Friday makes the 238th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and, weather permitting, Queens residents can celebrate the country’s birthday with a boom.
After moving to the Hudson River in 2009, the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show is set to return to the East River, according to officials.
On Wednesday, July 3, following the Mets game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field, a fireworks display lit up the skies above the baseball stadium.
Macy’s executives are planning on meeting with local politicians, including Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., to discuss moving its Fourth of July fireworks back to the East River. The meeting was scheduled for today, but was cancelled, said Vallone. This July 4 was the fourth year in a row that the Macy’s fireworks display was on [...]
Even though you can’t see fireworks in Queens, there are still plenty of fun things to do around the borough this Fourth of July holiday. TUESDAY, JULY 3 Fireworks at Citi Field Following the 7:10 p.m. Mets game vs. the Phillies, the Mets will have its annual fireworks night at Citi Field. Don’t have tickets [...]
For the fourth summer in a row, there will be no Fourth of July fireworks on the East River, and no place for Queens’ residents to see them in the borough. Instead, the 36th Annual Macy’s July 4 Fireworks will again take place on the Hudson River. Restaurants near Long Island City’s Gantry Plaza State [...]
A man described as emotionally disturbed was killed in an at-home explosion in South Ozone Park. Police found 50-year-old Theodore Ellinghaus unconscious in his 111th Avenue home on Monday, January 23 at around 9:30 a.m. According to Kenneth Zorn, Community Affairs officer for the 106th Precinct, police found no other explosives and could not identify [...]