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.
This month, Macy’s shoppers can spend some green to keep Queens green. Two parks in the borough — Cunningham and Queens Botanical Garden — have been selected for the major department store’s “Heart Your Park” fundraising initiative that raises money for upkeep and improvement projects.
TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: A mix of clouds and sun. High 52. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Some clouds. Low 38. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: GingerBread Lane Come to the New York Hall of Science to see GingerBread Lane, homemade gingerbread houses that took an entire year for chef [...]
Red sales tags were everywhere on Thursday ahead of Black Friday. After thousands of Queens residents stuffed their faces with turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing, they went to grab doorbuster deals from retailers around the borough. Black Friday, which has become one of the most successful shopping days for stores nationwide, now starts on Thanksgiving [...]
Fighting off the tryptophan, shoppers made their way out after Thanksgiving dinner eschewing sleep and leftovers for some early morning shopping. Nearly 150 million people were expected to take advantage of Black Friday sales throughout the country this weekend, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. For some, Black Friday has become a tradition [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]