Archive | New Year’s Eve RSS feed for this section

New Year’s Fireworks

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 […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

It’s Cold Out There!

Who better to know than the Eagle’s Mary (ahem!) Frost, who found the sign at TD Bank, near the corner of Montague and Court streets, registering a temperature of seventeen degrees today. She cites a 2013 New York Times story that declared Montague and Court “the windiest intersection in all of New York City.” My […]

Read full story · Comments { 3 }

Bargemusic This Weekend

On New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, Bargemusic will present two concerts, one at 5:00 PM and one at 7:00 PM, both featuring works by J.S. Bach and Vivaldi — go for Baroque! The music will be performed on violin by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director, Mark Peskanov, along with many celebrated musicians. There will be no […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

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, […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }