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Where to Watch the 4th of July Fireworks

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 […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Bargemusic starts the weekend early with a concert this evening (Thursday, December 17) at 8:00 featuring pianist Assaff Weisman playing works by Schumann, Liszt, and Schubert. On Friday evening, December 18, at 8:00 there’s a concert with Latin flavor; works by De Falla, Piazzolla, Fernando Otero, Villa-Lobos, Granados, and Gnattali will be performed by Jason […]

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Downtown Brooklyn Macy’s a Teardown Option?

With reports Wednesday that Macy’s is considering a sale of its flagship location in Brooklyn, speculation begins about the fate of Fulton Mall’s largest and grandest building. According to Women’s Wear Daily, executives at the Cincinnati-based retail chain are said to be debating whether to renovate the venerable building at 422 Fulton Street or to […]

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Fireworks Tonight

This in from Notify NYC: Notification issued on 1/27/14 at 12:00 PM. There will be a fireworks display in New York Harbor tonight east of Liberty Island. The display will begin at approximately 8:40 PM. In case of inclement weather, the display will be postponed until 1/28/14 at 8:40 PM. The display, which should be […]

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Downtown Brooklyn’s Albee Square Aims To Become Foodie Outpost

The outdoor Albee Square Public Plaza off Fulton Street Mall in Downtown Brooklyn has its sights set on becoming a foodie outpost. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is searching for a single market operator to select a number of food, wine, beer and crafts vendors to fill more than dozen spaces within the 27,000-square-foot space.

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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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Macy’s 2012 4th Of July Fireworks Diss Brooklyn… Or Not?

We reported earlier Tuesday that unfortunately for residents of Brooklyn, Queens and the east side of Manhattan, Macy’s had announced that—for the fourth consecutive year—the 2012 Fourth of July fireworks would be launched from barges in the Hudson instead of the East River. However, this evening, Orlando Veras, a spokesman for Macy’s Fireworks contacted the […]

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Fourth of July Fireworks to Remain on Hudson This Year

Unfortunately for residents of Brooklyn, as well as Queens and the east side of Manhattan, Macy’s has announced (see press release here) that, like last year, this year’s Fourth of July fireworks will be launched from barges in the Hudson instead of the East River. Update: Reader Brian Shahum contacted Macy’s and asked why the […]

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