Police have arrested a suspect in the July 4 shooting of an NYPD officer at the Cypress Hills Houses in Brooklyn.
Retail experts recommend taking a lap around the stores before taking in the fireworks and barbecues.
A new speed limit has been instituted for the Fourth of July fireworks show in the waters off the town of Huntington on Long Island.
Visitors will once again be welcomed to the Statue of Liberty by July 4, 2013, following the completion of repairs needed after superstorm Sandy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced.
He is a comedian after all. But some aren’t finding one of Chris Rock’s tweets very funny.
They are the chompions: Joey “Jaws” Chestnut and Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas scarfed down more than 100 dogs between them to become top dogs at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition on Coney Island.
Technicians have been hard at work for almost two weeks making sure all 40,000 digitally-assigned fireworks launch on queue tonight.
Have you ever wondered why our national anthem ends with a question — “Oh! say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave, O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?”
While thousands of people fled the city for the holiday weekend, many Manhattanites who stayed in the city are enjoying the “ghost town” feeling the weekend brings with everyone else gone.
The American Automobile Association predicts 39 million drivers will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend.
Going into this holiday weekend, there will be extra eyes on roads and on the water. Police are stepping up patrols to crack down on illegal fireworks, drunk driving and boating.
Every year leading up to the Fourth of July, there is a rush to buy fireworks out of state. This year is no different. An 18-year-old from Yonkers and his father — who wouldn’t reveal their names — said Tuesday that this July 4 will be a blast.
Thinking of acting up during Red Bank’s July 4 fireworks? Better start saving now. The borough plans to slap the maximum fines of $2,500 for those convicted of disorderly conduct, public drinking or other misbehavior.