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Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 04:04 PM EDT

NYPD Gets Ready for Fourth of July Fireworks

NYPD Gets Ready for Fourth of July Fireworks

The NYPD is placing hundreds of vehicles on streets across the city to protect spectators watching the Fourth of July fireworks. Checkey Beckford reports.

Monday, Jul 3, 2017 at 09:13 PM EDT

As Fireworks Move up River, Businesses Left Behind

As Fireworks Move up River, Businesses Left Behind

The sky over the East River will light up with fireworks Tuesday in celebration of July 4. But a change in plans this year is bad news for businesses in Lower Manhattan. Roseanne Colletti reports. 

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 04:45 AM EDT

How to Watch Macy's Fireworks Show Live Wherever You Are

How to Watch Macy's Fireworks Show Live Wherever You Are

The 41st annual Macy's 4th of July fireworks show over the East River promises to be the country's largest display in more than a decade, with 60,000-plus shells launched from five barges.

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 12:25 PM EDT

12 Fourth of July Events and Specials in NY and NJ

12 Fourth of July Events and Specials in NY and NJ

The Fourth of July is here and what better way to celebrate than with food, drinks, family and fireworks?

Monday, Jul 3, 2017 at 09:48 AM EDT

Best Viewing Spots for Fourth of July Fireworks in NYC

Best Viewing Spots for Fourth of July Fireworks in NYC

If you're looking for the best place to watch fireworks this year, you won't run out of options.

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Everything you need to know about Fourth of July celebrations in NYC, from the best spots to watch the fireworks to drink specials, road closures and more.