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Will Fourth of July Fireworks be Visible from Brooklyn Heights?

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 […]

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Fireworks Tonight; or, More Likely, Tomorrow

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 […]

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Fireworks Tonight

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 […]

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night

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 […]

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More Fireworks Tomorrow

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.”

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night

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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Fireworks Saturday Evening

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) evening starting at 9:15 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. According to the City’s fireworks site the display is sponsored by Kenneth Bronstein. A quick web search shows a Kenneth […]

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Fourth Of July Fireworks On East River Again

Macy’s tells us that this year’s Fourth of July Fireworks will be launched from the East River again. Prime viewing locations will be the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the high floors or roof decks of any buildings with river views.

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Tonight’s Fireworks Brought To You By…

…according to this site, “N/A”.

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Yes, There Will Be New Years Eve Fireworks.

They just won’t be as close (or as earsplitting) as we’ve had for some years. At midnight, a fireworks display will be launched from a barge near Liberty Island. These will be easily visible (and heard) from the Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and strategically placed Brooklyn Heights rooftops. This should draw some spectators from afar, […]

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