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Bloomberg Nixes East River July 4th Fireworks—But Squadron & Markowitz Fight For Right To Party

Boom! Hiss! That’s the sound of Brooklyn residents, who are missing out on Macy’s 4th of July fireworks for the fifth consecutive year. But this time, it has nothing to do with the retailer refusing to return the annual fanfare to the East River. Instead, according to the New York Daily News, Mayor Bloomberg nixed […]

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Macy’s Finally Sees The Light? ‘Considers’ Fireworks Return To East River

Apparently, Macy’s has finally realized that where there’s smoke, there’s fire. For much of the past year, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Brooklyn Heights state Sen. Daniel Squadron have been rallying for the annual 4th of July fireworks extravaganza to return to the East River, including public rallies, petitions and a non-stop tirade of […]

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Pols Pitch Petition To Bring Macy’s July 4th Fireworks Home To Brooklyn

They’re not giving up. At the beginning of April, State Senator Daniel Squadron and City Council Member Steve Levin led a rally to return the annual Macy’s 4th of July fireworks to the East River. Since 2009, the historic annual display has been based along the Hudson, stealing views from residents of Brooklyn, Queens and […]

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