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.
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Update: Great news for North Heights residents who want to see the fireworks up close and personal via the NYPD:
While the weather has cleared for tonight’s Macy’s Fireworks display, due to an expected high rip current, the Macy’s Fireworks barge previously set to be positioned in between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges will be repositioned south of the Brooklyn Bridge for the event. This is being done out of an abundance of caution as safety is our number one priority.
They’re back! Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks have returned to the East River. Brooklyn Heights residents and many, many, many visitors will be checking out the show from the Promenade and close-up from Brooklyn Bridge Park. If you live near any streets leading to these areas check for No Parking signs (we spotted some on […]
Despite the heat and humidity, many people were out enjoying the holiday. The Picnic Peninsula, near the landward side of Pier 5, was crowded. Every grill was in use. There were plenty of customers lined up for ice cream at the Ample Hills Creamery concession, Pier 5. The Hudson River sloop Clearwater was docked at […]
This enterprising chap no doubt is poised to do business with the hordes headed to the Promenade later in vain hope of seeing the Macy’s fireworks. (As they say those who don’t remember history repeat it. – Homer)
To the dismay of many Brooklyn Heights residents, the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks have taken place on the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey instead of on the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn, for what will tomorrow be the fifth consecutive year. New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, State Senator […]
Around for what may be a very long, very hot pre-Fourth of July weekend? Keeping cool may be high on your agenda. Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing Moonrise Kingdom and Safety Not Guaranteed through the holiday (showtimes here). The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) is offering another in the series […]
State Senator Daniel Squadron, City Council Member Steve Levin, and other elected officials and community leaders will hold a rally tomorrow (Monday, April 2) at 1:45 p.m. to demand that Macy’s restore its annual Fourth of July fireworks display to the East River, where it can be enjoyed by more New Yorkers, including Brooklynites. The […]
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