July 4

Macy’s, local pols to meet about moving fireworks back to East River
Macy’s, local pols to meet about moving fireworks back to East River
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/23/2012 at 1:53PM

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 [...]

What to do in Queens: July 4 holiday
What to do in Queens: July 4 holiday
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/03/2012 at 4:16PM

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 [...]

Queens shut out, Macy’s fireworks again over Hudson River
Queens shut out, Macy’s fireworks again over Hudson River
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/03/2012 at 9:18AM

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 [...]