Brace yourselves neighbors, this year the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks return to Brooklyn Heights. The Grucci Family pyrotechnic spectacular is set to launch from the Brooklyn Bridge and four barges in the East River between Piers 1 and 6 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The premium viewing locations are The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park […]
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The New York Post reports that this year’s Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks will return to the Brooklyn Bridge, where tens of thousands of pyrotechnic shells will be launched, as well as from four barges along Pier 17 in the Seaport District, company officials announced Thursday. It adds that July’s fete will feature more than […]
This year the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will be launched from seven barges staged in the East River between East 23rd and East 40th Streets. Per the official website, “the fireworks may be viewed from any area in Brooklyn with an unobstructed view of the sky above the East River.” Macy’s does not recommend Brooklyn Bridge […]
Some light, intermittent rain, which mostly stayed off during the display, didn’t seriously dampen the festivities last night as the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, with one barge located directly in front of Brooklyn Heights, came off as scheduled. Not long after the show ended (video after the jump), the rain picked up in earnest, […]
Much of Brooklyn Heights will be a “No Parking” zone from 11:00 p.m. Sunday, July 3 until 11:00 p.m. Monday, July 4th. There’s a list of streets on which parking will be prohibited, and some of which, at police discretion, may be declared closed or “frozen zones”, supplied by the Brooklyn Heights Association here. Gothamist […]
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.
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 […]
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; […]
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.
While we were enjoying Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks from the comfort of the BHB roofdeck, our man with a cam Karl Junkersfeld was out with the people checking it out up close and personal. Watch and enjoy! Now if Karl had a drone… And BHB reader Linda Kessler sends us these great photos: More […]
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