Posts Tagged ‘Fourth of July’

City Shooting Spikes and Heat Waves: Is There a Connection?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

Two are dead and six were wounded in shootings in the Bronx and Queens this past Sunday. These primarily drug-related shootings follow a long streak of summer violence, including a 3-year-old being struck with a stray bullet. The weekend following the Fourth of July saw seven deaths and 21 injuries from shootings and stabbing violence, [&hellip
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Patriotism and Fervor: The Philharmonic’s New Yorky Fourth

Written by Jay Nordlinger on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Music, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

tovey The Philharmonic’s New Yorky Fourth The New York Philharmonic gives an annual Fourth of July concert, and this year the orchestra gave it three times. I attended on July 3. As usual, the concert was conducted by a Brit, Bramwell Tovey. He is one suave and talented Brit, too. I have always called him “your [&hellip
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Your Best (and Worst) Spots to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Macy’s Ignite the Night returns to dazzle New Yorkers with its famous display I’ve never been one for backyard fireworks. I remember all those Independence Days as a kid where my friends would whip out some sparklers, a lighter, and a twinkle in their eye, only for us to act out that scene from Hot [&hellip
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Notes From The Neighborhood: Macy’s Says No The East Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Courtesy of John Dalton On Monday, not long after Brooklyn politicians rallied to bring the Fourth of July fireworks back to the East River, Macy’s said it would stay on the Hudson this year. “Macy’s Fireworks will take place on the Hudson River, with barges positioned between 18th and 48th streets providing two miles of public viewing space,” said [&hellip
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