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Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, Seen From a Brooklyn Heights Rooftop

At dusk, a great flotilla of boats small and large, sail and motor, filled the harbor from below Brooklyn Heights to the channel between lower Manhattan and Governors Island. Police and Coast Guard vessels, lights flashing, darted here and there, making sure all was secure and ready. Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Picnic Peninsula was jammed with […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

If you’re in town for the Fourth, the One Big Thing is the fireworks. Expect huge crowds on the Promenade and in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. Saturday. Parking will be prohibited from 11:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, July 3) to 11:00 p.m. on the Fourth on Joralemon from Hicks to Furman; […]

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Fireworks Tomorrow; Yes, More Fireworks

There will be fireworks Thursday evening, June 25, off Liberty Island, starting at 9:20 p.m.; these are sponsored by IP Soft. (Would they be louder if sponsored by IP Hard?) ‘Tis summer, so it must be the season for fireworks. Weekend after this we get the mother of them all. After that, maybe things will […]

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night

There will be fireworks Sunday evening, June 21, off Liberty Island, starting at 10:40 p.m.; these are sponsored by Quench.

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Again With the Fireworks, Tomorrow Night

Addendum: There will also be fireworks Friday evening, June 12, off Liberty Island; these are sponsored by Boston Consulting Group. There will be a fireworks display tomorrow night (Thursday, June 11) at 10:40 p.m., off Ellis Island. This will be visible from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and other local vantage points. Pet […]

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Fireworks Tonight

There will be a fireworks display tonight (Saturday, June 6) at 10:15 p.m., off Ellis Island. This will be visible from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and other local vantage points. Pet owners take note.

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Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks on East River Again This Year

Brooklyn News 12 reports that the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, which had been moved to the Hudson River side of Manhattan for several years, but returned to the East River side, facing Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO, last year, will be on the East River again this year.

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night

There will be fireworks tomorrow (Thursday, April 9) evening starting at 9:45 off of Liberty Island. Thanks to Judy Stanton of the Brooklyn Heights Association for notifying us of this.

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Some Scenes From a Busy Weekend in Brooklyn Heights

There was a lot going on in and near Brooklyn Heights this past weekend. Among the many events were: the Cranberry Street Fair; a Crafts Fair at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange; blessings of animals for St. Francis Day at local churches; and, last night, the Deepavali fireworks. Artistically carved pumpkins and a stuffed dog decorated […]

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Watch Sunday Night’s Pier 16 Fireworks

Those explosions of joy tonight are courtesy of…

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