The New Year’s Fireworks will go off at the stroke of midnight, just as the ball is dropping at Times Square. They will be launched from near Liberty Island, and so will be easily visible from the Promenade, or from Heights rooftops. Unfortunately, the forecast temperature at that time is fourteen degrees Fahrenheit. Dress for […]
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There will be fireworks tomorrow night (Sunday, October 1) starting at 7:00 PM. According to the NYC Fireworks Displays site, they are to be from Pier 16, East River, which is directly opposite Brooklyn Heights, so they will be clearly visible from the Promenade (and audible throughout the neighborhood). The sponsor is the Association of […]
There will be fireworks tomorrow night (Saturday, September 30) starting at 10:55 PM. They will be launched from a barge off Red Hook, opposite the Liberty Warehouse. They might not be visible from all parts of Brooklyn Heights or the Promenade because of intervening tall buildings, though they should be visible from many rooftops. They […]
According to Notify NYC, “[t]here will be a fireworks display near the Brooklyn Bridge tomorrow, [Tuesday, September 19], at approximately 8:30 PM.” No further details are available.
Update: Here’s reaction from local business owners. The Eagle reports that this year’s Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks will be launched from barges on the East River beteween 24th and 41st streets in Manhattan. Unlike the past two years, there will be no fireworks launched from barges anchored below Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. The Eagle […]
This in from Notify NYC: Notification issued 5/13/17 at 9:00 AM. There will be a fireworks display near the Statue of Liberty tonight, 5/13, at approximately 11:30 PM. In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks display will take place on 5/14. Given the forecast, I’m betting on tomorrow. Update: Looking at the radar weather […]
Notify NYC advises us that there will be a fireworks display tonight (Friday, November 25) starting at 10:00. The fireworks will be launched from a barge off the Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook, so they will be to our south, instead of east as usual. They may not be easily visible from the Promenade, though […]
Update: I was wrong. Tonight’s fireworks are on, too. Right on schedule. Tomorrow evening (Friday, October 28) starting at approximately 11:20 there will be a fireworks display. It will be launched from a barge near Liberty Island, and should be easily seen (and heard) here in Brooklyn Heights. The NYC Fireworks Displays site lists the […]
They won’t be as close to the Heights, and so not as loud, and less visible, than Sunday’s fireworks, but Notify NYC advises us that tomorrow evening (Thursday, November 6) “at approximately 9:20″ there will be a fireworks display from “a barge in the water near Liberty Island.”
Community Board 2 advises us that there will be a fireworks display tomorrow (Sunday, October 2) starting at 7:00 p.m. in the East River near Pier 16, which is directly opposite Brooklyn Heights. It is not included in the list of legal fireworks displays approved by FDNY, so we don’t know who is sponsoring it.
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