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Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 11:31 PM EDT

NYC Street Closures for the 2018 Fourth of July Fireworks

NYC Street Closures for the 2018 Fourth of July Fireworks

The following streets will be closed Wednesday for the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 05:55 PM EDT

Mom and Daughter Compete in Hot Dog Eating Contest

Mom and Daughter Compete in Hot Dog Eating Contest

A New Jersey mother and daughter are making hot dog eating history by competing against one another. John Chandler reports.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 06:25 PM EDT

The NYPD Makes Preps to Keep 4th of July Safe

The NYPD Makes Preps to Keep 4th of July Safe

The NYPD's harbor unit is on high alert ahead of the Macy's 4th of July fireworks show. Jonathan Dienst reports.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 09:22 PM EDT

NYC Ranked Best City for 4th of July Celebrations: Study

NYC Ranked Best City for 4th of July Celebrations: Study

New York City has taken the top spot in WalletHub's report of 2018's Best & Worst Places for 4th of July Celebrations.

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 09:16 AM EDT

Thousands Line East River for 2017 NYC Fireworks Show

Thousands Line East River for 2017 NYC Fireworks Show

Thousands of people descended on the shores of the East River on Tuesday ahead of the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. Gus Rosendale reports.

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