Fourth of July

Fireworks lit up the sky without a hitch (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Light Up Sky Over East River

For 25 minutes, the new effects and bright colors wowed the crowds. Some are already planning to come back next year.

07/04/2015

Men compete in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island on July 4. 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Matt Stonie Beats Joey Chestnut In Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Defending champion Miki Sudo won the women’s division of the annual July Fourth contest Saturday morning.

07/04/2015

Chef Daisy Martinez

Recipes Perfect For A Fourth Of July Cookout

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As Fourth of July weekend celebrations kick into high gear, many are headed to barbecues and cookouts, but you don’t want to arrive empty handed. Chef Daisy Martinez stopped by the […]

07/04/2015

Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Jersey City To Mark Fourth Of July With Hudson River Fireworks Display

Despite the cloudy forecast, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is pretty optimistic that rain will not keep the crowds away.

07/04/2015

Amtrak police security outside Penn Station on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Increases Fourth Of July Security, Says NY Is ‘Top Target For Terrorists’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to be on alert this holiday weekend as security increases across the Tri-State area amid recent terror attacks overseas and threats from ISIS and ISIS sympathizers.

07/03/2015

Ridgewood July 4th parade seating

Ridgewood Residents Stake Their Claim Along July 4th Parade Route

Some said people started putting chairs out two weeks ago in an effort to reserve their spot along the parade route.

07/03/2015

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Hundreds Head To The Shore For The Holiday Weekend

It’s a weekend of fun in the sun and sand for many in our area, but before you head to the shore, there are some tips that will help keep you and your family safe on the water.

07/03/2015

Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Interview: Executive Producer Amy Kule Previews Macy’s Fourth Of July Fireworks Spectacular

1010 WINS spoke with the executive producer of the show just one day before the dazzling display is set to hit the skies over the East River.

07/03/2015

FILE - A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.

07/03/2015

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Bratton: No Specific Threats Against Fourth Of July Celebrations

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.

07/02/2015

Spectators at a suburban fireworks display. (Credit: CBS2)

Suburbs Prepare Amid Worries Of Fourth Of July Terror Threat

Worries have been mounting about a terror threat during Fourth of July celebrations in New York City, and the NYPD is not the only agency that has added extra protection.

07/02/2015

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Love Your Country, Love Your Dog: Keep Pets Safe Over July 4th Weekend

More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

07/02/2015

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5 Best Rooftop Parties To Watch Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks

The five rooftop parties detailed below will not only let you enjoy the kaleidoscopic pyrotechnics, but they’ll also give you the chance to eat, drink, and have fun in style.

07/01/2015

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Huntington Steps Up Boating Patrols For Fourth Of July Holiday

Huntington’s supervisor Frank Petrone said they are reducing the speed limit to 5 mph in the waters off the town including Huntington Bay and Northport Bay.

06/30/2015

Red White and Blue Food, July 4th Foods, Fruit Salad

Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/29/2015

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