show – about $35,000 in donations – and it’s Doczi’s job to deliver.”

  1. And let’s not forget the amazing residents/businesses East of the Lesner Bridge that have helped fund the annual fireworks show on Cape Henry Beach for the past 28 years. Shore Drive neighborhoods are the best.

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